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Interested in applying or learning more about the Briarwood Fellows? Give the director, Seth Richardson, a call at 205.527.2411 or email him at

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  • Once the application is completed, email it to
  • Early Application: November 1
  • Application deadlines: December 1,  January 1 & March 1

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The cost of the program is $6,500. This includes all travel expenses, seminary instructors, books and program costs. 

Fellows will earn around $11,000 during the program.

Fellows are able to raise 100% of the cost with financial support through the tax deductible gifts of friends and loved ones.

What's Included in the Cost?

  1. Work in a paid internship
  2. Live for 9 months at no cost with a host family
  3. Enjoy meals on Tuesday nights, Wednesday nights, and most Friday lunches
  4. Undergo formative seminary classes with books paid for
  5. Engage in three separate vocational assessments with professional consultation
  6. Travel expenses paid for on 5 different trips
  7. Short-term mission trip to Puerto Rico