DOC/UCC Scholarship

DOC/UCC Scholarship

CTS is offering a full tuition scholarship for students who are members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) or the United Church of Christ. Early application is recommended.

Award: Full tuition (excluding student fees). Requires minimum enrollment of 6 credits per semester.

Degree Program Eligibility: M.Div.

Criteria:  Must qualify academically for admission to degree program at CTS. At least one year of active membership in a DOC or UCC congregation as attested to by letter of support from pastor of the congregation of membership; pastor should be listed in the yearbook.

In addition to proof of active membership, a letter of support from DOC Commission on Ministry or UCC Committee on Ministry must be provided.

 Duration:  Up to 6 years.

Conditions for Continuance:  Requires steady progress toward degree requirements by successfully completing a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Transition Period: For present students, (enrolled in Spring 2020 semester) a one-time window from March 1st-March 31st 2020 will be open for them to provide satisfactory proof of their DOC/UCC affiliation. A letter of support from current DOC or UCC congregation; along with an adjudicatory letter from COM should be provided. If required CTS can request additional documentation in order to determine students that will qualify them for this award. Adjustments from current scholarship levels will not take place until the 2020-2021 academic year. If no letter is submitted, the students current scholarship would remain active.