State Scholarships

Midwestern and Spurgeon College will also work with students who pursue outside scholarship programs. To view scholarship opportunities, please select a state from the menu below.

Alabama


Alabama Baptist Foundation
Deadline: Apply between January 1 and March 31 for the upcoming academic year.
Description: Scholarships for college & seminary students who are residents of the State of Alabama, are members of an Alabama Baptist church, are full-time students and who maintain a 2.0 GPA. Awards are made only one time a year for the entire school year. Applicants must reapply each year. Click here for application and additional information.

Allyrae Wallace Educational Trust
Deadline: mid-February
Description: Scholarships for undergraduate and master-level students who are residents of Wilcox County, AL. Applicants must maintain GPA of 2.0 and have financial need. To request an application, call 334-682-4155.

Central Alabama Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Description: Scholarships are available with different eligibility requirements. A listing of scholarships and requirements are on the website. Click here for application and additional information.

Community Foundation of Calhoun County
Description: Scholarships are available with different eligibility requirements. A listing of scholarships and requirements are on the website. Click here for application and additional information.

Mary Anna Gilbert Scholarship
Email: calvary@calvarytuscaloosa.org
Website: www.calvarytuscaloosa.org
Description: Scholarships for full-time, undergraduate and master-level students. Members of Calvary Baptist Church and graduates of University of Alabama are given preference. To request an application email Calvary Baptist Church at above address.

Mary C. Easterling Scholarship
C/O South Trust Bank of Alabama
PO Box 1000
Anniston, AL 36202
Phone: 256-741-4000
Deadline: May 15
Description: Preference is given to Methodist students from Anniston, AL, but Protestants may apply as well. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Award of $500. Written requests for application may be sent to the above address.

Keith Parks Woman’s Missionary Union Scholarship

Phone: 205-408-5525
Email: Linda Lucas, llucas@wmu.org
Deadline: March 1
Description: For women committed to WMU related careers on the foreign mission field.

WMU Alabama Baptist Convention
Deadline:May 1
Description: Applicants must be a woman from Alabama with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and planning to take a minimum of 9 hours. Applicants may request an application by phone at any time for the following year. Email Cynthia Hicks at hickslcp@yahoo.com to request an application.

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Alaska


Alaska Baptist Foundation
Website: www.alaskabaptistfoundation.com
Deadline: April 30
Description: Applicants must have been an Alaskan resident for at least two years prior to applying and must maintain Alaska residency if attending a school in another state. Applicants must be a member of a church that is in good standing with the Alaska Baptist Convention, and must have surrendered to the call to ministry before the age of 25.

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Arizona


Arizona Community Foundation
Website: www.azfoundation.org
Deadline: Varies
Description: Various scholarships are available with different eligibility requirements. Applications available on the website.

Community Foundation of Southern Arizona
Website: http://cfsaz.org
Deadline: February 1
Description: Various scholarships are available with different eligibility requirements. Applications available on the website.

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Arkansas


Arkansas Baptist Convention & Foundation
Deadline: February 1
Description: For more information and access to various scholarship applications, please visit Click Here.

Arkansas Community Foundation
Website: http://www.arcf.org
Deadline: Varies
Description: Various scholarships are available through the foundation, with various eligibility requirements. Not all requirements are based in Arkansas residency.

Timothy Fund Scholarship
Deadline: June 30 for Fall, October 31 for Spring
Description: Applicants must demonstrate a definite call to Christian Ministry. Applicants must be a member of a Southern Baptist Church in the Clear Creek Baptist Association of Arkansas. Click here for application and additional information.

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California


Bohnett Memorial Foundation
7981 168th Avenue NE Suite 220
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: 425-883-0208
E-mail: Jamie Bohnett, jnbohnett@aol.com
Deadline: Applications are reviewed in March, June, September, and December.
Description: Applicants must demonstrate a genuine faith in God, and be from Western Washington, California, Colorado, or Hawaii. Applicants must demonstrate a pattern of volunteer service in church or community. A written request for an application may be sent to the above address. The request should include: (a) an introduction of the individual, (b) a summary of the applicant’s degree program, (c) the total amount of the funds that are needed for the program, and (d) how this program will help achieve the furthering your personal goals.

California Southern Baptist Convention
Website: www.csbc.com
Deadline: At least one month before semester starts (preferably sooner). Only available for fall and spring semesters.
Description: Applicants must be from California, college or seminary students preparing for Christian service, enrolled in at least 9 hours, and involved in some type of approved ministry with a Southern Baptist church.

Hinkley Fund Scholarships
3308 Plateau Drive
Belmont, CA 94002
Description: Applicants must be residents of California and working on a degree in the “helping” professions, including ministry. Written requests for applications may be sent to the above address.

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Colorado


Colorado Baptist General Convention
Website: www.saturatecolorado.com
Email: Leslie Mauldin, lmauldin@cbgc.org
Deadline: March 1
Description: Full-time students from Colorado may apply. For eligibility requirements and applications email Ms. Mauldin.

The Community Foundation of Greeley and Weld County
711 Eighth Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-304-9970
Deadline: March 15
Description: Various scholarships are available through the foundation, with different eligibility requirements.

Denver Foundation
Deadline: Varies
Description: Various scholarships are available through the foundation, with different eligibility requirements. Click here for application and additional information.

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Connecticut


Baptist Foundation of New England
Description: Active members or leaders of BCNE churches in good standing are invited to apply for one of two scholarships. These scholarships are for: Current BCNE pastors and staff members who want to further their education. Students at a BCNE church who want to prepare for vocational ministry in New England. Click here for application and additional information.

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Delaware


Maryland/Delaware WMU
Deadline: March 1 for fall semester, September 1 for spring semester
Description: Students who are residents of Maryland or Delaware, a member of an SBC church, and planning to serve in missions, career WMU, or men’s ministries. Click here for application and additional information.

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Washington, DC


District of Columbia Baptist Convention
1628 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009-3099
Phone: 202-265-1526

Memorial Baptist Church Scholarship
1100 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Description: Baptist seminary students from DC Baptist Convention.

WMU of Washington, DC
Deadline: August 1
Description: Applicant must be an outstanding student with a permanent visa who plans to work for second generation in Korean-American church.

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Florida


Florida Baptist Association
Description: Applicants must be serving in a ministerial level position, and be enrolled in a degree-seeking bachelor’s or master’s program at a Southern Baptist college or seminary. Scholarships are only applicable for coursework attempted in the fall and spring semesters. Click here for application and additional information

Florida Baptist Convention WMU
Email: Annette Clay, aclay@flbaptist.org
Deadline: February
Description: Applicants must be single women from the state of Florida attending a Southern Baptist Seminary and feel a calling towards a career in missions.

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Georgia


Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
Deadline: New Master’s Degree Applicants: April 1 (Fall) & October 1 (Spring)
Description: Students from NC, SC, VA, GE, KY, TN, or WV who plan to enter the full-time Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined in the application and as determined by the Board of Trustees may enter. Click here for more information.

Ty Cobb Educational Foundation
Website: www.tycobbfoundation.com
Deadline: June 15
Description: Applicants must be residents of Georgia, have demonstrated financial need, and have completed at least 30 semester hours of academic credits with an average of “B” or higher.

Georgia Baptist Foundation Scholarship
Applicants must be or have been a resident of Georgia at the time of enrollment at Midwestern. They must be enrolled full-time as a campus student; they may take some online classes, but they must be in residence at the Seminary and take campus classes. Eligible degree programs include MDiv, ThM, DEdMin, and PhD. DMin and DCoun students may be eligible for a one-time grant of $400 the last semester prior to graduation. Priority is given to students who demonstrate financial need. To apply, complete the Institutional Scholarship Application and be sure to select Georgia as your home state. Further documentation about your home church may be requested by the Financial Aid office after you have applied.

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Hawaii


Alternate Energy Inc. Scholarship
Deadline: Late July
Description: Scholarship ($1,000) for undergraduate or graduate level students from Hawaii based on essay contest. Click here for application and additional information.

Hawaii Community Foundation
Deadline: February 20
Description: Scholarships for undergraduate and master-level students who are residents of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need and are full-time with a GPA of 2.7 or above. Click here for application and additional information.

KOKUA
Deadline: September 30
Description: An Endowment Application, a brief essay, and separately a letter of recommendation must be submitted to the Hawaii Baptist Foundation, 1801 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 96826.

Shiraki Memorial Foundation
Phone: 808-946-9581 Ext. 238
Email: Stanley K. Togikawa, stogikawa@compuserve.com
Description: Student must be an active member of a Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention church or mission for more than 5 years. The Hawaii Pacific Baptist Church must approve the application of the student. The student must have been born and living in Hawaii. A student may be attending college on the mainland when applying for scholarship aid. The parents of the student were born in Hawaii and have lived in Hawaii for more than 5 years.

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Idaho


Northwest Baptist Foundation
Deadline: February 3
Description: Scholarships will be given to students who are affiliated with a Northwest Baptist Convention Church. Click here for application and additional information.

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Illinois


Baptist Foundation of Illinois
Deadline: Late January
Description: Annual scholarships for undergraduate and master- level Illinois students who are members in good standing for at least one year of an Illinois Baptist Church cooperating with Illinois Baptist State Association. Students must be full-time for both fall and spring semesters. Click here for application and additional information.

Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation, Inc.
Deadline: May 1
Description: Students must be residents of the following counties: Fulton, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Mercer, and Warren. Click here for application and additional information.

Illinois WMU
Email: Marsha Johnson, marshajohnson@ibsa.org
Deadline March 15
Description: For students who have participated in mission organizations and are preparing for a career in missions or mission education. Must be active in a church of Illinois Baptist State Convention.

Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

The Presbytery of Chicago
Deadline: March 31
Description: Scholarships available ($2,000-$5,000) for full-time degree students at the master or doctoral level, preparing for church occupations. Click here for application and additional information.

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Indiana


Indiana Baptist Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Description: For students from Indiana attending Spurgeon or the Seminary. Click here for application and additional information.

Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

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Iowa


Adora S. Jones Ministerial Trust
Deadline: November 1
Description: Applicants must be studying for ministry in the Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, and Congregational Churches. Applicants must have been residents of Iowa prior to entering college. Click here the application and more information.

Baptist Convention of Iowa
Description: Applicants must be from the state of Iowa, be high school graduates, have good moral character, and show financial need. Applicants must be active members of a Southern Baptist Church and must be preparing for full-time Christian service. Click here for application and additional information.

Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation, Inc.
Website: www.mellinger.org
Deadline: May 1
Description: Students must be residents of the following counties: Fulton, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Mercer, and Warren. Applications available on the website from February 1 to May 1.

William B. Small Trust
Deadline: June 1st
Description: Preference given to applicants from the state of Iowa, then to states contiguous to Iowa. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Masters of Divinity degree. Click here for application and additional information.

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Kansas


Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists
Email: Peg Davis at pdavis@kncsb.org
Description:

  • Allison Smith Memorial Fund- Scholarships for students committed to full-time Christian service for students from a Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptist church and attending any Southern Baptist seminary.
  • Christian Higher Education Fund- Scholarships to students attending Southern Baptist colleges, universities and seminaries, from churches in the KNCSB.
  • Delbert M. & Mary M. Baxter Memorial Endowment Fund- Scholarships to students attending Southern Baptist colleges, universities and seminaries.
  • Wilbur Noble Memorial Scholarship Fund- Scholarships for students attending any Southern Baptist college, university, or seminary who are in training for ministry or missionary service. The scholarship is not intended for doctoral students.

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Kentucky


Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
Deadline: New Master’s Degree Applicants: April 1 (Fall) & October 1 (Spring)
Description: Students from NC, SC, VA, GE, KY, TN, or WV who plan to enter the full-time Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined in the application and as determined by the Board of Trustees may enter. Click here for more information.

M.H. Tuggle Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
Description: Scholarships for students with financial need from Jefferson County with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Preference given to minority students. Application available in mid-December. Click here for application and additional information.

WMU, Kentucky Baptist Convention
Deadline: Feb. 15
Description: Click here for more information and a list of available scholarship.

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Louisiana


First Baptist Church Scholarship
Email: Miriam Durrett, miriam@sbcs.org
Website: http://www.fbcshreveport.org
Description: Scholarship for members of First Baptist Church Shreveport. Contact church for application.

Louisiana Baptist Foundation
Description: This fund will award scholarships to students who were Louisiana residents at the time of their application/enrollment at Midwestern. Students must reapply each semester. Recipients must be an active member of a Southern Baptist Church and maintain a 2.5 GPA. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Nelda Seale Scholarship
Deadline: June 15
Description: Scholarships ($1,200/year) for missions pastors seeking a Diploma of Christian Ministries or a Master’s Degree who are enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and endorsed by a DOM and the sponsoring church pastor. Application available Sept. 1-June 10. Click here for application and additional information.

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Maine


Baptist Foundation of New England
Description: Active members or leaders of BCNE churches in good standing are invited to apply for one of two scholarships. These scholarships are for: Current BCNE pastors and staff members who want to further their education. Students at a BCNE church who want to prepare for vocational ministry in New England. Click here for application and additional information.

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Maryland


Maryland/Delaware WMU
Deadline: March 1 for fall semester, September 1 for spring semester
Description: Scholarships for students who are residents of Maryland or Delaware, a member of an SBC church, and planning to serve in missions, career WMU, or men’s ministries. Click here for application and additional information.

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Massachusetts


Baptist Foundation of New England
Description: Active members or leaders of BCNE churches in good standing are invited to apply for one of two scholarships. These scholarships are for: Current BCNE pastors and staff members who want to further their education. Students at a BCNE church who want to prepare for vocational ministry in New England. Click here for application and additional information.

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Michigan


Baptist Convention of Michigan
8420 Runyan Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430
Phone: 810-714-1907
Description: Contact the convention at the above address for more information.

Merel F. Keck and Maggie M. Keck Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
Description: Applicant must be a male graduate of any Monroe County, Michigan high school. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA. Click here for application and additional information.

Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

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Minnesota


Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

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Mississippi


Mississippi Baptist Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: April 30
Description: Applicants must be members, in good standing, of a Baptist Church that is a member of the Mississippi Baptist Convention, enrolled as a full-time student, and maintain a 2.5 GPA. Application opens January 1. Click here for application and additional information.

Mississippi WMU
Phone: 601-968-3800
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for second year students from Mississippi considering careers relating to mission service.

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Missouri


MBTS is not aware of any state-specific scholarships currently. Click here to fill out our general application for scholarship.

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Montana


MBTS is not aware of any state-specific scholarships currently. Click here to fill out our general application for scholarship.

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Nebraska


Hamilton Community Foundation, Inc.
Deadline: mid-March
Description: Scholarships for graduating seniors from Hamilton County high schools. Multiple scholarship options. Click here for application and additional information.

Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists
Email: Peg Davis at pdavis@kncsb.org
Website: www.kncsb.org
Description:

Allison Smith Memorial Fund- Scholarships for students committed to full-time Christian service for students from a Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptist church and attending any Southern Baptist seminary.
Christian Higher Education Fund- Scholarships to students attending Southern Baptist colleges, universities and seminaries, from churches in the KNCSB.
Delbert M. & Mary M. Baxter Memorial Endowment Fund- Scholarships to students attending Southern Baptist colleges, universities and seminaries.
Wilbur Noble Memorial Scholarship Fund- Scholarships for students attending any Southern Baptist college, university, or seminary who are in training for ministry or missionary service. The scholarship is not intended for doctoral students.

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Nevada


MBTS is not aware of any state-specific scholarships currently. Click here to fill out our general application for scholarship.

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New Hampshire


Baptist Foundation of New England
Description: Active members or leaders of BCNE churches in good standing are invited to apply for one of two scholarships. These scholarships are for: Current BCNE pastors and staff members who want to further their education. Students at a BCNE church who want to prepare for vocational ministry in New England. Click here for application and additional information.

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New Jersey


MBTS is not aware of any state-specific scholarships currently. Click here to fill out our general application for scholarship.

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New Mexico


Baptist Convention of New Mexico
Deadline: April 15
Description: Various scholarships available. Click here for more information.

New Mexico Baptist Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Various scholarships for New Mexico students. Click here for additional information.

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New York


Baptist Convention of New York
Deadline: March 1
Description: Awarded to individuals from churches affiliated with the Baptist Convention of New York who are enrolled full time in college or seminary, and maintain a C average. Click here for application and additional information.

Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

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North Carolina


Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
Deadline: New Master’s Degree Applicants: April 1 (Fall) & October 1 (Spring)
Description: Students from NC, SC, VA, GE, KY, TN, or WV who plan to enter the full-time Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined in the application and as determined by the Board of Trustees may enter. Click here for more information.

Charles C. Coffey Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: August 1 (fall); December 1 (spring)
Description: Preference given to members of FBC Kannapolis, but others may apply. Click here for application and additional information

Edna R. Harris Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
Description: Applicants must be from the state of North Carolina, active members of a North Carolina Baptist Church, and involved in missions and/or their church. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and preference is given to full -time students. Click here for application and additional information.

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North Dakota


Dakota Baptist Convention
Description: The recipient must be a member in good standing of a cooperating DBC church. The recipient must be recommended by his/her pastor or by his/her local church. Click here for application and additional information.

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Ohio


Gonter-O’Brien Scholarship
Fund for Graduate Education
Route 2, Box 233
Fresno, OH 43824
Description: Scholarships for master-level Ohio residents preparing for full-time Christian ministry; may attend a seminary in any state; selection based on academic record and financial need. Written requests may be sent to the above address.

Ohio Baptist Education Society
Deadline: April 1
Description: Scholarships for American Baptist students from Ohio. Click here for additional information.

Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

State Convention of Baptists in Ohio
Description: Scholarships for students from Ohio who have been members of a Southern Baptist Church for at least six months and must have a recommendation from their pastor. Award of $450 per year. Click here for application and additional information.

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Oklahoma


Southern Baptist Seminary Scholarship

Deadline: June 1

Description: Seminary scholarships are granted to selected Southern Baptist women who meet the necessary criteria. For more information and the application please see the following link.

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Oregon


Northwest Baptist Foundation
Deadline: February 3
Description: Scholarships will be given to students who are affiliated with a Northwest Baptist Convention Church. Click here for application and additional information.

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Pennsylvania


Lola G. Duff and William H. Duff, II Scholarship Fund
Deadline: March 20
Description: Scholarships for Allegheny County, PA residents. Students must be Protestant, have two years of schooling in Allegheny County (either public, private or home) and must be planning to attend college full time. Click here for application and additional information.

Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

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Rhode Island


Baptist Foundation of New England
Description: Active members or leaders of BCNE churches in good standing are invited to apply for one of two scholarships. These scholarships are for: Current BCNE pastors and staff members who want to further their education. Students at a BCNE church who want to prepare for vocational ministry in New England. Click here for application and additional information.

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South Carolina


Baptist Foundation of South Carolina
Deadline: April 30
Description: Scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students from South Carolina. Click here for application and additional information.

Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
Deadline: New Master’s Degree Applicants: April 1 (Fall) & October 1 (Spring)
Description: Students from NC, SC, VA, GE, KY, TN, or WV who plan to enter the full-time Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined in the application and as determined by the Board of Trustees may enter. Click here for more information.

South Carolina Baptist Convention Scholarships
Deadline: March 15
Description: The Executive Board of the South Carolina Baptist Convention offers two (2) types of scholarships for those seeking a church related vocation. The Church Related Vocational Scholarship (CRVS) is for undergraduate students and the Richard Furman Scholarship (RF) is for SBC seminary students and SCBC university students seeking a master’s degree. Click here for application and additional information.

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South Dakota


Dakota Baptist Convention
Description: The recipient must be a member in good standing of a cooperating DBC church. The recipient must be recommended by his/her pastor or by his/her local church. Click here for application and additional information.

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Tennessee


Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
Deadline: New Master’s Degree Applicants: April 1 (Fall) & October 1 (Spring)
Description: Students from NC, SC, VA, GE, KY, TN, or WV who plan to enter the full-time Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined in the application and as determined by the Board of Trustees may enter. Click here for more information.

Dora Maclellan Brown Ministry Scholarship
Deadline: February 15
Description: Scholarships for students from the Greater Chattanooga area who are theologically and biblically conservative and seeking a Master of Divinity or Master of Theology degree. Scholarships are awarded based on merit and need for the duration of the degree program, usually three or four years. Click here for application and additional information.

Ed Owings Seminary Scholarship Fund
Deadline: June 30
Description: Applicant must be attending seminary full-time (on-campus or online) and mail in the application by the deadline. Click here for application and additional information.

Tennessee Baptist Foundation Scholarship
Description: The Tennessee Baptist Foundation offers an annual scholarship to master’s and doctoral students from Tennessee. Click here for application and additional information.

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Texas


Coastal Bend Community Foundation
Deadline: March 1
Description: Various scholarships for undergraduate students from Texas are available through the Foundation, with different eligibility requirements. Click here for available scholarships.

Glaser Family Charitable Foundation
Deadline: Late February (fall), Late September (spring)
Description: Preference given to Fannin County residents. Click here for application and additional information.

The Irene S. Wischer Education Foundation
Deadline: March 3
Description Click here for application and additional information.

Julie Ann Jones Memorial Theological Scholarship
Deadline: August 31 (fall), January 31 (spring)
Description: Scholarships for students studying in any field of ministry, including sacred music and theological research. Preference given to residents of Washington County, TX, but all Texans may apply. Write to Ms. Jones at the above address to request an application.

Mary E. Bivins Scholarship
Deadline: January 31
Description: Scholarships for full-time undergraduate or masters-level students who are permanent residents of one of the 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Priority given to students intending to serve as pulpit pastors upon graduation. Award of $2,500 per semester for juniors and seniors, and $3,500 per semester for graduate students. Click here for application and additional information.

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Utah


MBTS is not aware of any state-specific scholarships currently. Click here to fill out our general application for scholarship.

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Vermont


Baptist Foundation of New England
Description: Active members or leaders of BCNE churches in good standing are invited to apply for one of two scholarships. These scholarships are for: Current BCNE pastors and staff members who want to further their education. Students at a BCNE church who want to prepare for vocational ministry in New England. Click here for application and additional information.

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Virginia


Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
Deadline: New Master’s Degree Applicants: April 1 (Fall) & October 1 (Spring)
Description: Students from NC, SC, VA, GE, KY, TN, or WV who plan to enter the full-time Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined in the application and as determined by the Board of Trustees may enter. Click here for more information.

SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION OF VIRGINIA

Requirements for Seminarian Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a 1) full-time seminary student seeking a master’s degree or 2) a seminary student seeking a doctoral degree.
  • Applicant must attend a seminary owned by the Southern Baptist Convention or a Bible college/seminary that maintains a conservative, evangelical statement of beliefs consistent with those held by the SBCV.
  • Applicant must be a member of a participating SBCV church that has participated in the SBC of Virginia “Vision Virginia Offering” during the calendar year.
  • Applicant must affirm a belief in the most recent Baptist Faith and Message Statement

Financial Aid will be awarded on an annual basis, and applicants must complete and mail a re-application form to the SBCV for each year that aid is needed. Recipients must maintain an academic standard of at least a “C” average.

For more information, please visit sbcv.org/seminaryscholarships/

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Washington


Northwest Baptist Foundation
Deadline: February 3
Description: Scholarships will be given to students who are affiliated with a Northwest Baptist Convention Church. Click here for application and additional information.

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West Virginia


Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
Deadline: New Master’s Degree Applicants: April 1 (Fall) & October 1 (Spring)
Description: Students from NC, SC, VA, GE, KY, TN, or WV who plan to enter the full-time Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined in the application and as determined by the Board of Trustees may enter. Click here for more information.

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Wisconsin


Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Description: Scholarships for master-level students from IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, or WI. Click here for application and additional information.

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Wyoming


MBTS is not aware of any state-specific scholarships currently. Click here to fill out our general application for scholarship.

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