Higgins Scholarship

Scholarship Description

By the bequest of William H, Higgins, full-time seminary or Ph.D. students preparing for professional leadership in the church are eligible to receive grants of up to $10,000. Special attention is given to M.Div students preparing for the parish ministry. A committee accountable to the Presbytery of Chicago has administered this fund since 1960. Awards are based on financial need, vocational fitness, plan of study and ecclesiastical connection. Please note: Preference is given to students of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) and students under the care of the Presbytery of Chicago. If funds are available after that, others will be considered. Request an application from: Higgins Scholarship Coordinator/ Presbytery of Chicago, 100 South Morgan, Street Chicago, IL 60601-2619. Phone: (312) 243-8300. Email

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 10000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Graduate Theological Union
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709

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Fax: 510-649-1730


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