Ministerial Financial Assistance from the BGCT

July 15, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

All undergraduate ministerial students who are majoring or minoring in Logsdon School of Theology are eligible for ministerial scholarships. Logsdon’s Ministry Guidance Office administers two types of scholarships: 1) Hardin-Simmons endowed scholarships designated for ministerial students, and 2) Ministerial Financial Assistance from the Baptist General Convention of Texas.


  • Be enrolled full-time as a Hardin-Simmons University undergraduate student majoring in Logsdon’s degree program.
  • Exhibit a personal call to vocational ministry


  1. Complete an Undergraduate Ministry Student Profile Form and return it to the Ministry Guidance Office via email or physical mail.
  2. Write a statement describing your experience and sense of calling to vocational ministry. Your statement can be submitted via email or physical mail.
  3. These items must be returned to Ministry Guidance Office no later than July 15 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester.

Requirements to Maintain/Renew

  • Continue full-time enrollment majoring in one of Logsdon’s degree programs
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 2.0

The Baptist General Convention of Texas (also known as BGCT or Texas Baptists) provides generous support for theological education through funds given cooperatively by churches and individuals across the state. BGCT Ministerial Financial Assistance is for students who demonstrate a call to ministry and are preparing for ministry through enrollment as an undergraduate student at Hardin-Simmons University. Applicants must exhibit a personal call to vocational ministry and be an active member of a Baptist church. This is offered twice a year, so due dates will also vary. Scholarship Search