About the Scholarships

For students pursuing theological studies at Acadia Divinity College, The David and Faye Huestis Scholarships are among the most prestigious awards offered.

Application

Established by David and Faye Huestis of Saint John, New Brunswick, these four scholarships seek to support students studying in a range of ministry fields. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume describing their suitability for the award(s) for which they are applying. The Scholarship and Awards Committee of Acadia Divinity College (ADC) will review all applications received by the deadline and make selections based on the criteria presented for each award.

Value and Duration

Each scholarship is awarded to one student who has successfully completed their first year of theological education. The student may be eligible to receive this scholarship for a maximum of two consecutive years.  All recipients must continue to be enrolled at Acadia Divinity College to receive the award. The amount of the award varies dependent upon available funds.

Deadline

Applications for the scholarships must be received by Friday, September 27, 2019.
Successful applications will be notified by October 4, 2019.

Award Criteria

G. Keith Churchill Scholarship of Worship

Income from a trust fund established by David and Faye Huestis of Saint John, New Brunswick, in recognition of the outstanding church leadership of Rev. Dr. G. Keith Churchill. First preference to a student who shows evidence of understanding the theology, history, and conduct of worship in its traditional and contemporary forms. Recipients shall demonstrate aptitude, potential, and financial need.

 

Dennis M. Veinotte Scholarship of Pastoral Counselling and Hospital Chaplaincy

Income from a trust fund established by David and Faye Huestis of Saint John, New Brunswick, in recognition of the exceptional pastoral care and counselling ministry of Rev. Dr. Dennis M. Veinotte. First preference to a student who shows evidence of commitment to the ministry of pastoral counselling or chaplaincy. Recipients shall demonstrate aptitude, potential, and financial need.

 

Harry G. Gardner Scholarship of Pastoral Leadership

Income from a trust fund established by David and Faye Huestis of Saint John, New Brunswick, in recognition of Rev. Dr. Harry G. Gardner, who served as the 6th President of Acadia Divinity College between 2008 and 2019.  First preference to a student who shows promise for pastoral leadership and ministry in traditional and contemporary church contexts. Recipients shall demonstrate aptitude, potential, and financial need.

 

Scholarship of Multifaceted Ministry

Income from a trust fund established by David and Faye Huestis of Saint John, New Brunswick. First preference to a female student who shows promise for the multifaceted ministry of the church in Atlantic Canada or international service. Recipients shall demonstrate aptitude, potential, and financial need.

Scholarship Application

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