Concordia St. Paul News

July 23, 2015

CSP Scholarships for Students in Church Professions

Twelve Disciples Scholarship

The Twelve Disciples Scholarship is a selective, full-tuition scholarship available to freshmen and transfers students in the traditional undergraduate program who possess high academic achievement, financial need, and a call to pursue full-time church work in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

In an effort to equip twelve disciples, three scholarships will be awarded annually each year, beginning fall 2015. Students must apply for all forms of financial aid by completing and application for admissions to Concordia University and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship will ensure that 100% of tuition is covered less any grants.

Students are instructed to submit to apply to the Concordia University Admission Office. The scholarship priority deadline is March 15. In an effort to equip twelve disciples, three scholarships will be awarded annually each year, beginning fall 2015.

Church Worker Assurance Program

The program assures up to $10,375 in gift aid for new students pursuing a certified Church Professional Program within the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod (LCMS).  Any assistance given by the student’s congregation and LCMS district will stack on top of all awarded gift aid.  This scholarship will be part of a student’s financial aid package, reducing need-based loans and work-study.  Students must be enrolled full time and be degree seeking in a recognized Church Professional Program.  Freshman requirements include: a member of an LCMS congregation and a recipient of the Regents’ or President’s Merit Scholarship.  Transfer student requirements include: a member of an LCMS congregation and a college level GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Students are to apply to federal and state agencies for financial assistance.  Federal, state and institutional grant/scholarships received are considered part of the program.  Application deadline is May 1st.

Church Vocation Scholarship

Students enrolled in a certified Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Church Professional Program are eligible to receive this $1,000 annual scholarship.  Any assistance given by the student’s congregation and LCMS district will stack on top of all awarded gift aid.  This scholarship will be part of a student’s financial aid package, reducing need-based loans and work-study.  Students must be enrolled full time and be degree seeking in a recognized Church Professional Program.  Application deadline is May 1st.