Religious Scholarships

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

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.

Catholic United Financial Scholarships
Sponsor: Catholic United Financial
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
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 2019.

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.

Estelle Martin Cartledge Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,300
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who have a strong academic record and are accepted or currently enrolled in a four-year institution of higher education. Applicant must have a sustained (one year or more) involvement in humanitarian service projects. Applicant must live in the Mon Valley, Pennsylvania (Rankin, Turtle Creek, Braddock, North Braddock, Homestead, Duquesne, Monongahela, and West Mifflin). Preference will be given to students who are African American and attend Morning Star Baptist Church.

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.

Father Michael J. McGivney Vocations Scholarship
Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
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.

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