To Apply

The Institute for the Study of the Black Experience (ISBCE) Scholar Program is a chance to get involved in studying the personal narratives of diverse representations of the Black Christian Experience, and ISBCE Scholars receive a 50% tuition discount at Gordon-Conwell.

If you are passionate about the study of the Black Christian Experience, apply now to join us this fall!

Come explore the influence and impact of Black Christians in broader platforms and movements worldwide, especially in theology, church history, missions and evangelism, homiletics and ethnodoxology.

Demonstrate a commitment to the study of the Black Christian Experience or to race relations and reconciliation

Plan to be a full-time student at GCTS’ South Hamilton campus in the fall semester

Complete a full application to Gordon-Conwell and an ISBCE Scholar Program application by February 15th.

Upcoming ISBCE Courses:

  • The Bible and Race
  • The Project of Reconciliation: Intersectionality, the Church & Culture
  • Prophets of the Civil Rights Movement
  • The Theology of Black Music: from Spirituals to Hip Hop