We hope that you will join our incoming class! Regardless of your decision, please let us know by clicking on the “Respond to Offer” link on the welcome page of the Applicant Self Service website.
Pay Your Deposit
To hold your place in the incoming class, you will need to submit a nonrefundable deposit fee ($100 for all masters' programs and Th.D. program, $250 for D.Min. program) within 15 days of receiving your institutional financial aid package. Receipt of this fee is necessary to secure your place in the entering class and will be credited toward fees due in the first semester of enrollment. If you need more time to consider your offer, just let us know.
Funding Your Education
At Duke Divinity, our financial aid staff is here to assist you with finding a wide variety of funding sources to make your time here affordable. For more information, visit the Funding Your Education section.
Divinity School Scholarships
All students admitted to the M.Div., M.T.S., M.A.C.P., M.A.C.S., D.Min., and Th.D. qualify for a scholarship. Your institutional aid package will be available a few weeks after your admission offer to Duke Divinity School.
M.Div. Field Education
In addition to scholarships, students fund their education through employment via the work-study program, federal loans, denominational support, or field education. M.Div. students are required to complete two field education placements in which you can earn between $7,600–$9,000 per experience (students can complete up to 3 paid placements during their program). Field education serves as a form of financial aid for M.Div. students that can help to defray the costs of your education.
To be considered for grants and work-study opportunities, you will be required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal aid cannot be processsed until after the end of January 2015.
A certified candidate for ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church attending Duke Divinity School may also be eligible for Ministerial Education Fund support. Contact the Ministerial Education Fund Coordinator of the Board of Ordained Ministry in your Annual Conference for application and award requirements.