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Loman Chen Memorial Scholarship


Type of Award: Two scholarships of $5,000 each.

Eligibility requirements: Students of Taiwanese background (including Taiwanese Americans) who intend to minister in Taiwan upon graduation from Westminster.  Preference will be given to full-time M.Div. students, but part-time and students enrolled in other programs may also be eligible.

Award period: One academic year. Award recipient must reapply for each academic year.

Award requirements: Minimum GPA of 3.0 throughout period of award.

To apply:

  1. Follow the step-by-step instructions for US/Canadian Scholarship Applicants, or International Scholarship Applicants.
  2. Specify on the application that you are applying for the Loman Chen Memorial Scholarship.
  3. Write an essay of no longer than two pages (single spaced, 12 point font, Times New Roman, one inch margins).  Include:
    • Circumstances affecting your decision to come to seminary
    • Your vision for future ministry in Taiwan
    • Description of how your current ministry aligns with your vision for future ministry
    • Your name, phone number, address, and email address
    • Details about your family and church
  4. Provide two signed letters of recommendation on letterhead, one from your pastor, and another from a church leader of spiritual mentor (these letters are distinct from any letter of recommendation submitted for admission to the seminary and must be sealed).
  5. Submit all application materials mentioned above to the Financial Aid Office.
  6. Be available for possible interview (live/phone) with Scholarship Committee upon request.

Submission deadline: April 15th

You will be notified by mail whether or not you have been awarded the scholarship.