The Polished Scholarship



Polished is a network that gathers working women to navigate the workplace and explore faith together in authentic community.

The Polished Scholarship is designed to encourage working women to pursue seminary education. Whether you are employed full-time or part-time, in ministry or not, if you are a working woman, this partial scholarship could be for you. 


  • Applicant must be accepted into one of the three following programs: Certificate of Contextual Leadership, Master of Arts, or Master of Divinity.
  • Applicant must fill out an application form and submit a 500 word essay about the prompt provided.
  • Applicant must be a female currently working full-time or part-time in a ministry or non-ministry related field.
  • Application must be submitted by August 1, 2022 to be considered for a fall 2022 award.

The Polished Scholarship Application

Work Reference Name(Required)
Max. file size: 50 MB.

The Polished Scholarship recipient is determined by the Polished Network’s Board of Trustees. Pillar Seminary does not influence or play any role in determining the person(s) to be awarded the scholarship. 

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