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Need-based Scholarships

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

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.

Need-based Scholarship Eligibility

  • Be in one of the following degree programs: ThM, MABC, MACE, MACL, MACM, MAMW, MABEL, MA, STM, DMin, DEdMin, or PhD.
  • Be in good standing with the seminary
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of at least 2.5
  • Enhanced scholarship (all campuses) – take at least 12 hours and be employed
  • General scholarship – be employed at least 20 hours and take at least:
    • Dallas/Online – 9 hours
    • Houston/DC – 6 hours
    • Extensions – 3 hours