Overview of the International Women's Scholarship Program
Catholic Theological Union (CTU) offers a limited number of full-tuition scholarships to lay women from developing countries who want to enhance their existing ministerial experiences through the study of theology. These scholarships cover tuition, housing, health insurance and a book allowance, as well as provide a personal stipend for up to two years.
Thank you for your interest in applying to CTU. Academic programs at CTU are open to all qualified students who wish to prepare for ministry or desire to study theology for personal or professional growth.
Can I apply online? Yes. In an effort to make applying to Catholic Theological Union (CTU) convenient and user-friendly, we’ve moved to an online application system.
How do I start? It’s easy. To begin your application to CTU, visit www.ctu.edu/apply.
CTU welcomes those enrolled at other institutions to study with us. Many times visiting students are interested in taking a class/es at CTU to supplement their experience elsewhere.
Members of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools (ACTS)
If you are taking classes at an ACTS institution, you can register for CTU courses through your Registrar's Office. ACTS member schools include:
The international character of CTU is one of the school’s strongest features. International students add greatly to the culture and spirit of CTU, as well as to the classroom experience. CTU invites international students who are interested in a CTU continuing education, certificate, and/or degree program to apply.
Information for international students wishing to apply: