Full-tuition Award:

MA Students: $53,000 over 2 academic years
MDiv Students: $83,000 over 3 academic years
Funds are disbursed incrementally to cover tuition for all coursework during each semester.


Student has been granted admission to Bayan's MA or MDiv. degree program at Chicago Theological Seminary
Student is a citizen/legal resident of the United States of America
Student is currently working on a full-time basis in an underserved community in the U.S.

Application Requirements:

Academic merit (entering cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above) Personal vision statement (500 words)
Professional growth plan (500 words)
Demonstrated community service/leadership
Résumé (upload as attachment)
2 letters of recommendation (upload as attachments)


Maintain Full-time enrollment (9-12 units/semester; 24 units/year)
Maintain 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
Interruption of studies may result in termination of award.


For Fall Term: July 1
For Spring Term: December 1
For Summer Term: April 1