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Additional Aid Resources

In addition to institutional and federal aid, the School of Divinity is dedicated to helping students find resources from outside organizations and agencies. Below you will find a list of awards with essential details, including deadlines, web links, and contact information. Refer to this resource throughout the year in order to meet established deadlines, keeping in mind that the listed dates are typically for the next academic year. Even though some deadlines may have already passed, note them for next year so you can apply for that specific award.

 

Acton Institute: Calihan Fellowship
Deadline: July 15/October 15
Amount: $500-3,000
Contact: Kara Eagle, 616.454.3080

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Air Force Reserve Command Chaplain Candidate Scholarship
Deadline: N/A
Amount: $4,500
Contact: Chaplain Major Paul Gunn, chaplainprogram@gmail.com, 478.447.6044

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American Association of University Women Fellowships
Deadline: November 15
Amount: $6,000-30,000
Contact: aauw@act.org, 319.337.1716 ext. 60

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American Association of University Women Return to Learning Grant
Deadline: April 1
Amount: Up to $1,500
Contact: Janet Miller, janetmiller800@yahoo.com

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American Baptist Church, USA Scholarships
Deadline: May 31
Amount: $500-3,000
Contact: 800.ABC.3USA ext. 2067

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American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
Deadline: March 31
Amount: Up to $2,000
Contact: ahepa@ahepa.org, 202.232.6300

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Amy Foundation Writing Awards
Deadline: January 31
Amount: $1,000-10,000
Contact: amyfoundtn@aol.com, 517.323.6233

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Baptist Foundation of Illinois
Deadline: January 15
Amount: $2,500
Contact: Doug Morrow, dougmorrow@ibsa.org, 217.391.3102

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Barber Education Fund
Deadline: May 31
Amount: $500-1,200
Contact: Nancy R. Meyer, oumc109@yahoo.com, 815.268.4320

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BGAV Ministerial Education Funds
Deadline: April 1
Amount: Up to $5,000
Contact: Alicia Parker, 800.ALL.BGAV ext. 6225

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Bullard Scholarship
Deadline: January 15
Amount: Varies
Contact: North Carolina Baptist Foundation, 919.380.7334

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United Church of Christ Scholarships
Deadline: Not Specified
Amount: $500-6,000
Contact: 216.736.3839

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Chaplain Candidate Scholarship
Deadline: March 15
Amount: $2,000
Contact: eagleo6@att.net

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Charles C. Coffey Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Amount: Not specified
Contact: lefirdfbc@ctc.net, 704.938.4697

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Dora Maclellan Brown Ministry Scholarship
Deadline: February 15
Amount: Up to $5,000
Contact: Henry Henegar, 423.266.5257

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Chicago Lighthouse Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 29
Amount: $1,000-4,000
Contact: Araceli Heredia, araceli.heredia@chicagolighthouse.org, 312.666.1331

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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Leadership Scholarships
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies
Contact: divinity@wfu.edu

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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of South Carolina
Deadline: October 15/April 15
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: office@cbfofsc.org, 803.779.1888

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Craig Holbrook Parham Scholarship
Deadline: April 30

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Daniel R. Hoover Scholarship Fund
Deadline: January 27
Amount: Varies
Contact: Hanna Hamlin, 866.608.0001
>>Online Application

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Daisy and Eugene Hale Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 1
Amount: $500-2,000
Contact: office@rpcjax.org, 904.355.4585

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Disciples Home Missions of the Christian Church (Disc. of Christ)
Deadline: March 15
Amount: Varies
Contact: Warren Lynn, wlynn@dhm.disciples.org, 317.713.2652

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Donald Ray Watson Christian Scholarship
Contact: pastor@goshenbc.org, 910.371.6899  

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Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership
Deadline: March 1
Amount: Up to $2,000
Contact

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Fund for Theological Education Fellowships
Will not be awarded for 2013-2014

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Fund for Theological Education: VEV Fellowships
Deadline: March 1
Amount: $10,000 over 3 years
Contact: 678.369.6755

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Grace Foundation Scholarship Fund
Deadline: January 31 (request application by October 31)
Amount: $4,000
Contact: P.O. Box 924, Menlo Park, CA 94026

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Hale Donation Scholarship
Deadline: May 1
Amount: Varies
Contact: 1171 Main Street,  P.O. Box 355, Coventry, CT 06238, 860.742.5689

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Harvester’s Scholarship
Deadline: May 31
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: harvestersscholarship@hotmail.com

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Holy Trinity Centennial Scholarship Trust
Deadline: March 31
Amount: $1,000-5,000
Contact: Sarah Christian, christian@htparish.com, 404-377-2622

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Hotson Trust
Deadline: June 1
Amount: $500
Contact: 318.222.0604

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International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons Student Ministry Scholarship
Deadline: April 30 (Requests for applications due March 31)
Amount: $1,000
Contact: studentministrydirector.kds@gmail.com

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Ircel Harrison Theological Scholarship
Deadline: February 1
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Terry Maples, tmaples@tncbf.org, 615.907.8525

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Ida Tilson Scholarship Fund
Deadline: May 1 (Application available in WFU School of Divinity Admissions Office)
Amount: $1,000
Contact: Jennifer Smith, 336.722.2558

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John Gyles Education Award
Deadline: June 1
Amount: $500
Contact: R. James Cougle, 506.459.7460

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Jolly Scholarship
Deadline: May 11 (Application available in WFU School of Divinity Admissions Office)
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: Pastor Ryan Wilson, ryanwilson@bellsouth.net, 864.882.9396

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Logos Bible Software Seminary Scholarship
Deadline: January 10
Amount: $1,000 +Logos Bronzes Library

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David H.C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award
Deadline: January 31
Amount: $1,000-20,000
Contact: 212.288.8920

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Marguerite Young Endowment Fund
Deadline: March 31
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: Deborah Turner, 412.391.5122

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Military Chaplains Candidates Scholarship (for those graduating 2015 or later)
Deadline: March 30
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: chaplains@mca-usa.org

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies
Contact: 877.HSF.INFO

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National Women’s Studies Association
Deadline: May 15
Amount: $500-1,000
Contact: awards@nwsa.org, 410.528.0355

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NC Baptist Convention Theological Education Grants
Deadline: April 1
Amount: Varies
Contact: scholarships@ncbaptist.org

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Opal Dancey Memorial Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: applicants@opaldanceygrants.org

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Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Deadline: November 9
Amount: Up to $45,000
Contact: pdsoros_fellows@sorosny.org, 212.547.6926

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Philadelphia Foundation Margaret and Charles E. Stewart Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 30
Amount: Up to $500
Contact: 215.563.6417

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Point Foundation Scholars
Deadline: January 14
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: info@pointfoundation.org, 866-33-POINT

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Richard M. Weaver Fellowship
Deadline: January 16
Amount: Tuition + $5,000
Contact: awards@isi.org, 800.526.7022

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Risden P. Reece Scholarship
Deadline: January 27
Amount: Varies
Contact: Julie Lancaster, juliecsa@bellsouth.net
>>Online Application 

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Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Deadline: February 1 (application available November 1-January 31)
Amount: $2,000-3,000
Contact: mail@roothbertfund.org, (212) 870-3116

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Sara Owen Etheridge Scholarship (Baptist Women in Ministry of Georgia)
Deadline: March 1
Amount: $1,500
Contact: rachel.heaven0784@gmail.com

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Scudder Association Grants
Deadline: April 15
Amount: $1,000-2,500
Contact: bets5564@aol.com

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Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Deadline: Varies
Amount: $5,500
Contact: 800.942.2677

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Shepherd Scholarship
Deadline: April 1
Amount: $1,500
Contact: 202-232-3579, council@scottishrite.org

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Stewards Ministry Grants
Deadline: June 1
Amount: Up to $2,000
Contact: 800.551.6505

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Taylor Estate Scholarship
Deadline: April 15
Amount: varies, between $750-1,000
Contact: 515.432.4660  

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United Methodist Higher Education Foundation: Chaplain Powell Scholarship
Deadline; July 1
Amount: Not Specified
Contact: 800-811-8110

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United States Army Reserve Chaplain Candidate Program
Deadline: N/A
Amount: Up to $4,500
Contact: Southeast Chaplain RT, 770.961.9403

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William B. Small Trust
Deadline: May 1
Amount: $1,400
Contact: Joan M. Youngblut, joblut@mchsi.com

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William G. and Margaret B. Frasier Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: March 4
Amount: Varies
Contact: Hanna Hamlin, hannahamlin@bellsouth.net, 864.268.3363

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Women of the ELCA
Deadline: February 15
Amount: Varies
Contact: Valora Starr, valora.starr@elca.org, 1-800-638-3522, ext. 2741