Religious Scholarships

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

Fraternal Scholarship
Sponsor: Catholic Order of Foresters
Amount: $5,000 ($1,250 for four years)
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who are members of the Catholic Order of Foresters.

Champions for Christ Scholarship
Sponsor: Champion for Christ Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have surrendered their lives to full-time Christian service and are preparing for full-time Christian ministry.

Harvey Fellows Program
Sponsor: Mustard Seed Foundation
Amount: $16,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2020
Description: Program is open to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations. Past successful applicants were preparing for careers in Business, Economics, Finance, International diplomacy, security, journalism and media, visual and performing arts, public policy, and applied and theoretical sciences. Students from all nations are encouraged to apply.

Maryknoll Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: November 16, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students enrolled in grades 6-12 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 prompt, “Pope Francis calls us to build a Civilization of Love.””

Educational Award
Sponsor: Catholic Order of Foresters
Amount: $600
Closing Date: November 30, 2020
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.

Sonlight Scholarship
Sponsor: Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to homeschool students beginning college in 2021 who have purchased and used five full Sonlight Curriculum History/Bible/Literature programs.

Wischer Scholarship
Sponsor: Frost Bank Trustee
Amount: Up to $11,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be an undergraduate or graduate students in Fall 2021 who is a legal resident. Applicant must be of good character and preference will be given to “applicants who are Christians and attend church regularly.”

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