Van der Veen-Schenkeveld Scholarship 2019/2020 for Female African Theologians


Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified female African for the 2019/2020 Van der Veen-Schenkeveld Scholarship in Theological.

This (full) scholarship is named after the Dutch theologian Marja van der Veen-Schenkeveld, who supported the theological training of African women. The scholarship is provided for applicants undertaking a one-year Master’s programme at PThU.

Eligibility for Van der Veen-Schenkeveld Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship the student should meet the criteria listed below:

  • Admission to the international Master of Theology programme of the PThU;
  • Be female;
  • Be a native African;
  • Preferably be under 35 years of age;
  • Have an excellent study record and be committed to furthering the cause of African women.

Eligible Countries: African countries

How to Apply for Van der Veen-Schenkeveld Scholarship

You can apply for a scholarship by sending a letter to the Board of the Protestant Theological University before 1 May 2019.

The address of the Board may be found here. Please send your scholarship application by e-mail to:

Application Deadline: 1st May 2019

For more information, visit Van der Veen-Schenkeveld Scholarship.


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