Scholarships in Religion/religious Studies

Still Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15


Jacob Javits Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must not have completed his or her first year of graduate school and the fifth year of a five-year baccalaureate/master's degree is applicable. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and submit a FAFSA application.


Mellon Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be applying for a Ph.D program and cannot hold a Master's degree.


Church Related Vocational Scholarship (CRV)

Award: -, Deadline: September 15 (fall); January 15 (spring)

Applicant must be studying for a church-related vocation and be a member of a Southern Baptist church.


Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.


Marjorie Urban Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior residing in Hansford, Lipscomb, or Ochiltree counties in Texas, who exhibits community service and leadership and will major in music or religion. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required while in college.


Lewis B. Barber Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL who will pursue certification to teach deaf/blind or attend seminary/pre-seminary school.


Evangelism Foundation, Inc., Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be majoring in religion. Financial need required.


Liberal Arts and General Studies Degrees - Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a college or university pursuing an associates or bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: consumer sciences, cultural studies, ethnic studies, gender studies, geography, history, leisure studies, military studies, philosophy, political science, religious studies, social science, or social services.


Shauna May Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,886, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a full-time junior or senior at Evergreen State College majoring in the humanities.


Reverend Gwen Hall Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be?residents of?Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the?LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are?economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well.??Preference will also be given to students who are studying religious/spiritual studies or social work, especially students whose area of focus is HIV/AIDS.


Preministerial Scholars Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be incoming freshmen at Samford University. Students must be planning a career in full-time ministry and major in religion. Applicants with scores of 26 or higher on the ACT or 1190 on the SAT will be given priority.