2018 LWF Scholarships In Theology, Diaconal & Development For Developing Countries

djfamous The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) invites applications from Individuals who are willing to undergo a degree program related to related to theological, diaconal and development work . The scholarship program helps churches to acquire qualified personnel for spiritual care and diaconal work. The main criteria for a candidate approval is the church’s corresponding need to increase its human and institutional capacity, either in areas of theology or diakonia/development. Application Deadline:October 1st 2018 Type:Undergraduate , Masters, PhD/Postdoctorate & Research Eligible Countries:Developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean Eligibility: *.Applicants must be active members of LWF churches *.Applicants must be citizens of a developing country *.Age limits:Only candidates up to a certain age are eligible for LWF scholarships, depending on the pursued degree: DegreeMaximum age at the time of application*Bachelor degrees 35Master degrees 40Doctorate 45Post-doctoral/research 50 Application Process: Each LWF member church can submit up to five applications, respecting the LWF quota of 40 percent men/ women and 20 percent young adults below the age of 30 years. No applications from individuals will be considered. A maximum of5 applications per churchmay be submitted. They should be sent as a scan to [email protected]; the hard copies should be sent to: The Lutheran World Federation Department for Mission and Development Diakonia and Development Desk P.O. Box 2100 CH-1211 Geneva 2 Switzerland Visit The Official WebsiteFor More Information


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