Scholarships for Seminary Students


T. James Fernley was a seminarian who passed away 44 years ago leaving behind a legacy to help seminary students.

Each year, the T. James Fernley III Memorial Fund awards at least two scholarships per year in varying amounts. Full time seminary students going into their senior year of study with the intention of being ordained can apply for funds. For information please contact Canon Arlette Benoit-Joseph at Applicants must be from the Diocese of Pennsylvania. The deadline for the scholarship is April.

The Church Foundation continues to manage this fund to meet the goal of providing similar scholarships into the future.

The 2018 Fernley Scholars are: 

John Conner
Nashotah House Theological Seminary

Christopher Exley
Virginia Theological Seminary

Daniel Kline
Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley

Paul E. Reese
Berkeley Divinity School at Yale