Religious Scholarships

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

Baptist Foundation of Alabama Scholarships
Sponsor: The Baptist Foundation of Alabama
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are residents of Alabama and a member in good standing of a Southern Baptist Church.

Joseph and Marion Greenbaum Scholarship
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Delaware
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish students who are residents in Delaware and are pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university.

JVS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Jewish Vocational Service (JVS)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish students who are residents of Los Angeles County (California) and are incoming or current college student.

Catholic 9th Grade School JCDA Scholarship
Sponsor: Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to 8th grade students who will be entering the 9th grade in the fall of 2019 to a Catholic High School.

CDA Scholarships
Sponsor: Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students of the Catholic faith who are incoming or currently enrolled in a college or university and a member of Catholic Daughters of America.

Champions for Christ Scholarship
Sponsor: Champion for Christ Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have surrendered their lives to full-time Christian service and are preparing for full-time Christian ministry. Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, college students, graduate students, and seminary students.

Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund for Freedom and Diversity
Sponsor: Touro Synagogue Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors. Applicant must submit an interpretive work focusing on the George Washington Letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, RI, in context with the present time.

Beth E. Marcus Scholarship
Sponsor: Reformed Church in America
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women members of the Reformed Church of America who are preparing for ministry through theological education.

Religious Scholars Program
Sponsor: CM Cares | Church Mutual Insurance Company Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a full-time, graduate or doctorate religious studies program at an accredited theological seminary, college or university of higher learning, for the entire 2019-20 academic year.

Islamic Scholarship Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Islamic Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 21, 2019extended to April 19, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Muslim students who will be enrolled at an accredited university in the U.S. by August 2019 and majoring in an ISF supported major. Applicant must be an undergraduate (junior or senior) or having graduate standing (includes PhD).

ABPS Scholarships
Sponsor: American Baptist Home Mission Societies
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current undergraduate, graduate and seminary students who hold active membership in an American Baptist church.

National Baptist Congress of Christian Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to graduating high school seniors who are members in good standing of a church that is currently registered with the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.

EOCS Scholarships
Sponsor: Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are registered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout unit and earned the Eagle Scout Award for boys or Gold Award for girls. Applicant must also be an active member of an Eastern Orthodox Church and have received the Alpha Omega Religious Scout Award.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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 non-traditional students, parents, nursing majors, education majors, and Film/Television/Cinema/Theater majors.

JSSA Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: May 3, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are Jewish and are residents of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Francis Maria Scholarship
Sponsor: Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Antiochian Orthodox Christian students who are in their first three years of undergraduate college studies in the fall following their application. Applicant must submit an application and a short autobiographical essay.

National Presbyterian College Scholarship
Sponsor: Presbyterian Mission Agency
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members entering college in fall 2019 at a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) related college or university.

Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Sponsor: The Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 18, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate Christian students attending college in California, Oregon, or Washington. Applicant must have a Christian testimony and verifiable Christian leadership.

Christian Connector Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Connector
Amount: $2,500
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.

Fadel Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Fadel Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students are who Muslim and U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Mitchell/Tufts Scholarship
Sponsor: The Dallas Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are members or persons active in the life of a Presbyterian church in the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) In North Central Texas, or in Los Angeles, California, and who are students of promise and can demonstrate financial need.

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

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