Church Servant Leadership Scholarship

Church Servant Leadership Scholarship

Ambrose will provide a matching scholarship based on a church nomination. Churches can nominate students based on:

  •  Christian character
  •  Demonstrated high-quality servant leadership capacity
  •  Learning capacity
  •  Potential to serve Christ in the church, cross-culturally and in the marketplace

Value: up to $2000.00/academic year

Church Submission Deadline: March 31

Nominate a student here

Eligibility, Criteria and Conditions

Student Eligibility & Criteria:

  • Meet the Ambrose admission requirements or be currently enrolled.
  • Undergraduate: Be enroled in 12 credit hours/semester
  • Seminary: Be enroled in 18 credit hours over the September – June period
  • Maintain a CGPA of 2.0
  • Uphold the Ambrose community standards
  • Live in residence for first two years, unless over the age of 21, married, or living with parents/guardians in Calgary or immediate area 


  • A church is considered a congregation that holds a weekly service
  • The program applies to a maximum of 8 consecutive semesters or one full degree program
  • Ambrose will match the church support up to $2000.00/academic year
  • Church pledges may change year to year
  • The local church will communicate details of their commitment (current and future) to the student and his/her parents
  • Ambrose reserves the right to not offer additional financial aid, scholarships or bursaries to any student who receives the Church Servant Leadership Scholarship
  • Ambrose reserves the right to change or modify this program at its discretion
  • Calgary First Alliance Church and Centre Street Church offer a variation of this scholarship. See Two Churches, Two Scholarships
  • Additional Funding: In some cases, your local church may be a member of a district which may also contribute to your initial Church Servant Leadership Scholarship. For example, Local church = $1,000 +Ambrose matching $1,000 + District $500
  • The following districts are currently committed for the 2020-2021 academic year:
    • Western Canadian District (The Christian & Missionary Alliance)
    • Canadian Midwest District (The Christian & Missionary Alliance)
    • Canada Pacific District (Church of the Nazarene)
    • Canada West District (Church of the Nazarene)
    • Canada Atlantic District (Church of the Nazarene)

Note: District funding is not guaranteed from year to year and is at the discretion of the District.

Note: Parents are not eligible to sponsor their child for this scholarship based on Canada Revenue Agency requirements. Commitment and funds must come from the local church leadership team.

For further information please contact:

Financial Aid & Awards 
Tel: 403-410-2938