The University of Iowa

Myron J. Walker Scholarship

The Myron J. Walker scholarship is awarded to Iowa residents (persons with a permanent residence in Iowa) planning to pursue a career in the ministry or rabbinate. Selection is based on academic excellence, overall fitness for the profession, and financial need. Selection is made by the Trust Office of the Mercantile Bank, Iowa City, on the recommendation of the Department of Religious Studies. 

The award amount is variable, and more than one scholarship can be awarded annually. 

Scholarships can be applied for each year. Previous recipients who re-apply will be considered along with new applicants. 

The deadline to apply is March 2, 2015and decisions will be made in April.

Apply online:  To apply online, click here to begin the application.  Please mail or email your academic transcripts (including both college and seminary) to the Department of Religious Studies by the deadline.

Apply by mail:  If you prefer to apply by mail, click here for the application form.

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