Baylor students who are applying to Truett for Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 currently have an opportunity to submit a Dean's Scholarship application. The deadline for early admission consideration for the Dean's Scholarship is December 13th and the deadline for regular admission consideration is May 1st. Please keep in mind that scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis and scholarships may not be available by the May 1st deadline. Contact the Student Services office to inquire about the availability of scholarships.


The Dean's Scholarship is designated for those called into church ministry, missions, social work, and/or other areas of ministry. This scholarship is to be offered to students who are given high recommendations from faculty, local church pastors/staff as well as personal references.


Interested students should apply for the Dean's Scholarship during the fall preceding the year they are interested in enrolling in seminary. Each applicant must submit a completed scholarship application, the Truett Seminary admissions application, and possibly participate in an interview.

To be considered for early admission with the assurance of the Dean's Scholarship, your scholarship application and Truett Seminary application must have been submitted by December 13th. To be considered for regular admission, your scholarship application and your Truett Seminary application must be received by May 1st. Please note that the Dean's Scholarships may or may not be available for the May 1 deadline. Please contact our office for availability.

Students are encouraged to apply for the Dean's Scholarship during the fall of the year preceding the year they intend to enroll at Truett. If a student is applying to Truett to begin in the Spring, the applicant should apply for the Dean's Scholarship one year prior to when he or she is considering enrolling at Truett to receive the full benefit of the scholarship.

  • Hold a degree from Baylor University
  • Baptist denominational affiliation
  • Minimum GPA of 3.25
  • Completed application which includes a reference form that reflects evidence of ministry experience supported by involvement in BSM, church ministry, student missions.
  • Involved in a Baptist church with a desire to serve in a Baptist church or ministry.

*Please note that qualified applicants should only apply for the Dean's Scholarship, not the University Ministerial Scholarship (UMS). The UMS is provided for students who do not have a degree from Baylor.


100% Tuition scholarship for the Master of Divinity degree at Truett Seminary. The scholarship will cover the tuition of 93 attempted hours of the M.Div. program at Truett.

For information on how to apply, please email Truett Student Services or call 254-710-3756.