Academic Scholarships

Most of Emmanuel’s Academic Scholarships do not require an additional scholarship application*. 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 where noted below.

* The Pacific Northwest Scholarship and Tom & Debbie Jones Stadia Church Leadership Scholarship require a separate application.


Stone-Campbell Scholarship
  • Newly enrolling students in MDiv, MAR, MACM, or Certificate in CM
  • $175/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
  • Newly enrolling students in MDiv, MAR, MACM, or Certificate in CM
  • $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
  • Newly enrolling students in MDiv or MAR
  • $300/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*
  • Newly enrolling students in MDiv, MAR, or MACM
  • 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.
Tom & Debbie Jones Stadia Church Leadership Scholarship*
  • Newly enrolling students in MACM or DMin
  • Scholarship application required.
  • Scholarship is based on availability of funds each year
  • Recipients must meet one of the following requirements:
    • Stadia staff
    • Lead Planter of Stadia church
    • Spouse of lead planter at Stadia church
  • Scholarship may be stacked with another institutional scholarship
  • Scholarship is renewable each year as long as funding is in place
Spousal Scholarship
  • Recipient must be married to a full-time degree-seeking Emmanuel MDiv or MAR student
  • 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
  • Applies to seminary courses only
  • Contact the Emmanuel Admissions Office for more information.
Church Match Scholarship
  • Students enrolled in MDiv, MAR, MACM, DMin, or Certificate in CM are eligible.
  • 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.
  • Payment should be made payable to Milligan Student Accounts, PO BOX 250, Milligan, TN 37682. Please include the student’s name on the memo line.
  • Payment must be received by 5 pm before the first day of class for the respective term to be eligible for the match.
  • Contact the Emmanuel Admissions Office for more information.
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