2020 Myron J. Walker Scholarship Deadline: March 16th

December 10, 2018 to March 16, 2020

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Iowa will be accepting applications for the 2019 Myron J. Walker Scholarship through March 16, 2020.

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 16, 2020, and decisions will be made in April. 

Application process for new applicants:

  1. Complete the online Application Form

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

Application process for returning applicants:

  1. Complete the online Application Form

  2. Provide updated academic transcripts (non-official is okay) via email to: religion@uiowa.edu or mailing to:
    The Department of Religious Studies
    University of Iowa
    314 Gilmore Hall
    Iowa City, IA 52242

 Feel free to email us at religion@uiowa.edu with any questions you might have regarding your application or the process.