Rev. Jean-Marie Schweizer, MDiv, LUT

Scholarships

The Unity South Central Region (USCR) is committed to supporting its membership via an array of generous scholarships. Our current scholarship coordinator is Rev. Jean-Marie Schweizer of Unity of Lake Houston in Kingwood, TX.

The following scholarships are currently offered:

  • New-to-region conference scholarship

  • Ministerial training (all paths) scholarship

  • Session-C scholarship for licensed Unity teacher (LUT) candidates

Please review the suitable scholarship’s details below before contacting our scholarship coordinator.

new-to-region scholarship

Scope

  • The scope of the new-to-region scholarship covers the next available USCR conference after an eligible candidate has arrived in the region.

  • The scholarship includes

    • covering the cost of registrations and

    • a $400 reimbursement for expenses.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must be an ordained Unity minister, LUT, or leading a ministry via the special dispensation program (ministry coordinator).

  • Applicants must be new to the region.

Proof of Eligibility

  • A scan or picture of your Unity ordination, LUT license, or letter of special dispensation.

  • A scan or picture of any official document you are currently residing in our region, blocking out any personal information.

  • A letter, email, or statement in your application when you moved into the region.

Limitations

  • The scholarship is limited in availability and follows a first-come/first-served system.

Due Date

  • All scholarship applications must be received three (3) months prior to first day of the next conference.

MINISTERIAL TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP

Scope

  • The scope of the ministerial training scholarship applies to the upcoming year of ministerial training.

  • The total amount available is determined by the USCR board of trustees each year. Such determined amount is equally divided by all accepted applicants.

  • Applicants may apply for scholarship each year.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must be currently residing in the region.

  • Applicants must be actively serving a Unity ministry in the region.

  • Applicants must be accepted to Unity’s ordination path.

  • Applicants must have completed their first licensing and ordination exams (L&Os)

  • Applicants are current students of Unity Worldwide Ministries (UWSI) or the Unity Urban Ministerial School (UUMS) as either part-time or full-time ministerial students, or they are enrolled in the Field Licensing Program (FLP).

  • Applicants are currently enrolled in at least two courses of the UWSI or UUMS program, or they have completed their first 10-day intensive.

Proof of Eligibility

  • A letter from your minister in the ministry you serve, explaining that you are actively serving in that ministry and in what capacity. If there is no minister leading the ministry, a UWM-approved spiritual leader or ministry coordinator may sign the letter. In the absence of all and in the case you are the spiritual leader of that ministry, a signed letter from the board president will suffice.

  • Your admissions letter showing that you were admitted to the ordination path, blocking out any personal information or feedback.

  • You last L&O letter showing that you are in good standing, blocking out any personal information or feedback.

  • Proof of registration that you are enrolled in at least two class the current or next quarter/semester. This can be a letter from the registrar of your school or a simple screenshot of your registration. If you are in the Field Licensing Program, proof of having attended the last 10-day intensive will suffice.

Due Date

  • All scholarship applications must be received by December 31 of the year prior to the year the scholarship is put in effect.

Licensed Unity Teacher Candidate—Session C Scholarship

Scope

  • The scope of the LUT-candidate-session-C scholarship covers a one-time reimbursement of $600 for attending the third session (session C) of LUT leadership training.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must be currently residing in the region.

  • Applicants must be actively serving a Unity ministry in the region.

  • Applicants must be current LUT candidates in good standing with their ministry.

  • Applicants must have successfully completed all requirements up to session C.

  • Applicants must be enrolled in their sessions C session.

proof of Eligibility

  • A letter from your minister in the ministry you serve, explaining that you are actively serving in that ministry and in what capacity. If there is no minister leading the ministry, a UWM-approved spiritual leader or ministry coordinator may sign the letter. In the absence of all and in the case you are the spiritual leader of that ministry, a signed letter from the board president will suffice.

  • A copy or screenshot of your registration for your session C classes.

Limitations

  • This scholarship is a one-time reimbursement for expenses attending session-C.

Due Date

  • All scholarship applications must be received three (3) months prior to the starting date of session C.


Contact Our Scholarship Coordinator

Via email (no applications, questions only): scholarships@unitysouthcentral.org

Via contact form (for applications):

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