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Denominational Scholarships

American Baptist 
American Baptist Church USA - Scholarships available for seminarians ranging in the amount of $500 - $1,000 per academic year. Options also available for Ph.D. candidates enrolling in a preparative course of study for a church-related vocation. Scholarship amounts vary. 
http://www.nationalministries.org/education/financial_aid/student_info.cfm

Church of Christ 
Christian Scholarship Foundation - In accordance with the purpose of the Foundation, a program of Graduate Fellowships has been established for members of the Churches of Christ enrolled in advanced graduate programs. Deadline for the application is January 15. 
http://www.csfinc.org/

Episcopal 
Episcopal Church - There are a few graduate study scholarships available through the Episcopal Church Center-many of these are designated for very specific constituencies. 
http://www.episcopalchurch.org/scholarships

Free Methodist 
Bishop Richard D. Snyder Scholarship for Ministry Excellence - This award is given annually to master's degree students preparing for the ministry in the Free Methodist Church. Preference is given to students who are Conference Ministerial Candidates or Elders and who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.

Freda Burritt Lamson Scholarship - This award is given annually to gifted master's degree students who are members of the Free Methodist Church and are preparing for pastoral work in North America or for lifetime Christian service overseas. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.

Free Methodist Canadian Leadership Scholarship Plan - This scholarship was initiated to provide financial assistance to students pursuing post-secondary educational studies. You must be from the Canadian Free Methodist church to be considered for this scholarship. 
http://www.fmc-canada.org/index.php/en/ministry-areas/leadership-development/education/scholarships

Free Methodist Church of USA - Leadership grants
http://fmcusa.org/leadership/grants/ 

Genesis Conference of the Free Methodist Church-Seminary Scholarship - Annual scholarships of $250 will be provided to Genesis Free Methodist Conference LMC's, CMC's, and elders who are pursuing an M.A., M.Div., or D.Min. degree at a seminary approved by the John Wesley Seminary Foundation. If the local church will match this amount, an additional $250 will be provided by the conference (total available: $500 conference + $250 local church = $750). 
http://www.nerfmc.com/Seminary%20Scholarship%20Application-Genesis.pdf

John Wesley Seminary Foundation Grant - This scholarship is for those pursuing full-time ministry in the Free Methodist Church. The applicant must be enrolled in a master's program in biblical, theological, missiological, or pastoral studies. 
http://fmcusa.org/leadership/grants/

Matt Jones Memorial Scholarship - This award is given annually to students pursuing the Master of Divinity degree for pastoral ministry in the Free Methodist Church or other denomination within the Wesleyan tradition. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.

Wesley R. Skinner Scholarship - This award is given annually to master's degree students preparing for ministry in the Free Methodist Church of North America. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.

Foursquare Church 
International Church of the Foursquare - The intent of this award is to encourage young men and women in pursuit of an educational plan preparatory for ministry. Foursquare Women desire to sponsor those who enter such programs with an aspiration for vocational ministry. Two annual awards are given should funds be available. 
http://fwi.foursquare.org/articles/index.sd?catid=4&headTitle=Scholarships

Pentecostal 
The Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship - The Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship was founded to remove financial barriers that impede Pentecostal scholarship by funding doctoral- and post-doctoral-level research projects focusing on Pentecostal theology. 
http://www.tffps.org/

Presbyterian 
Presbyterian USA Theological Student Loan Program - For theological students preparing to serve in a PC(USA) congregation. The Presbyterian Church (USA) Theological Student Loan program serves Presbyterian M.Div. students who are inquirers or candidates and MACE students attending accredited seminaries in the United States. Check the website for the interest rate for new borrowers. 
http://www.pcusa.org/financialaid/programs/theologicalloan.htm

Seventh-Day Adventist
Seventh-Day Adventist Church Women's Scholarships
http://wm.gc.adventist.org/Pages/Wmscholarship_2.html

United Methodist
The United Methodist Church loans and grants
http://www.gbhem.org/site/c.1sKSL3POLvF/b.3475011/

Wesleyan
Cheryl F. Elff
Executive Administrative Assistant
to Dr. Kerry Kind, General Director
The Dept. of Education & the Ministry
The Wesleyan Church
317.774.3911 

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