The Martin Luther Scholar Award
The Martin Luther Scholar Award is one example of Wittenberg's commitment to recognize outstanding young Lutheran scholars and to provide them with the quality education they merit. Congregations can nominate a deserving student for a $80,000 scholarship ($20,000 per year for 4 years) to Wittenberg, one of the finest liberal arts universities in America.
The Martin Luther Scholar Award aims to:
- Educate leaders for our churches, communities and world
- Develop a sense of vocation in students
- Provide opportunities for student leadership development
- Encourage study and discussion of faith issues
- Membership in Lutheran church
- 3.5 GPA (cumulative) or higher
- Nomination by pastor or other congregational leader.
- 25 awards will be made for each academic year.
The deadlines for the pastor nomination form and student admission application have changed for the 2013-2014 admission year, as follows:
- For Pastors/ Congregational leaders: The Martin Luther Scholar Award nomination deadline is now December 15, 2013.
- For Students: The application for admission deadline for full consideration of the Martin Luther Scholar Award is now January 15, 2014.
For questions about the Martin Luther Scholar Award, please contact: Laura Pitney, Assistant Director of Admission, by phone at (937) 327-6373, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.