The Trinity Education Foundation Seminary Scholarship is designed for individuals who have identified seminary as the road to their calling in full-time ministry.
The Seminary Scholarship is awarded to those pursuing an MDiv with a confirmed calling to full-time ministry. You may be just out of college or in the second or third phase of life and pursuing a new call to full-time ministry. The Seminary scholarship will award $5,000 per year for up to three-years or $15,000 maximum. The number of scholarships awarded varies depending on things like the number of completed applications received and approved, need assessment of each application, and total dollars available in the seminary fund.
Scholarships are paid directly to the seminary of choice and will be applied to tuition and related expenses.
Please note that students may receive only one scholarship at a time from the Foundation.
The Trinity Education Foundation Seminary Scholarship is offered to graduate students who:
- Have been accepted by, and will be attending, an accredited Christian seminary in the United States.
- Feel called to participate in the body of Christ by exemplifying God’s unconditional love in their work and their lives.
- Desire to influence the world for good by serving others.
- Are specifically pursuing an MDiv degree for the purpose of full-time ministry.
Preparing to Apply
Following is the checklist of items you'll need for your application. Please note: you are responsible for ensuring all aspects of your application are completed on time.
- PDF of your Seminary acceptance letter.
- PDF of unofficial transcripts if you are already attending seminary.
- PDF of any additional financial aid awards.
- The name and email of at least one Pastor or other spiritual advisor who knows you well to provide a recommendation.
- The name and email of at least one individual who has worked with you in ministry in a volunteer or professional capacity to provide a recommendation.
- 350-word essay describing the circumstances of your financial need.
Upon completion of the academic year for which the scholarship was awarded, each recipient must submit:
PDF of current unofficial transcript
Proof of being a student in good standing and confirmed course load for the following year
Recommendation from an Academic Advisor or Professor
Maximum, 500 word essay, describing your critical learning and/or experience over the past year
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