Make A Difference! UCC Seminarian Scholarship 2017 (Available 12-01-16. Due 03-01-17)

Deadline: March 09 2017 at 05:00 PM EST - CLOSED

This program is inactive or past the deadline.


The Presidents of the five United Church of Christ seminaries annually nominate one Member in Discernment for the Make A Difference! UCC Seminarian Scholarship. The awards are transferred to the seminaries to offset tuition, books, or other educational expenses for the selected seminarian.

Interested seminarians should contact the President of their UCC seminary. Individuals may NOT apply for this scholarship.

The five United Church of Christ seminaries are:

Chicago Theological Seminary
Eden Theological Seminary
Lancaster Theological Seminary
Pacific School of Religion
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities


Nomination from one of the five United Church of Christ seminaries.

Member of a local United Church of Christ church for at least one year prior to nomination.

Member in Discernment (MID). MID status is designated by the Committee on Ministry (COM) of a local church's UCC Association (or UCC Conference acting as an Association).

Preparing to serve the UCC or partner settings as an Authorized Minister (ordained, licensed or commissioned).

Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale from most recently completed academic work.

Demonstrated leadership ability as evidenced through participation in local church, Association, Conference and/or seminary activities.

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