Resources for Ethnic Minority Students

The webinar, scholarships, and mentoring and professional development programs listed here can offer support for minority students who are pursuing theological education.

Student Mentoring Cohort

Every Voice student mentoring cohorts provide an opportunity for mentoring and community for ethnic minority and Majority World students in Christian theological education. Applications for our 2023–2024 cohorts are due July 31. You can find more information here.

Student Group

Our student group aims to serve students (particularly in Westernized institutions) for kingdom diversity in theological higher education through offering community, creating visibility, and providing resources and support. We’re still developing our programs, but you can give us input and join our mailing list here.

“Should I Do a PhD?” Webinar

This webinar is designed to help ethnic minority students think through the complex issues surrounding the question of whether to do a PhD. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Biblical Research student group, the webinar features Miguel Echevarria, Dennis R. Edwards, and Chloe Sun.

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Scholarship Opportunities in the USA

All Ethnic Minority Students:


Asian Students:


Black Students:


Latino/a Students:


Native American Students:

Mentoring and Professional Development Opportunities

  • Forum for Theological Exploration:
    Forum for Theological Educators – a yearly event providing mentoring and networking for doctoral students of color
  • United Lutheran Seminary:
    Asian Theological Summer Institute – a summer seminar offering feedback on doctoral research for Asian/Asian American students
  • Hispanic Theological Initiative:
    HTI Scholar program – program for Latino/a doctoral students  involving a yearly Professional Development Conference, mentoring, networking funds, and pedagogy workshops