The goal of ELCA Global Mission is to enable their church leaders to obtain advanced training in areas of work in which the church is engaged (theology, health care, development, etc.) not available in their home countries.
After their studies are complete and degrees are earned, the scholarship recipient returns home to work in a position designated by the companion church.
This process cannot be done without much sacrifice on the part of the student, the student's family, and the home church.
The companion church determines its needs and then, in turn, who receives an application.
After endorsing their candidate, the application is forwarded to the ELCA Global Mission International Scholarship Office for further processing.
Specific scholarship requirements are:
For further information or questions regarding scholarship assistance, please contact the Lutheran church in your home country.
All applications must come through one's home church and cannot be made directly to the ELCA Global Mission.
For more information please view; ELCA International Scholarships Website