SCHOLARSHIPS

Each year we offer a number of scholarships for students who intend on pursuing ministry careers. The Church Related Vocation Scholarship is for undergraduate students, and the Richard Furman Scholarship is for graduate students.

Church Related Vocational Scholarship
Undergraduate Students

Qualifications for Church-Related Vocational Scholarship

i.      An active member of a South Carolina Southern Baptist Church, a Baptist Collegiate Ministry Group, or attending a South Carolina Baptist University.
ii.      Affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
iii.     Church or ministry recommendation. (Southern Baptist missionary dependents whose parent(s) list South Carolina as their home state will be eligible for the scholarship.)
iv.     Enrolled full-time in a South Carolina college/university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
v.      A calling to a Church Related Vocation.
vi.     Financial Need.
vii.    Student must be classified as a full-time student and maintain a grade point average of “C” or its equivalent.

Note: Scholarships are determined by financial need and sent directly to the school to be applied to tuition and academic fees. Those receiving the scholarship will be informed by letter. The application must be submitted each year.

Important: Before completing the online application, please download and print a ministry recommendation form. Have your ministry complete it and mail signed originals to the address on the form. A completed ministry recommendation is mandatory for first-year applicants to be considered for a scholarship award.

In order to complete the application, you will need to have your church name and address as well as your pastor’s name.

Apply for Church-Related Vocational Scholarship

Richard Furman Scholarship
Graduate and Seminary Students

Qualifications for Richard Furman scholarship:

i.      An active member of a South Carolina Southern Baptist Church, a Baptist Collegiate Ministry Group, or attending a South Carolina Baptist University.
ii.      Affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
iii.     Church or ministry recommendation. (Southern Baptist missionary dependents whose parent(s) list South Carolina as their home state will be eligible for the scholarship.)
iv.     Enrolled full-time in a South Carolina college/university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
v.      A calling to a Church Related Vocation.
vi.     Financial Need.
vii.    Student must be classified as a full-time student and maintain a grade point average of “C” or its equivalent.

Note: Applicants will be informed about receipt of the scholarship by letter. Scholarships are sent directly to the SBC seminary or SCBC university to be applied to tuition and academic fees. In order to receive a scholarship, an application must be made each year. These scholarships are not available for doctoral-level students.

Important: Before completing the online application, please download and print a ministry recommendation form. Have your ministry complete it and mail signed originals to the address on the form. A completed ministry recommendation is mandatory for first-year applicants to be considered for a scholarship award.

In order to complete the application, you will need to supply the name and address of the South Carolina Baptist Church which endorsed your application to the seminary/graduate program.

Apply for Richard Furman Scholarship