Lutheran Scholarships

If you think Lutheran scholarships only exist for study in Minnesota, think again. The Lutheran Church is eager to dish out scholarship money like it’s a second helping of hotdish at the church potluck. With its emphasis on cooperation and community, it’s not surprise 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 assist members of the faith in attending college and achieving their educational goals. The Lutheran faith believes strongly in providing service to the community and financial aid to those in need. Plus, organizations offering Lutheran scholarships, like many other scholarship providers, hope that by giving you scholarship awards now, they’re putting you in a position where you may be able to donate to their cause once you’re wealthy and successful. Just think—if you win a Lutheran scholarship, avoid student loans, and eventually graduate and get a good job, why wouldn’t you want to return the favor a few years down the road and help a student just like you pay for school? Well, lots of people funding Lutheran scholarships think that way—they might say it was the Christian thing to do.

The Winston-Salem Foundation Emma Kapp Ogburn Memorial Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Emma Kapp Ogburn Memorial Fund was established in September 1946 by S.C. Ogburn as a memorial to his wife, Mrs. Emma Kapp Ogburn to provide scholars hips to Forsyth County residents of the Methodist denomination who will pursue education for the Methodist ministry or Christian education. The scholarship may provide non-renewable awards of varying amounts based on available income of the fund. [...] More

Bethesda Lutheran Communities Scholarship for College Students
Application Deadlines: April 17, Annually
Bethesda Lutheran Communities offers two $3,000 scholarships to Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees in any area of service to people with developmental disabilities. Eligible candidates are active, communicant members of a Lutheran church, are classified as a freshman, sophomore or junior status at a college or university (not necessarily a Lutheran college), have earned a minimum [...] More

Lutheran Community Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Since its founding in 1995, the Lutheran Community Foundation has built a proven track record of sound stewardship for gifts from thousands of donors, whose numbers grow every day. The Lutheran Community Foundation offers the following scholarships: - The Tulare County Lutheran Scholarship Program For Graduate & Professional Education (5/1 deadline) - The Tulare County Lutheran Scholarship [...] More

Valparaiso University Christus Award
Application Deadlines: Varies
The Valparaiso University Christus Award is for a student nominated from a Lutheran high school that is a Christus award winner through a program partnered with AAL. Usually there are six Christus award winning schools each [...] More

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