Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership

Leader Scholarship & Endowed Scholarship Loan


The Barclay College School of Graduate Studies works with each individual student to provide practical solutions for tuition costs. To ensure the highest quality of education at the most affordable price, Barclay College goes to great efforts to provide answers for the financial needs of graduate students.

A variety of low-interest loans are available for eligible students. Additional funding sources may also be available through local churches, denominations, and other Christian organizations. Students are encouraged to explore any and all possibilities.

Competitive and Affordable

Barclay College School of Graduate Studies monitors the tuition of graduate programs around the country to ensure its graduate programs are affordable. It is our commitment to our students that we will be the most affordable, private Christian institution, while delivering the highest level of academic rigor in order to ensure the future success of the student.

Two Assistance Programs

Barclay College offers two institutionally supported programs to assist students with tuition costs. They are the Leader Scholarship and the Endowed Scholarship Loan. Any qualifying student may apply for and receive both awards each semester they are enrolled as a full time graduate student.

Leader Scholarship: The Leader Scholarship is offered to any student who applies to either of the MATL programs (SF or PS). The scholarship is for $1,000 per semester and students may apply each semester for a total scholarship amount of $4,000.

Endowed Scholarship Loan: The Graduate Endowed Scholar Loan is offered to students who need additional assistance with tuition costs. This program was established through the generous gift of an alumnus to provide support to students who need assistance in the form of a short term loan. A highly competitive repayment plan is arranged with each individual student.

Requirements

To apply for a graduate scholarship or Loan students must meet the following requirements

  • Applicants must be enrolled, on a full-time basis, in a program leading to a graduate degree (Masters).
  • Scholarship will not exceed a total of $4,000.
  • Loan repayment will not exceed four (4) years.
  • Students must apply for Scholarship or Loan assistance each semester they enroll as a full time student.

Application Procedures
  • Applicants must apply to either the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership (MATL) Spiritual Formation (SF) or Professional Studies (PS) program.
  • Applicant must be accepted into the program.
  • Student will apply for the Scholarship and/or Loan by contacting Lee Anders, V.P. Business Services.
  • Student will be notified of award before entering the first class.

Evaluation and Selection

Successful selection will be confirmed by award letter.

Conditions of Award

Scholarship and Loan award recipients must maintain a full-time student status and a graduate GPA of 3.0.

Barclay College has been recognized by Forbes to be one of the few schools that offers free tuition. You may complete a free online application for the Fall 2013 semester. Applications may be received through August 19. All resident students automatically receive an $11,000 full-tuition scholarship upon acceptance. College supporters fund the full-tuition scholarship so students may graduate with an excellent Christian education without the weight of a debt mountain.

View the original article here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/colleges-where-tuition-still-free-120200059.html

Biking Across Kansas for Barclay College (BAK4BC) is a fundraising initiative on behalf of the School of Graduate Studies. Dave Williams, Director of the Center for Spiritual Renewal as well as the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership-Spiritual Formation (MATL-SF), will be one of 800 riders participating in this annual, eight-day cycling event. This year’s BAK is scheduled for June 8-15, 2013, and will follow a 500-mile route along the southern border of the state (see map below). Donors can pledge a specified amount for each mile of the course (e.g., $.10 per mile for a total of $50.00, $1.00 per mile for a total of $500.00, $10.00 per mile for a total of $5,000.00, etc.). All proceeds will benefit the newly established Graduate Scholar Fund, which provides scholarships of up to $4000 for all qualified students who are enrolled in a master’s program at Barclay College. For additional information, including a BAK Mobile Route Guide, Pledge Card, and Daily Blog, click here.

Alumni Weekend

May 3, 4, 5

We have chose the years 2001-2004 for you who were here to come back and celebrate on alumni weekend. We want all of your music groups from those years to come together again and sing for us. This will be a fun weekend and you will want to be a apart of it. There will be opportunity to practice on Saturday morning.

Schedule

Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. Celebration Dinner
Haviland Friends Church

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 A.M., Memorial Golf
Tournament, Pratt Country Club

Saturday, May 4, 10:30 a.m., Alumni Brunch
Barclay Cafeteria

Saturday, May 4, 2:00 p.m. Music and Praise Service
Haviland Friends Church

Saturday, May 4, 6:30 p.m., Alumni Banquet
Hockett Auditorium

Sunday, May 5, 10:30 a.m., Baccalaureate
Hockett Auditorium

Sunday, May 5, 3:00 p.m., Commencement
Hockett Auditorium

YOU ARE INVITED TO ALL OF THESE EVENTS
Call 620-862-5252-to make your reservation.

Barclay College, Haviland, KS

 

May 8-10, 2013

“Multiply!”

Conference Schedule

Register for the Conference Online

What:

A Church Multiplication Conference for previous and potential church planters, church and denominational leaders, students, and anyone else who has a heart for church planting and fulfilling the Great Commission through the Friends Church. The conference will feature inspirational messages, “best practice” workshops with speakers who have “done it” from around the country, and time for fellowship, synergistic networking, sharing, and dreaming. Recognizing that it takes all kinds of churches to reach all kinds of people, a number of different methods and approaches will be discussed. This conference will be informative, stirring, and help us refocus on God’s call.

Why:

This will be the first church multiplication gathering of its kind to attract evangelically-minded Friends from around the country who share a desire to build the Kingdom and who want to be faithful to do our part as Friends to fulfill the Great Commission. In the face of many challenges faced by Friends in every region, this may be exactly the right time to have a forward-looking emphasis that reminds us of our calling with a “gates of hell shall not prevail against it” passion. There are exciting flickers of this fire around the country and globe among Friends, but it is time to bring these sparks together. With God’s help, we need to prayerfully consider how we might shed a maintenance-mentality and stir up a strategic church multiplication movement.

Our Main Speaker:

Bruce Redmond is the Director of Church Planting for the Evangelical Free Church of America, Southeast District. He has directed EFCA church planting for 14 years, serving previously in the Rocky Mountain district. Bruce is convinced that church planting is one of the most effective ways to evangelize and make disciples. He desires to see tens of thousands of people come to Christ in such a way that a movement of new churches would sweep our country. Rather than a “one-size fits all” approach, Bruce has identified at least 12-14 models for starting new churches and believes that through the creativity of God and His people, the possibilities are unlimited. His principles and strategies have been used in at least four countries and in 15 states.

Bruce puts it this way: “We believe the Spirit of God is raising up workers from the harvest field to begin new churches. We are experiencing all different kinds of strategies, different kinds of people, different kinds of visions and in all sizes of communities. The one single concern we have is the spread of the gospel through making disciples that make disciples and reproducing healthy disciple making churches…The mission of the church is clear and starting new churches is still one of the best methods to establish a healthy DNA of multiplication personally and corporately.”

Want to Come Early or Stay Late?

We know that some need to arrive early due to flight arrangements. We will offer some “Pre-Conference Prayer Meetings” and fellowship time on Wednesday afternoon, May 8 for anyone who would like to participate. In addition, one regional group has requested to be able to stay after the conference for a time of debriefing/fellowship with their own pastors and leaders. Post-conference Gatherings like this are possible by prior arrangement. (See costs below.)

Where:

This initial conference will be held on the campus of Barclay College in Haviland, Kansas.

Who:

Many people will find this conference stirring and relevant, including: those who are interested in church planting, have started a new church, plan to start a new church, or would like to find out more about the possibility of starting a new church. Pastors of potential mother churches, those with an apostolic vision to start a number of churches, or those who see themselves in a supportive role to start new churches will each have their minds and hearts stretched and encouraged!

What about students?

Undergraduate credit is available through Barclay College. A number of Barclay students are already enrolled. Both George Fox Seminary and the Azusa Pacific Graduate School of

Theology have agreed to provide graduate credit for any interested students, now and in the future for subsequent conferences. The conference will provide a strategic mix of younger and older leaders.

Costs

Registration Fee (includes meals, materials, conference expenses, etc.):

  • By April 10 (four weeks in advance) – $80/person
  • After April 10 – $100/person

Lodging on Campus (based on double occupancy):

  • $40/person

Total Costs (for those who stay on campus):

  • By April 10 – $120/person
  • After April 10 – $140/person

Special Student Rate (for George Fox Evangelical Seminary and Azusa Pacific Graduate School of

Theology) – $75/person (includes both registration fees and lodging)

Pre or Post-Conference Fees: For those who would like to arrive early or stay late, the cost is an

additional $25/person per day to cover the costs of food and lodging.

What About Child Care? We are currently working on some possible scenarios. If you know of someone

who may be interested in child care during the conference sessions, please let us know.

Contact us for questions:

Jim Le Shana, VP of Academics at Barclay College, 607 N. Kingman, Haviland, KS, 67059

Jim.LeShana@BarclayCollege.edu

620-862-5252

Larry Lewis has accepted the offer to join the administration at Barclay College as the V.P. for Institutional Advancement. Larry began his public school teaching career at USD 474 Haviland, Kansas in 1978. During that time he taught PE, successfully coached girls volleyball, boys basketball, and boys tennis.

Larry then began a lengthy career at Friends Christian Schools, Yorba Linda, CA where he taught PE in grades 5 – 8, served as assistant principal for 15 years and as principle 3 years. This year will end twenty five years of service to Friends Christian Schools.

Larry received his B.S. in Christian Education from Fort Wayne Bible College, a B.S. in Physical Education from Friends University, and his M.S. from Wichita State University. Larry also plays a mean trumpet.

Larry’s strengths are administration and organization. He enjoys bicycling, singing, basketball, and softball. Larry and Sheryl have three grown children who all reside in the southern California area. His life mission statement is Ps. 119:10. He and Sheryl’s parents both live in Wichita KS, so this is a bit of a homecoming for them in several ways. When people who know Larry describe him there is always one word used to describe him – integrity.

Larry and Sheryl will be on campus during the graduation and alumni weekend, May 3 – 5. They anticipate moving to Haviland in August to be in place next fall.

Sign up online for the Apologetics Conference

The Bible encourages us to “always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have,” but to do it with “gentleness and respect” (1 Peter 3:15).
The 2013 Apologetics Conference at Barclay College is open to anyone on the Barclay College campus or the wider community in Haviland, Greensburg, Pratt, and other towns in the area.

As a result of attending this conference, you will:

  • Strengthen your faith.
  • Enjoy the stimulating presentations by a world-class speaker.
  • Grow in your knowledge.
  • Find encouragement to follow Christ and live for Him.

Be better prepared to give a reasonable answer for your faith – to “defend” it – without being defensive!

March 21-23 at Haviland Friends and Barclay College

Dr. Craig Hazen, new Adjunct Professor for Barclay, serves full-time as the Founder and Director fo the M.A. Program in Christian Apologetics at Biola University in California.

Dr. Hazen is the editor of the philosophy journal, Philosophia Christi. He is also the author of the monograph The Village Elightenment in America, the acclaimed apologetics novel Five Sacred Crossings, and dozens of articles and chapters in various books and journals.

Sign up online for the Apologetics Conference

The Bible encourages us to “always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have,” but to do it with “gentleness and respect” (1 Peter 3:15).
The 2013 Apologetics Conference at Barclay College is open to anyone on the Barclay College campus or the wider community in Haviland, Greensburg, Pratt, and other towns in the area.

As a result of attending this conference, you will:

  • Strengthen your faith.
  • Enjoy the stimulating presentations by a world-class speaker.
  • Grow in your knowledge.
  • Find encouragement to follow Christ and live for Him.

Be better prepared to give a reasonable answer for your faith – to “defend” it – without being defensive!

March 21-23 at Haviland Friends and Barclay College

Dr. Craig Hazen, new Adjunct Professor for Barclay, serves full-time as the Founder and Director fo the M.A. Program in Christian Apologetics at Biola University in California.

Dr. Hazen is the editor of the philosophy journal, Philosophia Christi. He is also the author of the monograph The Village Elightenment in America, the acclaimed apologetics novel Five Sacred Crossings, and dozens of articles and chapters in various books and journals.

Sign up online for the Apologetics Conference

Barclay College is teaming up with the American Red Cross on March 1, 2013 to sponsor a life-saving blood drive from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM at the Hockett Auditorium.

Philippians 2:3-4 says, Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own Interests but each of you to the interests of the others.

This event is all about OTHERS…

Come and support by either volunteering or donating, so that others may be blessed with life.  Sign up to donate at www.redcrossblood.org or by emailing kevin.lee@barclaycollege.edu


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Program Outcome

Students who earn a Barclay College Business Management degree online:

  • Will understand and demonstrate the ability to apply business concepts, terms and theories within the context of a Christian worldview.
  • Will have skill in analysis, decision making, leadership, and managing a business for the glory of God.
  • Will understand the effects of globalization on contemporary business and how to succeed in an international marketplace.
  • Will understand Christian ethics and fiscal responsibility and how to apply them in a business setting.
  • Will demonstrate professional competence and academic scholarship.

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