Funding from Other Sources - Jacksonville
Gordon-Conwell students receive scholarships and grants from a number of foundations and organizations. Awards can depend on denomination, undergraduate school affiliation, scholastic ability, previous vocation, etc. Students should make themselves aware of other sources through inquiries to denominational headquarters, churches, libraries, etc. Look into all possibilities in this area before you begin seminary. Local libraries may have resources materials to assist you. The information listed below may change without notice, please contact the scholarship/grant organization for the latest updates.
THE AMERICAN BAPTIST CHURCH (ABC) DENOMINATIONAL FUND
Financial Aid Office, Educational Ministries
THE BERKSHIRE CHRISTIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Gordon Isaac
CONGREGATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (CFTS)
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches,
CONSERVATIVE CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN CONFERENCE
COOPERATIVE BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Phone: (803) 779-1888
COOPERATIVE BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP AT-LARGE SCHOLARSHIP
CRAIG HOLBROOK PARHAM SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship is to encourage women over 35 to prepare for ordained ministry as an Elder in the United Methodist Church as a second career and may be applied toward tuition, fees, room and board for the basic seminary degree leading to Elder's ordination. The award is not available for undergraduate, D.Min., or Ph.D. work. Applicants must be women over 35 who have received a Bachelor of Arts or equivalent degree, are enrolled in an accredited school of theology and who are currently certified as candidates for ordained ministry’s an Elder in the United Methodist Church. Grants of $5,000 each will be awarded following fall registration of the year, the grant is made through the following summer. Deadline for receipt of application and all documents is March 1. Awards will be announced on or before June 30. Contact for information and applications: www.gbhem.org
GERTRUDE MCDARIS RUSKIN AND SIDNEY H. RUSKIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
4320-G Wade Hampton BLVD
A scholarship program for women who have experienced God's call to become ordained pastors in the PC (USA) and who have a vision of spiritual renewal within the denomination. Administered by the Network of Presbyterian Women in leadership. The Lydia Fund seeks to equip evangelical women for leadership in the PC (USA). At this point in time, The Lydia Fund chooses one new recipient each year. The recipient receives up to $2500 per year for two years, with a strong option for receiving the same amount (if needed) for a third year. Applicants must be female with at least one full-year of work experience prior to seminary (may be full-time volunteer work). Applicants must have a commitment to complete a Master of Divinity degree at a PC (USA) seminary, Gordon-Conwell or Fuller Seminary. Women already attending seminary are eligible to apply, and anyone is eligible to reapply if they are not selected with their first application. Prospective applicants may contact the Lydia Fund Office after November 1 to receive an official application; Application must be postmarked by March 1. All applicants will be notified of the result by June 1. Contact for information (application may be download from website). For more information, contact Tracie Stewart, the Lydia Scholarship coordinator.
NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION GRANT
NORTHERN BAPTIST EDUCATION SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS
NC LUTHERAN SYNOD STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
JONATHAN THEOLOGICAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Jonathan Theological Scholarship Fund
JUSTIN HARUYAMA MINISTERIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
PCUSA DENOMINATIONAL FUNDS
Financial Aid for Studies, PCUSA
THE INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF THE KING'S DAUGHTERS AND SONS
Director Student Ministry Department
THE VANCE H. HAVNER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Vance H. Havner Scholarship Fund, Inc.
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NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Offers thirty scholarships from $3,000 to $12,000 for students who are legally blind. Further details and application forms are available at www.nfb.org/nfb/scholarship_program.asp. The deadline for applications is March 31.
MILITARY CHAPLAIN SCHOLARSHIP GRANT/LOANS
For full-time seminary students called by God for ministry as a Military Chaplain, this is a scholarship award for up to $5000 per academic year (or $2500 per semester) for no more than three academic years. Total amount paid should be considered a grant which does not have to be repaid of the Chaplain Candidate is ultimately endorsed for chaplaincy and serves as a military chaplain for the required period of the initial military service obligation; otherwise, shall become a repayable loan. For more information and application, please visit their website.
VETERANS EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS
USA FUNDS ACCESS TO EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Need-based scholarship of $1,500 per academic year. Renewable for length of the degree program. More information on the USA Funds Website. The deadline to apply is February 15.
|Other Scholarship Opportunities|
DANIEL R. HOOVER TRUST FUND
Applicants must demonstrate an ability to provide some of their own financial support. Preference is given to students from North Carolina. Application deadline is February 13. Application available online at www.csascholars.org.
CHAMPIONS FOR CHRIST FOUNDATION
PHILANTHROPIC EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION
P.E.O. Executive Office
THE TODD E. CARROUTH SCHOLARSHIP (TEC)
THE FUND FOR THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION, INC. (FTE)
WORLD WIDE BARACA PHILATHEA UNION SCHOLARSHIP
World Wide Baraca Philathea Union Scholarship