Toni & Albert Roothbert

The Roothbert Fund awards grants for undergraduate and graduate study in the United States. It also works to build fellowship among current and former grant recipients.

"We seek to help men and women of ability and character within the United States of America who need financial aid to extend their education and particularly those whise daily actions appear to be prompted by spiritual motives."

2018 Fellowship Application

The Roothbert Fund designates a three-month period from November 1, 2018 to February 1, 2019 in which applications are accepted for the following academic year.

Please click the below link for more information on the scholarship program and the application process:
Scholarship information

To apply please click here

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    Fall 2015 Retreat Writing Exercise

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    Fall 2015 Retreat Discussion

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    Fall 2015 Retreat Discussion

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    Spring 2015 Retreat Art Project

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    Spring 2015 Retreat Discussion


Jason Buhle | February 18, 2017

Vera Wells '94 to be featured in a talk series hosted by Yale's president.
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Percy Preston, Jr. | May 24, 2016

Union Theological Seminary to award medal to Roothbert Fellow
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Percy Preston, Jr. | April 06, 2016

Dinuki Nushelle De Silva is 2016 Queen's Young Leader for Sri Lanka
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Percy Preston, Jr. | December 23, 2015

The Roothbert Fund receives community service award at the Interchurch Center
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February 20, 2015

With regret, the Board of Directors of the Roothbert Fund, Inc. announces the death of Frances A. Whelan, O. P. on 15 February 2015. A native of Duluth, Minnesota, Fran earned a B. S. degree in nursing from Mt. St. Vincent College in Riverdale, NY in
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Route to Fellowship

The Fund is a small, nearly all-volunteer scholarship fund based in New York City, which awards yearly grants and works to foster fellowship among grant recipients. Once a year, the Fund accepts applications for grants, which include essays, transcripts and recommendations.


Friday, June 24, 2016
Spring Pendle Hill Retret - Healing and Spirituality

Friday, September 18, 2015
Fall Pendle Hill Retreat - Technology and Spirituality