Phoenix Seminary is committed to offering our students a variety of financial assistance options to help them complete their degree programs with little or no debt. Our commitment is to support you in your financial planning by assisting you in all possible ways that will remove the stress and worry about how you are going pay for your education. Here are some of our most frequently used financial opportunities to make Phoenix Seminary affordable.
Academic scholarships can be carried throughout your time at Phoenix Seminary, and can even increase if your GPA rises to the next level of scholarship. The simplest way to pay for seminary is to be diligent as you pursue academic study.
The President’s Scholarship
50% off tuition - Requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The Dean’s Scholarship
25% off tuition - Requires a cumulative GPA of 2.5 – 2.9.
The Shepherd’s Scholarship
25% off tuition for Doctor of Ministry Students.
Requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
These specialized scholarships are provided for students with specific ministry goals. They carry different requirements for GPA and credit load. If you fit the criteria for a distinguished scholarship, we can help you determine if it’s right for you and help you apply.
Bellevue Heights Church Scholarship
Offered for full-time Master of Divinity students with plans for career ministry.
Kuns’ Foundation Scholarship
Offered to Master’s level students who plan to serve overseas full-time, or in a cross-cultural context.
Native American Scholarship
Offered to students who are of Native American descent or those who plan to enter full-time vocational ministry in a Native American church or para-church context.
Servant Leadership Development Scholarship
Offered to students who plan to serve overseas full-time in a Hispanic/Latino culture, or those who plan to enter full-time domestic ministry in a cross-cultural Hispanic/Latino context.
Text & Canon Institute Fellowship
Offered to ThM students who meet the requirements. Learn more.
Women of Momentum Scholarship
Offered to female students in any Master-level program.
Women of the Word Scholarship
Offered to female students in any Master’s level program.
Church Partnership Grant Program
Phoenix Seminary partners with local churches to help lower the tuition costs associated with formal seminary training. Students participate in leadership at their local church, and grow both academically and experientially, benefitting their local church in real time. Based upon a supporting church’s contribution under this program, Phoenix Seminary will fund up to 10 percent of a student’s total tuition.
Partner in Ministry Grants
We recognize that the ministry of married couples is a team calling. To encourage the spouses of students to participate in Phoenix Seminary classes and activities, spouses of students seeking a diploma or masters-level degree at Phoenix Seminary, (excluding Doctor of Ministry students); may enroll in credit or non-credit courses with no cost for tuition. The regular admissions process applies.
Federal Direct Student Loans
Federal Direct Unsubsidized loans are available to qualified students. Funds are transmitted electronically to the student’s tuition account. Interest on the Unsubsidized Direct loan begins to accrue at the time of the first disbursement. Repayment of loans will begin six months after graduation or withdrawal from school.