Adrienne M. and Charles Shelby Rooks Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Theological Students—United Church of Christ
Deadline: March 1
Member of the United Church of Christ * From an underrepresented ethnic group (such as African American, Hispanic American, Asian American, Native American Indian, or Pacific Islander) * M.Div., students enrolled in an accredited school of theology, and who has maintained at least a B average in all post high school academic studies.
Or, Ph.D., Th.D., or Ed.D. students within a field related to religious studies Grants are made to both full-time and part-time students and range from $500 to $5,000 annually. Grants may be renewed. The Adrienne M. and Charles Shelby Rooks Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Theological Students was established to support the seminary education of members of the United Church of Christ from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in our church who are committed to serving the United Church of Christ and who are enrolled in a school of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Grants are also made to support doctoral study at accredited graduate schools for those seeking to pursue a scholarly teaching vocation in the field of religion.
Download an application here.