Available Ministry Scholarships
Ministry Scholarship are intended for those who are going into church-related vocational ministry. What is Church-related Vocational Ministry?
Each year, Baylor University hosts a scholarship event for prospective students who have selected Religion as their major or minor and who intend to pursue Christian vocational ministry. The application deadline is Wednesday, February 10, 2021. While all students who complete the components of the application process and enroll at Baylor in the Fall 2021 semester will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship, one participant will be selected to receive a $10,000 per year scholarship ($5,000/semester), renewable for up to four years (up to $40,000 total). This Baylor2Seminary program additionally streamlines admission into Truett Seminary provided the student meets the program criteria and awards the student a 100% tuition Truett scholarship for those that complete the undergrad program with at least a 3.25 GPA. The recipient also has the opportunity to receive credit for up to 18 hours toward his or her Truett Seminary degree, thus accelerating the completion time for earning the master's degree. Applications for the opportunity to attend the Baylor2Seminary event are due to the Admissions office by 9 a.m. (CST) on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. For updates regarding specific deadline dates and further information, please check Baylor University’s Undergraduate Admissions website for Baylor2 Programs.
Hubler Endowed Scholarship
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, 2021.
Baylor Ministry Scholarship
Baylor University provides tuition assistance to students who are preparing for careers in church-related vocational ministry. The amount of the Baylor Ministry Scholarship is 15% of tuition for Baylor undergraduate hours. It is available to students of any denomination. Applicants must be working toward a Religion major or minor or other ministry related degrees such as Church Music or Church Recreation. 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. We recommend that students complete the application as soon as possible so that it will appear early in your financial aid package. Applications are due to the Ministry Guidance office by May 15, 2021.
BGCT (Texas Baptists) Ministry Scholarship
Baylor University provides tuition assistance in coordination with the Baptist General Convention of Texas for Baptist students who are preparing for careers in church-related vocational ministry. The amount of this ministry scholarship is 5% of tuition for Baylor undergraduate hours, renewable through graduation. The BGCT will evaluate all applications to determine who qualifies for this scholarship. Students will be able to apply for this scholarship through the Ministry Guidance online scholarship portal. Applications are due to the Ministry Guidance office by May 15, 2021.
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 18, 2021.
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, 2021.