Diocese of Fredericton

The Anglican Diocese of Fredericton

Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the making of disciples


Financial Assistance

Scholarships, bursaries, grants or awards identified by, or available through, the Diocese of Fredericton.



Scholarship, Fund, Bursary or GrantApplication Deadline
The Mabel C. Dean Memorial BursaryMarch 31
Anglican Foundation - Theological Student BursaryApril 1
The Mary Jacob Educational BursaryMay 1
The Scott Clarkson Educational ScholarshipMay 31
The Hall Music BursaryJune 1
Canon Hubert Drillen AwardAugust 31
The Divinity Education FundAugust 31
The J.E.A. Crake - George C. Lemmon BursaryAugust 31
Jubilee Award for Clergy SabbaticalsSeptember 1
Canon W.S.H. Morris ScholarshipOctober 31
Bishop Ivor Norris BursaryNovember 4
The Segelberg TrustDecember 1
Pickett Scovil Memorial FundQuarterly
The Most Rev'd Harold L. Nutter ScholarshipNo deadline
Anglican Worship Resources Society 



THE MABEL C. DEAN MEMORIAL BURSARY
Post secondary education of clergy children


Description
$1,000 annual bursary in support of children of diocesan clergy at university, college, or other post secondary institution.

Eligibility
Mabel C. Dean Special Bursaries
May be made to qualified students in a financial emergency, provided funds are available.

Applications
Application deadline March 31
Application form

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JUBILEE AWARD
For clergy sabbaticals

Description
A maximum of two $1500 awards annually in support of clergy sabbatical leave.

Eligibility
Clergy eligible for sabbattical leave under Regulation 7-8 Part 3

Funding
The Bursary is provided those of the Diocese of Frederictonin in the order of priesthood and encourages sabbatical leave. The Trust is generously supported in part by the J.E.A. Crake Foundation.

Application
Deadline 01 September. Send completed Application Form (fill and save) to:
The Bishop of Fredericton
115 Church Street, Fredericton NB  E3B 4C8



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CANON HUBERT DRILLEN AWARD
For those studying for religious service


Description
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.

Eligibility:
Applicants must:
Applications:
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



Funding
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.

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CANON W.S.H. MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP
For clergy post ordination training


Description
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.

Eligibility
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

Applications should include:
Application deadline: October 31
To: The Rev’d Canon Dr. Jody Clarke
Atlantic School of Theology
660 Francklyn Street, Halifax, N.S. B3H 3B5
jclarke at astheology.ns.ca (fax: 902-492- 4048)


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The DIVINITY EDUCATION FUND
Theological education for ordained ministry

Description
Awarded to theological students studying for the ordained ministry in the Diocese of Fredericton.

Eligibility

Funding
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

Applications to the Bishop of Fredericton are encouraged by 31 August, prior to the coming academic year.
Application Form

Contributions to the Fund or to one of its supporting trusts through the Diocese of Fredericton are welcome.

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The J.E.A. CRAKE - GEORGE C. LEMMON BURSARY
Theological education towards ordination to priesthood

Description
Awarded to theological students studying for the ordained ministry of priest in the Diocese of Fredericton.

Eligibility

Funding
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

Applications to the Bishop of Fredericton by 31 August, prior to the coming academic year.
Application Form (fill and save)


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The MOST REV'D H. L. NUTTER SCHOLARSHIP
Post Graduate Study in Theology

Description
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.

Eligibility

Applications

Applications to the Bishop of Fredericton

Contributions to the scholarship fund are welcome.

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THE HALL MUSIC BURSARY

For those seeking education or study in Church Music

Description
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."

Eligibilty
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.

Applications
Deadline: 01 June
Application form
Bursary Memorial Card

Contributions to the original Trust (generating future bursaries) or the bursary fund (added to next award) are welcome.

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PICKETT SCOVIL MEMORIAL FUND
For clergy medical and similar expenses

Description
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.

Eligibility
Clergy of the Diocese of Fredericton, active or retired.

Applications
Apply to the Pickett Scovil Fund including copies of  receipts for expenditures:
The Bishop of Fredericton, 115 Church Street, Fredericton. NB  E3B 4C8


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BISHOP IVOR NORRIS BURSARY
For Theological Education

Description
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.

Eligibility
You should be
You must be
Application

2016 Application deadline 4 November 2016

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ANGLICAN FOUNDATION - THEOLOGICAL STUDENT BURSARY
Theological studies bursary for those preparing for ministry

Description
Annual bursary assistance for those preparing for ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada.

Eligibility
Applications
Application deadline 01 April
Application forms
Web site

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ANGLICAN WORSHIP RESOURCES SOCIETY
Providing Resources for Canadian Anglican Worship & Christian Education for over 100 years.


Description
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
Web site
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THE SCOTT CLARKSON EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Bursary for those studying in the field of agriculture

Description
Preference is given to students enrolling in a program relating to agriculture and/or who are residents of the Parish of Stanley, New Brunswick.

Eligibility
Applications will be considered by the Trustees according to the following criteria:
  • Financial circumstances of the applicant, scholarship awards granted to the applicant and other financial resources available to him or her;
  • Scholastic record;
  • Extracurricular activities and community involvement;
  • Place of residence of the applicant;
  • Program in which applicant is enrolled or intends to enroll.

Applications

Application deadline: 31 May
Web site and Application Form

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THE SEGELBERG TRUST

Religious education and projects


Description
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.

Eligibility
  • Funding is limited to one third of the total cost of the project.
  • Trustees will expect to see co-funding being sought or available before considering the project.
  • The Segelberg Trust wishes to assist in professional development of church workers (Sunday school, lay ministers, musicians, priests) in their study and research projects – especially those of significance.
  • Funding for projects may only be offered for three consecutive years.
Application
Application Deadline: 01 December
Web site and application form

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THE MARY JACOB EDUCATIONAL BURSARY
Education for the (vocational) Diaconate

Description
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.

Eligibility

Funding
The Fund is supported by the Mary Jacobs Educational Trust held by the Diocese of Fredericton.

Applications

Application deadline: 01 May each year with awards by 31 July.
Application Form

Contributions to the Fund through the Diocese of Fredericton are encouraged and welcome.

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Diocese of Fredericton
115 Church Street, Fredericton NB E3B 4C8
(506) 459 1801 [o]  (506) 460 0520 [f]