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APU’s Kern Center for Vocational Ministry offers guidance, resources, and scholarships designed to help students further explore and determine their calling to pastoral ministry.

Undergraduate students pursuing a call to ministry through APU’s School of Theology programs may receive a scholarship from the center to fund their education in Biblical Studies, Christian Ministries, Theology or Youth Ministry.

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News & Features

  • Azusa Pacific University Joins Landmark Concussion Study

    Azusa Pacific University’s student-athletes will participate in the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted as part of a joint $30 million initiative by the NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

  • Jennifer Walsh Addresses Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., APU's dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of political science, wrote an op-ed ahead of the Supreme Court's same-sex ruling that appears in the Christian Post.

  • Reflections On Charleston

    The tragedy in Charleston forces us to agonize again over the question of why. Perhaps, a better question would be, "What should we do next as followers of Jesus Christ"?