Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
- living expenses
The Tilburg University Fund Foundation and the catholic congregation of the Ladies of Bethany have together created the Ladies of Bethany Fund to draw attention to women and theology, and to religious education.
An average of one scholarship will be made available each year
The Scholarship consists of:
A contribution to living expenses and tuition fee of € 12,000
- Students (preferably women) from any religious background who recognize themselves in the core values of the Ladies of Bethany.
- The programme focusses primarily on young Catholic intellectuals who have a focus on the Catholic Social Thought and want to make a difference to the future.
In order to become eligible for this scholarship, you must fit one of the two profiles below:
- Students must have an interest in religion and in the workings of religion and society, and a basic knowledge of Theology.
- Female students from emerging and developing countries with an interest in Religion
You must also be committed to the main topics of the Women of Bethany Fund: religious education, women and theology.
Study experience required
Apply for admission to the master Christianity and Society as soon as possible, but before March 1
Write a motivation letter in which you introduce yourself and explain why you are interested in the Charity scholarship. Please answer the following questions in the letter as well:
What would you contribute to Tilburg University (socially, academically, culturally)?
Tilburg University's motto is "Understanding Society". How would you reflect this on yourself? How do you understand society?
What (religious) values do you adhere to? And why?
How could you help the vulnerable/poor ones with your knowledge and experiences?
What are your career aspirations? And how does your study at Tilburg University helps to achieve them?
Submit the Ladies of Bethany application webform and upload the motivation letter by March 1
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