When searching for the perfect college, students take the most consideration in ranking, location, size, and cost. Another strong factor to consider is the school’s religious affiliation. For many students across the nation, there is no separation between church and state, and school prayers may only be controversial when absent from the curriculum.
Students attending college at a religious institution often need financial aid. Knowing that religious schools can get pricey, pinching pennies may not be enough to get students through school.
Students searching for financial aid to attend religious schools have advantages. Luckily, bible scholarships are abundant and often rich in payoff. Other denominations and religions may be eligible to receive bible scholarships as well.
To search for scholarships based on religious affiliation or other personal criteria, students can conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com. Those who are interested in finding a bible college in their state may also conduct a free college search at our website.
A lack of funding does not have to stand in a student’s way of attending the school that best suits their needs. By visiting Scholarships.com, students can will find much information about awards that can help them pay for their prospective college education.
The Amish Descendant Scholarship Fund (ADSF) was founded to provide financial assistance and support to those coming from an Amish upbringing who have decided to pursue a higher education. In order to qualify for the scholarship you will have grown up Amish and your family is still Amish. You must have your GED or high school diploma before you can apply and be able to provide proof of [...] More
A. Rockford Christian High School graduating senior who B. Demonstrates a strong commitment to improving the quality of life for people in their school, community and/or world at large through their community service C. Demonstrates the same strong love for others that Anna exemplified through her life D. Has a minimum GPA of [...] More
The ARFORA Undergraduate Scholarship for Women is exclusively for female students who are members of a parish of The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America. Students must be a voting member of a parish of The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, have successfully completed their first year in an accredited university or college and be registered/enrolled for the next academic year. For more [...] More
The Christian Leadership Award winner will receive $1,500 as a scholarship towards tuition and fees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Runner-ups may be eligible for $500. Young men who wish to apply are under no obligation to join Beta Sigma Psi or be related to a member for consideration. Essay: Please write an essay (500 words maximum) on what being a Christian gentleman means [...] More
The Martin Luther Scholarship is offered by the Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran Fraternity. The scholarship winner will receive $2,000 towards tuition and fees at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Payment will be made directly to the student's college or university. Scholarship finalists will be contacted for a phone interview with the scholarship committee. In [...] More
Bethesda Lutheran Communities offers two scholarships to Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees in any area of service to people with developmental disabilities.
Eligibility/Requirements: Be an active, communicant member of a Lutheran congregation. Be a freshmen, sophomore, or junior at an accredited college/university. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Have a career objective in the field of [...] More
BC offers exceptional academic scholarships for incoming freshmen. Bridgewater College's Church of the Brethren Scholarships are renewable awards for incoming freshmen who are members of the Church of the Brethren. Qualifying incoming freshmen are automatically considered for the award upon admission.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More
The Athletics Scholarship is available to student-athletes in CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies who are recommended for scholarship consideration by the CCU Athletics Department. Recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress, unless otherwise noted by the Athletics Department. Scholarship amounts vary. Prospective student athletes should contact their specific coach for further [...] More
The Catholic Scholar's Program is sponsored by the Christ the Teacher Institute, a division within the Sheil Catholic Center at Northwestern University. The program is open to entering or returning Roman Catholic students at Northwestern University. Catholic Scholars enter into a program that integrates academic study, spiritual growth, service, and leadership. Scholars agree to take on [...] More
Covenant Scholarships honor members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) who have demonstrated academic achievement and community involvement. Awards are made on the basis of a recommendation by the student's minister or youth minister and academic achievement. Winners will receive $1,000 or $3,000 per year (in addition to a Dean's Scholarship, if applicable).
CCU awards academic scholarships to new freshmen who meet specific academic requirements and are guaranteed for up to eight semesters as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and is continuously enrolled in CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies. Academic scholarships can be applied only to tuition charges for on-campus enrollment.
The hope of Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. is to empower women down the road of self-discovery and self-worth in Jesus Christ. The Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. scholarship is for high school senior females who excel in all things, including academics, community service, and extracurricular activities. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a resident of Texas and enroll in a [...] More
Dora Maclellan Brown established a fund that would be expressly geared to Christian evangelism and the training of foot soldiers for God's front lines. Applicants must be from the greater Chattanooga area; be theologically and biblically conservative and have a testimony of faith and evidence of call to ministry. Students must be seeking a master's degree at a theological seminary or graduate [...] More
Since 1964 the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) has supported over 200 scholars and ministry leaders throughout the Episcopal Church, fostering innovation in the theological formation and ministerial leadership in challenging times. The Fellows who are selected have a significant track record of going on to share their knowledge, experience, and best practices with the wider Church in [...] More
To qualify a student must attend Heidelberg University and be a member of the United Church of Christ. A letter of recommendation is required from the church minister. The award is renewable for four years. This award is open to both first-time freshmen and transfer students.
Heidelberg University is a community of learning that promotes and nurtures intellectual, personal, and professional [...] More
Since 1964, the Italian Catholic Federation has awarded over $2,000,000.00 in scholarships to more than 6,000 high school students, of the Catholic faith, attending college. Applications are received from students in public as well as Catholic high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois.
Applicants must be Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent. Live within the Roman Catholic [...] More
JCS offers several scholarships for Jewish high school seniors from the Baltimore Metro Area planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. There is a scholarship available for a student with a documented diagnosed learning disability. The scholarships are competitive. Recipients are chosen based upon several criteria, including academic performance, financial need, community and [...] More
JCS offers several scholarships for Jewish high school seniors from the Baltimore Metro Area planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. There is a scholarship available for a student with a documented diagnosed learning disability and several scholarships available for students from single-parent homes. The scholarships are competitive. Recipients are chosen based on several [...] More
The Jewish Community Foundation offers financial assistance to Jewish students for college and graduate school education, including tuition, fees, room and board.
Eligibility: -Be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States -Be a current resident of the Greater Hartford area -Be a citizen of the United States -In most cases, [...] More
Fulfilling our educational and vocational goals is one of life's most empowering and impactful objectives. At JFCS, we annually help hundreds of Jewish students achieve these goals by providing them with loans and grants. In order to apply, you must be Jewish and have been a legal and permanent resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or northern Santa Clara counties for at least two [...] More
The Jewish United Fund offers a number of annual merit scholarships to high school, college and graduate students to age 23 who demonstrate significant leadership skills. Applicants must be enrolled in grade 10, 11 or 12 or must be no older than 23 years old and enrolled in a college or graduate program and must reside or attend school in metropolitan Chicago. Students must have also applied to [...] More
The John M. Azarian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund was formed in 1976 following the untimely death of John M. Azarian, Sr., by his wife, Barbara. Since then the fund has issued awards totalling over $500,000.
Multiple awards are granted each year. Applicants must be undergraduate students attending a college or university in the United States and demonstrate strong and compelling [...] More
The Knights of Columbus awards approximately 36 John W. McDevitt (Fourth Degree) Scholarships annually. An applicant must be a U.S. student entering their freshman year of undergraduate study at a Catholic college or Catholic university in the United States, and a member in good standing of the Knights of Columbus or the wife, widow, son or daughter of such a member or deceased member. These are [...] More
Funds are available for Unitarian Universalist (UU) students attending Harvard University. While there is no restriction on the course of studies the student may elect to pursue, nor any restrictions on choice of career, students interested in pursuing the ministry after graduation are especially urged to apply. Grants range from $250 to $1,000 per year.
The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation and Joseph A. Hochberg Scholarship Fund provide need-based scholarships for college students and young adults (up to 28 years old) to participate in an approved Israel Experience program. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage the development of Jewish identity and to nourish greater commitment to Israel and the Chicago Jewish community. [...] More
The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation and the Naftali Steinfeld Memorial Scholarship Fund offer scholarships based on financial need for high school students participating in approved Israel Experience programs. The purpose of the Israel Experience High School Scholarship Program is to develop Jewish identity and nourish greater understanding and commitment to Israel and to the Chicago Jewish [...] More
Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is [...] More
The Knights of Columbus Pro Deo & Pro Patria Scholarships are awarded annually to students entering the freshman class in an undergraduate program leading to a bachelor's degree. Twelve (12) scholarships are available at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Fifty scholarships are available to students entering other Catholic colleges or universities in the United States.
The Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students awards a scholarship for undergraduate studies of religion, journalism, or communications. The scholarship assists a United Methodist undergraduate who intends to pursue a career in religious journalism through study at an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicants must be a United Methodist ethnic [...] More
This endowed scholarship is available to pay toward tuition to any Catholic student by the last name of Zolp who attends Loyola University Chicago. A copy of a birth certificate and a baptismal or confirmation certificate confirming the last name of Zolp must be filed with the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Prospective candidates must be admitted to Loyola by February 1. Scholarship [...] More
The Marguerite Young Endowment Fund was established to provide assistance for students pursuing theology. Marguerite Young was a sincere Christian woman who was a faithful member of her church and an unwavering supporter of theological education for the training of faithful Christian ministers. Applicants must pursue a degree or studies in Theology and be enrolled full-time in a [...] More
The Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation seeks to encourage young people to treasure our Jewish heritage, reflect on our Jewish values, and better understand our contribution to civilization and culture. To this effort, the Foundation sponsors an annual essay contest open to both junior high and high school students. The Foundation also issues grants to a wide variety of educational, scientific [...] More
The National Presbyterian College Scholarship program was created with the Presbyterian Church USA's related colleges and universities in the 1950's to assist Presbyterian students attending Presbyterian-related schools. Between 25 and 35 students will be selected for the award.
Those students will have the opportunity to renew the scholarship provided they maintain at 2.5 GPA, participate in [...] More
The Stanfield Scholarships Program is funded by a trust created by Mrs. Marion Barr Stanfield for Unitarian Universalists studying the fields of art and law. The Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship is available to Unitarian Universalist students entering or attending law school at the graduate level. Pre-law or political science majors are not eligible. Applicants much have an active relationship [...] More
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More
Children and grandchildren of Principia alumni are eligible for the Arthur F. Schulz, Jr. Alumni Scholarship, a four-year scholarship sponsored by the Principia Alumni Association. Valued at $4,500 each year, the Schulz Scholarship is awarded to both first-time freshmen and transfer students.
To be eligible for this award, first-time freshmen must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least [...] More
The Dean's Scholarship is a four-year scholarship valued at 1/4 of tuition each year, awarded to both first-time freshmen and transfer students. To apply, you must have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.6 in solid academic courses, and, for transfer students, a cumulative college GPA from all colleges attended of 3.3. Applicants must also have earned a cumulative SAT [...] More
The Presidential Scholarship is a four-year scholarship valued at 1/2 of tuition each year, awarded to first-time freshmen in the fall or winter quarter.
To apply, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.7 in solid academic courses. Applicants must also have earned a cumulative SAT I score of at least 1880 or a composite ACT score of 28. This scholarship is renewable each [...] More
The Trustee Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship applicable to the entire academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a select number of first-time freshmen each fall. To apply, you must have a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or better (based on Principia's evaluation) in solid academic courses. Applicants must also have earned a cumulative score of at least 1420 on the SAT I exam or a composite [...] More
The purpose of the fellowship is to enhance the recipient's professional competence and thereby help to perpetuate the standards exemplified by Ralph Stoody and Arthur West. Religious journalism is interpreted to include news writing for secular press, church press and for church institutions. The committee considers all news and journalism forms, including electronic and broadcast media, as well [...] More
The Episcopal Campus Ministry at Purdue will offer one scholarship to a qualified Episcopalian first-year student enrolling at Purdue in the upcoming fall semester. A successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a passion and dedication to the full and free Christian faith embodied in the Anglican tradition. She or he should also be able to demonstrate a financial need. For more information [...] More
Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available each year for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. [...] More
The goals of the Twin Tiers Youth For Christ Scholarship (TTYFCS) program include recognizing young adults for their development as committed Christians and motivating them to continue to develop as followers of Christ. The name of the program is in appreciation of the positive impact of YFC.
Eligibility: -Applicant is a Christian agreeing with the views of the YFC as expressed on the [...] More
GBHEM Scholarships administers scholarship programs with one general application. Criteria for each scholarship program varies.
Eligibility: -Must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA person -Must be an active full member of the United Methodist Church for at least one year (international applicants must be active full members for at least three years. Other Methodist [...] More
The Allen Scholarship is for students who are preparing for professional church vocations. The award amount varies, based on financial need. Students must complete the undergraduate admission application and Allen Application by the deadline to be considered. Applicants need letters of recommendation from a teacher/counselor and a pastor. To renew the scholarship, recipients must maintain a [...] More
The Quaker Award is available for available to first-time freshmen students entering in the next fall semester and spring semester at Wilmington College. Recipients must be full-time students on the main campus. Scholarships and awards are reviewed annually and renewed for the term of the award providing the student is in academic good standing and maintains eligibility requirements specific to [...] More
Funded by the law firm of Buttafuoco & Associates, YCL was created to support the next generation of dedicated, Christian professionals who will use their talents to impact their families, communities, and the world. YCL is for the empowerment of students who have shown dedication, character, promise, determination and a desire to apply those qualities to their God-given calling. Young people [...] More
Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is repealing an Obama-era regulation that forced for-profit colleges to prove that the students they enroll are able to attain "gainful employment." The rule was created to police and punish for-profit college programs that left graduates with heavy debt compared to their incomes. [...]
Derrick Rose is looking to help three worthy students live out their college dreams through his Rose Scholars Program by offering awards ranging from $20,000 to $200,000. Although Rose wasn't much of a student, he "hope(s) to provide students a path to college that was not previously available to them." [...]
Believe it or not, the new school year is right around the corner and while you are making your back-to-school shopping list, we have made our own short list of "must have" items for the 2018-2019 school year... college scholarships and grants. If you are heading back to school but don't know how you are going to afford it (or want to add more scholarships to your current financial aid package), get schooled in back-to-school scholarships, beginning with our featured list of awards. To discover more scholarships for which you can apply all-year long, conduct a free scholarship search. [...]