Outside Scholarships

Outside Scholarships

NAB Ministry Training Grant

This scholarship program has been established by the North American Baptist Conference to assist full-time and part-time students from NAB churches to prepare for vocational ministry within the NAB.  Grant awards may cover up to approximately 25% of academic costs.  Awards are intended to cover academic costs.  Additional information is available on the North American Baptist Conference website.  

Benefits for Veterans

Sioux Falls Seminary is a Yellow Ribbon Veteran Friendly school.  We work with the Department of Veteran Affairs to ensure that eligible recipients of Veterans educational benefits receive the assistance that is available to them.  Students are encouraged to find out which options will work best for them. Some options include: 

Post-9/11 GI Bill  Montgomery GI Bill (ch. 30) Vocational Rehabilitation
Tuition Assistance Other VA programs  


Scholarship for Chaplain Candidates

The Church, State, & Industry Foundation provides support to those experiencing a Call from God to serve as a Military Chaplain (in any of the Armed Forces of the United States of America in any status – Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve) – as qualified clergy (Ministers, Priests, Imams, Rabbis, etc.), particularly by providing financial assistance which will help to ameliorate the financial pressures inherent in meeting the requisite educational requirements for commissioning and service.  Additional information on this scholarship is available at http://chaplain-csif.org/ under Apply section.

Scholarship for Nebraska United Methodist Students

The Nebraska United Methodist Foundation Scholarship Program administers scholarships to individuals who are members of a Nebraska United Methodist Church and are pursuing a degree for service in the Great Plains Conference.  Additional information is available on their website at www.numf.org//scholarships

How to Seek Additional Outside Scholarships

Students have several options available to them when looking in to sources for additional outside scholarships.  Potential sources for funding can be searched out on the Internet  and/or through personal or family connections and affiliations.  Examples of additional outside scholarships include:

  • Foundation Grants
  • Employee Scholarships
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Denominational Support and Scholarships