McCollum Fund

The Archdeacon A.C. McCollum Fund

This Bursary, established in 1957, provides financial assistance to needy individuals who are studying in one of the Anglican Church of Canada’s three ATS-accredited seminaries in Ontario and who are engaged in the advancement of the faith and teachings of the Anglican Church of Canada.

Apply in October for the Following Year

It is recommended that candidates obtain application forms in September. To receive a copy of the application form and guidelines, please e-mail the church office at The deadline for receipt of completed applications is mid-October. In past years, $5000 has been available to share among successful applicants.

Once applications have been received, the Archdeacon A.C. McCollum Fund Committee convenes to consider all candidates. Recipients are normally notified in late November. The A.C. McCollum Fund Committee is made up of clergy, churchwardens and church members.

The parishioners of St John’s York Mills Anglican Church are proud to have helped these people who have felt the call to ministry and have chosen to prepare themselves through training and study. They are making valuable contributions to their community, and we wish them every success for the future.

2017 Recipient

  • James Sholl, Wycliffe College. James is not only studying towards an M.Div, he is serving as an intern at both St. John’s and the Yonge-Lawrence Fellowship.

2016 Recipients

  • Karen Isaacs, Wycliffe College
  • Ted Williams, Wycliffe College
  • Colin McFarland, Saint Paul University
  • Ryan Boivin, Saint Paul University

Click here for brief writeups of the students; click here to see the complete stories in The Link.

2015 Recipients

No awards were made for 2015.

2014 Recipients

Click here to read about the 2014 recipients

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