Applications are currently being accepted for the 2013 Episcopal Church awards for Indigenous Theological Training.
The awards are available to lay and ordained members of the Episcopal Church. The application and information are available here: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/indigenous-ministries
Among the educational possibilities is spiritual formation, leadership development, or ordination. Each applicant must have the endorsement of his/her bishop.
According to the application information:
At the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the Indigenous Theological Training Grant was expanded by Resolution A133 to provide training for “leaders in the Episcopal Church – those called to lay and ordained leadership at the following institutions: Niobrara School for Ministry, Hooghan Learning Circle, North Dakota School for Ministry, David Salmon School for Ministry, Father Paul Mather School for Ministry of the Diocese of Alaska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the Navajoland Area Mission, and the Indigenous Theological Training Institute, as well as Indigenous training for Province IX and other areas of/under/in the Episcopal Church’s jurisdiction. Funding is to be under direction and supervision of the office of Indigenous Ministry of the Episcopal Church.”
For more information contact Sarah Eagle Heart, Missioner for Indigenous Ministries.
The Episcopal Church: www.episcopalchurch.org