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Women in Leadership Conference Scholarship

The Inaugural Women in Leadership Conference was held at ETS in March 2011. The purpose of the Conference is to provide lay and ordained women academic and spiritual enlightenment on contemporary issues to enhance and sharpen their tools for engaging the complexities of the 21st century.

The Conference established a scholarship to be awarded annually as available to a female student whose ministry/work is focused primarily on women.

Students interested in applying for this scholarship will:

1) Be enrolled in an ETS Master’s level program at least half-time and will have completed at least one quarter
 
2) Maintain a 3.0 GPA or above
 
3) Submit an essay describing the ministry/work in which she is engaged that is focused on women
 
4) Submit a Letter of Recommendation from a ministry/work context supervisor or colleague
 

The Joseph R. Jordan Scholarship Fund for Urban Ministry Diploma (UMD) Students

This scholarship has been established to honor the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Joseph R. Jordan, revered religious, business and community leader and late Pastor of the Corinthian Baptist Church in Hamtramck, Michigan for 40 years. This scholarship is the vision of Drs. Tony Curtis Henderson, Oscar King III and Edward Knox - ministry sons of Dr. Jordan.  The scholarship will help students in the Urban Ministry Diploma Program advance their seminary education with a focus on ministry in the urban context and practical theology.  Clergy and lay persons are encouraged to apply.  

Donations for these deserving students are welcome!

Requirements for this scholarship:

1) Be enrolled in the Urban Ministry Diploma Program

2) Maintain a 3.0 GPA or above

3) Demonstrate a financial need

4) Submit a short essay paper describing the Ministry in which you are currently engaged (no more than two pages)

5) High School diploma or G.E.D.

6) Letter of recommendation from your pastor


The Sergio and Lora Mazza Scholarship

Sergio and Lora Mazza established this endowed scholarship fund in their name in 2004 to help deserving ETS students advance their seminary education.

Sergio Mazza currently serves as the chair of the board of ETS and Lora Mazza is a committed volunteer, helping the seminary with many special projects. Sergio Mazza is President of SenSound and also holds a Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Hartford Seminary.

This scholarship will be awarded as available to deserving ETS students in good standing and based on need. Students interested in applying for this scholarship will:

1) Complete an application by May 1st.

2) Have a 3.0 GPA or above.

3) Be currently enrolled at least half-time.

           4) Submit a letter of recommendation from a ministry context supervisor or colleague.



The Marilyn DeGraw Scholarship Fund

This endowed scholarship fund was established by the DeGraw family to honor the memory of Rev. Marilyn DeGraw who participated in the cooperative Master of Divinity program at ETS and graduated from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary in 1993.

Following her graduation, Marilyn was ordained in the Detroit Conference of the United Methodist Church where she served in both an urban church, Waterman-Preston in southwest Detroit, and a small town church in Byron, southwest of Flint. Marilyn is remembered as an outstanding preacher, administrator, educator, and music minister.

This scholarship fund gives preference to students in the United Methodist tradition.

Students interested in applying for this scholarship will:

1) Complete an application by November 1 or May 1st.

2) Have a 3.0 GPA or above.

3) Be currently enrolled at least half-time.

4) Submit a letter of recommendation from a ministry context supervisor or colleague.

 


Presbyterian Women Scholarship 

This scholarship is made possible by the Presbyterian Women of Detroit for a deserving Urban Ministry Diploma student.

1) Complete an application by May 1st

2) Have a 3.0 GPA or above.

3) Be currently enrolled at least half-time

4) Submit a letter of recommendation from a ministry context supervisor or colleague.