Religious Scholarships

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

Islamic Scholarship Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Islamic Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 22, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Muslim students who will be enrolled at an accredited university in the U.S. by the fall and majoring in an ISF supported major. Applicant must be an undergraduate (junior or senior) or having graduate standing (includes PhD).

Baptist Foundation of Alabama Scholarships
Sponsor: The Baptist Foundation of Alabama
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are residents of Alabama and a member in good standing of a Southern Baptist Church.

JVS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Jewish Vocational Service (JVS)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish students who are residents of Los Angeles County (California) and are incoming or current college student.

Champions for Christ Scholarship
Sponsor: Champion for Christ Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
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.

Father Leonard Bachmann Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA)
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to graduate students of the Catholic faith.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors 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.

National CCAA Scholarship
Sponsor: The National Catholic College Admission Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and transfer applicants who will be entering a four-year Catholic university in the fall.

Religious Scholars Program
Sponsor: CM Cares | Church Mutual Insurance Company Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 3, 2023
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 2023-2024 academic year.

O’Brien-VRBA Scholarship Trust Program
Sponsor: PNC Bank, N.A.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 6, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current junior and senior undergraduate students, as well as graduate students who resided in rural Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, or Michigan (Rural, as defined by the U.S. Bureau of Census, is a town or city with a population of less than 2,500 residents). Applicants of the Catholic faith will be given special consideration.

Joseph and Marion Greenbaum Scholarship
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Delaware
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 14, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish students who are residents in Delaware and are pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university.

Mitchell/Tufts Scholarship
Sponsor: The Dallas Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 14, 2023
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.

ABPS Scholarship
Sponsor: American Baptist Home Mission Societies
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current undergraduate, graduate and seminary students who hold active membership in an American Baptist church.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2023
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.

Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund for Freedom and Diversity
Sponsor: Touro Synagogue Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 21, 2023
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.

Catholic United Financial Scholarships
Sponsor: Catholic United Financial
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: April 30, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to members of Catholic United for at least two years prior to application who are entering any year of their first degree or certificate program in Fall 2023.

Catholic College Scholarship
Sponsor: Catholic College Info
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who plan on attending a Catholic college or university.

Christian Connector Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Connector
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2023
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.

Protestant Faith Based College Scholarship Drawing
Sponsor: FaithBasedCollege
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship drawing is open to students 13 years of age or older who will request Faith Based college or university information, as well as those planning or considering attending a Faith Based college or university are eligible for the drawing.

Fraternal Scholarship
Sponsor: Catholic Order of Foresters
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have been COF members for at least 15 moths prior to apply and are between the ages of 17 and 22. Applicant must host a Feeding God’s Children event, participate in Catholic Order of Foresters’ Alternative Break, and serve as a religious education instructor at any level at their home parish or in their college town during the application period.

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