CONWAY, Ark. (July 25, 2012) - Michaelene Miller '13 has been awarded a Fund for Theological Education Undergraduate Fellowship.
"I am very proud of Michaelene for receiving this well-deserved scholarship," said Hendrix Chaplain Rev. Wayne Clark '84. "She is an exceptional person with many gifts and graces. I look forward to seeing all the ways she will address the injustices in this world and help people find a more fulfilling life."
Students from across the United States and Canada and from a variety of denominations may apply. Miller, a rising senior from Little Rock, Ark., is a member of the Episcopal Church. The Fellowship is awarded to students who have shown a commitment to the church, whatever denomination that might be, a capacity for leadership, a desire to connect faith with larger issues and an ability to engage with people from different backgrounds.
The nonprofit Fund for Theological Education awards a variety of undergraduate and post-graduate fellowships to people under the age of 35 as part of their efforts to encourage a new generation to become leaders in their churches.
To find out more about the Fund, visit their website.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix was named the country's #1 "Up and Coming" liberal arts college for the third consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of 25 "Best Buy" private colleges included. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.