Scholarships Available in Children’s Spirituality

Continued research and development of best practices for engaging children’s spirituality is essential. That is why during each Children’s Spirituality Summit, the leadership board for the Society of Children’s Spirituality awards two $1000 scholarships for graduate students who have completed outstanding research or developed a best practice in children’s spirituality.

The Stonehouse/May Scholarship is named for two founding members of the society – Dr. Catherine Stonehouse and Dr. Scottie May – and is awarded for scholarly excellence in children’s spirituality research. The Tina Lillig Best-Practices Scholarship is named for Tina Lillig who devoted much of her life to the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, eventually becoming its first national director. This award is given for excellence in best practices in children’s spirituality.


These scholarships are available to graduate students who are currently enrolled in and are in good standing with a master’s or doctoral program and whose paper or workshop has been approved for presentation at the conference.


If you or a student you know are interested in applying for either of these scholarships, you can find more information and the online application here.

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