EVANSTON, IL (UMNS) - Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is offering a new scholarship program, the Eliza Garrett Scholarships, that pays full tuition and a $10,000 annual stipend and is available to full-time students enrolling in a master's degree program in the fall of 2010.
"The Eliza Garrett Scholarship underscores our commitment to students preparing to serve the church, the academy, and the world with distinction," says Philip Amerson, seminary president. Eliza Clark Garrett was the inspiration, chief benefactor, and founder of the seminary that opened in 1853.
To qualify for the Eliza Garrett Scholarship students must be accepted into one of Garrett-Evangelical's master's degree programs, and have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Students also must submit an essay with their application, and interview with the Admissions staff.
Registration deadline is February 1, 2010.