Welcome to Memphis Theological Seminary! It is our hope that scholarship funds will be available to assist you in paying tuition and other fees. Please take note of the information and look through our scholarships categorized below.
Newly admitted students must have submitted a complete application by May 31 to be considered for the fall semester and January 10 for the spring semester. Students will be notified via MTS e-mail of their scholarship awards. Submit an online scholarship application to be considered for our scholarships. Click here for the scholarship application.
Current Students must complete the Scholarship Application Form each year, by May 31. Students will be notified by MTS e-mail of their scholarship awards. Submit an online scholarship application to be considered for our scholarships. Click here for the scholarship application.
MTS scholarships are used to pay MTS tuition and fees ONLY, unless otherwise specified, and are awarded on a full-academic year (two semesters), fall and spring semesters only. Please note, MTS scholarship will be reduced if a student receives awards from outside sources that in combination exceed the student’s cost of attendance.
Through gracious donors we are able to offer the following scholarships. Students must maintain a semester and cumulative grade point average of 3.00 and be enrolled in six semester hours in a degree-seeking program in order to be considered for these scholarships listed.
Click on the buttons below to see the various scholarships within the below categories:
2 NEW SCHOLARSHIPS ALERT:
National Baptist Scholarship (Davis/Winston) | $250 for Fall Semester
Must be a National Baptist student in a Masters degree program taking 9 credit hours and demonstrate financial need. Must have either an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 1st semester seminary 3.0.
Malone-Weir Scholarship | Varies
Must be a masters student taking a minimum of 6 credit hours and must be a CPCA student.
It is necessary to report to the Office of Financial Aid any change in circumstances, including outside scholarship awards not considered in the offer of assistance. By law, the Office of Financial Aid must make adjustments to prevent or correct “over awards” that may result from the receipt of these outside sources of financial assistance.
SCHOLARSHIP POLICIES ARE REVIEWED ANNUALLY AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM YEAR TO YEAR. MTS POLICY MAY PROHIBIT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS TO EXCEED THE COST OF TUITION. MTS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO USE OUTSIDE SOURCES OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN DETERMINING IF ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS EXCEED THE COST OF TUITION. SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE GIVEN AS FUNDS ARE MADE AVAILABLE.
We appreciate your interest in Memphis Theological Seminary. The MTS admissions staff is committed to supporting you in your theological journey. We are here to help you while you are discerning your call, considering degree and certificate options, and supporting you as you do ministry in the real world. At MTS we are committed to educating and sustaining men and women for ordained and lay ministry in the church and the world through shaping and inspiring lives devoted to scholarship, piety, and justice. Please don’t hesitate to ask how we can assist you along in your journey.