News Release:

Nov. 17,  2010

Candler to Host Leadership Candler Scholarship Event

Jan. 15 application deadline

Candler School of Theology is helping make theological education affordable for the next generation of Christian leaders by hosting a special scholarship event Feb. 27-March 1, 2011.

Leadership Candler will bring together a distinguished group of prospective Master of Divinity students from across the country and the world. The three-day event includes interviews with scholarship committees, visits to classes, and conversations with Candler's faculty. Leadership Candler also features interaction with current students and staff, group discussions, and a campus tour, including time to explore Pitts Theology Library, one of North America's premier theological libraries.

2011 Leadership Candler participants will be offered be considered for 30 scholarships, including awards that offer full tuition, fees, and a $10,000 annual stipend.

Leadership Candler candidates must demonstrate confident and unselfish character combined with deep concern for others; intellectual achievement; impressive communication skills; significant leadership and creativity in school, church, or community; and a clear potential for enriching the lives of their peers at Candler School of Theology.

Candidates for Leadership Candler should apply for admission and complete the Leadership Candler application no later than Jan. 15, 2011.