Torrance First Presbyterian Church strives toward our vision: ‘Real Church, True Christians,’ and we are offering scholarships, preferably for 1.5 or 2nd Generation American seminarians who are preparing for ministries.
Scholarship Beneficiaries A Korean descendant of legal resident of the US, preferably, 1.5 or 2nd Generation Korean- American Seminarians who are enrolled in their graduate theological program preparing for future English ministries.
* Those who received TFPC scholarship before cannot apply. Each recipient will be awarded $2,500, to be paid directly to the school. The recipient must continue to attend classes and maintain no lower than a 3.0 grade-point average per semester (or equivalent).
“Faith Forward” Scholarship recipient will receive $5000 with an option for an internship opportunity at TFPC
If a scholarship recipient does NOT complete the term or withdraws from school, the recipient MUST notify TFPC in writing with reasons.
Pastoral Ministry/ Theological Academics Scholarship: Students who are enrolled in an M.Div, M.A in Christian Education and Christian family counseling, Th. M., Ph. D in Theology, D.Min or equivalent program, and currently serving in pastoral ministry at a local church. And
Eligibility 1. Citizenship or Permanent Resident 2. Korean descendant 3. Active member of a Christian church 4. Must be a candidate/enrolled either full-time or part-time at an ATS (Association of Theological Schools) accredited educational institution in the US, in one of the following programs: M.Div, M.A in Christian Education, Th.M, D.Min, Ph.D. in Theology, or equivalent programs. 5. The scholarship funds MUST go towards tuition ONLY. 6. Previous recipients of the TFPC Scholarship do NOT qualify. 7. Must complete and submit ALL required documents by the due date. 8. Must have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA out of a 4.0 scale.
Requirements * All Application Forms should be in submitted in English. 1.Application 2. Essay (2-3 pages) Topic - - Your personal calling (1 page) - “How can Korean American churches interact with our community, connecting people to concretely encounter God in a secularized culture?” (2-3 pages) 3. Letters of recommendations (one academic and one pastoral) dating 2023 with contact number - Must submit a digital copy 4. Financial statement and proof of financial need (Income tax 1040 form copy. Please hide your account number and SSN.) 5. Official transcript from the most recent school - Must submit a digital copy 6. Proof of Admission/enrollment (for those starting a program in Fall 2023)
Application Deadline: June 23rd, 2023 Apply via: firstname.lastname@example.org *All documents will not be returned