Women Studying at approved Seminaries. Must be United Methodist and demonstrate financial need.
Must be an SMU international student who demonstrates academic excellence as well as a strong connection to the campus community through involvement.
The World Communion Scholarship Program supports students from Global Ministries mission partner institutions in their advanced studies (master’s or doctoral) preparing them for leadership involvement in church and society and for their future work with communities in need. The program seeks to support students whose study focus will directly relate to mission and to the following priority areas of emphasis: elimination of poverty, expansion of global health, leadership development, or congregational development. The program supports students from outside the U.S. (World Communion International Scholarship) or from racial/ethnic minorities from within the U.S. (World Communion National Scholarship).
Fellowship for women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled in full- time study or research in the United States. Must have earned a Bachelor's degree by September 1. Must demonstrate academic ability, professional potential, and intention to return to home country at the completion of course of study. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.
Women from countries other than the U.S. or Canada who are completing graduate study in the United States or Canada. Recipients must return to her own country to pursue her professional career within 60 days, depending on Visa status, of graduation.