Region Specific Outside Scholarships



The list below represents a sampling of scholarships for which seminary students may by eligible. We also encourage students to search the web, where additional sources of aid may be found. 

An (*) by scholarship name denotes scholarships for which Westminster students have successfully applied.

 *Delaware Higher Education Commission
Deadline: FAFSA - April 15, Academic Records - July 7
Award: $1,000
Eligibility Criteria: The Higher Education Commission offers a state grant called the "Scholarship Incentive Program" to help Delawareans continue their education. Applicants for this program must be Delaware residents and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, demonstrate substantial financial need, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must be enrolled full-time.

Julie Ann Jones Memorial Trust
January 31
Award: $500
Eligibility Criteria: Texas residents who are working in a field related to ministry, including sacred music and theological research. Preference given first to residents of Washington County, TX and then all other Texas residents.  Send request to: Julie Ann Jones Memorial Theological Scholarship Trust, c/o Sally M. Jones, P.O. Box 382, Brenham, TX 77833.
Phone: (409) 836-4679

*Mary E. Bivins Foundation (Texas)
January 29
Application Availability:
December 14
Award: $7,000
Eligibility Criteria: Assists Amarillo /Panhandle  (Texas) area students with their studies towards a degree that prepares them to preach the Christian religion. Check online for more information and to access the application.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Availability: November 1 - January 31.
Award: $2,000-3,000
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. Applicants must be current or permanent residents or planning to move to Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia or North Carolina. Applicant interviews are held in the month of March in New York City, Washington, DC, New Haven and Philadelphia. The Fund does not make grants to applicants who are not invited to be interviewed.