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CM CARES : Religious Scholars Program

Giving the Religious Leaders of Tomorrow a Helping Hand Today

Click here to meet the 2018 Religious Scholar recipients!

Acceptance of scholarship applications is now closed.

About the CM CARES Religious Scholars Program


The CM CARES Religious Scholars Program is offering 50 scholarships of $5,000 each for a total of $250,000 for the 2018-19 academic year.

The scholarship is for religious scholars to use towards the completion of their academic year. As part of our mission to Protect the Greater Good, Church Mutual Insurance Company believes helping our vibrant religious leaders today will ensure strong faith-based communities of tomorrow. The Religious Scholars Program is open to full-time students across the country who are in an advanced degree (post-secondary) religious studies program at an accredited theological seminary, college or university during the 2018-19 academic year. Students serving in their final year of an internship program are also eligible to apply. Students across all denominations are encouraged to apply.

Click here to meet the 2017 Religious Scholar recipients!

From our CEO:

"Every scholarship we award assists a hard-working and deserving student who wishes to minister to others and make a difference in the world. Our ongoing investment in religious education highlights the sincerity of our connection to the many faith-based organizations that rely on us as well as the strength of our commitment to our mission, Protecting the Greater Good."

Richard V. Poirier, JD
President and CEO
Church Mutual Insurance Company


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