Denominationally Sponsored Scholarships
Northeastern Seminary celebrates rich heritage of serving students from a broad range of faith expressions and traditions, however please note this list is not conclusive. If your denomination is not represented on this page, we encourage you to investigate potential scholarship opportunities within your denomination and home church.
American Baptist Church - Scholarships available for seminarians ranging in the amount of $500 - $1,000 per academic year. Funding options are also available for Ph.D. candidates enrolling in a preparative course of study for a church-related vocation. Scholarship amounts vary.
Episcopal Church - Scholarships are available to aid students primarily enrolled in programs related to theological education and training. Funds are also made available to children of current and former missionaries.
Bishop Richard D. Snyder Scholarship for Ministry Excellence - This award is given annually to master's degree students preparing for the ministry in the Free Methodist Church. Preference is given to students who are Conference Ministerial Candidates or Elders and who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.
Freda Burritt Lamson Scholarship - This award is given annually to gifted master's degree students who are members of the Free Methodist Church and are preparing for pastoral work in North America or for lifetime Christian service overseas. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.
Free Methodist Canadian Leadership Scholarship Plan - This scholarship was initiated to provide financial assistance to students pursuing post-secondary educational studies. You must be from the Canadian Free Methodist church to be considered for this scholarship.
Genesis Conference of the Free Methodist Church Seminary Scholarship - Annual scholarships of $250 will be provided to Genesis Free Methodist Conference LMC's, CMC's, and elders who are pursuing an M.A., M.Div., or D.Min. degree at a seminary approved by the John Wesley Seminary Foundation. If the local church will match this amount, an additional $250 will be provided by the conference (total available: $500 conference + $250 local church = $750).
John Wesley Seminary Foundation Grant - This scholarship is for those pursuing full-time ministry in the Free Methodist Church. The applicant must be enrolled in a master's program in biblical, theological, missiological, or pastoral studies.
Matt Jones Memorial Scholarship - This award is given annually to students pursuing the Master of Divinity degree for pastoral ministry in the Free Methodist Church or other denomination within the Wesleyan tradition. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.
Wesley R. Skinner Scholarship - This award is given annually to master's degree students preparing for ministry in the Free Methodist Church of North America. Scholarship is awarded after the first successful year of study.
Women in Ministry Leadership Alabaster House Legacy Scholarships - The intent of this award is to encourage women in pursuit of higher education in preparation for ministry leadership. Foursquare Women desire to sponsor those who enter such programs with an aspiration for vocational ministry. Annual awards are given should funds be available.
The Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship - The Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship was founded to remove financial barriers that impede Pentecostal scholarship by funding doctoral- and post-doctoral-level research projects focusing on Pentecostal theology.
Presbyterian USA Theological Student Loan Program - For theological students preparing to serve in a PC(USA) congregation. The Presbyterian Church (USA) Theological Student Loan program serves Presbyterian M.Div. students who are inquirers or candidates and MACE students attending accredited seminaries in the United States. Check the website for the interest rate for new borrowers.
The United Methodist Church - Loans and grants available on an annual basis.
Wesleyan Ministerial Loan-Grant - Interest-free loans to those serving the Wesleyan Church—terms include cancellation of loan principal requisite with years of service following graduation.