Scholarships & Requirements

FOR SEMINARIANS

Theological Centrum has access to full scholarships covering tuition fee as well as board and lodging. Pocket money and funds for other expenses cannot always be assured.

To apply, the seminarian must:

  • be personally recommended by his Bishop
  • have graduated from Philosophy with an excellent academic record
  • be serious in pursuing the priestly vocation
  • after completing his studies abroad, be willing to return to his diocese and be assigned to the seminary


FOR PRIESTS

Theological Centrum assists in contacting funding agencies that usually provide partial scholarships to cover the tuition fee and/or board and lodging.

To apply, the priest must:

  • be personally recommended by his Bishop
  • be at most 35 years old
  • have an excellent academic record
  • be interested in deepening his spiritual life while studying abroad, especially through means of formation offered in addition to academic training
  • after completing his studies abroad, be willing to return to his diocese and be assigned to the seminary

 

FOR ALL APPLICANTS

Theological Centrum carries out the selection of candidates. Aside from submitting the required application form, recommendation letter from the bishop and other documents, applying priests and seminarians typically have to undergo personal interviews and examinations during the first week of March as part of the screening process. Successful applicants take Spanish or Italian courses (depending on their place of study) organized by Theological Centrum for two weeks during the month of May.

Scholarship applications must be submitted before January 31 of each year. Please contact us for further information.


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