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American Baptist Financial Aid Program

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April 30, 2021

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  • Scholarship Description
  • American Baptist Home Mission Societies administers the American Baptist Financial Aid Program that supports college students, graduate students, and seminarians. Applicants must be active members of an American Baptist church for at least one year, preparing to enter an accredited institution in the United States or Puerto Rico as a full-time enrollee in an accredited institution in the fall of the application year and must be a U.S. citizen. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • American Baptist Home Mission Societies
  • 1075 First Ave.
  • King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Carolyn.Majeed@abhms.org

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Christa G  on 2/9/2021 3:05:42 PM

Hi, I am a member of First Baptist in McMinnville, TN. I'm enrolled to attend Carson Newman University in the Fall for the year 21-22. I'm planning on majoring in nursing and minoring in missionary. I'm an honors student and try to take part of many activities at school and in my church ministry. Anything would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your consideration and time!

Jaydan P  on 1/8/2021 1:24:34 PM

Hello, my my name is Jaydan Pullig. I am a member of the First Baptist in Louisiana. I plan to earn my Masters degree in Physical Therapy or Sports Therapy. I volunteer at a Special Education Center in my state. I love working with children with disabilities. They are truly angels on Earth!

Alexis M  on 12/26/2020 8:23:36 PM

Hi. I am a member of First Baptist of Melissa and I am going to Oklahoma baptist University> I have loved being a baptist and I love their teachings. I love knowing that I am always close to God and that he will always help me. I am applying for this scholarship because I want to be a nursing major and those classes cost a lot. Any little bit will help if you choose to help me. Thank you.

Alexis M  on 12/26/2020 7:58:34 PM

Hi. I am a member of First Baptist of Melissa and I am going to Oklahoma baptist University> I have loved being a baptist and I love their teachings. I love knowing that I am always close to God and that he will always help me. I am applying for this scholarship because I want to be a nursing major and those classes cost a lot. Any little bit will help if you choose to help me. Thank you.

Samantha G  on 11/20/2020 1:34:55 PM

Hi! I am currently a member of Christ Family Church in Dahlonega, GA (a baptist church) and have been for a little over a year now -- I plan on attending Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas to pursue my degree in Biblical Counseling! Anything would help toward my education! Thank you so much!

Mackenzie I  on 9/30/2020 1:56:00 PM

Hello! I am currently a member of Jubilee Christian Church in Boston Ma. I am currently an Active Duty Service Member looking to finish up my degree studies to earn a bachelors in Criminal Justice. With the current funding cuts on US service members, anything at all would be truly appreciated. Thank you!

Lauren R  on 8/16/2020 11:17:12 AM

Hello! I am involved in a southern Baptist church in Oklahoma. I’ve been a member for well over nine years and have been involved in a lot of our ministries. I help with youth and children— I would love to be able to get a scholarship through here so I can finish my bachelor degree to become a teacher for a or private school!

Isabel C  on 7/7/2020 10:28:15 AM

I wish to apply for the scholarship to help me with my college finances. I am a life-long Southern Baptist who attends Dunn Baptist Church in Louisiana. I have chosen Belhaven University as my school of choice. I plan to study English as my major with a minor in Religious Studies. I plan to enter into Missionary work after graduation to spread the gospel either locally or abroad to children who do not have the opportunities that I have.

Jazmin B  on 6/14/2020 9:10:11 PM

I'm applying for this scholarship because God bought me through two brain surgeries and rehab. I want to become an Occupational Therapist because I want to help people have a good experience with rehab and at the hospital in general. I'd be very appreciative if I was rewarded the scholarship!

Lydia Short  on 6/11/2020 8:50:44 AM

Really needing help to pay for graduate school. I do not qualify for any scholarships or grants, student loans only. I have been active in church my entire life. My father is an Associate Pastor and Worship Leader. I am entering graduate school in 3 weeks to get Masters in Communication Disorders. I feel God has put me in this field to help children and senior adults with their speech disorders.

Cathren W  on 5/30/2020 1:19:50 AM

I am applying for this scholarship to help fund my college education as I pursue my degree in Biology.

Jayden Wingard  on 5/29/2020 12:49:04 PM

I would like to be considered for this scholarship to assist with my tuition while attending Neumann University this fall. I will also be playing for the basketball team.

Eboni R  on 5/23/2020 11:52:03 AM

I'm applying for this scholarship because I had a very rough first semester which caused me to loses financial aid from my school. I am a active member a my church; Emmanuel Baptist Church and they would be happy to give good recommendations on me.

Neisha Bayard  on 4/9/2020 7:18:08 PM

I am a member and a Junior Usher of a Baptist church and I am applying for this scholarship in order to assist me in pursuing career in Biology. I am also planning on going on to Dental school after obtaining my bachelors degree. I will be honor if am granted this scholarship.

DreShaun A  on 4/3/2020 6:25:51 PM

To start off, yes I have applied for this scholarship. I applied for this scholarship to help assist me with college. I don’t come from a home that has plenty of money and Everyone knows that college could be very expensive to where you’ll need a helping hand. I was hoping to win this scholarship so I can further my education and have an awesome career. I don’t want to take out any student loans because I don’t want to have to spend every payment I receive, on student loans.

Alexis C  on 3/29/2020 1:27:30 PM

I'm applying for this scholarship so I will have a head start on being financial ready for college. I live with my grandparents so I'm trying to find scholarships so they do not have to worry. I'm planning on being a labor and delivery nurse and I'm going to be graduating with my CNA license as a senior next year.

Lauren Wright  on 3/10/2020 8:39:17 AM

I am applying for this scholarship in order to assist me in pursuing a Christian career in Psychology.

christy H  on 3/10/2020 4:32:53 AM

Yes I applied for the scholarship for one I am baptist and college is very expensive and every one needs all the assistance they can get to help in funding their education so they do not have to swarm in debt because of student loans. I really want to achieve my goal of graduating with a bachelors in criminal justice in natural sciences. i work hard and have kept up my grades my entire amount of college so far.

Savannah R  on 3/6/2020 5:48:04 PM

I am applying to help pay for my college education in piano music performance. I have taken piano lessons for 12 years now. I play at my church for specials. I have won TORCH 3 years in a roll at my high school, where I am currently a senior. I will graduate in May with a 3.8 GPA. I have been accepted into a 4-year college already and am very excited to start this new chapter of my life.

Braxten C  on 2/21/2020 9:55:49 PM

I am applying for this scholarship to help pay for my college education and pursue and achieve my career goals.

Reggie Pardue  on 1/31/2020 3:46:55 PM

I am applying for this scholarship to help me with my education.

Jalen B  on 1/15/2020 10:33:28 PM

I am applying for this scholarship, so that my parents don't have to worry about paying a lot of of pocket for me to attend college.

Logan O  on 1/3/2020 11:56:47 PM

I am struggling to pay my college bill. I know God has a plan for me and I’m trying to give it up to God

marilyn b  on 12/31/2019 5:32:23 PM

Marilyn B 12/31/2019 For me, it has taken Faith Faith and more Faith for this journey. When I felt like giving up the holy sprite would speak to me and whisper you can do this. In the middle of the storms, I was able to keep going. I am 59 years young and this scholarship will help me finish as well as to move forward in the second half of this fantastic voyage

Leonard C  on 11/5/2019 8:55:56 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I have a thirst and hunger to learn more of God's Word so that I can become a more effective teacher. I am currently enrolled in Luther Rice Seminary & College and beginning to face financial difficulties in paying for my classes. I have completed 12 of the required 36 semester hours so far and I really would like to receive my Master's degree in Ministry. I pray that I can be awarded with this scholarship so that I can go on and become an influence to those who are close to me.

Rosalyn T  on 8/5/2019 4:59:15 PM

I along with several other coworkers were laid off our jobs unexpectedly, I have been working in my present field for over 30 years and it has been a blessing but unfortunatly my body can no longer tolerate the stress of lifting patients, Being that I have worked in the nursing home setting for so many years I have a passion for those who are transitioning through the last cycle of life. Even though my job has ended I believe this is an opportunity to peruse a career as a hospice Chaplain and or crisis Chaplin, I truly believe this is the area that God is calling me to, I have over 100 credits that are able to transfer to the Bachelors-in Christian Counseling degree, I with goal is to advance toward the Masters in the Chaplaincy program but I will need assistance getting started since I am not working at this time.

Robert C  on 6/6/2019 12:10:22 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am struggling to get my Master's degree from Keiser university because of financial aid support. At this time, I have 4 more classes left to graduate, but I don't have any financial assistance. Even though I have been trying to get any other possible help, my situation remains the same. As, we all know, education is the key to success. With a master's degree, I will be able to help the community where I live in and for a better future of myself. There’s no other way people can be successful in life without taking the road of education.

Ajawha Harrison  on 4/20/2019 5:57:13 PM

Does nondenominational count as well


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