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.
Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: 2500
Max Award: 4000
Episcopal Church Center
Office of Asian American Ministries 815 Second Ave.
New York, NY 10017-4594
Phone: (212) 716-6087 (800) 334-7626, ext. 6087