CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY KENYON
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Dec. 5, 2000
UI offers scholarship to students planning seminary
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowans planning to study in a seminary
can apply for the annual Myron J. Walker Scholarship from the University of
Iowa School of Religion.
The application deadline is Feb. 15. The amount of
the scholarship varies according to the number of recipients selected and
The scholarship is offered to Iowa residents who plan
to become a minister, a priest, or a rabbi and who are in need of financial
assistance to pursue seminary studies in the coming year. Scholarship recipients
are not required to remain in Iowa to pursue their studies. Selection is made
by the Trust Office of Firstar Bank, Iowa City, on the recommendation of the
UI School of Religion.
To receive an application, write to: Walker Scholarship,
School of Religion, 314 Gilmore Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1376,
or call (319) 335-2164.