Churches, synagogues, and religious organizations like to help students pay for their education. Below are scholarships for students of specific faiths.
Maryknoll Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: November 16, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students enrolled in grades 6-12 for the 2018-2019 school year who are residents of one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or a province of Canada (except Quebec). Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “Love in Action.”
Sponsor: Catholic Order of Foresters
Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Description: Award is open to insured members of the Catholic Order of Foresters who are attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university, technical or trade school.
Sponsor: Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 4, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to homeschool students beginning college in 2019 who have purchased and used five full Sonlight Curriculum History/Bible/Literature programs.
NCGA Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: National Church Goods Association (NCGA) Education Fund
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who have been employed prior to attending school in the church goods industry, or are currently employed in the church goods industry, or is a family member of a current employee, or a family member of a former employee who is deceased or has been laid off within the last year.
Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
Sponsor: Helen Diller Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $36,000
Closing Date: January 8, 2019
Description: Award is open to Jewish teens who are between the ages of 13 and 19 at the time of nomination. Student must have demonstrated impressive leadership and are actively engaged in community service projects that embody the value of tikkun olam (repair of the world).
National Catholic Society of Foresters Scholarship
Sponsor: National Catholic Society of Foresters
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Catholic graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must be a NCSF member.
Sponsor: Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in good standing in an accredited North American pharmacy college/school or training program, as well as a current member of the national CPFI organization.
Christian Connector Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Connector
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months.