Seminary Scholarships

Tennessee Baptist Foundation

Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Academic Year

Deadline for Application – April 30, 2017

Instructions for Completing the 2017 – 2018
TENNESSEE BAPTIST FOUNDATION
Scholarship Application

Please print the following files and fill them out in their entirety. The form below will ask you to upload the completed copies of these files. These files are required.

Please include the following information:

  • Submit Completed Application
  • Upload a summary (no more than two pages) of your Christian conversion, highlights of your Christian growth and involvement in your church, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, etc., your call to vocational Christian ministry and your life’s goals pertaining to ministry
  • Copy of your grades THROUGH THE FALL 2016 SEMESTER
  • Copy of most recent IRS form 1040 pages 1 and 2
  • Release of Information Form

TENNESSEE BAPTIST FOUNDATION
PO BOX 728
BRENTWOOD, TENNESSEE 37024-0728

If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Sneed: (615) 371-2029 or (800) 552-4644
bsneed@tnbaptist.org

Your completed application must submitted no later than April 30, 2017. Incomplete applications and applications not submitted to the Tennessee Baptist Foundation office on or before the deadline are automatically disqualified. The Foundation assumes no responsibility in notifying you of an incomplete application.

QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY

• The Tennessee Baptist Foundation Scholarship is an annual scholarship. You must apply every year to be considered for scholarship assistance.

• Applicant must have been a resident of Tennessee for at least one year prior to making application.

• Applicant must be a current or former member of a church cooperating with the Tennessee Baptist Convention.

• Applicant must be accepted by a seminary affiliated with and supported by the Southern Baptist Convention.

• Applicant must be a full-time or part-time student in a master’s or doctoral degree program. Scholarship amounts will be awarded based on number of hours taken each semester.

• Applicant must have and maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA.

• Applicant must submit a copy of most recent IRS form 1040 pages 1 and 2.

• Applicant must submit a completed application on or before the deadline for applications.

Note: Fulfilling the “Qualifications to Apply” for a scholarship does not guarantee that you will receive a scholarship.

ALL APPLICANTS will be notified regarding scholarship awards by August 1. Please contact the Foundation office if you have NOT received notification regarding the status of your application by August 6.

  • Required Uploads

  • Copy of most recent IRS form 1040 pages 1 and 2.
  • Copy of your grades THROUGH THE FALL 2016 SEMESTER.
  • A typed summary (no more than two pages) of your Christian conversion, highlights of your Christian growth and involvement in your church, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, etc., your call to vocational Christian ministry and your life’s goals pertaining to ministry
  • Upload signed copy of the release forms you printed out.
  • Upload signed copy of the "Church Information" forms you printed, signed by a Church Staff Memeber.
  • Personal Information

  • Educational Information

  • College(s) attended:
  • College(s) attended:
  • Seminary(ies) attended:
  • Seminary(ies) attended:
  • Souther Baptist Convention Seminary you anticipate attending in the Fall 2017/spring 2018:
  • Indicate anticipated classification for fall 2017 (check one):
  • I hereby certify that the above statements and answers are true and correct. I understand that the information contained in this application is subject to verification by the Foundation and I give my approval for any inquiries necessary in accomplishing said verification.

    I authorize the release of any of my information to the Foundation pursuant to these inquiries. I further indemnify and shall hold harmless any organization providing such information.
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