Financial AssistanceDiocese of Fredericton
115 Church Street, Fredericton NB E3B 4C8
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Scholarships, bursaries, grants or awards identified by, or available through, the Diocese of Fredericton.
THE MABEL C. DEAN MEMORIAL BURSARY
Post secondary education of clergy children
$1,000 annual bursary in support of children of diocesan clergy at university, college, or other post secondary institution.
Mabel C. Dean Special Bursaries
May be made to qualified students in a financial emergency, provided funds are available.
Application deadline March 31
For clergy sabbaticals
CANON HUBERT DRILLEN AWARD
For those studying for religious service
Canon Thomas Hubert “Hubie” Drillen was a well-known, much loved and caring member of the clergy in the Diocese of Fredericton,. which of course encompasses all of New Brunswick.
Canon Drillen was the founder of the Guild of St. Joseph (also known as the “Holy Joes”), which now has Guilds established in many parishes throughout the Province and beyond the Diocese as well.
In his memory, some of the Guilds have established a Trust Fund which will provide assistance for members of their parishes who are studying for religious service as ministers, missionaries, directors of religious education, youth leadership or in church music.
Awards will be in the amount of $500.00 each per year and will be granted on a first-come basis to the limit of the funds available for that year. Applications for awards will be considered at the annual Provincial meeting of the Guilds held in September or October each year.
Applications must be made in writing and provide evidence that the eligibilty criteria have been met. The deadline date for applications is August 31st and are to be mailed to:
The Guild of St. Joseph, Christ Church Cathedral Office
168 Church Street Fredericton, NB E3B 4C9
Generally the funding for the Awards will be contributed by individual Guilds of St. Joseph within the Diocese but individual contributions will be most welcome.
Cheques for donations should be made payable to the Diocese of Fredericton and mailed to the above noted address, clearly identified as being for the Drillen Trust.
Income tax receipts will be issued for donations from individuals.
CANON W.S.H. MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP
For clergy post ordination training
Up to $5,000 awarded annually to assist the ongoing education of Atlantic Canadian Anglican clergy, within five years or so of graduation from theological studies, to study and/or travel outside of the region.
Based on academic merit and commitment to pastoral ministry. Preference given to those who pursue a formal qualification. Recipients are required to serve in an Anglican diocese in the Atlantic provinces for at least three years following completion of the study funded by the scholarship.
Applications should include:
To: Atlantic School of Theology
660 Francklyn Street, Halifax, N.S. B3H 3B5
The DIVINITY EDUCATION FUND
Theological education for ordained ministry
Awarded to theological students studying for the ordained ministry in the Diocese of Fredericton.
The Fund is supported by various existing trusts for the purpose of divinity education as listed on the application form and held by the Diocese of Fredericton in the Diocesan Consolidated Investment Fund.
Applications to the Bishop of Fredericton are encouraged by 31 August, prior to the coming academic year.
Contributions to the Fund or to one of its supporting trusts through the Diocese of Fredericton are welcome.
Awarded to theological students studying for the ordained ministry of priest in the Diocese of Fredericton.
The Bursary is provided by the J.E.A. Crake Foundation established by the late Dr. J. Ernest A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics at Mount Allison University, 1946-1976 and in recognition of the Rt. Rev'd George C. Lemmon, seventh Bishop of Fredericton.
Applications to the Bishop of Fredericton by 31 August, prior to the coming academic year.
Application Form (fill and save)
Awarded to a member of the clergy in the Diocese of Fredericton or, secondly, to clergy from another diocese at the discretion of the Committee.
Applications to the Bishop of Fredericton
Contributions to the scholarship fund are welcome.
THE HALL MUSIC BURSARY
For those seeking education or study in Church Music
Established in 2008 and in memory of Malcolm Charles Hall and Elizabeth Edna (Wetmore) Hall of Woodstock, New Brunswick who offered a ministry of church music for many years as members of choirs in the Parish of Woodstock. The bursaries are awarded by 30 June each year.
Gifts to the Trust are welcome and will be receipted for income tax purposes. Send to the Diocese of Fredericton clearly marked: "The Hall Music Trust."
Bursaries awarded to persons who are actively pursuing education in the discipline of Christian church music, with preference being given first to applicants from the Anglican Parish of Woodstock, Province of New Brunswick who are sixteen years of age or under at the time of application; next to applicants from the Anglican Parish of Woodstock, Province of New Brunswick who are over sixteen years of age at the time of application; and then to applicants of any age who are residents of the County of Carleton or of the Diocese of Fredericton, Province of New Brunswick, in that order of preference.
Deadline: 01 June
Bursary Memorial Card
Contributions to the original Trust (generating future bursaries) or the bursary fund (added to next award) are welcome.
PICKETT SCOVIL MEMORIAL FUND
For clergy medical and similar expenses
Quarterly grants of about $300 are available to clergy (most of whom are retired), and their widows to assist with dental, medical and other similar expenses not covered by their medical plan.
Clergy of the Diocese of Fredericton, active or retired.
Apply to the Pickett Scovil Fund including copies of receipts for expenditures:
The Bishop of Fredericton, 115 Church Street, Fredericton. NB E3B 4C8
BISHOP IVOR NORRIS BURSARY
For Theological Education
Bishop Ivor Norris was appointed as the first Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Forces with responsibility for all Anglicans serving within the Forces, their families, and the Anglican Chaplains serving them. The bursary was established following his death for the sole purpose of assisting those studying for Holy Orders with their theological education. Four to six bursaries of variable amount are awarded annually.
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2015 Application deadline 4 November 2015
ANGLICAN FOUNDATION - THEOLOGICAL STUDENT BURSARY
Theological studies bursary for those preparing for ministry
Annual bursary assistance for those preparing for ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada.
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For over 100 years, the Anglican Worship Resources Society (AWRS), which was formerly known as The Anglican Church Bible & Prayer Book Society, has helped congregations, missions, camps, Church Schools and other church groups across Canada obtain hymn books, prayer books, bibles, and many other resources which enhance worship.
Applications and gifts
Preference is given to students enrolling in a program relating to agriculture and/or who are residents of the Parish of Stanley, New Brunswick.
Applications will be considered by the Trustees according to the following criteria:
Application deadline: 31 May
Web site and Application Form
THE SEGELBERG TRUST
Religious education and projects
The Segelberg Trust was originally established in 1984 by the Reverend Doctor Eric Segelberg to assist academic studies and research, particularly relating to studies in theology and church matters, and to promote the education and the Christian religion generally.
In 1995, the Segelberg Trust refocused its objectives to promote theological conferences, religious education, music study, and in particular, reaching out to youth who might not otherwise be exposed to the contributions of spirituality and formal religion.
Recently the Segelberg Trust has expanded its objectives to promote ongoing debate among the areas of Theology, Public Policy and the Environment.
Application Deadline: 01 December
Web site and application form
THE MARY JACOB EDUCATIONAL BURSARY
Education for the (vocational) Diaconate
Awarded to students studying for the ministry of (vocational) deacon in the Diocese of Fredericton. The Mary Nameria Jacobs Educational Fund was established in June 2009 in memory of the first deaconess ordained in the Diocese of Fredericton on the Feast of St. James, 25 July 1889, by Bishop John Medley.
The Fund is supported by the Mary Jacobs Educational Trust held by the Diocese of Fredericton.
Application deadline: 01 May each year with awards by 31 July.
Contributions to the Fund through the Diocese of Fredericton are encouraged and welcome.
Diocese of Fredericton
modified May 8, 2015