AMBS Scholarships

Full tuition scholarships:
Church Leadership and Next Generation Awards

The Church Leadership Award and the Next Generation Scholarship are scholarship programs for Mennonite students who demonstrate strong potential for leadership ministries in the church. The deadline for applying for these awards is February 1.

Each year, the Church Leadership Award is given to students beginning the first year of study at AMBS in a Masters program. The award provides a full-tuition grant for up to three consecutive years provided the recipient 1) continues in the program full time; 2) maintains a 3.0 GPA and 3) adheres to AMBS community life standards.

The Next Generation Scholarship is given to a student beginning the first year of study at AMBS in the Master of Divinity program. The award provides a full-tuition grant for up to three consecutive years as well as a $4,000 living stipend, provided the recipient 1) continues in the program full time; 2) maintains a 3.0 GPA and 3) adheres to AMBS community life standards.

Anabaptist Scholarship

The Anabaptist Scholarship is for students who identify themselves as Anabaptist but are not members of Mennonite congregations, and who demonstarte strong potential for leadership in the church. Recipients will receive 50% of tuition. The deadline for applying is February 1.

International students

International students from outside of North America qualify for need-based AMBS grants. Students with the endorsement and financial support of a Mennonite-related sponsoring agency may receive some additional tuition assistance. All international students are required to provide documentation of financial support for all educational, living, and travel expenses.

Mission-Evangelism Scholarships

Mission-Evangelism Scholarships are available annually to international students who are sent by their home churches with a commitment to return to their home countries and have additional church agency support. The number of available scholarships and need-based grants varies each year.

The Steiner Bivocational Scholarship

The Steiner Bivocational Scholarship is intended to assist people annually who are training for bivocational ministry or who are pastors coming from a situation where they combined their congregational ministry with other employment. Up to full tuition may be covered for one student, or small grants may go to more than one student, depending on eligibility and demand.

The MCEC-AMBS Study Fund

The MCEC-AMBS Study Fund is used to assist a pastor/student from the Mennonite Conference of Eastern Canada who needs approximately one year of residency to complete a degree at AMBS. Up to 60% of tuition may be covered for one student.

Multicultural scholarships

Multicultural scholarships are available annually for students (of any race) preparing to minister in a racial/ethnic context and who will contribute to the multicultural ethos of the church. AMBS will give priority to students identified by the AMBS Mission Studies Center in dialogue with Mennonite Church mission and service agencies and partners.