Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to eligible students.

Endowed Scholarships

Babcock Scholarship for Ethnic Diversity

This scholarship is given annually to deserving master's degree students of African American or Hispanic descent preparing for a career in ministry or theological education.

Bishop Richard D. Snyder Scholarship for Ministry Excellence

This award is given annually to 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.

Clarence H. & Elizabeth Zahniser Scholarship

This scholarship is given annually to Free Methodist students in their final year of study. The recipient must be in the top 20 percent of their class and intend to pursue pastoral ministry or foreign missions in the Free Methodist Church.

Clark William Snyder Scholarship

This scholarship is given annually to needy and deserving Northeastern Seminary students preparing for ministry.

Denton P. and Alice F. Harris Scholarship

For students exhibiting financial need.

Founders Scholarships

Awarded annually to deserving students of a broadly inclusive perspective.

Freda Burritt Lamson Scholarship

This award is given annually to gifted students that are members of the Free Methodist Church and are preparing for pastoral work in North America or for lifetime Christian service overseas.

Freda Burritt Lamson Scholarship Application

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.

Open Access Scholarship

This scholarship is given annually to individuals with a physical disability who are preparing for ministry or to persons preparing to serve the disability community.

Robert L. Conner Memorial Scholarship

For students planning on full-time Christian service in the Free Methodist Church.

Robert E. Smith Seminarian Award

Awarded annually to needy and deserving students preparing for either pastoral or teaching ministry. Preference shall be given to students from the greater Rochester, New York area.

Wayne McCown Scholarship

Awarded annually to needy and deserving students preparing for full-time ministry or a career in Christian higher education.

Wesley R. Skinner Scholarship

This award is given annually to Northeastern Seminary students preparing for ministry in the Free Methodist Church of North America.

 

Denomination Sponsored Scholarships

Northeastern Seminary celebrates a rich heritage of serving students from a broad range of faith expressions and traditions. We encourage you to investigate potential scholarship opportunities within your denomination and your home church.

Additional Programs

Missionary Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Believing in the mission of global evangelism and service, Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary have established the Missionary Student Loan Forgiveness Program. The purpose of the program is to provide student loan debt forgiveness grants for Roberts or Northeastern alumni serving in the mission field. Check out the terms for people headed onto the mission field (i.e. placements approved by a missionary sending agency). Program description and application

Northeastern Seminary reserves the right to change awards, amounts and eligibility criteria without prior notice.