Thomas Hoyt Jr. Fellowship

Thomas Hoyt Jr. Fellowship

Deadline: November 1

This fellowship is for a North American person of color who is writing a doctoral dissertation and who is admitted to the Institute”s Resident Scholars Program at St. John’s University and the College of Saint Benedict through the regular admissions procedure. The fellowship covers the residency fee, including housing and utilities for one term or a full academic year.

Thomas Hoyt, Jr., bishop of the fourth Episcopal district of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, is a long-time member of the Institute’s Board of Directors, and himself a 1984 participant in the Resident Scholars Program. In his scholarly accomplishments and his commitment to the life of the church he exemplifies the personal and professional values the Institute seeks to encourage. 

Anyone who wishes to be considered for the Hoyt Fellowship is encouraged to contact the Institute’s executive director prior to applying to the Resident Scholars Program

The Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research is a residential center for study and reflection, a quiet, resourceful environment where scholars and church leaders come for research, writing, and dialogue in a community setting. The Institute encourages constructive thought in historical, literary, artistic, philosophical, sociological, theological, and other kinds of research which bear upon the Christian tradition, including the relationship of Christianity to culture. Oriented to Christian faith ecumenically understood, the Institute also welcomes persons from other religious traditions.

For more information and application process, click here

(last checked 1/25/17)

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