These are just a few of the scholarships available to School of Theology & Christian Ministry students, so if you are passionate about pursuing this work, talk to us and see what is possible.
You can also talk to a counselor at Student Financial Services and find out what aid you are eligible for and how to apply for scholarships from the School of Theology & Christian Ministry.
Bertha Raines Memorial Scholarship
Established for a student with financial need pursuing full-time pastoral ministry.
Gordon and Shirley Schulz Endowed Religion Scholarship
Established for sophomores, juniors, or seniors preparing for full-time ministry in the Church of the Nazarene who are involved in local or on-campus ministries. Requires a resume and letters of recommendation, with a reward of up to $5,000.
Jim L. Bond Endowed Scholarship
Established for Christian ministry major students to be selected by faculty.
Leon C. and Emma D. Osborn Endowed Scholarship
Established for students preparing for ministry and missionary service.
Luis and Lupe Aquirre Scholarship
Established for students of Hispanic descent (both parents) and Mexican citizenship who are preparing for Nazarene pastoral ministry.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship for Theological Education
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship for Theological Education assists prospective students from underrepresented groups who are exploring theological education and Christian vocational leadership.
Marvin and Lilly Young Endowment
Established for students preparing for ministry or missionary service.
Mary Alice Dajko Memorial Religion Scholarship
Established for sophomores, juniors, or seniors with financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA who have expressed interest in full-time Christian service.
Reuben Welch Endowed Scholarship
Established for juniors or seniors preparing for full-time ministry in the Church of the Nazarene with plans to attend Nazarene Theological Seminary. Preferably, this student would have a 3.0 GPA or higher and be the child of a Nazarene minister. This scholarship also requires the student be involved in university life and ministry, as well as provide a letter of recommendation from a faculty member and application, with a reward up to $5,000.
Rudolph E. and Grace Wulfsburg Endowed Scholarship
Established for juniors or seniors entering ministry.
Tim Elliott Youth Ministry Scholarship
Established for sophomores, juniors, or seniors with financial need from either the Northern or Central California districts who are pursuing a career in youth ministry.