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For Lutheran students of the IELC, the LCMS is providing scholarships of up to $500 USD per scholarship to attend Concordia Theological Seminary, Nagercoil. Rev. Dr. Edward Naumann developed this program to help support IELC students in preparation for the pastoral ministry.

If students wish to apply, they must apply by September 1 to Dr. Naumann. No exceptions. All relevant details for the application are included in the scholarship application.

Concordia Theological Seminary, founded in 1924 by LCMS missionaries, trains pastors to serve in the India Evangelical Lutheran Church. The LCMS has supported the work of Concordia Theological Seminary, Nagercoil, in a number of ways. This program extends LCMS support of the IELC.

The IELC is grateful to Principal Dr. Monika raj, Rev. Roger James (LCMS South Asia Area Director), Mr. Darin Storkson, and Rev. Dr. Edward Naumann for offering this scholarship opportunity.

How to Apply for Scholarship

Download the application below. Collect and provide all required documentation, as detailed in the application. Submit to Rev. Dr. Edward Naumannn by email (included in application) before September 1.

To download the application, click here.