Franciscan University Africa Scholarship Program for African Roman Catholics

Franciscan University Africa Scholarship Program

Course(s) Offered: Theology, Christian Ministry
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Franciscan University of Steubenville
Country to Study in: Online

Scholarship Description
Franciscan University of Steubenville is able to award scholarships every five years for Roman Catholics active in ministry in African nations.

The purpose for establishing this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to African Students studying the university's MA Theology program via Distance Education.

This scholarship is open to Roman Catholic clergy, religious, and laypersons who are citizens of African countries and currently reside in Africa.

They must also be an active participant in ministry and/or evangelization. Further, the applicant needs to meet all criteria for admission to the MA Theology program.

Eligible groups
Citizens of African countries are eligible

Participating Institutions
Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. USA

Fields of study
Recipients may enroll in the six undergraduate theology courses, two undergraduate philosophy courses and twelve graduate theology courses required for the Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry.

The on campus residency requirement will be waived.

Number of awards
Two (2) will be given

Sponsorship duration
The whole duration of the course. If the recipient receives a “C” or below in more than one course, the scholarship may be revoked.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships will cover the cost of tuition and materials for the MA Theology and Christian Ministry degree program available through Franciscan University Distance Learning.

This is a degree in Catholic Theology.

Method of Application
Students who wish to apply for an award should contact the Distance Learning Office. To apply to the graduate course, please visit the Graduate Admissions web page.

A committee of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Programs Coordinator, and Coordinator of Distance Learning will review appropriate information on the applicant and select students to receive the scholarships. In the event that there are no qualified applicants in a given year, no scholarships will be awarded.

Contact Distance Learning Office for more information at

Application Deadline: Rolling
Open to International students: Yes

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