The Sister Rose Thering Fund welcomes our teacher-scholars for the Fall 2017 semester.
This tuition award is intended for educators in public, private and parochial schools.
- Scholarship tuition covers a 3-credit course for one semester.
- University fees are the responsibility of the applicant and are payable to Seton Hall University.
- Teachers may seek assistance for up to 12 credits (usually 4 courses) through the Fund which can then be applied to matriculated status upon acceptance into the degree program, or can request the Certificate in Jewish-Christian Studies upon of completion of these 12 credits.
- Seton Hall University offers the M.A. degree in Jewish-Christian Studies (JCST), which requires 36 credit hours, in the College of Arts and Sciences. Application to matriculate should be made directly to the Department.
- The SRTF award does not constitute nor necessitate acceptance for matriculation in the graduate degree program.
- The recipient of an SRTF Scholarship is required to attend the Scholarship Awards Program (announced each semester) and other SRTF events when announced.
- Complete the application.
- Include a brief essay on why you wish to take the course you have selected.
- Include the names of two personal or professional references.
- Obtain a letter from your principal confirming your employment.
- Send us an original sealed transcript from your undergraduate college or university.
- If you teach in a diocesan school, please ask for and submit the discount form.
- Go on line to start the admissions process by filling out the graduate non-matriculated form. The link is www.shu.edu/applying/graduate.
- Once you receive a letter of acceptance from this office, and an email acceptance from the University, you may then register for the course you have selected. The University acceptance indicates that a PIN has been generated for you and your SHU account has been created.
- If you need assistance with the registration process, please contact Jay Wolferman in the Jewish-Christian Studies Office: (973) 761-9751.
- If you have changed positions, request a letter from your employer confirming your employment.
- Write a brief essay on how the course(s) you have taken have helped you professionally.
- Register on-line in a timely manner, e.g., before August 14 for Fall Semester and before December 1 for Spring Semester.
- Please pay all fees as soon as they appear on your on-line account