Alexander Campbell Scholarship


Alexander Campbell Scholarship

  • The Alexander Campbell Scholarship is awarded to outstanding ministerial candidates.
  • Newly enrolling Master of Divinity (M.Div.) applicants are eligible to apply.
  • 4 scholarships awarded.
  • Worth $27,000.
  • Apply by March 1, 2019.


for more information about the scholarship and how to apply, please see below.

How do I apply?

Applicants must complete the following as a part of the application process:

  • Complete the Application for Admission to Emmanuel Christian Seminary. If you have not yet applied for admission, you can do so here.
  • Complete the Alexander Campbell Scholarship Application.
  • Provide Three Recommendations. If you are applying for admission while simultaneously applying for this scholarship, please submit three recommendation requests on your admissions application. If you have already applied for admission, please send your third reference the link above.
  • Write an essay on the topic indicated on the Alexander Campbell Scholarship Application. Upload your essay at the bottom of the online application for the Alexander Campbell Scholarship.
  • Make sure that all of your required materials arrive at Emmanuel prior to the ACS application deadline.


Scholarship Information

What is the Alexander Campbell Scholarship?

The Alexander Campbell Scholarship is awarded to the most outstanding ministerial candidates in the pool of scholarship applicants in the Master of Divinity program. These scholarships are named for Alexander Campbell, one of the founders of the 19th Century Reformation, which is often referred to as the Stone-Campbell Movement. The scholarship recognizes candidates who show evidence of having the potential to make a significant impact in the world for Christ.

Who may apply?

Any person applying for enrollment into the Master of Divinity program at Emmanuel Christian Seminary may apply. The scholarship is awarded to four newly enrolling students enrolling in the MDiv program in the fall of each academic year.

What is the value of the Alexander Campbell Scholarship?

The Alexander Campbell covers $300 per credit hour for up to $27,000 over the course of the student’s 90 credit hour degree program.

What are the requirements for maintaining the scholarship?

Recipients should be degree-seeking candidates, enrolled full-time (9 hrs/semester), and must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 throughout their time at Emmanuel Christian Seminary in order to keep their scholarship.

How are the recipients selected?

The Alexander Campbell Scholarship Committee selects the recipients. Their evaluation of the applicants is limited to the documents within the scholarship application. The committee consists of Emmanuel graduates and faculty.

When are the recipients announced?

Recipients will be announced on April 1 via a phone call from the Admissions Office. Those not receiving the Alexander Campbell Scholarship remain eligible for other scholarships.

When is the application deadline?

Please have all parts of the application to the Admissions Office at Emmanuel Christian Seminary by no later than March 1, 2019.