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Spiritual Care and Mental Health Scholarship

The Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart (MSC Sisters) will offer a scholarship of up to $10,000.00 in 2019 to support a student (or students) to undertake a stream of study that focusses on the spiritual care of people living with a mental illness. The course of study, including accredited units in Clinical Pastoral Education, may be taken at postgraduate or undergraduate level. Recipients of the Scholarship will be expected to provide MSC Sisters with mid-year and end-of-year progress reports.


Applications for the scholarship may be submitted by students who are presently studying spiritual care and/or mental health.


Applications can be made after 1 November 2018, closing on 30 January 2019.

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Please note

Successful applicants will be informed by email of the amount of scholarship awarded.

  • The Spiritual Care and Mental Health Scholarship is competitive.
  • The recipient/s of the Scholarship will be chosen by the Grants and Scholarships Committee in consultation with MSC Sisters. The Committee may determine not to award a Scholarship if there is no suitable applicant.
  • Applications received after 30 January 2019 may be processed in a second round.
  • Scholarships will be paid in two halves; the first half on 1st April and second half on 1st September each year. The second half payment is contingent on the successful completion of units of study taken in the first half of the year.
  • Applications must be made using the online form on the Stirling Theological College website (see link above).
  • Students must apply directly to the Stirling Registrar (on a separate application form) to enrol.


Stirling Theological College is committed to ongoing theological reflection and the formation of each member of our learning community. Stirling is committed to being Christ centred in heart, thought, word and deed. We form people towards Christ centred lives, mission and ministry. Stirling is committed to giving students the best possible skills to read the Bible in its original context and to then reflect on what that means for today and how to apply it in their lives, not just for their own benefit but to benefit the Body of Christ in its diverse and varied expressions.

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