Scholarships in Religion/religious Studies

Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a Ph.D. from a U.S. or Canadian institution.

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Students

Award: $75,000, Deadline: October 2

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Award is intended to support an academic year of residence at any national residential research centers. Program encourages exchanges across disciplinary lines that can be especially helpful to deepening and expanding the significance of projects in the humanities and related social sciences. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.

Hocutt Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be pursuing a career in Baptist missions with an emphasis on, but not limited to, the chaplaincy or United States based missions.

Master's Fund Grant

Award: $700, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be preparing for Christian service. Preference given for graduate study.

Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Award: $10,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must have an interest in Jewish studies. Award is to assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary, or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement, or transmission of Jewish culture.

Doctoral Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a doctoral student specializing in Jewish fields. Priority is given to candidates whose dissertation topics have been approved.

George E. Mylonas Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in Arabic; art history and archaeology; Chinese; classics/ancient studies; comparative arts; comparative literature; dance; drama; English; film and media studies; French; German; modern Hebrew; history; interdisciplinary project in the humanities; literature and history; Italian; Japanese; Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern studies; music; philosophy; religious studies; Russian studies; or Spanish.

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Ethnic Minority Students

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an ethnic minority who intends to pursue a career in religious communication or journalism.

Stoody-West Fellowship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Christian. Selection is based upon Christian commitment and involvement in the church, academic achievement, recommendations, journalist experience and talent, goals, and potential professional usefulness as a religious journalist.

Leadership and Community Service Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 30

Applicant must have demonstrated leadership and community service experience.

Paul Horner Scholarship

Award: $800, Deadline: April 1 (priority)

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be enrolled full time, and submit school's financial aid form and FAFSA.

Worship and Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: None

Audition is required.

Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a music degree candidate who is a member of The United Methodist church for at least one year and who is intending to pursue a career in sacred music, either entering as a freshman or already enrolled in an accredited university, college, or school of theology.

Vera C. Mast Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be studying ministry. FAFSA is required.

Religious Studies Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Catharine Gould Chism Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who has demonstrated leadership abilities and has the intent to major in the arts or humanities.

Frederick P. Lenz Graduate Assistance Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1 (summer); October 1 (winter)

Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in the Department of Religious Studies. Selection is based upon academic record, vocational promise, and financial need.

Frederick P. Lenz Foundation Merit Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduate student in the religious studies program. Strong academic merit must be demonstrated.

Frederick P. Lenz Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship in Religious Studies

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate student in the religious studies program. Academic merit and financial need must be demonstrated.

Martha Bonzi Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduate student in the religious studies program. Selection is based on service and academic promise and admissions application assessment.

Owen Weber-Weinstein Scholarship

Award: $1,800, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be in the wilderness therapy or religious studies program. Preference is given to those programs, though students who have completed an independent study or religious pilgrimage may also apply.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Thomas J. Madden Ministerial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be majoring in religion and planning to enter into the ministry.

Servant Leader Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be majoring in religion and planning to enter into a church-related career.

Religious Studies Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Selection is based upon an examination of various aspects of religious studies.

Greenville United Methodist Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be in good academic standing.

Roger Guptill Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be preparing for full-time church service

Louise W. McCook Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Preference goes to Christian education and religion majors.

Pike Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be planning on entering a full-time church vocation