The GTS scholarship program is available to all seminary students enrolled in a master’s degree program of 48 hours or more (M.A. in Local Church Ministry, M.A. in Intercultural Studies, and the M.Div.). The scholarship will provide $65 per credit hour for Grace Brethren members and $50 per credit hour for non-Grace Brethren members. Eligibility may be affected by other types of financial aid received. It is the student’s responsibility to report errors to the Office of Financial Aid. The Office of Financial Aid reserves the right to make adjustments to the scholarship amount in the event of an over-award. Continuing students must be in good standing with GTS financially and academically. A thank-you note must be completed in the Advancement Office of each academic year the student receives the benefit. Applications are due by August 24 for the Fall semester and January 1 for the Spring semester.
Each spring, Grace Theological Seminary hosts a special scholarship event called Glimpse of Grace. The following is a list of the requirements and scholarships that will be awarded. Candidates will be evaluated ministry potential and experience, spiritual life, and academic achievement. Anyone that has inquired to Grace for either the upcoming Fall or Spring semesters will be invited.
Three trustee scholarships of $2,000 each
Three faculty scholarships of $1,000 each
Five achievement scholarships of $500 each
Criteria for the Scholarships:
To learn more and to register online, please visit www.grace.edu/glimpse.
Prospective seminary students interested in serving in a ministry with the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches (FGBC) are encouraged to apply for a forgivable loan sponsored by the Grace Brethren Investment Foundation (GBIF).
A total of $50,000 in forgivable loans can be awarded to four students who commit to serving in a FGBC ministry for at least three years after graduation. These funds will cover up to 1/3 of a student’s total tuition costs for their degree program.
Students must be accepted into a seminary program to be eligible.
Face-to-face or phone interviews can be scheduled with Tonya Cardin via email or call 800-544-7223, ext. 6437.
Advanced standing may be available for students that have completed theological courses at institutions approved by Grace Theological Seminary. If course credit is granted then there will not be any need to take an equivalent class or replace the credit for these courses. A maximum of 9 credit hours can be granted for the 48 credit hour MA programs and 15 credit hours for M.Div. programs. A student must achieve a "B-" or better in the course for which Advanced Standing is requested. Please discuss this with the Seminary Admission Office during your application process.
The cost of each Advanced Standing exam is $50. Students must register for each test at the Academic Affairs Office in the first semester of enrolling at Grace. This test fee is non-refundable.
Academic credit may be given for students that have completed seminary level courses at institutions approved by Grace Theological Seminary. These waivers will require you to take a different class to replace the waived credits, but you will not have to take the very same course a second time. Please discuss this with the Seminary Admission Office during your application process
Email Seminary Admissions or call 877.607.0012