The Garrett Trust Fund was established in 1946 to provide scholarship assistance for persons pursuing a seminary education. Members in Discernment, enrolled full-time in a Master of Divinity program in an ATS accredited seminary who wish to apply must sign a faith statement as part of the application process. Students may make application throughout the year and MUST have the approval of their Committee on Ministry “Member in Discernment” Committee Chair. Scholarship awards range from $600 to $1,500, are based on one-time financial need, and are applied to tuition and education-related expenses.
The Committee on Ministry MUST approve The Garrett Trust Fund Scholarship application.
Seminarian nominees must:
Be a full-time Masters in Divinity student, enrolled at an ATS accredited seminary or theological school;
Be a Member in Discernment of an Association or Conference of the United Church of Christ;
Demonstrate need for emergency financial assistance;
Demonstrate academic ability (transcript from Registrar's office);
Sign a “Garrett Trust Statement of Faith.”
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