Lutheran Scholarships

If you think Lutheran scholarships only exist for study in Minnesotans, think again. The Lutheran Church is eager to dish out scholarship money like a second helping of hotdish at the church potluck. The Lutheran church is committed to helping its members find money for college by providing both local scholarships and national awards. Lutheran scholarships exist to help its members attend college, avoid student loans, and achieve their educational goals. The Lutheran faith strongly believes in community service providing financial aid to those in need. The Lutheran Church, like many other scholarship providers, awards scholarships to students they think will grow to become productive members of society and the church.

Beta Sigma Psi Christian Leadership Award
Application Deadlines: February 14, Annually
From its beginnings as The Concordia Club in 1921, Beta Sigma Psi was established in 1925 as an organization dedicated to serving the Lutheran Community. Our membership is made up of Lutherans from congregations across the United States, dedicated to the values of Spiritual Growth, Scholastic Achievement, and Social Responsibility. With that mission in mind, many of our chapters offer [...] More

Beta Sigma Psi Martin Luther Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 13, Annually
The Martin Luther Scholarship is offered by the Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran Fraternity. From its beginnings as The Concordia Club in 1921, Beta Sigma Psi was established in 1925 as an National Fraternity dedicated to serving the Lutheran Community. Our membership is made up of Lutheran collegiate men and alumni from congregations across the United States, dedicated to the values of spiritual [...] More

Bethesda Lutheran Communities Lutheran Student Scholastic & Service Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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

Playing With Purpose Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
In 1996, SportQuest (formerly Athletes of Good News) developed a unique award program that recognizes and rewards Christian athletes. More than 60,000 Christian athletes have been touched by the SportQuest Playing With Purpose program, thousands of dollars in scholarships have been awarded and Christian athletes have received prestigious recognition on a national level through TV, newspaper and [...] More

Ruth K. Jacobs Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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, who [...] More

Valparaiso University Allen Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
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 award, recipients must keep a minimum 3.0 [...] More

Valparaiso University Ament-Benner Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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 Deadlines:
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
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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 Deadlines: December 01, Annually
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 Deadlines:
The Martin Luther award is for dependent sons and daughters of full-time professional Lutheran Church workers. Incoming freshmen and transfer students are also eligible. Eligible students are considered once they submit their application for admission.

Award recipients will be notified with the offer of admission.

Note: If a student qualifies for a higher academic scholarship, it will [...] More

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
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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

Last Edited: January 2016

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