Barton W. Stone Scholarship

  • The Barton W. Stone Scholarship is awarded to outstanding ministerial candidates.
  • Newly enrolling Master of Arts in Christian Ministries (MACM) are eligible to apply.
  • Our most competitive and prestigious scholarship for the MACM program (2 scholarships awarded).
  • Covers $315 per credit hour valued at $15,120 over the course of the student’s 48 credit hour degree program.
  • Recipients should be degree-seeking candidates, continuously enrolled full-time, and must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 throughout their time at Emmanuel Christian Seminary in order to keep their scholarship.
  • Apply by October 20. Classes start in January.
  • Award recipients will be notified in November (those not receiving this scholarship remain eligible for other scholarships).

How do I apply?

  • Complete the Application for Admission to Emmanuel Christian Seminary. If you have not yet applied for admission, you can do so here.
  • Complete the Barton W. Stone 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 Barton W. Stone Application. Upload your essay at the bottom of the online application for the Barton W. Stone Scholarship.
  • Make sure that all of your required materials arrive at Emmanuel prior to the BWS application deadline.
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