The Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word
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Rochester, N.Y. 14607
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Educational Memorial Fund Scholarship  



Financial assistance is available to qualifying students who seek religious education for service in the ministry—an Educational Memorial Fund (EMF) has been created at The Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word.

Qualifications and link to application form are shown below.

Email the completed form as an attachment to Incarnate Word at  iwlc@frontiernet.net or, if necessary, mail it to the Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word, 597 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607-2004.


The Educational Memorial Fund (EMF) may provide financial assistance to candidates seeking religious education. After reviewing the number of applications during the designated time period, a grant may be awarded based upon a person’s qualifications and need. 

Candidates must be: 

  • residents of greater Rochester and Monroe County and   
  • members of or have parents who are members of Incarnate Word or   
  • members of other Lutheran Churches or   
  • members of other protestant churches and     
  • furthering or completing their education and training in colleges or seminaries for religious ministries.  


Obtain a scholarship application here >> APPLICATION

Acknowledgment of an application will be sent within one week. The Incarnate Word Educational Memorial Fund Team will review all applications, and candidates will be notified whether they qualify for a grant.   If a candidate qualifies for a grant, they will be notified of the amount and the time of receipt of such grant.