As part of WOC’s commitment to creating an inclusive Catholic Church, we have created a permanent scholarship fund. Every year, we award one-two $1,000 scholarships to female WOC members who are furthering their theological education.
Women in seminary and diocesan certificate programs are encouraged to apply!
For women who are:
Members of the Women’s Ordination Conference*
Enrolled or accepted in a graduate theological program of study or diocesan certificate program and preparing for Catholic ministry
Candidates must provide:
A letter of recommendation from a mentor who can testify to the candidate’s commitment to WOC’s goals**
Personal statement of how her future ministry supports WOC’s mission
Resume or Curriculum Vita
Proof of enrollment
Scholarship funds must be applied to educational expenses. Recipients are required to submit a report at the end of the grant period explaining how the award impacted her study and growth.
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