Bible Scholarships

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.

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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.

Amish Descendant Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/30/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 enrollment/acceptance into a community college or a university. Please apply for the scholarships if you qualify and let us know if you have any questions. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Anna Schiller Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Anna Schiller Memorial Scholarship, you must be a Rockford Christian High School graduating senior who 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 and demonstrates the same strong love for others. Minimum GPA of 2.0 GPA is required. For more information or to [...] More

Austin College Sara Bernice Moseley Scholarships for Presbyterian Students

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Austin College awards the Sara Bernice Moseley Scholarship to students with records of academic achievement who are members of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Strong candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to the Church and to service to others. A limited number of awards are available each year and are awarded annually. This scholarship is renewable for each undergraduate year, provided a [...] More

Beta Sigma Psi Martin Luther Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Beta Sigma Psi exists to promote the personal development of its members, our Brothers. By working together, undergraduates are exposed to a wide variety of growth experiences as leaders, followers, and teammates. They manage their own organizations, identify problems, set goals and learn through successes and failures in a supportive environment. This is all part of the fraternity experience [...] More

Bridgewater College Church of the Brethren Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • We know a college education is a big investment. So we’ll work with you to make your education as affordable as possible. Our financial aid advisors can guide you through the entire process and answer any questions you may have. Last year, 99% of all Bridgewater students received financial aid packages. Our generous scholarships and grants—which don’t have to be paid back—help make college [...] More

CCU Athletics Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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. Prospective student athletes should contact their specific coach for further information. Must be a [...] More

Christ the Teacher Institute Catholic Scholar's Program

  • Application Deadline: 8/25/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Christ the Teacher Institute houses Sheil’s principal education and formation programs. Its primary mission is to form Catholic leaders for the Church and the world through the integration of scholarship, prayer, service and leadership. The Institute offers opportunities for learners of all ages to deepen their faith and integrate it into their day-to-day lives. Intellectually stimulating [...] More

College of Wooster Covenant Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 11/15/2023
  • Amount: $12,000
  • We understand that families are often curious, and may be overwhelmed, when it comes to projecting college costs. Affordability and Educational Excellence make a Wooster education a great value. There’s a reason The College of Wooster is singled out by college experts for our affordability and why each year we are listed as a Best Value College. With a test-blind process for merit scholarships [...] More

Colorado Christian University President's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $64,000
  • Colorado Christian University funds a variety of scholarships and grants for qualifying students in the College of Undergraduate Studies. Prospective students should complete their application for admission and submit their FAFSA by the priority date of April 1. Applicants to CCU will automatically be considered for academic scholarships. Scholarships are awarded evenly by semester, and students [...] More

Dora Maclellan Brown Ministry Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/11/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

ECF Fellowship Partners Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2023
  • Amount: $15,000
  • 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

Foundation for College Christian Leaders Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the Foundation is to assist Christian individuals with identified leadership history, high academic achievement and financial need with academic, vocational and ministry training. Applicants must be undergraduate students, demonstrate financial need, primary residents or attending college in California, Oregon or Washington state, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Special [...] More

Heidelberg University UCC Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Families from all economic backgrounds—many just like yours—are making Heidelberg work. When you decide Heidelberg is the right college for you, we want to help make it possible for you to attend. The Office of Financial Aid administers a comprehensive program of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study aimed at helping students bridge the gap between their family's resources and the cost of [...] More

Italian Catholic Federation First Year Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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.

    Each spring, the Italian Catholic Federation receives nearly 400 applications for its yearly scholarship awards. Applications are received from students in public as well as Catholic high schools in California, Arizona, [...] More

JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students from Single-Parent Homes

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Jewish Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Jewish Community Foundation offers need-based financial assistance to Jewish students for college and graduate school education, including tuition, fees, room and board. Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States, current residents of the Greater Hartford area, and U.S. citizens.

    Specific funds may include unique [...] More

Jewish Family and Children's Services Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/17/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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 years prior to submitting your application. Must be able to demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA [...] More

Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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

John W. McDevitt (Fourth Degree) Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • To be eligible for the John W. McDevitt (Fourth Degree) Scholarships, applicants must: be incoming freshmen of an undergraduate program leading to a bachelor's degree (at a Catholic college or Catholic university in the United States); and, a member in good standing of the Knights of Columbus, the son or daughter of such a member or deceased member. For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

JVS Chicago Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • JVS Chicago offers scholarships to Jewish students residing in the Chicago metropolitan area (including Lake County, Indiana). Eligible applicants must: were either born and raised in Chicago area or one continuous year of full-time employment in the Chicago metro area prior to enrollment; plan on remaining in the Chicago area after completing school; are entering an accredited graduate program [...] More

Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Pro Deo & Pro Patria Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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. To be eligible, an applicant must be a member in good standing of the Knights of Columbus, the son or daughter of such a member or a deceased member or a member in good standing of the Columbian Squires. For more [...] More

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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

Lex Mathews Scholarships for Women

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Diocesan ECW administers and helps fund the Lex Mathews Scholarship program, named for the Rev. Lex Mathews who advocated for women’s issues and headed Christian Social Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina before his death in 1985. The scholarships are geared to women of the diocese, age 23 and older, who are seeking either specialized training in vocational or technical [...] More

Loyola University Zolp Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Wm. Zolp Scholarship is an endowed scholarship 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 and that the applicant is Catholic must be filed with the Financial Aid Office. Prospective candidates must be admitted [...] More

Marguerite Young Endowment Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Marguerite Young Endowment Fund was established to provide assistance for students pursuing theology. Applicants must attend a Protestant seminary as a master of Divinity candidate, preparing for full-time ministry and/or be a seminary intern working at a Protestant Church as a requirement for the degree program. Must have completed the credit equivalent of at least one full year of [...] More

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/13/2023
  • Amount: $1,800
  • 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 high school students. Essays must be a minimum of 250 words and must answer the prompt for that year. For more information [...] More

Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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. The amount and number of scholarships awarded may vary each year. Recipients are notified in May. For more details or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Principia College Arthur F. Schulz Jr. Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $4,500
  • Children and grandchildren of Principia alumni are eligible for the Arthur F. Schulz, Jr. Alumni Scholarship. Eligible applicants must have a GPA of 3.0, and either be first-time freshmen or transfer students. Renewable upon a 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website [...] More

Principia College Dean's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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

Principia College President's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $36,500
  • The President's Scholarship is an academic four-year scholarship 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 1340 or a composite ACT score of 28. This scholarship is renewable each year for students who maintain [...] More

Principia College Trustee Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $25,000
  • The Principia College Trustee Scholarship is offered to incoming freshmen. Eligible applicants must have a 3.9 GPA, and have an ACT of 30 or an SAT of 1420. Renewable upon a 3.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Stoody-West Graduate Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $6,000
  • Applicants of the Stoody-West Graduate Fellowship are judged on Christian commitment and involvement in the United Methodist Church, academic achievement, experience in journalism, or evidence of journalistic talent, clarity of purpose, plans, and goals for the future as well as potential professional ability as a religious journalist. For more information, or to apply, please visit the [...] More

The Estelle Beaumont Ellison Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The perpetual scholarship fund endowed by Estelle Beaumont Ellison is an expression of her faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord, in Christ Episcopal Church in its mission as God’s Church in this world, and in the potential of young Christian men and women. Scholarships will be awarded in two categories, those of Individual Seminary Scholarships, and Individual Educational Scholarships. Applicants [...] More

Valparaiso University Allen Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/6/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Valparaiso University offers the Allen Scholarship to students who are thinking about or planning to serve in a church vocation in one of the following areas: Theological studies, pre-seminary preparation for pastors; church musicians, youth, family and educational ministries, missions, Director of Christian Education, deaconess or deacon, elementary or secondary education at a Lutheran or [...] More

Wilmington College Quaker Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Quaker Award is available for incoming freshmen entering Wilmington College. Recipients must be full-time students on the main campus. Students much be active members of Monthly Meetings or a gradate from a Quaker high school. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

WMU Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The WMU Foundation is a Baptist missions foundation established in 1995 by national Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) under the leadership of Dr. Dellanna O’Brien, former executive director of national WMU. The WMU Foundation offers a variety of opportunities, including financial aid for those who are pursuing mission work both in the U.S. and around the world. The WMU Foundation is its own [...] More
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