Scholarship Opportunities
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

 
View only
 
 
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1
Scholarship NameAmountEligibility Website/ Contact InfoDue Date
Submission Requirments if Applicable
2
Daniel R. Hoover Scholarship Fund

The number of recipients and the amount of each scholarship may vary from year to year due to fluctuations in the Fund's value and/or applicable document restrictions. Subject to the trust terms, the awards will be applied to the cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies and should not exceed these costs. Scholarship awards must be used in the year they are awarded. Failure to submit the required materials will result in the permanent loss of the scholarship. Unused funds must be returned to the Daniel R. Hoover Scholarship Fund.
Applicants must be studying in the ministry.
Applicants must be graduate students or students preparing to enter graduate school
https://www.csascholars.org/hovr/indexcss.php#
The application was open from November 1, 2017 until January 8, 2018
3
Baptist Life Scholarship$1,000
Applicant must be insured on a premium-paying or paid-up Baptist Life certificate for at least a 24 month
period preceding the scholarship application deadline.
http://www.baptistlife.org/images/benefits/SCHOLARSHIP_APPLICATION_2014.pdf
Applications must be requested between January 1st and May 1st each year.
* Applications must be in our office no later than May 31.
4
The Cannon Endowment Scholarship for Seminarians Pursuing Military Chaplaincy
Not Disclosed
Holds church membership in a United Church of Christ (UCC); Christian Church Disciples of Christ (DOC); United Methodist, or Presbyterian, USA congregation;
Attends an ATS accredited seminary towards a course of study leading to ordained ministry;
Is a Member In Discernment of a UCC Association or Conference (or appropriate
denominational agency if from one of the other participating faith communities);
Enrolled in (or has made application to) denomination’s Chaplain Candidate Program;
Maintains a “B” or better GPA.
https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/23239-United-Church-Of-Christ
not disclosed
5
National Presbyterian College Scholarship program
Up to $2,500.00
Be a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Entering first year of college in fall 2018.
Be enrolled full time at Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college or university.
Achieve a 2.5 GPA or greater.
Demonstrate financial need.
https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/theology-formation-and-evangelism/financialaid/undergraduate-opportunities/presbyterian-college-scholarship/
May 15—Part One
6
Student Opportunity ScholarshipUp to $3,000.00
Be a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Have completed first year of college.
Be enrolled full time at an accredited college or university in the United States.
Be in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or greater).
Be seeking a bachelor degree.
Demonstrate financial need.
https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/theology-formation-and-evangelism/financialaid/undergraduate-opportunities/student-opportunity-scholarships/
May 15—Part One
7
WMU Foundation ScholarshipNot Disclosed
Baptist students, including the children of Baptist missionaries, and those preparing for Baptist missions service. Individuals with no Baptist connection cannot be considered for a scholarship.
https://www.wmufoundation.com/scholarships-and-grants/
The deadline for 2018 scholarship applications was: FEBRUARY 1, 2018. Applications for 2019 will be posted in September.
8
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
$4,000 in tuition assistance and a travel stipend of up to $1,000 to attend General Assembly
Students selected for the CBF At-Large Scholarship should meet the following qualifications:
Demonstrate a deep commitment and ongoing relationship with Christ. Clearly identify with CBF or espouse core values of CBF. Demonstrate actions and activities that complement the mission and purpose of CBF. Demonstrate a desire to pursue high quality scholarship. Show leadership potential within CBF missions and ministry. Be actively pursuing training for ministry that complements the mission and purpose of CBF.
http://www.cbf.net/scholarships/
January 2, 2017 - At-Large Leadership Scholarship application process opens
March 30, 2018 - Deadline for At-Large Leadership Scholarship applications to CBF
May 16, 2018 - Name At-Large Leadership Scholarship recipients
9
Ircel Harrison Theological Scholarship$1,000
Have Tennessee connections through birth, residence, or college education
Be a member of a CBF affiliated congregation or demonstrate support to state and/or national CBF programs, ministries, or missions
Be currently enrolled in a ATS-approved masters or doctoral program that is not supplemented by the Cooperative Program of the SBC.
http://tncbf.org/ircel-harrison-scholarship/
postmarked no later than MARCH 15
10
Tom & Ethel Logue Seminary Student Scholarship Fund
$1,000
Applicant who is or has been a member of a Baptist church in Arkansas
A qualifying student upon enrollment in, or already attending, a CBF partner or friendly seminary/divinity school/school of theology
Preference for a student interested in collegiate ministry
http://www.cbfar.org/logue-scholarship-fund/
March 15
11
Fisher and Caroline Humphreys Ministerial Scholarship Fund
The amount of the scholarship varies each year based on donations to the scholarship fund and the number of applicants. All students must reapply each year.
To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be accepted to seminary and have a connection to an Alabama CBF church. The amount of the scholarship varies each year based on donations to the scholarship fund and the number of applicants. All students must reapply each year.
http://www.alabamacbf.org/humphreys-ministerial-scholars/
June 1, 2018.
12
Dora Maclellan Brown Ministry Scholarship Programvaries
From the greater Chattanooga area
Theologically and biblically conservative
Seeking a master's degree at a theological seminary or graduate school approved by The Generosity Trust
The Scholarship Committee's preference is for candidates for the pulpit ministry, although applications for other ministry training will be considered. Applications for scholarships for doctoral programs are not considered.
http://thegenerositytrust.org/tuition-scholarships/dora-maclellan-brown-ministry-scholarship-program
4:30 p.m. EST, Thursday, February 15, 2018.
13
Timothy Scholarship Programvaries
Children or grandchildren of Chattanooga area pastors or ministry leaders
Dora Maclellan Brown Scholarship recipients
Students from the Chattanooga area seeking post-secondary education for ministry preparation
http://thegenerositytrust.org/tuition-scholarships/timothy-scholarship-program
not disclosed
14
The Mary E. Bivins Religious Scholarship Program
awards are $2,500 per semester for undergraduate students classified as a junior or senior and $3,500 per semester for graduate students.
https://www.bivinsfoundation.org/scholarship/apply-for-a-scholarship/
deadline to apply for a scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year was January 5, 2018
15
Logos Seminary Scholarship$1,000 open to everyonehttp://seminaryscholarship.com/apply/
rolling application process is awarded quarterly
16
The Amy Writting Awards$1,000- $10,000
Submitted articles must first have been published in newspapers, local or national magazines or news
websites. Articles from personal blogs, newsletters or explicitly religious publications are ineligible; however,
articles from all college newspapers are eligible. Books, manuscripts and works of poetry or fiction are
ineligible. Columns and opinion pieces are eligible, but news or feature articles that include original reporting
receive preference. All articles must reflect a biblical understanding. For an online submission form and more
detailed submission requirements, go to wng.org/amyawards. WORLD News Group, publisher of WORLD
Magazine, is the final determiner of eligibility.
http://www.worldmag.com/media/docs/amywritingawards.pdf
17
TruFit Citizens Bak Scholarship$5,000
Available nationally
• Selection based on applicant’s demonstrated
community involvement
• High school senior or current college student attending
a Federally accredited four-year school (not limited to
TruFit eligible school list)
• CFG colleagues are not eligible
• By entering the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship, the
entrant is under no obligation to apply for the TruFit
Student Loan®
• Applying for a TruFit Student Loan will not increase the
entrant’s chances of winning the TruFit Good Citizen
Scholarship
https://www.citizensbank.com/pdf/studentbanking/EFBR11054L_TruFit%20Booklet338959.pdf
Easy, Online
Entry Process
• 500 word or less essay
Judging Criteria
• In the spirit of our community pillar, we are rewarding
students that deserve recognition for his/her
contribution to the community.
• Judging is based on:
• Best depiction of leadership and initiative – 33%
• Relevance to theme, including type of service and
amount of time spent doing service – 33%
• Most compelling essay – 33%
18
Josh Fielder Memorial Scholarship$1,000
be at least 21 years old;
live in Tennessee, Arkansas, or Mississippi;
be accepted by and plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical school, two-year, or four-year college or university in the greater Memphis area;
have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; and
submit the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis scholarship application form and the required attachments.
https://www.cfgm.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/josh-fielder-memorial-scholarship/
June 1, 2018.
completed Community Foundation of Greater Memphis scholarship application form;
one-page essay reflecting on Josh Fielder’s story and how it echoes the applicant’s desire to return to school;
two current letters of recommendation, including one professional letter of recommendation and one from a teacher, clergy, or person other than a family member who is familiar with your skills and abilities;
most recent high school or college transcript, if available;
copy of your ACT and/or SAT scores, if available; and a
copy of your Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) Student Aid Report (SAR) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) information, OR your College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile, if available.
19
Eunice Lou Gower McHugh Scholarship Fund
Applicants must be a graduate from a high school in Robertson County, who are working or know they will need to work to pay for college. Students must be preparing for a career serving others, including but not limited to teaching, nursing, law enforcement or ministry.
https://www.cfmt.org/giving-and-investing/become-a-donor/give-to-a-fund/eunice-lou-gower-mchugh-scholarship-fund/
March 15, 2019
20
Jacob Sprinkle Memorial Scholarship
seniors in Lee County, Va., and Claiborne County, Tenn., who plan to pursue higher education and a career in Pediatric Healthcare, Education or Ministry.
https://www.cfmt.org/giving-and-investing/become-a-donor/give-to-a-fund/jacob-sprinkle-memorial-scholarship/
March 15, 2019
21
Student Ministry Scholarship$1,000
FULL-TIME graduate students in a Master of Divinity program in a school or seminary accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States or Canada.

The applicant must be a citizen of the United States or Canada. A 3.0 GPA or above must be maintained for all graduate and undergraduate work.
https://iokds.org/scholarships/student-ministry-scholarships/
Requests for applications are only accepted from December 1 through March 1
The International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons is an international and
interdenominational organization of Christian men and women dedicated to service in Christ’s name. The
Student Ministry Scholarship Program is supported entirely through contributions of its members and
supporters. We presently award $1,000 per academic year (tuition only). This award is free of obligation
on the part of the student, except to serve with dedication. Two essays are required. 1) A personal statement by the student, including family
background, the reasons for selection of the chosen field and intentions for ministry following
graduation. 2) The applicant is also asked to submit a brief essay on a Bible verse and its
significance to the student
22
Innovation in Education Scholarship$500
Must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada.


Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).


Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada.
http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship/#information
All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 a.m.


Scholarship winners will be contacted via email and must respond within five(5) days of the date of the email to accept the award. If no response is received within this time, another recipient will be selected.
Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.)


Must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.


The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work.
23
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship$1,000
9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students.

Legal resident of the U.S.

Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months.
http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/index.html
Spring Competition:
January 1 - July 31, 2018
In 250 words or less, please submit an essay on one of the following:

1. Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? -OR-

2. Describe your academic or career goals. -OR-

3. Any topic of your choice.

Feel free to re-use an essay that you wrote in class, for college admission or another scholarship competition.
24
ABHMS Individual Seminarian Grantsup to $750Enrolled at least two-thirds time (9 credits) in one of the following first professional degree programs: M.Div., M.C.E., M.A.C.E. or M.R.E. (D.Min. students are ineligible.)
Hold active membership in an American Baptist church
Enrolled at an accredited institution in the United States or Puerto Rico.
Maintain GPA of 2.75 Hold active membership in an American Baptist church
http://abhms.org/ministries/developing-leaders/education-scholarships/financial-aid-for-students/
Scholarship Application Window is open January 15-April 30 each year for the coming academic year.
25
ABHMS International Baptist Seminary Scholarship Fund$500-$3,000
American Baptist students whose first language is other than English and who are preparing for ministry in the United States.

Requirements:
Two endorsements for the potential of this ministry must be supplied by an American Baptist pastor, area minister, and/or denominational leader, and/or institution personnel.
The applicant must demonstrate the need for IBS scholarship assistance to cover educational and related personal expenses, and have the intent and possibility for completion of the course of study.
The course of study must be pursued at an accredited institution listed in the Higher Education Directory or the Membership List of the Association of Theological Schools unless otherwise approved by the Board.
The course of study should lead to a degree or certification appropriate to or required by the chosen Christian ministry, M.A., M.T.S., M.Div, or other seminary degree from an accredited seminary. We also offer financial assistance to D.Min and PhD candidates.
http://abhms.org/ministries/developing-leaders/education-scholarships/financial-aid-for-students/
Scholarship Application Window is open January 15-April 30 each year for the coming academic year.
26
ABHMS Academic Doctorate Grantnot disclosed
Applicants must plan to teach at the college or seminary level, in a field of study directly related to preparing American Baptist ministerial leaders.
Applicants must have completed at least one year of their doctoral studies.
Min. candidates are ineligible for this grant.
http://abhms.org/ministries/developing-leaders/education-scholarships/financial-aid-for-students/
Scholarship Application Window is open January 15-April 30 each year for the coming academic year.
27
ABHMS International Baptist Seminary Scholarship Fund$1,000
American Baptist students whose first language is other than English and who are preparing for ministry in the United States.

Requirements:
Two endorsements for the potential of this ministry must be supplied by an American Baptist pastor, area minister, and/or denominational leader, and/or institution personnel.
The applicant must demonstrate the need for IBS scholarship assistance to cover educational and related personal expenses, and have the intent and possibility for completion of the course of study.
Enrollment in accredited D.Min or Ph.D. program in the United States and Puerto Rico.
http://abhms.org/ministries/developing-leaders/education-scholarships/financial-aid-for-students/
Scholarship Application Window is open January 15-April 30 each year for the coming academic year.
28
ABHMS D.Min. Continuing Education Grantnot disclosed
Hold active membership in an American Baptist church
Enrollment at an accredited four year college/university or graduate program in the United States or Puerto Rico.
Minimum GPA of 2.75
Reside in United States or Puerto Rico
http://abhms.org/ministries/developing-leaders/education-scholarships/financial-aid-for-students/
Scholarship Application Window is open January 15-April 30 each year for the coming academic year.
29
USAttorneys.com Scholarship Essay Contest$500
Any US resident or citizen that has been accepted to, or is currently attending, an accredited American university or college (checks will be made payable to the college)
https://immigration.usattorneys.com/usattorneyscom-immigration-scholarship-essay-contest/
The essay submission deadline is 12:00 midnight EST July 1, 2018.
Any student who fits the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the USAttorneys.com Immigration scholarship. To enter, the student must submit a 800 to 1000 word essay on ANY of the following topics:

How many kinds of visas are there?
Which visa allows you to work in us?
How do you get a visa?
How does a visa work?
What is visa type?
What visas are available for USA?
How do I get a visa to work in the USA?
Can Mexicans work in the US?
H-1B, H-1C, H-2A, H-2B, H-3 Temporary worker visas
I Foreign information media representative
J-1 Exchange visitor, when certain conditions are met
K-1 Fiancé of a U.S. citizen
What is a visa to travel?
How do you get a visa for USA?
What is the purpose of having a visa?
What is a work visa called?
What is an immigrant visa?
How much does it cost to get a working visa for USA?
How long does it take to get an immigrant visa?
What is the difference between an immigrant visa and a green card?
30
Point Scholarship
Point Scholarships are awarded on a “last provider” basis, meaning that Point fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other scholarships, grants, loans, work/study programs, etc. It is the responsibility of those selected as Point Scholars to annually secure as much other funding as possible.
A proven track record of leadership and community involvement
Strong academic achievement
Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
Financial need Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2018. Students enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are NOT eligible.
Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year.
Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/ doctoral program. Post-doctoral research programs are not eligible.
Students studying at community colleges, online programs, or trade schools, are NOT eligible. [But, if you are a community college student, check out our Community College Scholarship]
Community college students must be transferring to a four-year college or university.
Must be at least a senior in high school.
If selected as a finalist, the finalist must be in North or Central America on April 26-28 and be available to fly to Los Angeles in order to remain eligible for the scholarship. All travel expenses will be covered by Point.
https://pointfoundation.org/point-apply/apply-now/
NOVEMBER 1
Point’s Scholarship Application opens online.

JANUARY 29
Application closes at 11:59pm PST.
31
The Davis-Putter Scholarship maximum is $10,000 per year
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US, and there is a strong preference for applicants who plan on working in this country.
http://www.davisputter.org/apply-for-scholarships/
April 1
32
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for one to two years.
To be eligible for the 2019 Fellowship, you must meet the following requirements as of the November 1, 2018 application deadline:

1. NEW AMERICAN STATUS​​

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a fellowship program intended for United States immigrants and children of immigrants. To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1, 2018 application deadline:

Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens.
Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents.
Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card.
Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption.
DACA: One of the following must be true:
You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and your status is currently active.
You are awaiting renewal of your DACA status.
You had DACA status, but because the program was rescinded by the US Government, you no longer have DACA status.
Note: You are not eligible if your DACA status was revoked because of illegal activity

2. ACADEMIC STANDING

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a fellowship program intended for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing full time graduate degrees at United States institutions. Eligible applicants will have a bachelor’s degree as of the fall of 2019, and may be applying to graduate school as they are applying to the fellowship, or they may already be enrolled in the graduate program that they are seeking funding for as of the application deadline. The fellowship program is open to all fields of study and fully accredited full time graduate degree programs. In order to be eligible for the 2019 fellowship, an applicant should be planning to be enrolled full time in an eligible graduate degree program at a US university for the full 2019-20 academic year. Eligible applicants must not have begun the third year of the program that they are seeking funding for as of the November 1, 2018 deadline. Applicants who have a previous graduate degree or who are in a joint-degree program are eligible.

Ineligible programs: Online programs, executive graduate programs, joint bachelors/master's programs in which both degrees are awarded simultaneously, certificate programs, post-baccalaureate programs, graduate programs that are not in the United States, and graduate programs that are not fully accredited.

3. AGE

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a fellowship program intended for students who are early in their careers. All students must be 30 or younger as of the application deadline. In order to be eligible for the 2019 fellowship an applicant must not have reached or passed their 31st birthday as of the application deadline. There is no minimum age requirement.
https://www.pdsoros.org/applyNovember 1, 2018
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
Loading...
 
 
 
General Scholarships
Contest
Veteran
Female
Denominational Scholarship Databases
 
 
Main menu