Perkins School of Theology waives application fee as degree offerings expand

Perkins squareDALLAS – Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, is waiving the usual $50 application fee for prospective students through March 1, 2015. Financial aid is available for many students, with a February 1, 2015, deadline to apply for merit scholarships, and a March 1, 2015, deadline to apply for need-based scholarships. Students who apply by the November 21, 2014, early admissions deadline for fall 2015 will receive priority consideration for merit scholarships.

Herbert Coleman, director of Recruitment and Admissions at Perkins, believes the waived application fee will inspire prospective students to learn more about the variety of opportunities for theological education and financial aid at Perkins. “We have degree plans and certification programs for full- or part-time ministry professionals as well as laypersons,” Mr. Coleman said. “For example, the expansion to five tracks in our Master of Arts in Ministry program offers more possibilities than ever. In addition to our Christian Education and Urban Ministry tracks, three other tracks in Theology and Social Justice, Christian Spirituality, and Evangelism and Mission are now available.” The goal of the M.A.M. program is to increase students’ knowledge about the church and its ministries and to foster their ability to serve meaningfully and creatively in a specialized area of ministry.

The waived fee is available for applicants to all degree programs at Perkins. For additional information, contact Herbert Coleman, hcoleman@smu.edu, 214-768-2139. :

More about the expanded M.A.M. degree | Overview of all degree programs at Perkins

Learn about opportunities to visit Perkins | Refer a Prospective Student to Perkins

Press Releases

Press Releases

The United Methodist Reporter receives press releases on a regular basis from UM related agencies announcing events and other programs. We are providing them unedited as a service to UMR readers.

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

applications-education-miscellaneous.png
The United Methodist Reporter wants to encourage lively conversation about The United Methodist Church and our articles in the belief that Christian conversation (what Wesley would call conferencing) is a means of grace. While we support passionate debate, we cannot allow language that demeans or demonizes others, and we reserve the right to delete any comment we believe to be harmful or inappropriate. We encourage all to remember that we are all broken and in need of Christ's grace, and that we all see through the glass darkly until that time we when reach full perfection in love. May your speech here be tempered with love, and reflection of the fruits of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. After all, "There is no law against things like this." (Galatians 5:22-23)
 
Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz
Google+
%d bloggers like this: