The Canada Institute of Linguistics and the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador (PAONL) are excited to announce a joint scholarship that will fully fund a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics at Tyndale University College and Seminary.

The vision driving this program is the desire to come alongside individuals from the province of Newfoundland and Labrador who have responded to God’s call on their lives and want to serve language communities in the world who still don’t have access to the Scriptures.

Who is able to apply?

The scholarship is awarded by the PAONL to an individual of their choosing. Those interested should contact Dean Brenton at Adherents of PAONL churches will receive first consideration. Only one scholarship will be awarded per year. (Please note that if the scholarship is not available, you may still apply for other financial aid.)


A student who is awarded the scholarship will receive $9,000 per year for each of the four years of the Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics at Tyndale University. This is in addition to Tyndale’s regular financial aid. Recipients must:

  • be enrolled full time (3 course minimum per semester);
  • maintain an average grade of B in all of their courses and all of their linguistic courses;
  • be intent on joining Wycliffe Bible Translators and serving with Wycliffe for one full year after graduation; and
  • be endorsed each year by the PAONL for the scholarship.