The ELCA Fund for Leaders in Mission awarded 171 seminarians scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year.
Sixteen of those students were awarded full-tuition scholarships.
Others were given partial tuition scholarships through synod funds held within the Fund for Leaders.
The fund has grown to $30 million and awarded nearly 800 scholarships. The goal is for it to eventually provide full-tuition scholarships for every ELCA seminarian committed to parish ministry (see "Pastoral Debt").
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