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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!

National Jewish Committee on Scouting Scholarship Program

The National Jewish Committee on Scouting Scholarship Program is available for Eagle scouts who are high school seniors and are active members of a synagogue.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Jewish Federation Academic Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. college juniors and seniors who are Jewish and demonstrate career promise in a helping profession. Students must also meet one or both of the following criteria: he/she was born or raised in either Cook County, the Chicago metropolitan area, or northwest Indiana OR he/she has completed one continuous year of full-time employment in Cook County or the Chicago metropolitan area prior to starting professional education.

Total: $120 Awards:  5000
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Fund for Theological Education Doctoral Fellowship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. or Th.D. program and preparing a dissertation. Students must be of African American, Hispanic, Asian, or First Nation heritage.

Total: $20000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Columbia College of Missouri Disciples of Christ Pastoral Award

This award is for U.S. and international students who are planning to attend Columbia College of Missouri as a new freshman or transfer student. The student must be a Disciples of Christ member and be nominated by his/her minister.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 1
2020

James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in the arts/sciences, human services, music, or ministry. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants from Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee.

Total: $2000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  February 14
2020

Cynthia H. Kuo Scholarship

The Cynthia H. Kuo Scholarship is available for Chinese students in California who are active within the Christian faith. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 14
2020

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 14
2020

Cedarville University One Campus Scholarship

U.S. Christian high school seniors who come from diverse ethnic backgrounds are eligible for this award. Students will be considered upon full-time admission to Cedarville University in Ohio.

Total: $4000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  February 15
2020

Luther H. Butler Scholarship for NC Baptist Students

This scholarship is open to North Carolina who have been accepted for full-time enrollment in a degree program at one of the following schools: Campbell University, Chowan University, Gardner-Webb University, Mars Hill University, Meredith College or Wingate University. Students must be members of a church affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of NC

Total: $6000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 17
2020

Bullard Family Fund Scholarship

This award is available to North Carolina students who are members (or have parents who are members) of a church affiliated with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention. Students must be committed to preparing for full-time Christian ministry.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 17
2020

Martha Watson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who have been accepted into a degree program at any institution of higher education. Students must be North Carolina residents and members of a North Carolina Baptist church, unless they are blood relatives of Mrs. Fawn Watson.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 17
2020

Cedarville University President's Excellence Award

U.S. National Merit or Achievement Finalists or Semi-finalists, and students with an unweighted grade point average of 3.75 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must plan to attend Cedarville University in Ohio.

Total: $14500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 1
2020