The Anglican Diocese of Fredericton
Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the making of disciples
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.
- Based on financial need and academic standing
- Preference to applicants graduating from High School
- May be awarded to the same applicant in two or more years provided satisfactory academic standing is maintained
Mabel C. Dean Special Bursaries
May be made to qualified students in a financial emergency, provided funds are available.
Application deadline March 31
CANON HUBERT DRILLEN AWARD
For those studying for religious service
A maximum of two $1500 awards annually in support of clergy sabbatical leave.
Clergy eligible for sabbattical leave under Regulation
7-8 Part 3
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.
Deadline 01 September. Send completed Application Form (fill and save) to:
The Bishop of Fredericton
115 Church Street, Fredericton NB E3B 4C8
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
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
- be a member of the Anglican Church of Canada;
- be resident in a parish where there is a contributing Guild;
- be recommended by the incumbent of the parish;
- be of good character and habits;
- have successfully completed one year of study;
- be acceptable to and approved by the Guild in the parish of
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.
W.S.H. MORRIS SCHOLARSHIP
post ordination training
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.
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
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
DIVINITY EDUCATION FUND
education for ordained ministry
Applications should include:
- A letter indicating previous education, current diocese and
position, intended program of study, and a statement of how these
studies will further pastoral ministry in the Atlantic region;
- Evidence of admission to program of formal qualification,
Application deadline: October 31
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)
Awarded to theological students studying for the ordained ministry in
the Diocese of Fredericton.
- Study for the ordained ministry in the Anglican Diocese of
- Enrollment in an accredited and recognized theological
- Awarded at the discretion of the Bishop of Fredericton with
consideration of the terms of the funding trusts
The Fund is supported by various existing trusts for the
purpose of divinity education as listed on the application form
held by the Diocese of Fredericton in the Diocesan Consolidated
Applications to the Bishop of
Fredericton are encouraged by 31 August, prior to the coming academic
Contributions to the Fund or to one of its supporting trusts through
the Diocese of Fredericton are welcome.
The J.E.A. CRAKE - GEORGE C. LEMMON BURSARY
education towards ordination to priesthood
Awarded to theological students studying for the ordained ministry of priest in
the Diocese of Fredericton.
- Study at an instituion which offers a graduate degree in theology
- Primary consideration to candidates from the Parishes of Sackville, Dorchester and Westmorland
- Consideration to Mount Allison University students planning to work in Anglican parishes other than those 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
(fill and save)
The MOST REV'D H. L. NUTTER
Graduate Study in Theology
Awarded to a member of the clergy in the Diocese of Fredericton or,
secondly, to clergy from another diocese at the discretion of the
- Ordained and in good standing
- Graduate of a recognized Theological Seminary
- Acceptance at a recognized university
- May be awarded to the same applicant for up to three years,
or until the degree is obtained, whichever comes first, provided that
satisfactory work is accomplished each year
Applications to the Bishop of
Contributions to the scholarship fund are welcome.
HALL MUSIC BURSARY
those seeking education or study in Church Music
Established in 2008 and in memory
of Malcolm Charles Hall
and Elizabeth Edna
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
Contributions to the original Trust (generating future bursaries) or
the bursary fund (added to next award) are welcome.
medical and similar expenses
BISHOP IVOR NORRIS BURSARY
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
The Bishop of Fredericton, 115 Church Street, Fredericton. NB E3B 4C8
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
You should be
- Serving or have served in any regular component of the
- Immediate family member (ie spouse or child) of someone
with Canadian military service
- Be serving with a reserve component of the Canadian Forces
You must be
- Sponsored by a Bishop for ordination within the Anglican Church of Canada, and
- Enrolled in studies leading toward ordination at an accredited theological college
THE MARY JACOB EDUCATIONAL BURSARY
Education for the (vocational) Diaconate
ANGLICAN FOUNDATION - THEOLOGICAL
studies bursary for those preparing for ministry
Annual bursary assistance for those preparing for ministry in the
Anglican Church of Canada.
- Graduate level study
- ACPO recommendation
- Reference from theological educational institution
- Recommendatation of the diocesan Bishop
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ANGLICAN WORSHIP RESOURCES SOCIETY
Providing Resources for Canadian Anglican Worship & Christian Education for over 100 years.
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
THE SCOTT CLARKSON
for those studying in the field of agriculture
Preference is given to students enrolling in a program relating to
agriculture and/or who are residents of the Parish of Stanley, New
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.
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
- Funding is limited to one third of the total cost of the
- 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
- Funding for projects may only be offered for three
Application Deadline: 01 December
and application form
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.
- Study for the ordained ministry of (vocational) deacon in the Anglican Diocese of Fredericton
- Enrollment in a programme recognized as required by the Diocese of Fredericton
- Awarded at the discretion of the Bishop of Fredericton and "the Committee" with consideration of the terms of the funding trust
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.