Mustard Seed Foundation Harvey Fellows Program

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Mustard Seed Foundation Harvey Fellows Program

Apply today for the amazing Harvey Fellows Program organized by the Mustard Seed Foundation. The fellows interested in applying must be Christian students pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians. Applicants attending or applying to a premier university are encouraged to apply.

This program is designed to encourage fellows to lead integrated lives, addressing important societal issues from within the framework of a Christ-centered worldview by offering a forum for exchanging ideas. Also, to identify and mark Christian graduate students who possess exceptional leadership and academic abilities, and validate these abilities as gifts from God, worthy of cultivation.

The Mustard Seed Foundation, under the leadership of Dennis W. Bakke and Eileen Harvey Bakke, serves as a Christian family foundation that began in 1983. The Foundation was founded as an expression of their desire to be faithful stewards of the financial resources entrusted to them, to bring together in common ministry the members of their extended families, and to promote the kingdom of God.

Brief Description       

More details about the scholarships are mentioned in the table below:

Organization The Mustard Seed Foundation
Educational Level Christians students
Subjects Any
Amount $16,000
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards Undefined
City Multiple
Nationality Domestic and International
Country  United States
Application Deadline November 1, 2020
Application Fees Nil
Requirement Application, Essay & Resume

 Who May Be Eligible?

Candidates willing to apply must take a look over the eligibility criteria:

  • Must be Christian students
  • Must be pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations.
  • Must be an individual attending or applying to a premier university (typically those with an internationally recognized reputation as a “top five” program in the specific discipline, or studying with an advisor (and team) who is an internationally recognized expert in their field
  • The fellowship is not awarded to individuals pursuing undergraduate degrees, post-doctorate or non-degree programs, or part-time studies.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in applying for the fellowship can fill in their details online. The foundation will be asking you for an online scholarship form along with submitting your email and credentials. Students are asked to fulfil all the requirements to their application a complete one and get consideration for an award.

Supporting Documents

  • Complete Contact Information
  • Current Resume or CV
  • Vocational Goal Statement
  • The vocational goal statement is a summary of the applicant’s vocational goals. This should explain what the applicant’s degree program will enable him or her to accomplish.
  • Affirmation of the Lausanne Covenant
  • The Lausanne Covenant must be affirmed. Affirmations with qualifications to the Covenant will be accepted.
  • Essays
  • Five essays are required, and one is encouraged with a maximum of 400 words each.
  • School and Degree Program Information
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Four recommendation letters are required. The letters must come from the applicant’s:
  • Current Local Church
  • Academic Advisor
  • Academic or Professional Field
  • Other Spiritual Recommender
  • Test Scores
  • Official Transcripts
  • Work Sample -Written work samples must be no more than 25 pages in total length.


Each individual selected for the Harvey Fellowship will be awarded an initial stipend of $16,000. Recipients are free to use their stipends for legitimate educational expenses, which further their vocational goals, including tuition, living expenses, research tools or travel, studio space, professional conferences, and interview travel. Stipends may be renewed for up to two additional years. Funding may be provided for a total of two years for most master’s programs and a total of three years for law and doctoral programs

Application Deadline

The eligible fellows can apply for the fellowship program between August 1 and November 1. Late applications will not be considered.

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