International Christian Leader Scholarship – BGC Scholarship Program

The International Christian Leader Scholarship is annually offered for Non – U.S and Canadian citizens. This scholarship supports the candidates to study at Wheaton College Graduate School. Each year, up to 10 awards available. The deadline is 1 December every year.

Scholarship Description
Annually, the recipient serves in ministry outside of North America after the completion of MA studies, 25% of the loan is forgiven and becomes a scholarship. If the recipient does not return to his/her ministry and homeland, the amount of funding that was provided, as well as interest, must be repaid. The base award includes tuition and insurance. Additional funds may be received for living expenses based on need.

Award Value
Please see the above description. You must bear in mind that Students are responsible for transportation costs to and from Wheaton, dependent expenses, and a portion of their remaining budget.

Level and Area of Studies
This is a non degree program in the field of Languages/Linguistics, History, Theology and Religious Studies and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Place of Study
At Wheaton College Graduate School, USA

Eligibility and Criteria
All of the interested candidates are expected to meet the criteria below:

  • Non-North American (U.S. & Canada) citizenship
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college/university or equivalent (BA degree).
  • Completion of at least two years full-time Christian service in student’s homeland context.
  • Affiliation with a Christian organization or national denomination which will endorse the student’s study plan and support the return to ministry upon completion of MA studies.
  • Commitment to return to one’s Christian organization or national denomination upon graduation.
  • Healthcare workers: Internationals who are professionally active and meet the above requirements.

Applicants’ Nationality
All countries except USA and Canada are eligible.

Application Instruction
The candidates are expected to complete a Preliminary Eligibility Form. If you are considered eligible, you will be sent an application packet. Please see application page below to see further instruction.

Submission Deadline
You must anticipate the deadline in 1 December each year.

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