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Alum Referral Scholarships

Introduction:

Degree-seeking applicants who are referred by an alum of Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary are eligible for a tuition scholarship. Their program of study can be in any of the master's degree programs of the School of Theology and Seminary. Two awards, ranging from 50% to 100%, are available each year to qualified candidates.  Alums, steeped in the spirit of Saint John's, understand the school's dedication to a life-long pursuit of wisdom as well as Saint John's ongoing commitment to the academic, spiritual, pastoral, and professional formation of lay and ordained ministers. Alums are well-positioned to recommend men and women who would be excellent candidates for service to the church.

Criteria for Award Distribution:

  1. Recipients must be accepted into a master's degree program.
  2. Selection of award recipients is based on the merit and the strength of the application.
  3. Award recipients receive a financial package that ranges from 50% to 100% of the cost of tuition. The funding is for academic terms only. Scholarships for the summer sessions are awarded separately.
  4. Award packages can be renewed for up to three years pending satisfactory progress toward completion of the degree requirements and enrollment in consecutive academic terms of full time study.

Contacts:
Graduate Admissions: Andy Dirksen, adirksen@csbsju.edu, 320-363-2896