2019 Myron J. Walker Scholarship

December 5, 2018

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Iowa will be accepting applications for the 2019 Myron J. Walker Scholarship from December 5, 2018 to March 15, 2019.

The 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 made by the Department of Religious Studies and based on academic excellence, overall fitness for the profession, and financial need.

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 for application is March 15, 2019, and decisions will be made in April. 

Application Process:

  1. Complete the online Application Form by clicking here.

  2. Provide *academic transcripts (both college and seminary) by mailing to:
    The Department of Religious Studies
    University of Iowa
    314 Gilmore Hall
    Iowa City, IA 52242

*If you have previously applied you are only required to submit updated transcripts. 

 Feel free to email us with any questions you might have regarding your application or the process.