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Full Tuition Scholarships

Students wishing to receive financial assistance must first apply and be accepted into a CTU program. Only admitted students are able to receive financial aid awards from CTU. Students applying to a scholarship program are encouraged to apply for admission at least 2 weeks before the scholarship application deadline.

For information on applying to CTU, please visit our admissions procedures page here.

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Leadership in Ministry Scholarship Program

Full-tuition scholarships provided through the Leadership in Ministry Scholarship Program, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Scholars are lay men or women who are seeking  a master-level degree in theology and are committed to serving in a leadership position. Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Scholars will focus their attention on fostering and encouraging interreligious dialogue and understanding. Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 1, 2013. For more information, click here.

Augustus Tolton Scholarship Fund     

The Augustus Tolton Pastoral Ministry Program provides lay men and women full-tuition scholarships for graduate theological study to practicing Black Catholics in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 31, 2013. For more information, click here.

Bernardin Scholarship Program      

The Bernardin Scholarship provides graduate theological education to those inspired by and drawn to the vision of Cardinal Bernardin. The full tuition scholarships are available to top students from around the world who are committed to preparing for ministry and leadership in service to the church and the world. Students must be accepted into a CTU program by Friday, March 1, 2013 and have Bernardin Scholarship application material submitted by Friday, March 8, 2013. For more information, click here.         

Oscar Romero Scholarship Fund

The Oscar Romero Scholarship Program offers Hispanic lay men and women a full tuition scholarship for a professional graduate degree that prepares them to minister in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Co-sponsored by the Archdiocese of Chicago and CTU, the Romero program aims to meet the need for pastoral ministers in the Hispanic/Latino community in Chicago. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 31, 2013.  For more information, click here.

International Women's Scholarship Fund

Available to lay women from developing countries who are seeking credentials for Roman Catholic ministries in their countries. The recipients agree to work in their country after the completion of their program. Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 12, 2013.

For more information on these scholarships and/or to learn more about CTU degree programs contact Kathy Van Duser below. If you'd like to receive information in the mail about CTU degree programs fill out and submit the request more information link below.

Kathy Van Duser
Director of Recruitment
Tel: 773.371.5450
E-mail: kvanduser@ctu.edu
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