Awards and Scholarships


LTS Challenge Scholarship

There are five scholarships being offered annually to full time students for MDiv or MTS students. MDiv Scholarships are worth $50,000 over four years. MTS Scholarships are worth $40,000 over two years.

2019-20 applications are closed.  

Terracon Scholarships

There are two Terracon Scholarships offered through the generosity of Terracon Development for M.Div. students. These awards are valued at more than $6,500 over two years.

Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit or demonstrated proficiency. Financial need is not a criterion.



Lorraine Sommers Grislis Travelling Scholarship

To an MDiv graduate of LTS who has excelled in academic work, shown creative interest in women’s studies and exhibited religious seriousness (regardless of denomination). The award is given for the purpose of further study at the fully accredited institution or in an accredited professional program other than at LTS. Types of study may include Masters, PhD or Doctorate in Ministry programs, or chaplaincy preparation. Application form

External Scholarships and Bursaries

All of these scholarships and bursaries are open to applications across Canada and NOT done through LTS.

Karren Stinson Bursary Trust Fund

Leonard Foundation 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

ELCIC Cora Martinson Scholarship for Chinese Ministry

Hannon Travel Scholarship

Sister Anna Brandt Bursary for Diaconal Ministers and Candidates

Contact LTS Registrar for details.


The primary criterion for bursaries is financial need.

Only students who have applied for Student Aid are eligible to receive bursaries. Some awards feature additional criteria. To qualify for bursaries and other student aid, students must be in good academic standing.

Jane Auman Bursary

Alva Bogner Bursary

Canadian Armed Forces Bursary

Margret (Lembke) Cardwell Bursary


Rev. Robert Ek Bursary

Faith Lutheran Church (Burnaby) Bursary

Joyce and Herb Freeman Bursary

Eleanor L. Gillstrom Bursary

Shirley Gislason Bursary

Goos Memorial Bursary

Bishop Allan and Janice Grundahl Bursary

Pastor Cezar Heine / Holy Cross Inuvik Bursary

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church (Edmonton) Bursaries (3)


Hosanna Lutheran Church at Luther Place Bursary

Rev. Conrad & Sophie Knoch Bursary

David Kroeger Memorial Bursary

Phillip and Anne Kurtz - Trinity Lutheran Bursary

Nachtigall Bursary

Fred & Frieda Oswald Bursary

Hertha Pfeifer Bursary for Pastoral Care

Rev. William Riekert Bursary

Rosenquist Memorial Bursary


Albert Schell Bursary

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Winnipeg) Bursary (2)

Harold Tetzlaff Bursaries in memory of Peace Lutheran Church (Almeda) (3)

Vinge Memorial Bursary

Awards Upon Graduation

Augustana Scholarship

(Erwin) Buck/(John) Kleiner/(Roger) Uitti Scholarship


Dr. Karl Holfield Scholarship

Ethyl & Paul Hordern Scholarship

Joseph Hughes Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Martin & Irma Leeseberg Scholarship

Luther Bobblehead Award

Rev. John G. Lokken Scholarship

Ruccius Memorial Scholarship

Rev. Arnold Tiefenbach Scholarship

Ray Yauk Memorial Scholarship