School of Congregational Development Scholarships Available

Date Posted: 4/3/2014

Once again, as Global Ministries and the General Board of Discipleship collaborate to design and implement the School of Congregational Development, we aim to provides a variety of learning opportunities that are relevant to a diverse constituency.
To fulfill that goal, Global Ministries is once again funding and promoting:

  • Scholarships to assist racial/ethnic leaders participate in the school; and
  • A one-day satellite event that will be broadcasted to various localities across the country, and which will provide one component of the School of Congregational Development through an online webcast.
There will be a limited number of racial ethnic scholarships available for participants from racial/ethnic groups. Rev. Nora Colmenares, Assistant General Secretary through the office of Mission and Evangelism announced this opportunity several weeks ago.   We have gotten the word out, but there are still a few scholarships available.  Please don't miss this opportunity.  A $50 registration fee is required to receive a scholarship.  Application deadline June 30, 2014
The School of Congregational Development will be on Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014, at the Matthews United Methodist Church, in Charlotte, North Carolina.  
See scholarship application information at:
Scholarships Categories:
Regular Racial Ethnic Scholarships (must live outside the Charlotte metropolitan area). Covers $325 of the ($375) registration fee, one night's lodging at an authorized SCD hotel.
Local Resident Racial Ethnic Scholarships (for persons living within the Charlotte metropolitan area.  Covers $325 of the ($375) registration fee.
M/Div Seminarian Ethnic Scholarships (for persons living outside of the metropolitan Charlotte area). Covers $325 of the ($375) registration fee, two nights lodging at an authorized SCD hotel, $400 travel reimbursement.
If you are approved for a scholarship, you will receive a notification beginning April 1 through June 30th, along with instructions to register as a scholarship recipient. To claim the scholarship you must register; pay $50 by June 30th and reserve a hotel room by July 13, 2014, at one of the authorized SCD hotels.
It is expected that those who receive scholarships will actively participate in all components of this event. 
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