Religious Scholarships

Religious organizations are notorious for their charity and community involvement, catering to those in need. Most people have attended at least one church-sponsored event such as carnivals, concerts, benefit dinners, raffles, etc. A number of junior high and high school students go to religious classes, volunteer with children, participate in youth groups, sing in choirs, attend services, or even go to a faith-based high school. In turn, religious scholarships help individuals of varying religious beliefs pay for school.

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Winning Religious Scholarships

Religious scholarships reward students who are actively involved with faith-related activities, pursuing religious-affiliated careers or ministry work, or even those who simply belong to that church. If you are active in your church community or strong in your religious faith, there are religious scholarships for you. Providing scholarship opportunities and financial aid are ideal ways for churches and religious organizations to show their commitment to helping its members go to college. Religious organizations sponsor a variety of national, regional, and local scholarships. Below are links to the most common religious scholarships in our database. For a complete list of scholarships that match your faith, conduct a free college scholarship search here on Scholarships.com and indicate your religion in your profile. There are even scholarships for those who consider themselves atheist, agnostic, or non-religious. If you know of a religious scholarship that is not in our database, let us know. We constantly update our database to help students of all faiths find money for college.

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: $4,000
  • Austin College is a small, liberal arts college where big things happen. Students and faculty engage in partnerships in learning that allow our students to become truly invested in their education. Our student body is a diverse one, but one that is welcoming and inclusive. A college education is an investment for a lifetime, and Austin College seeks to keep quality education affordable for [...] 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

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

Christian Missionary Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Christian Missionary Scholarship Foundation helps missionary kids, whose parents have made personal and financial sacrifices to serve the Lord all over the world, afford a quality Christian college education. The Christian Missionary Scholarship Foundation hopes that children of missionary families will use their Christian college education to make a further substantial impact on the world, [...] More

Church of the Brethren Nursing Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Church of the Brethren awards a limited number of scholarships each year to individuals enrolled in a nursing program. Candidates for the scholarships must be enrolled in a LPN, RN, or nursing graduate program and members of the Church of the Brethren. A preference is given to new applications. Also, a preference will be given to individuals who are in their second year of an associate’s [...] 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 Scripture Memory Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 10/19/2023
  • Amount: $8,000
  • Colorado Christian University's Scripture Memory Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate the ability to memorize a complete book of the Bible. The applicant must be a current student enrolled in the College of Undergraduate Studies, or will be enrolling in the next semester or academic year. This scholarship is not available to students who are attending the College of Adult and [...] More

Colorado Christian University Commendation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $30,000
  • 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

Colorado Christian University Dean's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $56,000
  • 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

Colorado Christian University Distinction Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $36,000
  • 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

Colorado Christian University Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Colorado Christian University Honors Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $40,000
  • 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

Colorado Christian University Legacy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Applicants of the Colorado Christian University Legacy Scholarship must be the child of a graduate of CCU or a CCU heritage institution; or the child of a currently enrolled CCU student; or the sibling of a graduate of CCU or a CCU heritage institution; or the sibling of a currently enrolled CCU student. The Legacy Scholarship is available for new freshman and transfer students. For more [...] More

Colorado Christian University Partners in Christian Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,250
  • Partners in Christian Education (PICE) is a partnership between Colorado Christian University and select Christian high schools nationwide. The PICE scholarship is available for new freshman and transfer students who currently attend one of the partnering Christian high schools. The annual award is renewable up to eight semesters. Students must apply and be accepted to CCU's Undergraduate School [...] More

Colorado Christian University Partners in Spiritual Formation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Partners in Spiritual Formation (PISF) is an initiative between Colorado Christian University and select organizations, churches, and parachurch ministries nationwide. The PISF scholarship is available for new freshman and transfer students who are current members of these organizations or youth groups. Scholarship eligibility is determined based on students’ attendance at a partner school at the [...] 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

Colorado Christian University School of Music Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Colorado Christian University School of Music Scholarships are available to those who wish to major or minor in music or theatre, and to those highly qualified non-majors who participate in select ensembles or theatre. To be considered for a School of Music Scholarship award, applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be enrolled as a full-time student and demonstrate a high level of musical [...] More

Colorado Christian University Trustees' Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $72,000
  • 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

DeSales University Catholic Schools Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • DeSales University Catholic Schools Grants are offered to graduates of Catholic high schools who are entering DeSales University in the Fall. Graduates of Catholic Home Schooling agencies do not qualify for the Catholic Schools Grant. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is preferred, but students with over a 2.0 GPA may be considered for admission. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Diocese of Mississippi Misticos Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi offers a variety of college scholarships. Misticos Scholarships are awarded annually to one girl and three boys of either the Greek Orthodox or Episcopal Faiths, to be used for the expense of the persons named attending the colleges of their choice. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Disciples Home Missions Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Disciples Home Missions Scholarships are made possible by gifts from individuals, families, congregations, and other expressions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada and are used as investments in persons preparing for ministry. By completing an application, you will be considered for any scholarship for which you qualify. Eligible applicants are members [...] 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

Earlham College Quaker Fellows Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • A nationally ranked liberal arts college can be affordable. From scholarships and grants to loans and student employment, we award multiple types of aid to qualifying students. Merit-based aid is typically awarded in the form of scholarships. Earlham scholarships recognize your abilities or involvement in activities. Scholarship funds do not have to be paid back. You must notify Earlham of any [...] 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

Eureka College Disciples Leadership Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $109,800
  • One of the reasons Eureka College faculty, students and alumni find success is because we are guided by a common purpose greater than our individual goals. All Eureka College members subscribe to and aim to learn, lead and serve in accordance with our vision, mission & values. Eureka College provides a student-centered experience that cultivates the essential skills to serve with passion, lead [...] More

FTE Fellowships for Doctoral Students of African Descent

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • FTE offers fellowships to sustain current Ph.D. and Th.D. students of color through graduate school and into a vocation of teaching and scholarship. In doing so, FTE is working toward improving the quality of theological education and scholarship by diversifying the faculties of theological schools. Financial support is available for doctoral students who have completed the coursework stage of [...] More

FTE Fellowships for Latino/a, Asian and First Nations Doctoral Students

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • FTE offers fellowships to sustain current Ph.D. and Th.D. students of color through graduate school and into a vocation of teaching and scholarship. In doing so, FTE is working toward improving the quality of theological education and scholarship by diversifying the faculties of theological schools. Financial support is available for doctoral students who have completed the coursework stage of [...] More

George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $800
  • To apply for the George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship, you must be a current graduating senior or a former graduate of any high school in Nebraska or have successfully completed the GED, and must have attained a GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent on a 4.0 scale and be pursuing a degree in ministry or education. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

George Washington University Merit Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • George Washington University rewards exceptionally qualified students with academic scholarships. Applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships as part of the admissions process and no application is required. If you’re a first-year student and receive a merit scholarship, your award will continue for up to 10 consecutive semesters as long as you maintain continuous full-time [...] 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

Iowa UMF College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Iowa United Methodist Foundation offers thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants every year to students who demonstrate academic and community excellence and have maintained a faithful membership with the United Methodist Church. Applicants for this scholarship must intend to attend a United Methodist college. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Iowa UMF Seminary Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Iowa United Methodist Foundation offers thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants every year to students who demonstrate academic and community excellence and have maintained a faithful membership with the United Methodist Church. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

ISF National Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity founded in 2009 whose mission is to address the under-representation of American Muslims in the fields and occupations that influence public opinion and make public policy. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are Muslim or an active member of the Muslim community, enrolled at an accredited university by [...] More

ISNA Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The ISNA Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship supports freshmen students in their first year of higher education. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, and be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident attending a US based accredited institution. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] 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 Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Central Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/3/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The JSS helps Jewish high school seniors or students enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or technical school with demonstrated financial need. Eligible applicants must be bona fide residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland counties for 2+ years (residents of Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence, Mercer, or Venango counties are only eligible to apply for the Sarah and [...] 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: $4,000
  • 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

Khyentse Foundation Ashoka Grant

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Khyentse Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to support all traditions of Buddhist study and practice. Since 2001, the foundation has supported individuals and institutions in more than 30 countries and has directly affected the lives of people around the world. Khyentse Foundation activities include major text preservation and translation [...] More

Khyentse Foundation Buddhist Studies Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Khyentse Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to support all traditions of Buddhist study and practice. Since 2001, the foundation has supported individuals and institutions in more than 30 countries and has directly affected the lives of people around the world. Khyentse Foundation activities include major text preservation and translation [...] More

Khyentse Foundation Individual Practice Grants

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Khyentse Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to support all traditions of Buddhist study and practice. Since 2001, the foundation has supported individuals and institutions in more than 30 countries and has directly affected the lives of people around the world. Khyentse Foundation activities include major text preservation and translation [...] More

Khyentse Foundation Translation Studies Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Khyentse Foundation has developed the KF Translation Studies Scholarship to support students in advanced degree programs in translation studies and Buddhist philosophy with the expressed purpose of training the translators of the future. Students must be currently enrolled in a program of translation studies or Buddhist philosophy and are on track to become translators or are currently [...] 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

Loyola University Catholic Heritage Award

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Loyola recognizes talented students through a variety of other scholarships that are awarded without consideration of financial need. Please review the following list of scholarship opportunities that will provide you, if eligible, with additional resources to help make your Loyola education more affordable. In order to be considered for any of Loyola University Chicago's academic scholarships, [...] More

Loyola University Cristo Rey Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Students attending Cristo Rey Network schools around the country are invited to apply to join the next class of Cristo Rey Scholars at Loyola University Chicago. Starting the summer before entering Loyola, Cristo Rey Scholars engage in a dynamic program to enrich their academic, social, spiritual, community, and professional experiences in college. In order to be eligible for the scholarship [...] 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

Mary E. Bivins Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/24/2023
  • Amount: $28,000
  • The purpose of the Mary E. Bivins Foundation is to enrich the quality of life in the Texas Panhandle by supporting the elderly, funding the education of Christian ministers, and addressing critical community needs. In every endeavor, the Bivins Foundation will strive to help each person achieve and maintain the highest standards possible in dignity, independence, self-worth and good health. [...] 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

Oklahoma Christian University Current Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Oklahoma Christian awards more than $19 million in institutional scholarships and grants every year. Generous donors make it possible for Oklahoma Christian to offer a variety of scholarships for new and returning students majoring in preaching, Bible, ministry, vocational ministry and more. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Oklahoma Christian University New Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Oklahoma Christian University applicants interested in becoming Bible majors are encouraged to apply for College of Biblical Studies endowed scholarship awards. Award amounts vary based on academic profile and demonstrated financial need. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s [...] More

Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship was established by Marion Barr Stanfield in memory of her husband. 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. For more details or to apply, [...] More

Pepperdine Christian Leadership Award

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • George Pepperdine was a lifelong member of (a congregation of) the Churches of Christ. Church of Christ fellowships arose from the American Restoration Movement, which sought to restore unity among Christian believers by rejecting creeds and returning to the bible as the only authoritative doctrine of faith and practice. For this reason, Churches of Christ are autonomous, non-denominational [...] More

Pepperdine University Helen Young Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Helen Young Scholarships are provided to Pepperdine students in the amount of $5,000 each year. Initial scholarship awards are only given to incoming freshmen and transfer students. A renewal application must be submitted annually by students receiving the scholarship to be considered for funding each year. Only a handful are awarded each year to the most committed and active Church of Christ [...] More

Presbyterian Study Grant

  • Application Deadline: 5/16/2023
  • Amount: $6,000
  • Applicants of the Presbyterian Study Grant must be full-time M.Div. or M.A.C.E. students attending a Presbyterian Church U.S.A.-related seminary at participating institutions. M.Div. students must be enrolled as Inquirers or Candidates by PC(USA) presbyteries before the application deadline to be considered for an award. Students who have an M.Div. or M.A.C.E. and are working on a second degree [...] 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

Samuel Robinson Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2023
  • Amount: $8,000
  • For more than 200 years, U.S. Presbyterians have responded to the call of Jesus Christ by proclaiming and living out our faith, laboring with love and energy to promote God’s justice in the world. Presbyterian Mission is the national ministry arm of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the largest of the PC(USA)’s six General Assembly agencies. We joyfully partner with congregations, mid [...] 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

TEDS Carl F. H. Henry Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS Chaplaincy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $18,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS Dean's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS Helga Henry Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $8,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS PhD G. Walter Hansen Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2024
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS PhD Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2024
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS PhD Program Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2024
  • Amount: $23,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

TEDS Ruud Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) is the divinity school of Trinity International University. We offer doctoral and master’s degree programs in Illinois, Florida, Korea, and at extension sites in the U.S. Whichever location you choose, you’ll find a variety of evangelical denominations and theological traditions teaching, studying, serving, and worshiping together. Trinity Evangelical [...] More

The Ernst Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Ohio Baptist Educational Society (OBES) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Rev. Robert E. and Gladys G. Ernst Scholarship (Ernst Scholarship). The Ernst Scholarship will be endowed by the family and friends of Rev. and Mrs. Robert E. Ernst in honor of their fifty-plus years of service to Baptist churches throughout Ohio. The Ernst Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 to $1,500, [...] More

UMHEF Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) General Application is used for a number of named scholarship funds established by various donors. Applicants will be considered for every scholarship they qualify for, but will only receive only one award per year. Renewal applicants must submit a new application each year.

    To be eligible for any scholarship, applicants must [...] More

United Methodist GBHEM General Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/7/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • GBHEM Scholarships administers scholarship programs with one general application. Criteria for each scholarship program varies. For general scholarships, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be an active member of the United Methodist Church. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

United Methodist GBHEM Ministry as a Career Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $12,500
  • Ministry as a Career Scholarships offers 17 total scholarships. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA status students and must be an active full member of The United Methodist Church for at least 1 year. Applicants must be pursuing a degree program at an accredited institution in the U.S; individual scholarships are available for undergrad and graduate students, as well [...] More

United Methodist GBHEM Racial-Ethnic Specific Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The GBHEM scholarship application opens in January of each year. You can only submit one application per year where it will be screened for all possible eligible programs. You may indicate on the first page of the scholarship application which of the below listed programs you would most like to be considered for. Scholarship programs are divided into three categories: General Scholarships, [...] More

Valparaiso University Allen Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2024
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Valpo offers students demonstrating exceptional high school achievement a variety of academic scholarships and merit awards. Students may also qualify for additional aid from federal and State of Indiana grant programs. To maintain any merit or academic-based award from Valpo, a student must maintain full-time enrolment and Satisfactory Academic Progress. 98% of undergraduate students receive [...] More

Valparaiso University Ament-Benner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Ament-Brenner Scholarship is for members of a Lutheran congregation in the greater St. Louis area. Applicants must be preparing for a career in the healthcare field (e.g., nursing, physical or occupational therapy, pre-med etc.). Scholarship amounts vary, based on financial need. Applicants must complete the undergraduate admission application and file the FAFSA by the deadline. For more [...] More

Valparaiso University Award for Excellence

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Valparaiso University Award for Excellence is offered to students who are nominated in their junior year of high school by their Lutheran high school principal. Nominations are based on academic success and leadership skills. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Valparaiso University Ed Voelz Endowed Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $28,000
  • We believe that college should be an option for everyone who wants to further their education. Through the Office of Financial Aid at Valpo, we provide student financial services surrounding financial aid, undergraduate scholarships, and tuition costs. Parents and students can complete the FAFSA starting in October each year. We encourage you to file your FAFSA, regardless of your family’s [...] More

Valparaiso University Lutheran Leadership Award

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2024
  • Amount: $180,000
  • This award is for Lutheran students who are actively engaged in leadership roles in their districts, synods, or Lutheran high schools. Lutheran Leader finalists who are not selected for the full tuition scholarship, will receive a $2,000 recognition scholarship, which is renewable for up to four years at Valparaiso University.

    Students must first submit a completed admissions application (with [...] More

Valparaiso University Martin Luther Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • We believe that college should be an option for everyone who wants to further their education. Through the Office of Financial Aid at Valpo, we provide student financial services surrounding financial aid, undergraduate scholarships, and tuition costs. Parents and students can complete the FAFSA starting in October each year. We encourage you to file your FAFSA, regardless of your family’s [...] More

Westmar Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Westmar Scholarship is made available from a portion of the scholarship money that remained after the closing of Westmar College, an affiliate of the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. To honor the memory of those making gifts to Westmar College and the alumni, these funds will be used as an endowment to assist students with their educational needs at United Methodist [...] More

Wilanna K. Robinson Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: $500
  • In an effort to continue Dr. Robinson's legacy of community education, we are pleased to announce that the Dr. Wilanna K. Robinson Scholarship Fund has been established. The mission of the scholarship fund is to financially assist exceptional students who have excelled in uplifting their own community, in achieving their goal of educational enrichment. This promotes Dr. Robinson's vision for [...] 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
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