This scholarship was established in 1979 to honor Professor William M. Fouts. Later, the scholarship was expanded to include academic creativity and awarded to recipients selected by the institutions working in partnership with ECF.
(1) Hong Kong - China Graduate School of Theology (1979)
(2) Singapore - Discipleship Training Center (1979)
(3) Taiwan - China Evangelical Seminary (1979)
(4) Thailand - Bangkok Bible College (1979)
(5) Indonesia - South East Asia Bible Seminary (1980)
(6) Philippines - Bible Seminary of the Philippines (1980)
Established in 1987 at the ECF 40th Anniversary Celebration to provide financial aid to student leaders in
colleges and universities to encourage them to become more committed in service on campus. This scholarship
was expanded in 1997 at the ECF 50th Jubilee Celebration to include graduating high school student leaders
who have been admitted into college or to an university. Application, recommendation and interview required.
(a) Student Leadership Development Scholarship
(1) Mary Chen - Azusa Pacific University (1988, 1989)
(2) Catherine Lee - Azusa Pacific University (1989)
(3) Joseph Huang - Azusa Pacific University (1990)
(4) Lawrence Chua - Fuller Theological Seminary (1991)
(5) Jack Wan - Azusa Pacific University (1991)
(6) Rossetti Luk - Azusa Pacific University (1995, 1996)
(7) Enoch Woo - California State Polytechnic University (1996)
(8) Amy Kwong - California State Polytechnic University (1997)
(9) Jammie Lyn - Azusa Pacific University (1997)
(10) Sai-Htun Myat - Haggai Institute, Singapore (1998)
(11) David Yu - California State Polytechnic University (1999)
(12) Mandy Sun - Azusa Pacific University (1999)
(13) Emily Sargantini - Azusa Pacific University (2000)
(14) Adam Ecklund - Azusa Pacific University (2000)
(15) Lillian Daw - Haggai Institute, Singapore (2000)
(16) Josh Sun - Azusa Pacific University (2000)
(17) Wayne Yu - Azusa Pacific University (2001)
(18) Alan Li - Azusa Pacific University (2002)
(b) Honor Student Scholarship
(1) Micha Hata - Schurr High School (1997)
(2) Brenda Ribeiro - Schurr High School (1997)
(3) Anne Hu - Schurr Hight School (1997)
(4) Patrick Chung - Arcadia High School (1997)
(5) Bendick Sykeh - South Pasadena High School (1997)
Established in 1993 by a special contribution of US$100,000 from the Hong Kong Saint Too School
Board formerly chaired by Dr. Henry Hsu. The main goal is to equip teachers for better service,
and to promote cultural exchange between the East and the West. This program is supported by
Azusa Pacific University in California which provides a tuition free scholarship for a scholar to
come to the U.S.A. for 4-12 months study as a visiting scholar. ECF provides for round-
trip air tickets and assists in seeking free or low rate room and board for the scholar.
ECF and Azusa Pacific University have established a productive partnership since 1987. The International Student Services at APU provided
opportunities for ECF to sponsor teachers from Hong Kong to be better equipped.
APU faculty members participated in educational conferences and consultation on English language curriculum development.
APU library assisted scholars from China in research and in work opportunity. ECF contributed a love gift of $50,000 for the
Darling Library at APU. As a recognition of this partnership, APU dedicated the Academic Hall of Fame to ECF.
Established in 1985, after the death of Dr. Andrew Gih, the scholarship replaced the ECF International Scholarship Fund which was
set up in honor of William Mefford Fouts in 1979. This scholarship provides financial assistance to college and
university students. Application and recommendation required.
(1) Pao-Chai Kuo - Holy Light Theological Seminary (1985)
Established in 1990 at the New City School, Shanghai, China. Each year, interest from this fund
is awarded to selected teachers, staff and students. Amount of each award is determined by a
local committee together with the school principal.
This scholarship fund was established in 1995 to honor Rev. and Mrs. Samuel Kho, former principal
of ECF Bethel Bible Institute in Maesai, Thailand. Only the annual interest is to be used each year
to support the ECF Holy Word Fellowship workers in Myanmar.
This scholarship fund was established in 1995 to honor Mr. and Mrs. Kok-hui Tan, chairman of
ECF Bethel Bible Institute in Maesai, Thailand. Only the annual interest is to be used each year
around Christmas for the welfare and benefit of the faculty and staff of the Institute.
Established in 1996 in honor of Dr. J. Edwin Orr, the late chairman of ECF International Council.
1. The first scholarship was awarded to Dr. Joyce Fleming of Belfast Bible College, Northern Ireland. Ms. Fleming
received her Ph.D. in Crops Genetics and Physiology from Cambridge University and was called into full-time
missionary service in Asia.
2. The second scholarship was awarded to Mr. Jung Nam Hyun from Korea who was studying at the Irish Baptist College in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
3. The third acholarship was awarded to Andrew and Erin Moody who completed their studies at the Irish Baptist College. They went to Uganda as missionaries.
Proposed in 1997 in honor of Rev. Paul Troster, ECF representative in Germany for 33 years (1957 - 1990),
this scholarship was set up at a school in Germany to help train a student who is committed
to missionary service. The first scholarship of US$5,000 was awarded to Mr. Peter Rupp of the
Theological Seminary of Lieberzeller Mission in Bad Lieberzell, Germany.
Proposed in 1997 in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Alton A. Gould, chairman emeritus of ECF International, this
special project was initiated by the ECF Board in Canada and supported by the Headquarters Board in
Los Angeles together with the International Council. This scholarship is for the benefit of the Agape
International Training Center for the disabled in Changsha, Hunan, China.
Rev. Fai Szeto, joined the ECF worldwide ministry in Hong Kong in 1968. He served as Literature Consultant
and Editor of the Grace Bridge magazine at ECF from 1993 until his death in August 2000 at age 86.
This Memorial Fund was established in August 2000, in memory of Rev. Fai Szeto, to help needy students, seminarians
and pastors, and to build schools and churches in China. The full name of this Fund was changed when Mrs. Szeto was
taken to her home in glory on April 8, 2001.
(1) Built 4 churches in China
#1 - Anhui Ho-Kau Church (2000)
#2 - Anhui Lin-fong Church (2000)
#3 - Shaanxi Clear-city Christian Church (2000)
#4 - Sihui Christian Church (2001)
(2) Provided 3 scholarships to graduates of Kau-lun School in China to enter university (2002)
(3) Provided 4 scholarships to graduates of Kau-lun School in China to enter university (2003)
(4) Daniela Obrist (Switzerland) - Azusa Pacific University (2001)
(5) Esther Chao (China) - Webster University (2002)
(6) Jason Zhang (China) - UCLA (2003)
(7) Peter Lin (China) - Azusa Pacific University (2003)
(8) Mary Mei Lin Chen (China) - Azusa Pacific University (2003,2008)
(9) Established a reading room at the Kai-ping Christian Church (2003)
(10) Provided a memorial portrait at the Kau-lun Middle School Memorial Hall (2003)
This scholarship fund was established in 2005 to honor Dr. & Mrs. Paul Szeto for their 25 years of faithful service at ECF.
This fund was designed for faculty development at the Bethel Bible Institute in Thailand. The first member of the faculty to
receive the award was Mrs. Kwong Yui Too, wife of the principal, Rev. Too. She came to Los Angeles for two weeks of
special training on Library Automation in April, 2005. Now the Bible School Library in Thailand is fully automated.
This scholarship fund was established in 2006 through a partnership with Fuller Theological Seminary by (1) providing scholarships for international students; and
(2) supporting faculty research that will enrich the study and understanding of cultures and people across the globe