UCA Under-35 Theological Scholarships

Pilgrim Theological College offers 10 scholarships to Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) young adults to study towards a Diploma in Theology or Graduate Diploma in Theology (full time, part-time or online). The scholarships subsidise 50% of the total fees of the award through the University of Divinity. Applicants must be within and recommended by a UCA congregation of faith community.

How to apply

Applications are accepted twice per year. Please submit a 500-word essay on ‘Why I want to study theology’ along with the application form. Applications should be sent electronically (PDF attachments) to grants@victas.uca.org.au.

Application Deadline: 1 February or 1 August each year

Application Form


About the courses

The Diploma in Theology introduces students to the key theological disciplines of Biblical Studies and Christian Thought and History.  This may be extended by further study in those disciplines or by electives in the area of practical ministry studies. It may be possible for students to undertake study in a ministry setting as part of the course.

More info: Diploma in Theology


The Graduate Diploma in Theology allows students to explore areas of interest in theology. It provides a substantial foundation for further study and a means of engaging Christian thought and traditions. Graduates are able to articulate insights for Christian practice and identity.

More info: Graduate Diploma in Theology


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