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We are committed to making your graduate degree as affordable as possible. For this reason, we offer many institutional scholarships to help offset the cost of tuition, and most students at Emmanuel are eligible for some level of a scholarship.

Emmanuel Christian Seminary offers Honors and Academic Scholarships. The Honors Scholarships are the most competitive scholarships awarded and require a separate scholarship application. The Academic Scholarships do not require an additional application, with the exception of the Pacific Northwest. Please note that institutional scholarships may not be stacked on top of one another, with the exception of the Church Match Scholarship. More information about all of our scholarships is listed below.

HONORS SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Alexander Campbell (MDiv)
  • Dean E. and Dorothy Walker (MAR)
  • Barton W. Stone (MCMin)

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ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Stone-Campbell (MDiv, MAR, MCMin, Certificate in CM)
  • Friends (MDiv, MAR, MCMin, Certificate in CM)
  • Pacific Northwest (MDiv, MAR, MCMin)
  • Fig Tree (MDiv, MAR)
  • Spousal (MDiv, MAR)
  • Church Match (MDiv, MAR, MCMin, DMin, Certificate in CM)

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Honors Scholarships

The Honors Scholarships are the most competitive scholarships awarded in the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, and Master of Christian Ministries programs. They require a separate scholarship application and recipients are selected by a scholarship committee. Scholarship applicants not selected for one of the Honors Scholarships will be eligible for another institutional scholarship. Please note that institutional scholarships may not be stacked on top of one another, with the exception of the Church Match Scholarship. More information about all of our scholarships is listed below.

ALEXANDER CAMPBELL SCHOLARSHIP (MDIV)

  • 4 newly enrolling MDiv students each year
  • $300/credit hour award (up to $27,000)
  • Requirements
    • 3.0 GPA undergrad
    • Degree-seeking (consecutively-enrolled and full-time- 9 hrs/semester)
    • Potential for vocational ministry success (preaching, youth ministry, missionary, chaplain, counselor, etc.)
    • Application: Scholarship Application, 3 references, Essay
      • Applications due March 1, Awards made by April 1, Decision by May 1
      • Based on the strength of the essay, references, and academic performance
  • Renewable
    • Up to 6 years consecutive enrollment (term of catalog) or must reapply
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 after the first year; maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 thereafter.

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DEAN E. AND DOROTHY KEISTER WALKER SCHOLARSHIP (MAR)

  • 1 newly enrolling MAR student each year
  • $300/credit hour award (up to $17,100)
  • Requirements
    • 3.0 GPA undergrad
    • Degree-seeking (consecutively-enrolled and full-time- 9 hrs/semester)
    • Potential for continuing on after seminary for PhD studies.
    • Application: Scholarship Application, 3 references, Essay
      • Applications due March 1, Awards made by April 1, Decision by May 1
      • Based on the strength of the essay, references, and academic performance
  • Renewable
    • Up to 6 years consecutive enrollment (term of catalog) or must reapply
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 after the first year; maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 thereafter.

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BARTON W. STONE SCHOLARSHIP (MCMIN)

  • 2 newly enrolling MCMin students each year
  • $300/credit hour award (up to $14,400)
  • Requirements
    • 3.0 GPA undergrad
    • Degree-seeking (consecutively-enrolled and full-time)
    • Potential for vocational ministry success (preaching, youth ministry, missionary, chaplain, counselor, etc.)
    • Application: Scholarship Application, 3 references, Essay
      • Applications due October 28, Awards made by November 18, Decision by December 9
      • Based on the strength of the essay, references, and academic performance
  • Renewable
    • Up to 6 years consecutive enrollment (term of catalog) or must reapply
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 after the first year; maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 thereafter.

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Academic Scholarships

The Academic Scholarships do not require an additional scholarship application (with the exception of the Pacific Northwest). Information from the admission application is used to determine if a student meets the scholarship criteria. Please note that institutional scholarships may not be stacked on top of one another, with the exception of the Church Match Scholarship. More information about all of our scholarships is listed below.

STONE-CAMPBELL SCHOLARSHIP (MDiv, MAR, MCMin, Certificate in CM)

  • Newly enrolling students
  • $130/credit hour award
  • Requirement: 3.0 GPA undergrad
  • Renewable
    • Up to 6 years total enrollment (term of catalog)
    • Recipients must maintain 2.0 GPA or higher

FRIENDS SCHOLARSHIP (MDiv, MAR, MCMin, Certificate in CM)

  • Newly enrolling students
  • $100/credit hour award
  • Requirement: 2.5 GPA undergrad
  • Renewable
    • Up to 6 years total enrollment (term of catalog)
    • Recipients must maintain 2.0 GPA or higher

FIG TREE SCHOLARSHIP (MDiv, MAR)

  • Newly enrolling students
  • $145/credit hour award, based on funding availability
  • Requirement: 3.0 GPA undergrad
  • Renewable
    • Up to 6 years total enrollment (term of catalog)
    • Recipients must maintain 3.0 GPA or higher

PACIFIC NORTHWEST SCHOLARSHIP (MDiv, MAR, MCMin)

  • Newly enrolling students
  • Scholarship Application required
    • Applications due by March 1. Awards made by April 1. Decision by April 15.
  • Recipients must meet one of the following requirements:
    • Residency in (or were reared in) Oregon, Washington, or Idaho
    • Graduate from a college or university located in Oregon, Washington, or Idaho
    • Currently serving in a church in Oregon, Washington, or Idaho
  • Award amounts vary
  • Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students based on the availability of funding.
  • Renewal of the scholarship is subject to general provisions outlined in the college catalog and these requirements:
    • Student should maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Remain continuously enrolled in masters level program.

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SPOUSAL SCHOLARSHIP (MDiv, MAR)

  • 1 free course per semester (2 total per academic year)
  • Audit or for-credit
  • Requirement: 3.0 GPA undergrad
  • Recipients must maintain 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Not eligible for any other institutional aid
  • Recipient must be married to a degree-seeking Emmanuel student
  • Applies to seminary courses only.
  • Contact the Emmanuel Admissions Office for more information.

CHURCH MATCH SCHOLARSHIP (MDiv, MAR, MCMin, DMin, Certificate in CM)

  • Emmanuel will match dollar for dollar your church’s contribution towards your tuition if received before the first day of classes in a semester.
    • Enrolled 1-5 credit hours: up to $250/ term
    • Enrolled 6+ credit hours: up to $500/ term
  • Available Terms: [Fall Semester], [J-Term + Spring Semester], [May Term + Summer]
  • May be utilized up to three terms per academic year in addition to another institutional scholarship.
  • Contact the Emmanuel Admissions Office for more information.