Student Financial Aid

The Institute of Lutheran Theology is committed to the success of all its students. As a part of this commitment, ILT offers financial help to students who qualify. Financial concerns should never be the only reason a person will not study at ILT. There are many ways in which students can receive financial support on their way to educational success. Please contact ILT for the development of a financial plan tailored to meet your personal situation.

Financial Aid Scholarships

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ILT provides scholarships based upon academic merit. These scholarships have been made available through the generosity of Stavanger Lutheran Church and the Clark Family. These scholarships support students in Master of Divinity Program.

Application Deadline: August 03, 2020

Financial Aid Grant

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ILT provides financial aid for students based on financial need. This aid is available to students through generosity of donors to the ILT Financial Aid Fund. There are limited funds available and not all students will receive financial aid.


Application Deadline: August 03, 2020

Work Study and Tutoring

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Work study options are limited, however, ILT does offer work study for students. Through work study students receive tuition credit and can reduce their tuition payment. Work study includes making phone calls to donors, alumni, and congregations. Other jobs may become available as the need arises, e.g. ILT employs students to tutor individuals and groups.

Payment Plan

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ILT students can set up payment plans to spread tuition payment over a period of months. Payment plans must be in place by the Last Day to Add/Drop each semester.  Contact Leon Miles to set up a payment plan.

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Executive Vice President - Leon Miles

Leon Miles earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Concordia University and received his Master of Religion at the Institute of Lutheran Theology. He gained 12 years of congregational experience by serving as a Director of Christian Education. 

All application forms and accompanying materials must be remitted to:

Institute of Lutheran Theology
C/O Leon Miles
910 4th St. PO Box 833
Brookings SD, 57006


Phone: (319) 471-6260

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