Olympia Brown and Max Kapp Awards


An award of $2,500 is made to a ministerial student who, in addition to meeting the requirements for general financial aid, chooses to submit as part of their general financial application a paper, sermon, or other special project on some aspect of Universalism. Entries are evaluated by an outside reader.

The Ministerial Credentialing Office has limited scholarship funds available to students enrolled full-time or at least half time in a Masters of Divinity degree program leading to fellowship as a Unitarian Universalist (UU) minister. Aspirant or candidate status is required. Deadline for receipt of financial applications each year is April 15th.

In addition, priority is given those grantees that have demonstrated outstanding ministerial ability secondarily to students with the greatest financial need, especially persons of color. Grantees will be primarily citizens of the United States and Canada, and if they continue to excel in both academic and social performance may be eligible for additional scholarships.






Unitarian Universalist Association

 Ministerial Education Department

 25 Beacon Street

 Boston, MA 02108


 Contact:  Christine May

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