Lutheran World Federation Scholarships for Theology and Diakonia/Development for Developing Countries 2022

Lutheran World Federation Scholarships for Theology and Diakonia/Development for Developing Countries postgraduate program helps churches to acquire qualified personnel for spiritual care and diaconal work.

About Lutheran World Federation

Lutheran World Federation is located in Geneva, Switzerland and is committed to confronting the challenges and providing solutions to the causes and effects of human suffering and poverty, linking local responses to national and international advocacy..LWF operates in over 23 countries across the world providing assistance for long term development that has aided 2.7million people.LWF partners with both local and international powers to work towards a desired common goal.

Requirements for LWF Scholarships

  • Church affiliation of the candidate: Only applications from active members of LWF member churches are considered. All applications must be endorsed and submitted by the church. No applications submitted by individuals will be considered.
  • Nationality of the candidate: Only candidates from developing countries are eligible for scholarships in fields of diakonia/development. The theological scholarships are, in principle, open to candidates from all regions and countries.
  • Age limits: Only candidates up to a certain age are eligible for Lutheran World Federation scholarships, depending on the pursued degree:
  • For candidates who are church employees at the time of application, age limits may be exceeded by up to 7 years for female candidates and up to 5 years for male candidates.
  • For candidates who are actively engaged in the church’s theological or diaconal work at the time of application, age limits may be exceeded by up to 5 years for female candidates and up to 3 years for male candidates.
  • Relatively higher consideration is made for female candidates due to social and cultural factors which cause them to pursue studies later.

How to Apply for the Lutheran World Federation Scholarships

To apply for the ongoing Lutheran World Federation Scholarships is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started

Application Deadline

It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the Lutheran World Federation Scholarships on or before October 15, 2021

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