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Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Category
Scholarship

Dates
Deadline Date: Feb 15th, 2015
Posted Date: Sep 21st, 2011
Criteria

Description
Opportunity Scholarships for Lutheran Laywomen

The purpose of the Opportunity Scholarships for Lutheran Laywomen is to provide assistance to women studying for a career other than the ordained ministry. There are a number of scholarships within the Opportunity Scholarships for Lutheran Laywomen category. Please select from those listed below for further information.


An application will be considered complete once all forms have been submitted to Women of the ELCA at the address below. The following forms must be completed and returned by the deadline: February 15, 2015.

If a college transcript is required, all transcripts must be mailed to Women of the ELCA by the institution, by the deadline. (If an applicant has been out of school more than three years, disregard this requirement.)

Amelia Kemp Scholarship for ELCA women of color in undergraduate, graduate, professional or vocational courses of study
Background information 
| Application


Belmer/Flora Prince and Kahler, Vickers/Raup, Wettstein Scholarships
for ELCA women studying for ELCA service abroad, either in general or in health professions associated with ELCA projects abroad
Background information  |  Application

Cronk Memorial, First Triennium Board, General, Mehring, Paepke, Piero/Wade/Wade, Edwin/Edna Robeck Scholarships for ELCA women in undergraduate, graduate, professional, or vocational courses of study
Background information  |  Application

The following forms must be mailed directly to Women of the ELCA from the individuals providing the references:

Pastors' Reference Form
(If the pastor is a relative, request a reference from the chairperson or vice-chairperson of the congregation.)

Academic Reference Form
(A letter of recommendation from a faculty member who has taught the applicant within the last three years; disregard if out of school more than three years.)

Personal Reference Form
(A letter from someone who has knowledge of the applicant’s potential.)

Mail all application material to:
Women of the ELCA Scholarship Program
ATTN: Valora Starr
8765 W. Higgins Rd.
Chicago, IL 60631-4101


It is the responsibility of the applicant to insure that Women of the ELCA has received all completed application materials. You will not be notified if documents are incomplete.
If you have questions or need clarification, please call 1-800-638-3522, extension 2741, or email: valora.starr@elca.org

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