Semester One Scholarship

Step into student life with resources designed specifically for your success.

Discover new paths for theological education and ministry preparation with fully accredited degree programs that are designed for today’s adult learner. The semester one scholarship is available to masters degree-seeking students who employ pre-orientation steps and tools provided by the Northeastern Seminary.

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How to Receive This Scholarship

  1. Connect with Bill Gibbons, admissions liaison, to schedule a conversation in person or by phone
  2. Submit your application

Upon acceptance:

  1. Make your enrollment deposit by December 1, 2017
  2. Complete the Online Technology Orientation by December 30—This condensed course includes training tutorials, guides and resources designed to help navigate Seminary life

*Students receive this one-time award of $1,000 in the first semester and must be registered for a minimum of 9 credit hours.

Discover the Program That Best Fits Your Vision For Ministry

Masters Programs Available

Who Are Our Masters Students?

  • 57% Male 43% Female
  • 23-73 years old
  • multi-ethnic backgrounds
  • Over 30 denominations and faith traditions
  • Vocational ministry, bi-vocational ministry, chaplaincy, entrepreneurial ministry

Passionate Ministry Leaders

Talitha-Koumi Oluwafemi

Talitha-Koumi Oluwafemi, M.Div. '15

Student, Practical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary

Daria Roesch

Daria Roesch, MAT '15

Pastor of Administration and Children's Ministries, Edgewood Free Methodist Church

Jay Trainer

Jay Trainer, MAT '04

Speaker and Founder, Infuzion Ministry

Torrance Jones

Torrance Jones, MAT '15

Chaplain, Good News Jail & Prison Ministry

Amy Smith

Amy Lynn Smith, MATSJ '15

Founder, Freelancing Hope

Roy W. King

Roy W. King, MAT '04

Retired Supervising Judge, Rochester City Court and Drug Treatment Court

Jae Newman

Jae Newman, MAT '15

Poet and Writing Professor, St. Paul Lutheran School and Northeastern Seminary

Lida Merrell

Lida Merrill, MAT '06

Spiritual Life Director, Heritage Christian Services

What makes Northeastern Seminary distinct?

Northeastern Seminary interweaves theological understanding, spiritual formation, and ministry skills for the full preparation of people who are seeking to advance the redeeming work of Christ in the world.

  • Rooted in Biblical and Historic Christian Faith
  • Attentive to Spiritual Formation
  • Integrated Curriculum
  • Cultural Literacy for Faithful, Responsive Ministry
  • Richness of Classroom Diversity
  • Academic Excellence
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Contact Us

Keep the conversation going—please call our admissions staff with any questions about becoming a Northeastern Seminary graduate.


Bill Gibbons
Admissions Liaison and Retention Coordinator

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Cheryl Murray
Admissions Assistant and Front End Specialist

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