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Conference Bursary Fund – Application Form

financial assistance for candidates for Order of Ministry (ordained or diaconal) AND applicants in the Designated Lay Ministry Program


Conference Bursary Application Form
PURPOSE: “The purpose of the Conference Bursary Fund is to financially assist promising candidates for Order of Ministry (ordained or diaconal) and persons in the Designated Lay Minister program, to qualify for leadership in the church.”

Important: Deadline Date is May 31st.

 

TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE CONFERENCE BURSARY FUND, FORWARD THE ATTACHED APPLICATION FORM BY MAY 1st TO:  Conference Bursary Fund
c/o Shirley May
659 Borebank St.
Winnipeg, MB.
R3N 1G1
 

BURSARY FUND COMMITTEE PROCEDURES:

1. Each applicant will be treated individually.

2. The amounts distributed will be determined by: the available funds the nature of the request the total number of requests

3. Available monies to be allocated by consensus of the Bursary Fund Committee.

4. Normally, the amount of money available for disbursement is determined by the amount on hand.

5. No awards will be granted for post-graduate theological studies or continuing education programs.

6. The Conference Bursary Fund will be available only to candidates for the Order of Ministry and applicants in the Designated Lay Minister program from the Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario and must be registered in theological studies.

7. First and second time applicants will be given preference.

8. Applicants will be advised by letter of the Committee’s decision.


 

Bursaries and Scholarships Available Through the National Office

Bill Lord Bursary in Continuing Education – assists those in ministry who want to increase their skills or further their theological education by participating in courses offered at The Toronto School of Theology.

Davidson Trust Award – is awarded for excellence in teaching and scholarship in theological education.

The McGeachy Senior Scholarship – to develop leaders who will provide the United Church with discernment and direction that inspire and challenge the church towards creative and faithful mission.

W. Norman McLeod Scholarship – available to people engaged in postgraduate education and intending to serve the United Church.

 


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