Dean E. and Dorothy Keister Walker Scholarship Dean E. and Dorothy Keister Walker Scholarship The Walker Scholarship is awarded to outstanding candidates planning to continue on for a PhD. Newly enrolling Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) applicants are eligible to apply. Our most competitive and prestigious scholarship for the MAR program (1 scholarship awarded). Worth over $17,000. Apply by March 1, 2017. APPLY NOW FOR THE WALKER SCHOLARSHIP » for more information about the scholarship and how to apply, please see below.