19 April 2019



(Fully Funded)


The Russell Berrie Fellowship in Interreligious Studies, Angelicum University

The Fellowship is open to candidates interested in studying at the Angelicum to obtain a Licence Degree in Interreligious Studies at this University.

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The Russell Berrie Fellowship targets priests, women religious, and members of the laity for the purpose of studying at the Angelicum to obtain a Licence Degree in Interreligious Studies. The goal of the Fellowship Program is to build bridges between Christian, Jewish, and other religious traditions by providing the next generation of religious leaders with a comprehensive understanding of and dedication to interfaith issues. Learn More About the Licence Degree

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Religious Studies.

Required Languages

English or Italian.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

One year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidates must first prove that they have gained or are eligible to gain admission to the Licence Program at the Angelicum.
  • Licence applicants planning to pursue their first year of the Licence Degree are eligible to apply if they submit a written commitment from their Bishop or Appropriate Religious Superior that they will receive support in the second and final year of their studies.
  • Students pursuing their second and final year of the Licence Degree at the Angelicum are eligible to apply.
  • A sufficient knowledge of English or Italian is required.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • It is intended to cover tuition, a modest living stipend, examination fees, a modest book allowance, and travel to and from the recipient’s home country once a year.

How to Apply

First Step:  Download and fill up the Application Form for Licence Degre.

Second Step: Attach the application form with the following documents and send them to

The required documents:

  1. Two Essays – Applicants are asked to answer questions about their leadership potential and their interest in interreligious studies; preferably in PDF form.
  2. Official Transcripts of relevant studies, (scanned copy)
  3. Curriculum Vitae – American style, not narrative; preferably in PDF form.
  4. Writing Sample – A maximum 10 pages long piece of, preferably, academic writing (or excerpt) in English related to interreligious dialogue; preferably in PDF form.
  5. Two Letters of Recommendation from individuals who can attest to the applicant’s academic record, leadership potential and interest in interreligious affairs. Applicants are encouraged to find recommenders whose reference assists the forming of a complete picture of them.
  • Recommenders will sent recommendation letter to
  • In addition to the Recommendation Letter, recommenders are also required to complete the Student Evaluation Form. The Form includes a rating section and has guidelines on what recommenders should include in their Letters. Download the Form here.
  • IIE will send another confirmation email to the applicant that their application is complete upon receipt of the two Letters of Recommendation.


  • Please include your name and the words “Russell Berrie Fellowship Application” in the subject line of the email (e.g. Emily Little_Russell Berrie Fellowship Application).
  • Please provide an (unofficial) English translation for all materials not in English.
  • Upon submission of the electronic application, candidates will receive a confirmation email from IIE that the application was received.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Samira Shehta/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Waad Othman/ Syria

and ” Esraa Abdullzaher/ Egypt
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