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Many religious organizations are well-known for their active place in giving back to their community and helping those in need. Religion is also a big part of many students’ lives — whether they’re Christian, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, or Buddhist. So, it’s no surprise that many churches, religious groups, and colleges offer scholarships based on religious affiliation or spirituality. Start your search for a religion scholarship here in our directory, and apply online today!

Pacific Lutheran University Clergy Dependent Grant

U.S. students who are the dependents of full-time ministers are eligible for this award. Students must plan to attend Pacific Lutheran University in Washington.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 15

Catholic Order of Foresters Fraternal Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors who will be entering college. Applicants must be insured members of the Catholic Order of Foresters in good standing.

Total: $5000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  October 31

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1

Betty Goah Scholars Program to Advance Diversity

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, SAT score of 980 or an ACT score of 21. Applicants must attend Milligan College and must contribute to the diversity of the student body.

Total: $26890 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 1

FIRE's Freedom in Academia Essay Contest

This award is for U.S. high school juniors and seniors who submit a essay to the FIRE's scholarship.

Total: $10000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  December 31

Tikkun Olam Awards

The Tikkin Olam Award is available for U.S. Jewish students who are between the ages of 13 and 19. To be eligible, students must demonstrate leadership through the completion of unpaid community service project(s).

Total: $36000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 8

Robert D. Ashworth Scholarship Fund

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of West Virginia. Students must be a member (or immediate family is a member) of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Charleston, West Virginia, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Total: $1800 Awards:  4
Deadline:  January 15

Lessans Family Scholarship

This award is available to Jewish students who are are enrolled as an undergraduate in an accredited college, university or vocational school and whose family income is less than $90,000 per year. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better, and have already applied for a Central Scholarship interest-free loan for the current year.

Total: $3500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 2

Love Your Neighbor Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors who are residents of 26 of the northernmost counties in the Texas panhandle and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be active church members and attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 9

Wilberforce Presidential Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore, MD who are attending Wilberforce University - a Christian, historically black college in Ohio. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher and a combined math and verbal SAT score of 900 or higher.

Total: $1050 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1

Ridgeway-Davis Endowed Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors with an ACT score of 29 or an SAT score of 1280 who have been admitted to Belhaven University are eligible to apply for this award. Students must major in biology, chemistry or math and pursue a pre-professional program in the health sciences.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1

Douglas Gray Kimel Scholarship

This scholarship is open to residents of Forsyth County, NC, who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in music. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and some financial need; preference is given to applicants who are Moravian and/or are studying to enter a church-related vocation.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1