Outside scholarships are an excellent way to fund your theological education. Visit the links below to find information on each scholarship, including contact information and deadlines.
*Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV): http://www.vbmb.org/scholarships or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application for 2014-2015 will open in January 2014.
Are you a non-degree or certificate student? Apply all year long for BGAV’s Non-Traditional Ministry Scholarships. Applications are due April 1, 2014.
Blackwell Memorial Fund: Applications must be mailed to First Baptist Church, 501 West Fifth Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101. Please request an application through the above address.
Bonnie Herdman Scholarship. https://www.entrustfcu.org/Loans/Student-Loans/2013-Scholarships
*CBF Leadership Scholarships: Applications will be available from the Director of Financial Aid in April. Applications are due May 15, 2014.
CBF of Georgia Scholarship: http://www.cbfga.org/.
CBF of South Carolina: http://cbfofsc.org/.
The Center for Women Scholarship: Applications are generally due June 1st for the following academic year. Check back in April 2014 for more details.
Craig Holbrook Parham Scholarship: Download application form: http://www.fbcgwd.com/. Mail applications to the church: First Baptist Church, Craig Holbrook Parham Scholarship, 722 Grace Street, Greenwood, SC 29649.
Daniel R. Hoover Trust Fund: www.csascholars.org.
ESTARL Awards: www.easternstar.org. Virginia students should contact Cindy Surface via e-mail, or call 276-783-2992. Deadlines vary, but usually contact with the local chapter of Eastern Star to request the application must be made before January 31.
If the Shoe Fits Birkenstock Scholarship: Follow the link to apply: http://birkenstocks.sandals4less.com/blog/scholarship/
iModules Scholarships: www.imodules.com/scholarships
The Jolly Endowment Fund Scholarship: Mail application to Trinity Baptist Church, 210 West South Sixth St., Seneca, SC 29678. For information, call (864) 882-9396. Request application from the church directly by calling or mailing a request to the above address.
*The Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund, Inc.:http://www.cbkeesee.com/, or e-mail at email@example.com or write: Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund, Inc., P.O. Box 431, Martinsville, VA 24114. Phone: 276-632-2229. *NEW* Applications are now available for both M.Div. and D.Min. students. Please visit the website for more details. M.Div. applications due April 1, 2014. Contact the Director of Financial Aid for the D.Min. application. D.Min. applications due May 1, 2014.
The International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons Scholarship: Request application from: Director, Student Ministry Department, P. O. Box 1040, Chautauqua, NY 14722-1040. Include stamped, self-addressed envelope.
Mary Louise Old Andrews Trust Fund: Write to: Bank of America, Mary Louise Old Andrews Trust, Attn. Mary Roberson, 600 Peachtree St. NE, 2nd Floor Atlanta, GA 30308-1218 to request an application.
Memorial Baptist Church Foundation: http://www.memorialbaptistchurch.org E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail, fax or e-mail completed application to: Scholarship Committee, Memorial Baptist Church Foundation, Inc., 3455 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207-4399. FAX: 703-538-6861
R. Clayton Pitts Memorial Scholarship: Request application from: Port Norfolk Baptist Church, 401 Broad Street, Portsmouth, VA 23707 Phone: 757-393-1041 or e-mail the email@example.com. Mail completed applications to church address.
Ralph Langley Preaching Scholarship: *Unavailable until Fall 2015.
Sara Owen Etheridge Scholarship – Baptist Women in Ministry in Georgia:http://www.bwimga.org/.
SARTS Fellowships: http://www.societyarts.org/
SeminaryScholarship.com: To apply, simply click the “Apply Now” button athttp://www.seminaryscholarship.com/.
*Virginia Baptist Foundation Scholarships: http://www.vbfinc.org/. Applications are due April 1, 2014.
WMU NC – Edna R. Harris Scholarship: Download application at www.wmunc.org or contact Executive Director, Women’s Missionary Union of NC, PO Box 18309, Raleigh, NC 27619-8309.
WMU of Virginia: Download application here-WMUV Scholarship Application.
W. Paul Hepler Scholarship: Apply online at http://www.doverbaptist.org/
If you have questions concerning scholarships, please contact Lacy Kendrick, Registrar and Director of Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-204-1218.