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.

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.

Aziz Jamaluddin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Given his strong belief to have a generation of educated Muslims to speak out and communicate the true meaning of Islam in all types of media, the Jamaluddin family arranged for a scholarship fund to be established to support five students each year throughout their education in the fields of Journalism and Political Science. [...] More

American Atheists Chinn Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • American Atheists is proud to award two Chinn Scholarships for LGBT Atheist Activism. These scholarships recognize activism in the area of LGBT equality. You do not have to be a member of the LGBT community to receive this scholarship; allies are encouraged to apply.

    Eligibility:
    -High school seniors or current college students
    -Full-time graduate and law school students
    -Applicants must be [...] More

American Atheists O'Hair Award

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The American Atheists awards a $1,000 O'Hair Scholarship to an atheist student attending college or university. The award is given every year at the American Atheists National Convention. The Student Activist Scholarship program was founded by Life Members Barbara J. Baldock, Dr. Phillip Butler, Lillian B. Ramsden, Rice O'Dell and Irving Yablon.

    The scholarship can be used by a current college [...] More

American Baptist Financial Aid Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Office of Financial Aid for Studies, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, administers the American Baptist Financial Aid Program that supports college students, graduate students, and seminarians.

    Eligibility:
    -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 freshman [...] More

Anna Schiller Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Criteria for this scholarship

    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

ARFORA Undergraduate Scholarship for Women

  • Application Deadline: 5/10/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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

Associated Women for Pepperdine (AWP) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Associated Women for Pepperdine (AWP) was established in 1958 and is the largest, most active women's group supporting colleges and universities in Southern California. For over 50 years members have been primary contributors to scholarships for Christian students and have forged a strong link between the University and the Churches of Christ across the country. The Associated Women for [...] More

Austin College Sara Bernice Moseley Scholarships for Presbyterian Students

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • 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

Aziz Jamaluddin Scholarship in Journalism

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Aziz Jamaluddin ISNA Scholarship Program was established because of the strong belief in the need of Muslim students pursuing journalism. Mr. Jamaluddin noted the long history of biased media reporting and felt that there has been a lack of voices representative of Islam inside mainstream American media. His continuing dedication and focus on helping the needy and promoting education and [...] More

Baptist Life Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Baptist Life Association is honored to award annual scholarships to full-time undergraduate and graduate students. All applicants must be insured with Baptist Life Association, or one of its affiliates, and have been covered on certificates or riders for at least two years prior to applying. Awards are based on academic achievement, financial need, and ambitions/goals. All Awards are for one [...] More

Beta Sigma Psi Martin Luther Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/17/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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

Beta Sigma Psi University of Illinois Christian Leadership Award

  • Application Deadline: 2/17/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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 [...] More

Bethesda Lutheran Communities Lutheran Student Scholastic & Service Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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 [...] More

Bethesda Student Scholastic Scholarships for High School Seniors

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • Up to two scholarships will be awarded each year to Lutheran high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary degree in any academic area that will prepare them to serve and support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    Eligibility:
    -Be an active member of a Lutheran congregation
    -Be classified as a senior
    -Minimum 3.0 GPA

    For more information and to apply, visit the [...] More

Bethesda Student Scholastic Scholarships for Seminarian Students

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • One scholarship is awarded each year to a Lutheran seminarian displaying interest in service to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in a congregational setting.

    Eligibility:
    -Be an active member of a Lutheran congregation
    -Be a current college senior, accepted into a seminary program for the fall
    -Be classified as a 1st or 2nd year student at any seminary affiliated [...] More

Carl F. H. Henry Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $7,500
  • This scholarship is available to master’s-level students who have an incoming GPA of 3.75 or higher and display potential to make a significant contribution in the evangelical community. Students must maintain a 3.5 GPA and enroll in at least 10 residential hours each semester while at Trinity. The deadline is rolling, contact Trinity for more information. Students who apply for financial aid and [...] More

Catholic Financial Life College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Student must be a financial member of Catholic Financial Life for at least one continuous year prior to applying for the scholarship, which means he/she is the primary insured on a life insurance certificate or on a spousal rider, or an annuitant. The student must be 23 years of age or younger. Student must have performed a minimum of ten service hours with one or more of the following: A [...] More

Catholic United Financial Post-High School Tuition Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • Scholarships are for members of any age seeking to learn a trade, earn a certification or complete a college degree, Catholic United wants to help. Our Post-High School Tuition Scholarship program gives our members tuition assistance for their educational goals. Scholarship awards are one-time benefits, past recipients cannot apply again. While the average scholarship recipient is a recent high [...] More

CCU Athletics Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • 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. Scholarship amounts vary. Prospective student athletes should contact their specific coach for further [...] More

Church of the Brethren Nursing Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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. Scholarships are for RN and graduate nurse candidates LPN candidates. A preference is given to new applications. Also, a preference will be [...] More

College of Wooster Covenant Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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).

    For more information or to apply, [...] More

Colorado Christian Scripture Memory Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/24/2018
  • Amount: $4,800
  • Colorado Christian University's Scripture Memory Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate the ability to memorize a complete book of the Bible. The Scripture Memory Scholarship allows students to use their memories to reduce tuition costs - benefiting their faith and their finances at the same time. Students can choose whichever translation they wish, or multiple translations. [...] More

Colorado Christian University Commendation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $8,000
  • For transfer students with 15 or more post-high school college credits, the academic scholarships are based on the student's cumulative GPA from all colleges attended. For transfer students with less than 15 post-high school college credits, the scholarships are based on the student's GPA from the last high school attended and ACT or SAT II composite test score (critical reading, math, and [...] More

Colorado Christian University Dean's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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.
    Eligibility:
    -Minimum 3.4 [...] More

Colorado Christian University Distinction Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • For transfer students with 15 or more post-high school college credits, the academic scholarships are based on the student's cumulative GPA from all colleges attended. For transfer students with less than 15 post-high school college credits, the scholarships are based on the student's GPA from the last high school attended and ACT or SAT II composite test score (Critical Reading, Math, and [...] More

Colorado Christian University First Generation Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The First Generation Minority Student Scholarship is available for students enrolled in the College of Undergraduate Studies. This scholarship provides an opportunity for minority students whose parents did not attend college to complete a Christian college degree. CCU will support the students through a series of academic, personal, mentoring, and leadership development activities. The selection [...] More

Colorado Christian University Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The CCU Grant is given to students with financial need. Eligibility and amount vary annually based on need as determined by federal methodology. A student must apply for federal aid to be considered for this award. The CCU Grant is available for students enrolled in the College of Undergraduate [...] More

Colorado Christian University Honors Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $7,000
  • 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.

    Honors Scholarship [...] More

Colorado Christian University Legacy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,250
  • The Legacy Scholarship is designed to assist children and/or siblings of CCU alumni and current students to continue the CCU tradition.

    Eligibility:
    -Be the child of a graduate of CCU or a CCU heritage institution
    -Be the child of a currently enrolled CCU student
    -Be the sibling of a graduate of CCU or a CCU heritage institution
    -Be the sibling of a currently enrolled CCU student

    The [...] More

Colorado Christian University Music/Theatre Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Minimum 2.0 GPA
    -Enrolled as a full-time student
    -Demonstrate a high level of musical ability/talent and have developing musical theatre skills
    -Live audition
    -Accepted into the CCU music program and/or [...] More

Colorado Christian University Partners in Christian Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • 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: 5/1/2018
  • 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. The annual award is renewable up to eight semesters at CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies. [...] More

Colorado Christian University President's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • 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.

    President's Scholarship [...] More

Colorado Christian University Trustees' Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $14,000
  • 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.

    Trustees' Scholarship [...] More

David and Maryla Korn Family Scholarship Fund for the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and/or Jewish Primary Day School

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship is awarded once a year. Applications are sent directly to the school. Please contact your school counselor to apply. Decisions are based primarily on financial need.

    Applicants must be:
    - A Jewish resident of the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area
    - Attending the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School or the Jewish Primary Day [...] More

David Pohl Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship was established by the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA) upon Rev. Pohl's retirement as Unitarian Universalist Association Director of Ministry in 1993. It supports the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of individuals studying for Unitarian Universalist (UU) ministry. [...] More

DeSales University Catholic Schools Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Awards are offered to graduates of Catholic high schools who are entering DeSales in the Fall. Graduates of Catholic Home Schooling agencies do not qualify for the Catholic Schools Grant. [...] More

DeSales University Tuition Incentive Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Thanks to help from our generous donors, DeSales is proud to offer several scholarship opportunities for our students. The Tuition Incentive Program is for graduates of Allentown Diocesan schools and Oblate high schools who are entering DeSales in the upcoming fall semester.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Diamonds in the Rough Ministry International Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Diocese of Mississippi Misticos Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • 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. The late Alexander Misticos established these scholarships as memorials to members of his family.

    For more [...] More

Disciples Home Missions Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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. Scholarship funds are generated from interest earned on permanent funds and cash gifts, and are used as investments in persons preparing for ministry in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United [...] More

Disciples Leadership Program

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • This top-tier, competitive scholarship is awarded to first-time freshmen based on leadership, academic excellence, and the commitment to explore during college a life of faith-based servant leadership. Seminary-bound students are encouraged to apply, but all qualified DOC students with exceptional leadership and service will be equally considered. Applicants should have a minimum cumulative high [...] More

Dora Maclellan Brown Seminary Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • 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

Dr. Abdus Saleem Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Dr. Abdus Saleem Scholarship was established due to Dr. Saleem’s firm belief in the value of education. Dr. Saleem received his medical degree from the King Edward Medical School in Pakistan. After completing his residency training in 1972, he joined the faculty at Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, Pennsylvania as an assistant professor of pathology.

    Eligibility:
    -G.P.A of 3.5 or [...] More

Dr. Don and Rose Marie Benton Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/18/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Dr. Don and Rose Marie Benton Scholarship was established by supporters of the Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in honor of Dr. Don and Mrs. Rose Marie Benton, longtime friends of the Trinity River Mission.

    Applicants must be residents of Dallas County, Texas and students, or parents of students [...] More

Earlham College Quaker Fellows Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Quaker Fellows echoes Earlham's core values. Utilizing Quaker faith and practice, the program engages the whole person and prepares students to be agents of change in the world. Quaker Fellows includes three formation cores: spirituality, community, and leadership development. The program is designed for young adults who are serious about serving as leaders in their communities, developing tools [...] More

ECF Fellowship Partners Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2018
  • 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 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 transformative [...] More

Eureka College Leadership Engagement Awards

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $500
  • Eureka College promotes excellence in learning, service and leadership. The Engagement Awards are available to help promote these attributes recognizing that opportunities for growth in these areas happen outside the classroom as well as inside it. After reviewing all scholarship application materials, the College will inform the student if they will receive these awards. Faith-based students who [...] More

Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts Tuition Support Fund

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $40,800
  • GW's Program in Experiential Education & Jewish Cultural Arts (EE/JCA), the only master's program of its kind in the United States, offers an intensive 13-month, cross-disciplinary curriculum combining coursework in Jewish cultural arts, experiential education, and museum education. Graduates will be prepared for careers in Jewish museums and arts institutions, community centers, college campus [...] More

FEREP Graduate Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/12/2018
  • Amount: $40,000
  • The Federation Executive Recruitment & Education Program (FEREP) Graduate Scholarship is awarded to talented individuals who have excelled in their previous endeavors and are dedicated to working in the Jewish community.

    Eligibility:
    -Possess U.S. or Canadian citizenship
    -Have earned a Bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
    -Have applied for or been accepted into a graduate program in [...] More

FFRF Student Scholarship Essay Contests

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2017
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Freedom From Religion Foundation congratulates the 16 college-bound high school seniors who won this year's essay competition. FFRF has offered essay competitions to college students since 1979, high school students since 1994 and graduate students since 2010. Seniors were asked to pick from two topics: "The challenges of growing up a freethinker," or "Why Boy Scouts of America should welcome [...] More

Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award

  • Application Deadline: 6/17/2017
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Four (4) scholarships are awarded to high school youth to assist with their tuition, room and board, books, and other academic resources. This award is available to high school youth who live in the U.S. who identify as atheist, agnostic, humanist and/or secular, and are accepted into two or four-year colleges. Preference is given to students of color (Black/African American, Latino(a), [...] More

FTE Fellowships for Doctoral Students of African Descent

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • FTE offers financial support for doctoral students who have completed the coursework stage of their Ph.D. or Th.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies.

    Eligibility:
    -Be of African descent enrolled or admitted full time in a Th.D. or Ph.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies
    -Be finished with coursework by the beginning of the fellowship year [...] More

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

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • FTE offers financial support for doctoral students who have completed the coursework stage of their Ph.D. or Th.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies.

    Eligibility:
    -Be of Latino/a, Asian, or first nations descent enrolled or admitted full time in a Th.D. or Ph.D. program in religion, theological studies or biblical studies
    -Be finished with coursework by the [...] More

George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $600
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 50 scholarship funds.

    Eligible applicants for the George & Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship are:

    -High school senior graduates from a Nebraska high school
    -Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    -Plan to or are majoring in ministry or education
    -Preference is given to the members of the First Church of God Congregation

    For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Heidelberg University UCC Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $4,000
  • 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

Helga Henry Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • This award will be granted to outstanding master's-level women who desire to pursue a theological or graduate education. New students are recommended by the Admissions staff based on exceptional leadership potential. Students who apply for financial aid qualify for the award. The deadline is rolling.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Interfaith Spiritutality Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of this scholarship is to support deserving individuals who have demonstrated an interest in and are prepared to integrate interfaith understanding into their ministry and have a commitment to guiding others on their own spiritual path. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a Masters of Divinity program leading to fellowship as a Unitarian Universalist (UU) minister. [...] More

Iowa UMF College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,150
  • 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 a full list of college scholarships, more information, and to apply, visit the IUMF website. [...] More

Iowa UMF General Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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 a full list of general scholarships, more information, and to apply, visit the IUMF website. [...] More

Iowa UMF Seminary Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $7,500
  • 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 a full list of seminary scholarships, more information, and to apply, visit the IUMF website. [...] More

Iowa UMF Westmar Trust Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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. The Westmar Trust Scholarship is made available from a portion of the scholarship money that remained after the closing of Westmar College, an affiliate of the [...] More

ISF National Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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. Our belief is that fostering education and improving Muslim representation in all walks of life including media and politics will lead to full integration and [...] More

ISNA Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir ISNA Scholarship Program was established because of the strong belief in the value of education by Dr. Shakir. He dedicated himself to education and specifically to working with inner city youth, introducing students to Islam and the Arabic language. He was a true leader and arranged for this scholarship fund to be established to support freshman students in their [...] More

Italian Catholic Federation First Year Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent
    -Live within the Roman Catholic [...] More

Jacobsen Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • Florence S. and Ted C. Jacobsen have spent a lifetime serving in their church, community and family. The resources that they built through their hard work are now benefiting students who will honor their legacy of service through their own diligent service and commitment to scholarship.

    The Jacobsen Scholarship Fund is a donor advised scholarship that focuses on undergraduate education and [...] More

JCS Newhoff Scholarship for a Jewish Student with a Diagnosed Learning Disability

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 disabilit. The scholarships are competitive. Recipients are chosen based upon several criteria, including academic performance, financial need, community and [...] More

JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students from Single-Parent Homes

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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 Center (JCC) North American Graduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The JCC Association Graduate Scholarship Program provides financial aid for students to use towards a master's degree that will lead to or enhance professional careers in the Jewish Community Center movement.

    Full-time students receive up to $10,000 per year for a one or two-year period to pursue graduate studies that lead to a professional career in the JCC Movement. As a JCC Association of [...] More

Jewish Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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

Jewish Family and Children's Services Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be Jewish
    -Have been a legal and permanent resident of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or northern Santa Clara counties for at least two years [...] More

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Central Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/9/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service (CSLRS) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh coordinates the efforts of a group of organizations, agencies and scholarship endowment funds that provide scholarships to local Jewish students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education.

    Eligibility:
    -Any Jewish high school senior or those enrolled in an undergraduate, [...] More

Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • 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. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage the development of Jewish identity, nourish greater commitment to Israel and the Chicago Jewish community, and to recognize future leaders.

    Eligibility [...] More

John W. McDevitt (Fourth Degree) Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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

Joseph Sumner Smith Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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.

    For more details and to apply, please [...] More

JUF College Student/Young Adult Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

JUF Israel Experience High School Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

JVS Chicago Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

JVS Scholarship Program - Los Angeles

  • Application Deadline: 4/17/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in Los Angeles with need-based financial aid, in the belief that education represents the first step to career success.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be Jewish
    -16 years old or older
    -Permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County for at least three years
    -U.S. citizen or documented legal permanent resident [...] More

Khyentse Foundation Buddhist Studies Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Khyentse Foundation is a non-profit organization that offers scholarships for Buddhist scholars. KF Buddhist Study Scholarships are one-time grants to support individuals who wish to study the Dharma. KF accepts applications from teachers, students, scholars, and translators, from all traditions, schools, and sects of Buddhism.

    KF accepts open scholarship applications twice a year, from [...] More

Khyentse Foundation Individual Practice Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Khyentse Foundation is a non-profit organization that offers scholarships for Buddhist scholars. KF Individual Practice Grants are one-time grants that support individuals who wish to practice Dharma on retreat, public teachings, or other practice environments. KF accepts applications from practitioners, and retreatants from all traditions, schools, and sects of Buddhism.

    KF accepts open [...] More

Khyentse Foundation Translation Studies Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Students currently enrolled in a program of translation studies or Buddhist philosophy and are on track to become translators or are [...] More

Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Pro Deo & Pro Patria Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • 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. 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.

    To [...] More

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Racial Ethnic Minority Students

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a United Methodist [...] More

Loyola University Catholic Heritage Award

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • Chicago Catholic Heritage Award is made to new freshmen graduating from Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Diocese of Joliet. This award is awarded for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment and is restricted to tuition.

    In order to be considered for any of Loyola University Chicago's academic scholarships, students must submit a completed Application for [...] More

Loyola University Cristo Rey Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • 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 Jesuit Heritage Award

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Jesuit Heritage Award is made to new freshmen graduating from Jesuit high schools who are member schools of the Jesuit Secondary Education Association in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, the Cristo Rey Network high schools, or the Jesuit high school in Chicago. This award is restricted to tuition and is renewable for four consecutive years of tuition.

    In order to be considered [...] More

Loyola University Zolp Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Marguerite Young Endowment Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Pursue a degree or studies in Theology
    -Must be enrolled full-time in a [...] More

Mary E. Bivins Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/29/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The purpose of the Mary E. Bivins Foundation Religious Scholarship Program is to educate ministers to preach the Christian religion. Scholarships are provided for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate education leading to a bachelor's or master's degree in a field that prepares the student to preach the Christian religion. Priority will be given to students intending to serve as pulpit pastors [...] More

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2018
  • 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 both junior high and high school students. The Foundation also issues grants to a wide variety of educational, scientific [...] More

National Presbyterian College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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

Oklahoma Christian University Current Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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, visit our [...] More

Oklahoma Christian University New Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Oklahoma Christian University applicants interested in becoming Bible majors are encouraged to apply for College of Biblical Studies endowed scholarship awards. 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. Award amounts vary based on academic profile [...] More

Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Pepperdine Christian Leadership Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Christian Leadership Award is for students who are members of a congregation traditionally associated with the Churches of Christ described above. In order to be considered for Christian Leadership Award, Church of Christ applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a church leader (minister, elder, youth minister, etc.) of the Church of Christ congregation of which they are a [...] More

Presbyterian Church-U.S.A. Samuel Robinson Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Samuel Robinson Award seeks to stimulate interest in the Westminster Shorter Catechism by challenging Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members who are juniors or seniors in college and attending a Presbyterian-related college or university to memorize and recite the catechism from memory. To further demonstrate an understanding of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, the applicant will write a [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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

Presbyterian U.S.A. Native American Supplemental Grant

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Native American Supplemental Grant is for Native American and Alaska natives pursuing full-time post-secondary education who have been awarded the Presbyterian Study Grant and have remaining need.

    Eligible applicants must be full-time M.Div. or M.A.C.E. students attending a Presbyterian Church U.S.A.-related seminary at the following institutions:
    -Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary [...] More

Presbyterian U.S.A. Presbyterian Study Grant

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Eligible applicants must be full-time M.Div. or M.A.C.E. students attending a Presbyterian Church U.S.A.-related seminary at the following institutions:
    -Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
    -Columbia Theological Seminary
    -Interdenominational Theological Center
    -Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
    -McCormick Theological Seminary
    -Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
    -San [...] More

Presbyterian U.S.A. Racial Ethnic Supplemental Grant

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Racial Ethnic Supplemental Grant is for African American, Alaska Native, Asian American, Hispanic American or Native American students who have been awarded the Presbyterian Study Grant and have remaining need.

    Eligible applicants must be full-time M.Div. or M.A.C.E. students attending a Presbyterian Church U.S.A.-related seminary at the following institutions:
    -Austin Presbyterian [...] More

Principia College Arthur F. Schulz Jr. Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $18,000
  • 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

Principia College Dean's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $24,000
  • 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 Presidential Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $36,500
  • 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

Principia College Trustee Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Rev. Robert E. and Gladys G. Ernst Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The OBES exists to provide financial Assistance in the way of scholarships to prepare American Baptist Professional Ministers for tomorrow. The Rev. Robert E. And Gladys Ernst Scholarship awarded to current ABC/Ordained pastors of American Baptist Churches in Ohio who are pursuing post-graduate ministry degrees such as Master's or Ph.D of Divinity either at accredited institutions or through a [...] More

Ruth K. Jacobs Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Choristers Guild was founded in Los Angeles by the late Ruth Krehbiel Jacobs, based on an idea - the systematic development of Christian character in boys and girls through the medium of the church Children's Choir. The Scholarship Fund provides financial aid to full-time students preparing for church music ministry. An applicant must be a junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in music, [...] More

Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 8/10/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • After emerging out of the ashes of the Holocaust, Sara and Max Goldsammler dedicated their lives to empowering the next generation of young adults. In their honor, OU Alumni is sponsoring a scholarship to go towards college tuition for any high school senior or current Jewish college student for the next school year. Any Jewish student can apply. Applicants should describe in 500-1,000 words what [...] More

Selma McKrill Brown Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Selma McKrill Brown Scholarship provides financial assistance to any person seeking to improve his or her skills or advance his or her education by attending any properly accredited or certified educational organization or program. The recipients are selected by a scholarship committee after carefully considering the scholastic record, financial need, record of service in the Armed Forces (if [...] More

Stoody-West Graduate Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $6,000
  • The Stoody-West Fellowship in religious journalism is offered in recognition of the work and lives of Dr. Ralph Stoody and Dr. Arthur West, who were leaders in public relations and information services in The United Methodist Church. The grant is awarded to assist a United Methodist student who intends on pursuing a career in religious journalism.

    The purpose of the fellowship is to enhance [...] More

SVS (Balaji) Temple of Greater Chicago

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • SVS (Balaji) Temple, under guidance of the Board of Trustees and the Auxiliary Committee, has developed a Scholarship Fund to help provide a valuable and needed program to our devotees and their families. The scholarship is awarded to first year students who are enrolled full time at accredited undergraduate programs. The scholarship will be distributed in equal installments over four years, paid [...] More

TEDS Chaplaincy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $4,500
  • Students must be approved as a Chaplain Candidate in the Armed Services or National Guard and accepted into the Masters of Divinity program at TEDS. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other Trinity Scholarships. Students must provide a signed statement from the recruiter/commissioned officer certifying that the student is a chaplain candidate, including date the candidate was [...] More

TEDS Dean's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility for this scholarship is based on a 3.2 minimum GPA from the transcript of the most recently completed degree (new students) or upon review of TIU cumulative GPA after completion of at least 20 credits (returning students). This scholarship is for masters level students. Those who apply for financial aid are automatically considered for this award. The deadline is rolling, and the [...] More

TEDS Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • These scholarships will be awarded to master’s-level students with evidence of outstanding leadership potential in the evangelical community. New students are recommended by the Admissions staff based on previous leadership experience. Students who apply for financial aid qualify. The deadline is rolling and the award is renewable. [...] More

TEDS Mosaic Ministries Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship is available to new master’s program students the Deerfield campus who are committed to the gospel ministry of reconciliation, have an incoming GPA of 3.0, and a willingness to participate in Mosaic Ministries during their time at Trinity.

    Eligibility:
    -Graduated from an accredited college/university with a minimum 3.0 GPA
    -Applied for admission and been accepted at Trinity [...] More

TEDS PhD G. Walter Hansen Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The G. Walter Hansen Fellowship supports three Ph.D. students whose vocational interests and academic research focus on yielding more faithful and effective strategies for biblical-theological ministry, creating a global culture of collaboration among evangelical ministers of the Word.

    The Hansen Fellowship awards unrestricted fellowships to talented incoming and returning full-time TEDS Ph.D. [...] More

TEDS PhD Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Ph.D. Merit Scholarships are awarded by the Ph.D. and admissions committees for the Educational Studies and Intercultural Studies departments, and for the four Theological Studies departments (including Old Testament, New Testament, systematic theology, and church history). Awards are renewable for a second year and are awarded based on full-time credits (9 or more) and will be pro-rated if [...] More

TEDS PhD Program Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2018
  • Amount: $23,000
  • The Ph.D. Program Scholarship is awarded to one recipient per Ph.D. program (theological studies, educational studies, and intercultural studies), selected by the Ph.D. and admissions committees. Awards are based on full-time credits (9 or more) and will be pro-rated if registered for less than 9 credits in a semester. Applicants are automatically considered during the admissions process. The [...] More

TEDS PhD Waybright Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2018
  • Amount: $140,000
  • The Ph.D. Waybright Leadership Scholarship is awarded to one Educational Studies Ph.D. student, one Intercultural Studies Ph.D. student, and four Theological Studies Ph.D. students selected by the Ph.D. and Admissions committees. Applicants are automatically considered during the admissions process. Scholarships are renewable up to four years.

    For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

TEDS Ruud Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship is available to master’s-level students who have an incoming GPA of 3.5 or higher and display strategic leadership potential. Students must maintain a 3.25 GPA and enroll in at least 10 residential hours each semester while at Trinity. Deadline is rolling, and students who apply for financial aid are automatically considered for the award. The scholarship is renewable. [...] More

The Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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. In 1998, to honor Mario Cugia, Past President and Life Member of the Italian Catholic Federation Central Council, an Italian Studies Scholarship Program was created to supplement the Federation's Scholarship Program for [...] More

The Christian Missionary Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Applicants must be children of missionaries currently on or recently returned from the mission field who have made significant financial sacrifices to serve the Lord.

    Scholarship recipients must attend one of the following colleges:
    -Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI)
    -Dordt College (Sioux Center, IA)
    -Hope College (Holland, MI)
    -Kuyper College (Grand Rapids, MI)
    -Trinity Christian [...] More

The David Eaton Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Maurine Mulliner, a long-time member of All Soul's Church in Washington, DC, made an estate gift to establish this award in order to affirm Rev. David Hilliard Eaton's vision of a community dedicated to strengthening hope, justice and balance, and creating an anti-racist, multi-cultural religious organization and country. This scholarship is awarded to women from a historically marginalized group [...] More

The Donald K. Evans Memorial Theological Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Donald K. Evans Memorial Theological Scholarship Fund was established by the Ohio-Meadville District and is awarded to members or former members of congregations within the Ohio-Meadville District (Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Southwest New York State) who are preparing for the Unitarian Universalist ministry. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

The Good Shepherd Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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 [...] More

The Hindu Temple Educational Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The purpose of The Hindu Temple Educational Scholarship Program is to strengthen the growth of the Hindu Temple community by giving scholarship to deserving graduating senior students from the Hindu Temple membership families.
    The scholarship amount can be used in any accredited college/community college of Higher learning institute in the USA.
    The scholarship amount must be used for tuition [...] More

The Ingeborg Haseltine Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Ingeborg Haseltine made a gift from her estate to establish a permanent scholarship fund to support the education of women pursuing a career in the ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a Masters of Divinity degree program leading to fellowship as a Unitarian Universalist (UU) minister. [...] More

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $8,000
  • 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 John A. Buehrens Ministerial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • John A. Buehrens, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) from 1993-2001, has made enormous contributions to the life of this institution and to the Unitarian Universalist movement as a whole. To recognize and honor his work, the UUA has established a permanent fund to support the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of future Unitarian Universalist ministers [...] More

The Khyentse Foundation Ashoka Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • For requests that fall outside the criteria for Advanced Study Scholarships, KF Individual Practice Grants or other awards, the Khyentse Foundation has created a fund for special project grants. This program identifies and supports organizations and individuals working to increase Dharma activity around the world.

    The Ashoka Grants Committee considers applications from a broad array of [...] More

The Lucille K. and Jerome P. Gallon Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Lucille K. and Jerome P. Gallon Scholarship fund was created to support promising candidates for Unitarian Universalist ministry. This scholarship is to individuals who have demonstrated strong preaching skills during their path to ministry. The funds are available to students enrolled at least half-time in a Masters of Divinity degree program leading to fellowship as a Unitarian [...] More

The Martha and Robert Atherton Ministerial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Established in 1997, this scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to promising ministerial students in their 2nd or 3rd year of seminary who have already proven their capabilities. This scholarship is awarded to individuals who respect hard work as a foundation of a full life and appreciate the freedom, political system, and philosophical underpinnings of our country. Priority is [...] More

The Olympia Brown and Max Kapp Award

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Olympia Brown and Max Kapp Award is made to a ministerial student who, in addition to meeting the requirements for general financial aid, chooses to submit as part of their general financial application a paper, sermon, or another special project on some aspect of Universalism. Entries are evaluated by an outside reader. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a Masters of Divinity [...] More

The President William G. Sinkford Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association established the President William G. Sinkford Fund in 2008, during the last year of Rev. Sinkford's UUA Presidency. Having begun his service in June 2001, Rev. Sinkford left the Association with many profound and lasting gifts including the innovative Diversity of Ministry Initiative and support for lay theological education and ministerial development [...] More

The Rev. Chuck and Nancy Thomas Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship serves Unitarian Universalism, and individual Unitarian Universalists like Chuck and Nancy Thomas, by valuing a history of service and leadership as critical elements of a call toward professional theological training. Each year it supports a student in the first year of seminary or in preparatory academic work. Scholars qualify for the award by demonstrating their outstanding [...] More

The Roy H. Pollack Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Roy H. Pollack Scholarship was created in 1998 to support second or third-year students who have strong academic records and are a promising candidate for the Unitarian Universalist ministry. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a Masters of Divinity program leading to fellowship as a Unitarian Universalist (UU) [...] More

The Susan M. Jackson Ministerial Scholars Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Susan M. Jackson's children established this fund on Ms. Jackson's 85th birthday to honor her commitment and dedication to Unitarian Universalism. This scholarship is awarded to recipients who share with the wider world their enthusiasm about Unitarian Universalist (UU) ideas and conclusions, drawn from their faith, which influence their lives. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a [...] More

Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • 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

United Methodist GBHEM Doctorate Level Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • GBHEM Scholarships administers scholarship programs with one general application. Criteria for each scholarship program varies.

    The minimum requirements for Doctoral scholarships are:
    -Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA person
    -Applicants must be an active full member of The United Methodist Church for at least 1 year (International applicants must be active full [...] More

United Methodist GBHEM General Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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

United Methodist GBHEM Ministry as a Career Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • GBHEM Scholarships administers scholarship programs with one general application. Criteria for each scholarship program varies.

    The minimum requirements for Ministry scholarships are:
    -Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA person
    -Applicants must be an active full member of The United Methodist Church for at least 1 year (International applicants must be active full [...] More

Valparaiso University Allen Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/6/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

Valparaiso University Ament-Benner Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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.). Amount varies, based on financial need. Applicants must complete undergraduate admission application and file the FAFSA by the [...] More

Valparaiso University Award for Excellence

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Award candidates are nominated in their junior year of high school by their Lutheran high school principal. Nominations are based on academic success and leadership skills. Recipients are notified with the offer of [...] More

Valparaiso University Ed Voelz Endowed Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Ed Voelz Endowed Scholarship is offered to graduates of St. Peter's Lutheran School in Columbus, IN. Students must complete undergraduate admission application to be considered for this [...] More

Valparaiso University Lutheran Leadership Award

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • Leadership awards are for Lutheran students who are actively engaged in leadership roles in their districts, synods, or Lutheran high schools. Candidates must be high school seniors nominated by leaders within a Lutheran denomination. Students will be notified by the Office of Church Relations in mid-March.

    Contact the Office of Admissions or Office of Church Relations with any questions. [...] More

Valparaiso University Martin Luther Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Dependent daughters and sons of full-time, professional, rostered Lutheran Church workers. Incoming freshmen and transfer students are eligible. The scholarship is $10,000 per year. (Note: If a student qualifies for a higher academic scholarship, it will replace the Martin Luther Award.)

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Von Ogden Vogt Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship was established in 2001 by Walter and Carolyn Vogt to honor Walter’s father The Rev. Dr. Von Ogden Vogt and his dedication and commitment to Unitarian Universalism. Scholarships are given to support the intellectual, spiritual, and professional development of future Unitarian Universalist ministers who are attending Meadville Lombard Theological [...] More

William Woods University Disciples of Christ Grant

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $7,000
  • The award is open to children of ordained Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) ministers with good standing to the church. Full-time enrollment is required. The candidate must apply for admission and be admitted to the university and submit official documentation from the clergy confirming the parent is ordained. This award is for one year. Students can apply for renewal. [...] More

Wilmington College Quaker Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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

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