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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!

CrossLites Scholarship Contest

This award is for international and U.S. high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who write a 400- to 600-word essay based on one of Dr. Charles Parker's quotes. Students must submit their essays online at the CrossLites website.

Total: $4000 Awards:  33
Deadline:  December 31
2018

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
2018

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
2019

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
2019

NJCS Scholarship Program

This award is for Eagle scouts who are high school seniors and are active members of a synagogue.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2019

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
2019

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
2019

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
2019

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
2019

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
2019

Ray and Pearl Sams Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County (NC) high school and reside in The Winston-Salem Foundation's service area. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher; demonstrate moral character, school service, and community involvement; and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Frank Thomas Groff Scholarship Fund

The scholarship is available to members of the Roman Catholic Church who are graduating seniors of a high school in Dutchess County.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019