Applications sought for Newman Scholarship


Applications are now being accepted for the Sondra Newman Scholarship, offered by the IGRC Commission on Status and Role of Women.

COSROW offers the Newman scholarship to any woman who is a certified candidate for ministry from the IGRC; enrolled in seminary for degree or Course of Study; and has completed at least one semester of training.
Seminary applicants receive first consideration followed by course of study applicants. If there are no seminary or course of study applicants CPE applicants will be considered.
In order to apply, submit: a transcript from the seminary; two letters of recommendation from persons who have known the applicant for at least one year such as a professor, district superintendent, church member, mentor pastor that can comment on her potential pastoral qualities; a DCOM statement that she is a certified candidate making progress toward their requirements; financial statements explaining other student loans, expenses, extenuating circumstances other information pertinent to payment for required training; candidates’ personal statement about her ministry and current coursework.
The scholarship is available once a year. Once a student receives the scholarship she is not eligible for another award for four years. Deadline for submission is Oct. 15. For more information, visit: for more information.

Applications are to be sent to: IGRC, Attention: Christy Blickensderfer, P.O. Box 19207, Springfield, IL 62794-9207.