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"Supporting SKMB Churches and Camps in making disciples."

Investing in Disciples

Ready to take the next step?

The SKMB Developmental Leadership Team (DLT) supports active members of SKMB to engage in leadership development opportunities that will equip us to grow as disciples on mission together.

Bursary Award Guidelines

1. Accredited Theological and Ministry Education
Four $250 - $500 bursaries available depending of FT equivalence

  • College (eg. CMU, CBC, Horizon)
  • Seminary (eg. MBBS, Briercrest, Horizon)

2. Non-Accredited Mennonite Brethren Programs
Four $250 - $500 bursaries available depending on FT equivalency

  • Thrive Discipleship
  • Camp Leadership Training
  • MB Missions Initiatives

3. Local Church Discipleship Initiatives 
Four $100 bursaries available

  • Workshops
  • Retreats

Application form (PDF)Bursary Application


Bursary Award Guidelines

1. What Kind of Internship?

  • Accredited Theological and Ministry Education
  • Non-Accredited Mennonite Brethren Programs
  • Local SKMB Church Discipleship or leadership training Initiative

2. Internship Length

  • Less than 4 months - $750 bursary ($500 if less than 10 hours per week)
  • 4 - 6 months - $1250 bursary ($625 if less than 10 hours per week)
  • Greater than 6 months - $1500 bursary ($750 if less than 10 hours per week)

Award Criteria

  1. Bursaries are available to active participants in the life and ministry of a SKMB church.
  2. Applicants interested in receiving a SLT bursary must complete an application and provide requested supporting documents. Applications may also be interviewed by a member of the DLT.
  3. Application Deadlines
    No internship application will be processed between January 15 and March 15.
  4. An applicant may apply for one bursary per year.
  5. Applicants will receive notification regarding their bursary application within a month of its submission. Internship applications normally involve more time to process.
  6. Applicants who are not members but are active participants of a SKMB church must submit a written testimony of their Christian faith and an explanation as to shy they have chosen not be baptized or become members of a SKMB church.
  7. DLT may take into consideration financial need and is limited by available funds. The DLT can make exceptions to guidelines in unique circumstances if the mission of SKMB is served best by doing so.
  8. Concerning church internships, there is a strong expectation that the SKMB internship award will at minimum be matched by the respective church.

Application form (PDF)Internship Application

 

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