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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!

FFRF College Essay Competition - Michael Hakeem Memorial Award

This writing contest is for currently enrolled North American undergraduate students who consider themselves to be atheist/agnostic/freethinkers/unbelievers. Students must be 24 years of age or younger.

Total: $3500 Awards:  12
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Champions for Christ Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are preparing to enter full-time Christian ministry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  43
Deadline:  July 2
2019

McMurry University International Student Scholarship

This award is available for international high school seniors who are planning to enroll full time at McMurry University in Texas. Preference will be given to those students who are confessed Christians.

Total: $13000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  July 15
2019

Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. third or fourth year college students who live within the Catholic dioceses of California, Nevada, Illinois or Arizona. Students must be Catholic, be of Italian descent, major in Italian studies, and have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 1
2019

Olivet College Gospel Choir Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who major in gospel choir at Olivet College in Michigan.

Total: $10000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  August 1
2019

CBFSC Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to students who are pursuing theological studies at the master's or doctoral levels. Students must have an affiliation with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and attend a CBFSC partner institution.

Total: $800 Awards:  18
Deadline:  September 15
2019

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
2019

Centenary University United Methodist Academic Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who plan to attend Centenary University in New Jersey. Students must be confirmed members of the United Methodist Church, and be active members for one or more years prior to attending Centenary College.

Total: $12500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  November 1
2019

One-Time $600 Educational Award

This award is for Catholic of Forester members who are aged 17 and older and will attend an accredited college, university, technical or trade school

Total: $600 Awards:  40
Deadline:  November 30
2019

North Central University Presidential Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and International high school students who are planning to attend North Central University. Students must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher, an ACT score of 26 or higher, and a SAT score of 1170.

Total: $12000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Faulkner University President's, Trustee's, and Founder's Scholarships Program

This scholarship program is open to U.S. students who intend to enroll at Faulkner University as freshmen. Students must have an ACT score of 21 or higher or an SAT score of 1240 or higher.

Total: $8000 Awards:  150
Deadline:  December 15
2019

Faulkner University National Merit Finalist/Semi-Finalist Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who have been confirmed as National Merit Finalists or Semi-Finalists. Students must designate Faulkner University as their first-choice university with the National Merit Corporation.

Total: $25000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 15
2019