Episcopal Council of Indian Ministries Scholarship

Episcopal Council of Indian Ministries Scholarships

Deadline: May 1

The purpose of the ECIM Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to Native Americans interested in theological education within the Episcopal Church in the United States of America (ECUSA). The Episcopal Council of Indian Ministries (ECIM) also awards the David Oakenhater Merit Fellowship to a middler with outstanding achievement and the Oakenhater Award of @2,500 to a seminarian pursuing a PhD. There will be a maximum stipend of $2,000 per year. Number of awards varies each year.

Eligibility: Applicants must be seminarians of American Indian/Alaska Native descent attending an accredited Episcopal institution. They must submit documentation of tribal membership, diocesan endorsement with a statement signed by the bishop that the applicant is in track for ordination, and a signed statement that the applicant intends to serve Indian ministry upon completion of study.

For more information, contact:

Episcopal Council of Indian Ministries
815 Second Ave.
New York, NY  10017-4503

(212) 716-6175
(800) 334-7626


(last checked 1/24/17)

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