Scholarships & Awards: Sheep and Goats MDS Service Bursary
When he finally arrives, blazing in beauty and all his angels with him, the Son of Man will take his place on his glorious throne. Then all the nations will be arranged before him and he will sort the people out, much as a shepherd sorts out sheep and goats, putting sheep to his right and goats to his left.
Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Enter, you who are blessed by my Father! Take what's coming to you in this kingdom. It's been ready for you since the world's foundation. And here's why:
I was hungry and you fed me,
I was thirsty and you gave me a drink,
I was homeless and you gave me a room,
I was shivering and you gave me clothes,
I was sick and you stopped to visit,
I was in prison and you came to me.'
Then those 'sheep' are going to say, 'Master, what are you talking about? When did we ever see you hungry and feed you, thirsty and give you a drink? And when did we ever see you sick or in prison and come to you?' Then the King will say, 'I'm telling the solemn truth: Whenever you did one of these things to someone overlooked or ignored, that was me—you did it to me.'
Then he will turn to the 'goats,' the ones on his left, and say, 'Get out, worthless goats! You're good for nothing but the fires of hell. And why? Because—
I was hungry and you gave me no meal,
I was thirsty and you gave me no drink,
I was homeless and you gave me no bed,
I was shivering and you gave me no clothes,
Sick and in prison, and you never visited.'
Then those 'goats' are going to say, 'Master, what are you talking about? When did we ever see you hungry or thirsty or homeless or shivering or sick or in prison and didn't help?' He will answer them, 'I'm telling the solemn truth: Whenever you failed to do one of these things to someone who was being overlooked or ignored, that was me—you failed to do it to me.' Then those 'goats' will be herded to their eternal doom, but the 'sheep' to their eternal reward."
(from Matthew 25)
The donors wish to have young adults respond to Jesus' grace toward them by becoming disciples who follow Jesus' teaching in The Gospels. In particular, his teaching of showing compassion to fellow human beings. This bursary provides you with the opportunity to begin a life-long practice of doing so.
The amount of the Bursary will be 100% of the $CDN tuition of qualifying students. It will be paid to CMU in equal amounts at the beginning of each of the fall and winter semesters.
This Bursary will be awarded to pre-qualified undergraduate students enrolled in at least 24 credit hours of studies at CMU's Shaftesbury Campus. In year one and two, at least 6 credit hours per semester must be Biblical and Theological (BTS) courses. Students in the graduate program Master of Arts: Concentration in Christian Ministry can also qualify.
This scholarship opportunity IS NOT limited to only one year but must be applied for each year.
Further criteria is outlined on the application form.