Christian Scholarships

If you practice Christianity under any denomination or movement, you’re in luck. There are a number of scholarship opportunities out there for Christian college-bound students, for both specific denominations and in general. Whether you’re looking to study theology, want to go to seminary school, or simply identify as Christian, there are scholarships out there for you. There are a number of colleges and private organizations that have funding specifically for Christian students to reward them for church and community service. Check with a church, Christian school, or faith-based organization for scholarship opportunities for Christian students.

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Ann Crawford Alexander Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Consideration for the Ann Crawford Alexander Memorial Scholarship may be given only to a Lexington High School graduate or graduating senior or homeschool graduate from the Lexington Community who has demonstrated a GPA of 3.0 or above in the immediately preceding semester. Applicant must show qualities of good character, leadership and Christian faith. They must demonstrate a desire to help [...] More

Anna Schiller Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2024
  • 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

Baylor University Hubler Endowed Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $40,000
  • Baylor delivers an amazing return for your investment. We offer the benefits and resources of a large research university, with the family atmosphere of a small school. Our campus is a nurturing environment with small class sizes, where faculty members know each student personally and care about your success. There are many ways to make a Baylor education fit your family's budget. Very few [...] 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: 2/1/2024
  • 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

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

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

Dr. and Mrs. William J. Yonker Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2024
  • Amount: $2,450
  • Calvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here, you will discover a bold, transformative education that’s grounded in Christian conviction. Be inspired by innovation, leadership, and artistic expression. Be challenged to respond to the world’s needs. Since 1876, Calvin has lived into Christ’s promise to make all things new—find your place in this [...] More

Dr. James Earl Massey Intercultural Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2024
  • Amount: $40,000
  • Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, [...] More

Excellence in Character Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/22/2023
  • Amount: $500
  • Oasis Connection Ministries, a 501 (c) 3 organization announces the 2022 Excellence In Character Scholarship Award. Under this program, two $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to two graduating seniors attending a high school in Dallas and Tarrant Counties, in the state of Texas. Children of Oasis Connection Ministries board members are not eligible to apply. The scholarship will be awarded late [...] 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

Gordon and Eleanor Spykman Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2024
  • Amount: $2,200
  • Calvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here, you will discover a bold, transformative education that’s grounded in Christian conviction. Be inspired by innovation, leadership, and artistic expression. Be challenged to respond to the world’s needs. Since 1876, Calvin has lived into Christ’s promise to make all things new—find your place in this [...] 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

Heidelberg University UCC Ministerial Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $8,000
  • 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

Hoeks Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2024
  • Amount: $2,200
  • Calvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here, you will discover a bold, transformative education that’s grounded in Christian conviction. Be inspired by innovation, leadership, and artistic expression. Be challenged to respond to the world’s needs. Since 1876, Calvin has lived into Christ’s promise to make all things new—find your place in this [...] More

Houghton University Merit Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $16,000
  • At Houghton, “going to college” means something different to every student. The Houghton Experience allows you to choose the option that fits your life, learning style, and schedule each semester. Whether you choose to learn in-person at one of the locations in Buffalo or Houghton, NY, or a fully online degree, you will find the support and courses you need to reach your career and educational [...] More

John and Florence Goll Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Education is vital to the growth and future of every community. Because of this, the Saginaw Community Founda­tion administers a variety of scholarship programs for high school, community college, university and vocational stu­dents. Since awarding our first $500 scholarship in 1987, the Saginaw Community Foundation has awarded more than $8 million in scholarships. Learn more about all of our [...] More

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation's scholarship program awards annual grants for the education of deserving female students with financial need at more than 200 accredited educational institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. In accordance with the will that established the Foundation, grantee institutions use [...] 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

Michmerhuizen Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2024
  • Amount: $2,200
  • Calvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here, you will discover a bold, transformative education that’s grounded in Christian conviction. Be inspired by innovation, leadership, and artistic expression. Be challenged to respond to the world’s needs. Since 1876, Calvin has lived into Christ’s promise to make all things new—find your place in this [...] More

National Association of the Church of God Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of the Church of God Scholarship at Anderson University is a full-tuition scholarship, renewable over four years, that will combine with any merit-based scholarships. Eligible applicants must be an existing member of the National Association of the Church of God, and submit a FAFSA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Oklahoma Christian University Current Student Biblical Studies Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • At OC, you'll learn alongside masterful teachers and world-class experts. They are Oxford trained theologians, NASA scientists and best selling authors. OC is defined by the col­lec­tive impact of our many incred­i­ble individuals. We are a passionate group of Christ-followers made up of educators, learners, seekers and creators. We are driven by missions - not just majors, and believe everyone [...] 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

Roberts Wesleyan University Christian Ministries Dependent Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • We believe that a Roberts education is an investment in your future. Because we have confidence in the transformative experience students have here, we offer many grants and scholarships to help them afford college. We want to make private college accessible and affordable for families. Roberts Wesleyan University offers numerous types of financial aid. Need-based grants are provided out of the [...] More
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