Amelia Kemp Scholarship

Deadline: February 15


The purpose of the Opportunity Scholarships for Lutheran Laywomen is to provide assistance to women studying for a career other than ordained ministry. The specific purpose of the Amelia Kemp Fund is to assist ELCA women of color in undergraduate, graduate, professional, or vocational courses of study.


  • Funds awarded from the Amelia Kemp fund come from the interest on endowment funds given by LCA (Lutheran Church in America) women to the organization; some date back to UELC (United Evangelical Lutheran Church) women.
  • The average award is $600 – $1,000.


The applicant must:

  • be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • hold membership in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
  • be at least 21 years old.
  • have experienced an interruption in education of two or more years since completion of high school.

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