Scholarships & Application Criteria for 2017-18 academic year

The Trinity Education Foundation is offering on a competitive basis, $2500 annual scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year to be awarded to past Trinity Lutheran College students. The scholarships are offered in four broad areas of study:

  • Ministry
  • Business Leadership & Management
  • Seminary
  • General

Please see the Overview of each scholarship for more details.

Applicants will be studying in one or more of these areas with the intent to work in a vocation that expresses the spirit and mission of Trinity Lutheran College and the Lutheran Bible Institute-Seattle. Please see the Mission, Vision and Values, the History and the Future of the Trinity Education Foundation.

The scholarship will be for one year and can be applied for again next year for a second year. Students may apply for more than one scholarship, with separate applications, but may be awarded only one scholarship per year.

Scholarship recipients will be required to submit, by July 1, 2018, a written summary of their academic and college experience over the prior year and a photograph of themselves, that may in whole or in part be posted on our web site and other materials.

Application Dates: January 3 - March 31, 2017

Award Notification: Applicants will be notified by email and mail whether you did or did not receive an award, by July 31, 2017

Click here to apply online.

The Trinity Education Foundation Ministry Scholarship

For students who are studying in the following areas:

  • Christian ministry or leadership within the church or para-church sectors
  • Biblical Studies
  • Children, Youth and Family
  • Music, for a career in music within the church or para-church sectors
  • Intercultural Studies
  • International Ministries or Mission
  • Psychology, for a career in social services
  • Other degrees for a career in social services

Overview

  • Scholarships awarded will be $2,500 per year.
  • The scholarship will be for one year and the student can reapply next year for a second year.
  • Up to 30 TEF Ministry Scholarships may be awarded.
  • Scholarship funds are applied to cover tuition, room & board, and fees and are paid from TEF to the institution.

Application Dates: January 3 - March 31, 2017

Award Notification: Applicants will be notified by email and mail whether you did or did not receive an award, by July 31, 2017

Click here to apply online.

Eligibility:

  • Have been a Trinity Lutheran College student who attended into the second semester or finished the 2015/16 year at TLC.
  • Will be a junior or senior at an accredited four-year college or university in the 2017/18 academic year.
  • Submit, by upload, your unofficial transcripts and form letter, Letter of Good Standing from the institution you are attending with your application submission.
  • Submit, by mail, your official transcripts to TEF postmarked by July 1st, 2017.
  • If you attended a 2-year college in the 2016-17 academic year, along with your transcripts also upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • If you did not attend college in the 2016/17 academic year upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Submit your statement (up to 250 words) of what you are studying and how its fits into the intent of the scholarship and to carry on the spirit and mission of Trinity Lutheran College and/or the Lutheran Bible Institute-Seattle.
  • Must have fully paid any outstanding tuition debts at Trinity Lutheran College.

 

The Trinity Education Foundation Business Leadership & Management Scholarship

For students who are studying leadership and/or management in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Technology
  • Communications
  • Visual Communications, or related majors

Overview

  • Scholarships awarded will be $2,500 per year.
  • The scholarship will be for one year and the student can reapply next year for a second year.
  • Up to 35 TEF Business Leadership & Management Scholarships may be awarded.
  • Scholarship funds are applied to cover tuition, room & board, and fees and are paid from TEF to the institution.

Application Dates: January 3 - March 31, 2017

Award Notification: Applicants will be notified by email and mail whether you did or did not receive an award, by July 31, 2017

Click here to apply online.

Eligibility:

  • Have been a Trinity Lutheran College student who attended into the second semester or finished the 2015/16 year at TLC.
  • Will be a junior or senior at an accredited four-year college or university in the 2017/18 academic year.
  • Submit, by upload, your unofficial transcripts and form letter, Letter of Good Standing from the institution you are attending with your application submission.
  • Submit, by mail, your official transcripts to TEF postmarked by July 1st, 2017.
  • If you attended a 2-year college in the 2016-17 academic year, along with your transcripts also upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • If you did not attend college in the 2016/17 academic year upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Submit your statement (up to 250 words) of what you are studying and how its fits into the intent of the scholarship and to carry on the spirit and mission of Trinity Lutheran College and/or the Lutheran Bible Institute-Seattle.
  • Must have fully paid any outstanding tuition debts at Trinity Lutheran College.

 

The Trinity Education Foundation Seminary Scholarship

For students who are studying for or are in a Christian seminary.

Overview

  • Scholarships awarded will be $2,500 per year.
  • The scholarship will be for one year and the student can reapply next year for a second year.
  • Up to 10 TEF Seminary Scholarships may be awarded.
  • Scholarship funds are applied to cover tuition, room & board, and fees and are paid from TEF to the institution.

Application Dates: January 3 - March 31, 2017

Award Notification: Applicants will be notified by email and mail whether you did or did not receive an award, by July 31, 2017

Click here to apply online.

Eligibility:

  • To have graduated from Trinity Lutheran College any time from spring 2000 and later.   
  • Is or will be attending an accredited seminary in the 2017/18 academic year.
  • Submit, by upload, your unofficial transcripts and form letter, Letter of Good Standing from the institution you are attending with your application submission.
  • Submit, by mail, your official transcripts to TEF postmarked by July 1st, 2017.
  • If you attended a 2-year college in the 2016-17 academic year, along with your transcripts also upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • If you did not attend college in the 2016/17 academic year upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Submit your statement (up to 250 words) of what you are studying and how its fits into the intent of the scholarship and to carry on the spirit and mission of Trinity Lutheran College and/or the Lutheran Bible Institute-Seattle.
  • Must have fully paid any outstanding tuition debts at Trinity Lutheran College.

 

The Trinity Education Foundation General Scholarship

For students who qualify for the Eligibility Criteria and are studying in majors other than those outlined in the TEF Ministry, TEF Business Leadership & Management, or TEF Seminary scholarships.

Overview

  • Scholarships awarded will be $2,500 per year.
  • The scholarship will be for one year and the student can reapply next year for a second year.
  • Up to 15 TEF General Scholarships may be awarded.
  • Scholarship funds are applied to cover tuition, room & board, and fees and are paid from TEF to the institution.

Application Dates: January 3 - March 31, 2017

Award Notification: Applicants will be notified by email and mail whether you did or did not receive an award, by July 31, 2017

Click here to apply online.

Eligibility:

  • Have been a Trinity Lutheran College student who attended into the second semester or finished the 2015/16 year at TLC.
  • Will be a junior or senior at an accredited four-year college or university in the 2017/18 academic year.
  • Submit, by upload, your unofficial transcripts and form letter, Letter of Good Standing from the institution you are attending with your application submission.
  • Submit, by mail, your official transcripts to TEF postmarked by July 1st, 2017.
  • If you attended a 2-year college in the 2016-17 academic year, along with your transcripts also upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • If you did not attend college in the 2016/17 academic year upload a proof of acceptance from the four-year institution you will attend in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Submit your statement (up to 250 words) of what you are studying and how its fits into the intent of the scholarship and to carry on the spirit and mission of Trinity Lutheran College and/or the Lutheran Bible Institute-Seattle.
  • Must have fully paid any outstanding tuition debts at Trinity Lutheran College.