Category Archives: Religious Scholarship

Scholarship Opportunities At East Texas Baptist University

East Texas Baptist University has several scholarship opportunities for their new students beginning Fall 2008 and Spring 2009.

The university has Freshmen Academic Scholarship Programs such as Presidential Scholarship, Honor Scholarship, Dean Scholarship, Achievement Scholarship, and National Merit Semi-Finalist Scholarship that award $2,200 to $6,500 per academic year. These scholarships are all renewable as long as the scholars maintained the required minimum GPA.

ETBU also has Transfer Academic Scholarship Programs for those transfer students with at least 24 transferable hours. This scholarship awards from $2,200 to $6,500 per academic year. They also have church related scholarship for those students who demonstrate leadership qualities in their church or Christian organizations on campus.

All scholarship programs of East Texas Baptist University are renewable up to 4 years and available in first-come, first serve basis. For more information, please visit the ETBU Scholarship Page.

Scholarship Offerings From Oklahoma Christian University

If you are near Oklahoma Christian University and needs some scholarship, why not consider studying in this school? They have pretty number of course offerings as well as scholarship programs to help you attain a college degree.

Not all universities list their available scholarship in their website but Oklahoma Christian clearly enumerates the available scholarships in their school and interested students can easily identify the scholarship programs that can possibly suit their credentials.

Aside from Presidential Academic Success Scholarship, Oklahoma State Regents Scholarship and Transfer Academic Merit Scholarships; Oklahoma Christian also provides wide varieties of scholarship programs such as Art/Design Scholarship, Cheerleading Scholarship, Christian Engineering Scholarship, Distinguished Performer Award (Music), Theatre/Drama Scholarship and even International Scholarship for students who are not US citizens and ineligible to receive federal aid.

So check out the Scholarship Page of Oklahoma Christian University and see how they can help you in achieving your education goals.

Scholarship For Latino Students In California

If you have Central American or other Latino ethnicity; and currently residing and studying in California, you may want to apply for the Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund or SALEF scholarship program. They have this “Fulfilling Our Dreams” Fund that aims to provide financial assistance of around $500 to $2500 to eligible Latino high school, undergraduate and graduate school students.

The applicants need to have at least 2.5 GPA to be considered for this scholarship. Furthermore, they must demonstrate community involvement and financial need. Applicants may apply to one of the several scholarship programs under the SALEF such as the Health Career Scholarship awards for Central American students who are pursuing health related degrees;  Two Nineteen Scholarship for AB 540 students attending a Community College in California; Four-Year Scholarship for those students  with 3.0 GPA; and Father Rutilio Grande Scholarship for student whoa re studying religious studies, culture, environment and social justice.

Students may apply for any of the above scholarship from March until June of every year. For more information on the SALEF Scholarships Programs, please click here.

Scholarship From Knights Of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus Supreme Council has the Fourth Degree Pro Deo and Pro Patria Scholarship Program that give away a total of 62 scholarships to Catholic students in the United States every year. Twelve of the scholarships are exclusively allotted at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. while the fifty scholarships are given to incoming college students that are enrolled in other Catholic educational institutions.

This scholarship program awards $1,500 per scholar and can be renewed for up to four years if the scholars satisfactorily maintain good academic performance. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants need to be members of the Knights of Columbus; or children of K of C member or members of the Columbian Squires.

Interested applicants can apply after October 1. Application forms can be obtained by request here and must be completed and send at
Department of Scholarships, Knights of Columbus, PO Box 1670, New Haven, CT 06507-0901 before the first day of March of the following year.

Scholarship Programs For Presbyterian Students

The First Presbyterian Church in the United States has several scholarship programs that aim to help qualified students to complete a bachelor degree. To qualify for the First Presbyterian Church Scholarship Programs, the applicants must be communicant members of the Presbyterian Church, must be enrolled or working toward a college degree in an accredited institution and should maintained satisfactory academic records.

Most of the First Presbyterian Church Scholarships are awarded according to the need, potential and academic performance of the applicants. Their scholarship programs are divided into two classifications: General Scholarships and Christian Vocation or Wallingford Scholarships.

The General Scholarships are intended for members of First Presbyterian Church who are studying for undergraduate and graduate degrees while the Christian Vocation or Wallingford Scholarships are for those who are pursuing Christian vocation. The range of scholarship awards vary from $500 to $2000.

For more information about the specific requirements and application procedure, read the Scholarship Section  of the First Presbyterian Church.