Religious Scholarships

Churches, synagogues, and religious organizations like to help students pay for their education. Below are scholarships for students of specific faiths.

Bryon Krieger Memorial Athletic Scholarship
Sponsor: Byron Krieger Memorial Website
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 25, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are Jewish and participate in a sport. Preference will be given to fencers and Jewishly-committed student. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be planning to attend a U.S. college in the Fall of 2018 or after a gap year.

Christian Connector Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Connector
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
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.

Fadel Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Fadel Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students are who Muslim and U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Bishop Daily Vocations Scholarships
Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to men in their first four years of theology study for the Catholic priesthood.

CPFI Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International
Amount: $250
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
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.

Father Michael J. McGivney Vocations Scholarship
Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students with appropriate ecclesiastical approval, having been accepted at a major seminary, and studying for an (arch)diocese or religious institute in the United States, its territories, or Canada.

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel P. Buttafuoco & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are permanent residents of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. Applicant must be an attending, active member of their local church.

Jewish Family and Children’s Services Scholarships
Sponsor: Jewish Family and Children’s Services
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish college students who have legal and permanent residence in Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or northern Santa Clara counties (California) for at least two years prior to submitting the application.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

NCJW/LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicant must be trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. There are scholarships open to all majors and specific scholarships for nursing majors, mothers, non-traditional students, education majors, and film/television/cinema/theater majors.

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