Available Ministry Scholarships
Ministry Scholarship are intended for those who are going into church-related vocational ministry. What is Church-related Vocational Ministry?
Ministry Distinguished Scholarship
The Ministry Distinguished Scholars Day is an invitation-only program which is designed to showcase an exciting discipline-specific opportunity for those interested in Ministry. This program is designated for students interested in pursuing full-time Christian Vocational Ministry in any capacity. All majors and academic colleges are eligible to be considered. Students who complete the requirements associated with the Distinguished Scholars Day program will be considered for a renewable $3,000 Distinguished Scholarship. Students who will be considered for invitations to this program are high achieving and typically have scored 1160 on the SAT or 25 on the ACT. Test optional students with high academic GPAs and high-class rankings are eligible to be considered for an invitation. Students must also submit a 2024 completed Baylor Application for Admission by November 1. Though a completed admission file is not due until November 1, we encourage you to submit your materials early to enhance your opportunity for consideration. For updates regarding specific deadline dates and further information, please check Baylor University’s Undergraduate Admissions website for Distinguished Scholars Days. The scholarship will be applied beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.
Baylor University provides tuition assistance to students who are preparing for careers in church-related vocational ministry. The amount of the Baylor Ministry Scholarship is 15% of tuition for Baylor undergraduate hours. It is available to students of any denomination. Applicants must be working toward a Religion major or minor or other ministry related degrees such as Church Music or Church Recreation. Students may apply for this scholarship at any time but must have the application process completed prior to the beginning of the semester for which they desire to receive the scholarship. We recommend that students complete the application as soon as possible so that it will appear early in your financial aid package.
Baylor University provides tuition assistance in coordination with the Baptist General Convention of Texas for Baptist students who are preparing for careers in church-related vocational ministry. The amount of this ministry scholarship is 5% of tuition for Baylor undergraduate hours, renewable through graduation. Applicants must be working toward a Religion major or minor or other ministry related degrees such as Church Music or Church Recreation. Students will be able to apply for this scholarship through the Ministry Guidance online scholarship portal.
Gifts from the Hubler Family Trust established the Raymond O. and Allene Breech Hubler Endowed Scholarship Fund to benefit five incoming Baylor University students who are participating in the Ministry Guidance Program in the Department of Religion. The Hubler Scholarship is a competitive scholarship awarded to selected ministry students who are Religion majors, based on academic achievement and ministry leadership involvement. It is available to students of any denomination. The amount of the Hubler Scholarship is $5000 per Fall and Spring semesters for full-time enrollment (12 hours +), renewable for up to eight semesters (up to a total of $40,000). Applications are due to the Ministry Guidance office by March 15.
The Sheri Mooney Memorial Award The family and friends of Sheri Mooney (1963-1987) in memory of her commitment to personal lifestyle evangelism have established the Sheri Mooney Memorial Award to recognize and honor Baylor students who consistently put Christ first in their daily lives. The award, presented in a Chapel-Forum Program, consists of an educational grant to two students, who are currently enrolled, who exemplify the ideals for which the award was established. Applications are due to the Financial Aid office by March 15.
The family and friends of Stacy Elise Wedemeyer have established the Stacy Elise Wedemeyer Memorial Scholarship to recognize and honor a currently enrolled Baylor student whose activities and involvement in school and church show a commitment to Christ through leadership. Preference shall be given to students whose parents are in full-time Christian service. Applications are due to the Financial Aid office by May 15.