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Alvera Mickelsen Memorial Scholarship

Alvera Mickelsen, a CBE founder and its first board chair, was a prophetic theologian and gracious ambassador of biblical gender equality. Alvera was a people’s theologian, bending her enormous talents toward fanning into flames God’s gifts and call in everyone’s lives. She was adept at communicating not only with those who sincerely wanted to learn but also with some who were antagonistic. Without exception, she extended dignified treatment to everyone. 

The Alvera Mickelsen Memorial Scholarship (AMMS) is funded by CBE International and made possible through the generosity of Alvera’s family and friends. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to women who are pursuing a graduate degree in a ministry field related to preaching, youth work, writing, communications, pastoral work, or nonprofit work. Given the challenges that women face in the church and academia, the AMMS was created to help women answer the call to Christian ministry and leadership by providing $6,000 toward tuition expenses.

Meet the winners of the 2018-19 Scholarship!

Would you like to apply for the AMMS? The AMMS application for the 2019-20 academic year will open on March 1, 2019. Please check this page on or after March 1 to access the application requirements and form.  

Questions? Please email and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. 


P.S. You can help us offer this scholarship to even more women when you contribute to the scholarship fund!