About the Scholarship

John A. Buehrens, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) started this scholarship to recognize and honor his work, the UUA has established a permanent fund to support the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of future Unitarian Universalist ministers studying at the Starr King School for the Ministry. 


How to Apply?

  • All applicants must complete the scholarship application initially in order to receive this fund. The scholarship application is available on the official website.

  • A student should provide an official transcript of a college/institution where he/she is pursuing education.

  • Also, an applicant is required to submit a reference letter from his/her faculty or guide.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The scholarship award amount varies based on the funding amount available. The award will be given to two eligible candidates annually.

The scholarship deadline is on 13th April 2019. All applicants must apply for this scholarship on or before the given date.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college.
  • The applicant must be an incoming first-year student.

  • The applicant must be a student entering the second or third year of study.