Full-tuition Award:

MA Students: $48,000 over 2 academic years
MDiv Students: $75,000 over 3 academic years
Funds are disbursed incrementally to cover tuition for all coursework during each semester.


Student has been granted admission to Bayan 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 start: August 1
For Spring term start: December 1