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Episcopal Asiamerica Ministry Commission
Continuing Education Scholarships And Fellowships

Summary: To provide financial assistance to Asian Americans interested in seeking ordination and serving in a ministry involving Asians in the Episcopal Church.

Eligibility: This program is open to Asian students pursuing theological education, including diocesan programs as well as seminary education. Applicants must be a member of an Asian constituency in the Episcopal Church and have begun the process of seeking ordination through a local Episcopal diocese. Scholarships are presented only for full-time study.

Financial data: The maximum scholarship is $4,000 per semester for seminary study and $2,500 per semester for diocesan theological study programs

Duration: 1 semester; renewable.

Additional information: This program was established in 1991 as part of the Episcopal Legacy Fund for Scholarships Honoring the Memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Applications must include an essay indicating an understanding of the life and ministry of Dr. King.

Number awarded: Varies each year.

Deadline: April of each year for the fall semester, August of each year for the spring semester.

 

Episcopal Asiamerica Ministry Theological Education Scholarships For Asian And Pacific Island Americans

Summary: To provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Island Americans interested in seeking ordination and serving in a ministry involving Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Episcopal Church.

Eligibility: This program is open to Asian and Pacific Island students pursuing theological education, including diocesan programs as well as seminary education. Applicants must be a member of an Asian or Pacific Island constituency in the Episcopal Church and have begun the process of seeking ordination through a local Episcopal diocese. Scholarships are presented only for full-time study.

Financial data: The maximum scholarship is $4,000 per semester for seminary study or $2,500 per semester for diocesan theological study programs.

Duration: 1 semester; renewable.

Additional information:  This program was established in 1983 with a grant from undesignated funds received through the Venture in Mission Project. Additional funding was received from the Diocese of Southern Virginia.

Number awarded: Varies each year.

Deadline:  April of each year for the fall semester; August of each year for the spring semester.

 

Contact Information:
Episcopal Church Center
Attn: Office of Asian American Ministries

815 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017-4594
(212) 716-6087   Toll-free: (800) 334-7626, ext. 6087
Fax: (212) 867-7652
E-mail: acabanban@episcopalchurch.org
Web: www.episcopalchurch.org/asian_american.htm



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