To apply for a need-based scholarship, please follow the steps below.

Need-based Scholarship Eligibility

  • Be in one of the following degree programs: ThM, MABC/MAC, MAAE, MACE, MACL, MAIS, MACP, MAJS, MACS, MAMW, MABT, MA, STM, DMin, DEdMin, EdD, or PhD.
  • Be in good standing with the seminary
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of at least 2.5

Scholarship Priority

Scholarship priority is given to students who meet these criteria:

  • Submit their application on time
  • Are employed at least 20 hours

Scholarship award amounts are based on the number of hours that students take each semester and on need.

  • Priority Scholarship: 9+ hours
  • Standard Scholarship: 6-8 hours
  • Students taking less than 6 hours will receive a smaller award

Check These First

2-Step Application Process

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    DTS School code: G03562
    note: This is not a loan application, it is only used to determine need. If you need a loan, please consult the Direct Loan page.
  2. Complete the DTS need-based scholarship application

Note: new/prospective students will need to submit their admissions application first, which will create login credentials for the scholarship application.