Baylor University, in cooperation with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, provides tuition assistance to Baptist students who are preparing for careers in church-related vocational ministry. The amount of the Baptist Ministry Scholarship is 20% of tuition for Baylor undergraduate hours. Students may apply for this scholarship at any time but must have the application process completed prior to the beginning of the semester for which they desire to receive the scholarship. The application materials need to be submitted to the Ministry Guidance office.
Baylor University provides tuition assistance to a limited number of non-Baptist students who are preparing for careers in church-related vocational ministry. The amount of this ministry scholarship is 15% of tuition for Baylor undergraduate hours, renewable through graduation. Only incoming students may apply for this scholarship, and preference is given to Religion majors and minors. Applications are due to the Ministry Guidance office by June 30.
Each year, Baylor University selects up to eight incoming Religion major students to join the Baylor2 Seminary Program. This program streamlines admission into Truett Seminary provided students meet program criteria. Selection into the program carries with it a $3,000 scholarship toward a Baylor undergraduate degree, renewable for up to four years, and a $2,000 scholarship toward a Master of Divinity degree from Truett Seminary, renewable for up to three years. Participants also have the opportunity to earn up to 18 hours toward their Truett Seminary degree while an undergraduate student at Baylor, thus accelerating the completion time for earning the master's degree. Applications are due to the Admissions office by November 1.
Gifts from the Hubler Family Trust established the Raymond O. and Allene Breech Hubler Endowed Scholarship Fund to benefit five incoming Baylor University students who are participating in the Ministry Guidance Program in the Department of Religion. The Hubler Scholarship is a competitive scholarship awarded to selected ministry students who are Religion majors, based on academic achievement and ministry leadership involvement. It is available to students of any denomination. The amount of the Hubler Scholarship is $5000 per Fall and Spring semesters for full-time enrollment (12 hours +), renewable for up to four years (up to a total of $40,000). Applications are due to the Ministry Guidance office by March 15.
The Sheri Mooney Memorial Award The family and friends of Sheri Mooney (1963-1987) in memory of her commitment to personal lifestyle evangelism have established the Sheri Mooney Memorial Award to recognize and honor Baylor students who consistently put Christ first in their daily lives. The award, presented in a Chapel-Forum Program, consists of an educational grant to two students, who are currently enrolled, who exemplify the ideals for which the award was established. Applications are due to the Financial Aid office by March 12.
The family and friends of Stacy Elise Wedemeyer have established the Stacy Elise Wedemeyer Memorial Scholarship to recognize and honor a currently enrolled Baylor student whose activities and involvement in school and church show a commitment to Christ through leadership. Preference shall be given to students whose parents are in full-time Christian service. Applications are due to the Financial Aid office by May 15.