Financial Information


Tuition and Fees, 2014-2015

 

(For information for the Doctor of Ministry Program click here)


Tuition

 

Per Hour: $435.00 (before financial aid)

 

Spouse of Student: 1/2 of the above after applying other financial aid

 

Fees

Student Fees (Full-Time) $210.00 per semester
Late Matriculation Fee $60.00
Auto Registration Fee (Annually) $180.00
Auto Registration Fee (Spring Only) $95.00

 

Financial Aid Opportunities

 

Scholarships and Grants

 

Full-Tuition Scholarships

 

A maximum of four full-tuition scholarships may be awarded annually to qualified students.  Applicants who may qualify will have a minimum grade point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale, will possess superb leadership skills, and will demonstrate active participation in local congregations.  Invitations to the full-tuition scholarship program are extended by the Financial Aid Committee of the Campbell University Divinity School.  See Honors Scholarship Competition information here.

 

Endowed Scholarships

 

Endowed scholarships are available for qualified students.  Primary criteria include grade point average, meeting the requirements of the individual scholarships, and full-time student status.  Students on academic restriction may be excluded from receiving scholarships.

 

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Leadership Scholarships

 

A limited number of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Leadership Scholarships are available to students who support the ministry of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  These scholarships currently provide $4000 per year to recipients.  Invitations to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Leadership Scholarship program are extended by the Financial Aid Committee of the Campbell University Divinity School.

 

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina Scholarships

 

A limited number of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina Scholarships are available to students who support the ministry of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina.  These scholarships currently provide approximately $2200 per year to recipients.  Invitations to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina Scholarship program are extended by the Financial Aid Committee of the Campbell University Divinity School.

 

 

Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund
http://www.cbkeesee.com
Baptist students who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia may apply for grants from the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund.  (Students must have lived in one of these states for at least 12 months immediately prior to entering any educational institution.)  Grants from the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund are up to a maximum of $5000 per student per year and an additional award is available for summer school.  Grant applications must be submitted by April 1 of each academic year for the next full academic year. Grants are awarded on a yearly basis.

 

 

 

Institutional Aid

 

New Student Aid

 

A first-year award is available to assist new full-time students with the costs associated with starting a new program of study.  This aid currently provides $20 per semester hour to qualified students.

 

Direct Aid

 

Need-based financial assistance is coordinated by the Director of Admissions.  These grants are subject to the availability of funds.  Qualified recipients will be full-time students and will demonstrate substantial need.

 

Loans

 

Stafford Loans

 

Outside Scholarships 
Baptist General Association of Virginia Scholarships
Who can apply? Virginia Baptist students who are members of BGAV churches (see specific requirements on the scholarship website)
How to apply: Find the application at the website listed below.
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: April 1
More info: http://www.vbmb.org/Services/Scholarship/default.cfm
Baptist Women in Ministry of NC Scholarship
Who can apply? The scholarships from BWIM,NC provide financial assistance to worthy women pursuing graduate degrees in theological education at North Carolina Baptist institutions. Scholarships are awarded to women who exhibit a clear call and commitment to vocational Christian ministry, academic excellence, demonstrated leadership skills, and expressed support of inclusiveness in all dimensions of life. 
How to apply: The Campbell Divinity School Financial Aid Committee will nominate a scholarship recipient each year. To be considered, contact the Divinity School Admissions Office.
Award amount: $1,000 per academic year
Deadline: May 1
More info: http://www.bwimnc.org
Bullard Family Fund Scholarship
Who can apply? Students who are residents of NC, who are preparing for full-time Christian ministry, and who are members of BSCNC churches.
How to apply: Find application instructions at the website listed below.
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: January 15
More info: www.ncbaptistfoundation.org
Champions for Christ Foundation Scholarship
Who can apply? Applicants committed to going into full-time Christian ministry.
How to apply: Find the application at the website listed below.
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: July 1 for fall semester; November 1 for spring semester and summer semesters
More info: http://www.championsforchrist.us
Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund Ministerial Grant
Who can apply? Baptist students who are residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia may apply for grants from the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund.  (Students must have lived in one of these states for at least 12 months immediately prior to entering any educational institution.)  Students must intend to serve in Baptist life upon graduation.
How to apply: Contact the Campbell Divinity School Admissions Office or the Charles B. Keesee Fund to request an application. Complete the application and submit accompanying materials to the Charles B. Keesee Fund by the deadline listed below.
Award amount: Up to $5,000 per academic year
Deadline: April 1
More info:
http://www.cbkeesee.com
Charles C. Coffey Memorial Scholarship
Who can apply? Students who are enrolled, or are preparing to enroll in seminary or divinity school.
How to apply: Find the application at the website listed below.
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: August 1 for fall semester; December 1 for spring semester
More info: http://www.firstbaptistkannapolis.com/Application.htm
Craig Holbrook Parham Scholarship
Who can apply? Students pursuing degrees from accredited theological seminaries for full-time Christian service.
How to apply: Find the application at the website listed below.
Award amount: Award amounts are based on determination of need and availability of funds.
Deadline: April 30
More info: http://www.fbcgwd.com/gfbc_sponsored_scholarships
 
Daniel R. Hoover Scholarship Fund
Who can apply? Full-time graduate students who are preparing to serve in Christian ministry.
How to apply: Apply online at the website listed below. Recipients are chosen by the Awards Advisory Committee (of the Center for Scholarship Administration).
Award amount: Award amount varies
Deadline:
 February 7
More info: 
www.csascholars.org

Edna R. Harris Memorial Scholarship of WMU of NC
Who can apply? Women who are enrolled, or are preparing to enroll, in an accredited seminary or divinity school. Applicants must be residents of NC, active members of a Baptist church in NC, have a clear call to ministry, maintain a GPA above 3.0, and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply: Find the application at the website listed below, complete it, and submit to ATTN: Executive Director, Woman’s Missionary Union of NC, P.O. Box 18309, Raleigh, NC 27619-8309.
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: March 1
More info: www.wmunc.org

 

The Francis Nathaniel Kennedy and Katheryn Padgett Kennedy Foundation

Who can apply? Grants shall be made to assist students who are committed to and are preparing for full time careers in Christian ministry and service.  Special consideration will be given to those applicants endeavoring to enter the field of missions. Applicants are considered on basis of need, and are then considered based on who are residents of Laurens County and residents of the State of South Carolina.

How to apply:  Students applying for the first time should send a written request for application and budget forms to:

                            Dr. Bev T Kennedy, Jr

                            219 Sherwood Drive.

                            Laurens, SC 29360

Deadline: April 1

The Fund for Theological Education
Search for scholarships and grants here: www.fteleaders.org/fundfinder 
Hispanic Scholarship Fund/General College Scholarships
Who can apply? Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, must enroll full-time in a degree-seeking program, must complete the FAFSA, and must be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree.
How to apply: Find application at website listed below.
Award amount: Range from $1,000 to $5,000
Deadline: December 15
More info: http://www.hsf.net/innercontent.aspx?id=460
International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons Student Ministry Scholarship
Who can apply? See requirements on scholarship website.
How to apply: Request application by March 31 (see website for information on how to request the application.)
Award amount: $1000
Deadline: April 30
More info: http://www.iokds.org/scholarship1.html
Ircel Harrison Theological Fund Scholarship
Who can apply? Applicant must have Tennessee connections through birth, residence, college education, or a desire to serve in the state, must be a member of a CBF-affiliated congregation and must demonstrate support to state and/or national CBF programs, ministries, or missions, and must be entering or currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program at an accredited seminary or divinity school.
How to apply: Find the application at the website listed below.
Award amount: $1000
Deadline: March 1
More info: http://www.tncbf.org/378562
J. Smith Howell Foundation Scholarship
Who can apply?  Divinity School students who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, traits of high personal character and leadership.
How to apply: Apply online at the website listed below. Recipients are chosen, after interview, by the Scholarship Selection Committee (of the Center for Scholarship Administration).
Award amount: The number of recipients and the amount of each scholarship may vary from year to year.
Deadline:
 February 7
More info: 
www.csascholars.org 
Jolly Endowment Fund Scholarship
Who can apply? Students who demonstrate financial need and are pursuing a degree in the field of  divinity. Applicants must have been accepted for admission to an accredited seminary or divinity school.
How to apply: Contact Trinity Baptist Church, Seneca, SC
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: April 30
More info: (864) 882-9396
Logos Seminary Scholarship
Who can apply? Any Divinity School student
How to apply: Apply online at the website listed below. 
Award amount: $1,000
Deadline: 
Awarded each quarter
More info: www.seminaryscholarship.com
Memorial Baptist Church (VA) Ministerial Scholarship
Who can apply? Applicants shall be U.S. citizens, in training or ready to enter training for full-time Christian ministry with the intention of serving as a minister in a Baptist church. Applicants shall affirm a belief in the Baptist Faith and Message Statement of 1963.
How to apply: Find the application at the website listed below.
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: May 15
More info: www.memorialbaptistchurch.org/foundation.shtml
Risden P. Reece Scholarship
Who can apply? Divinity School students who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, traits of high personal character and leadership.
How to apply: Apply online at the website listed below. Recipients are chosen, after interview, by the Scholarship Selection Committee (of the Center for Scholarship Administration).
Award amount: Award amount varies
Deadline:
February 7
More info:
www.csascholars.org

Scholarships for American Baptist Students

Who can apply? A student who is a member of an American Baptist church, who is enrolled at an accredited institution, and who is a U.S. citizen.
How to apply: Request an application form online at the website listed below.
Award amount: Award amount varies.
Deadline: See website
More info: http://www.nationalministries.org/education/Financial_Aid/student_info.cfm

Virginia Baptist Foundation Scholarships

Who can apply? Full-time Divinity School students who are residents of Virginia and members of Baptist churches in Virginia.
How to apply: Apply online at the website listed below. 
Award amount: Award amount varies
Deadline:  April 1
More info: http://vbfinc.org/scholarships/

William G. and Margaret B. Frasier Charitable Foundation Scholarship Fund
Who can apply? Full-time Divinity School students who are residents of North Carolina, demonstrate financial need, and plan to serve in Baptist ministry.
How to apply: Apply online at the website listed below. Recipients are chosen by the Awards Advisory Committee (of the Center for Scholarship Administration).
Award amount: Award amount varies
Deadline:  March 14
More info:
www.csascholars.org