Unitarian Universalist (UU) seminarians attending non-UU theological schools who have an interest in international or interfaith engagement are invited to apply by May 15, 2015 for an incredible opportunity to spend 2-3 weeks at Tsubaki Grand Shrine (TGS), one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan. Each year one recipient receives a scholarship covering travel, room and boarding expenses for a summer/fall stay at the shrine.
The long-standing relationship between Unitarian Universalism and TGS has its roots within the International Association for Religious Freedom. Add you name to those of Ranwa Hammamy: 2014 Recipient, Sarah E. Gillespie: 2013 Recipient, Elizabeth Nguyen: 2012 Recipient, Christian Schmidt: 2011 Recipient –Unitarian Universalist religious leaders who broadened their understanding and deepened their faith through this intercultural and interfaith experience.Apply for the Tsubaki Grand Shrine Scholarship to receive a 2–3 week, expense-paid trip to study at the Tsubaki Grand Shrine in Suzuka, Japan. Read this account of her experience by Sarah E. Gillespie, the 2013 recipient of this scholarship. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2015. Act soon before this unique opportunity disappears! Learn more about and apply for the Tsubaki Grand Shrine Scholarship. Learn more about the Tsubaki Grand Shrine. Visit the Tsubaki Grand Shrine website (in Japanese).