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FINANCIAL AID 2016-2017


 Phillips Theological Seminary provides financial aid, so that no deserving student is denied the opportunity to obtain a theological education because of the cost. Phillips provides financial assistance through:

  • seminary tuition aid grants
  • scholarships and fellowships

SEMINARY TUITION AID GRANTS 2016-2017


Phillips provides tuition aid grants to students who maintain satisfactory academic progress and are enrolled in the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Ministry and Culture, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Arts (Social Justice), or Doctor of Ministry program.

Tuition aid grants are based on the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) reported on the current FAFSA. Tuition aid grants are awarded as follows:

  • DOC/UCC Students: 60% - 80%
  • Other Denominations: 40% - 60%
  • Ethnic/Minority: 60% - 80% 

SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS  

Matthew A. Thompson Fellowship for Student Leaders @ 100% Full Tuition 

The Matthew A. Thompson Fellowship for Student Leaders requires the completion of an application, including a written essay and two references.  One qualified student will receive the award, which will cover 100% full tuition, fees, a book stipend and a living stipend.  Application is made in the spring.  One fellowship is available per year.  Criteria required:

  • Currently enrolled full-time in a master’s degree

  • Good academic standing at Phillips, which means maintaining a 2.5 GPA or higher

  • Essay Components: Reflects upon the student's [1] understanding of leadership and [2] quality of leadership offered in the Phillips Theological Seminary community

  • Reference Components: [1] a fellow Phillips student and [2] a Phillips faculty member

Robert T. and Harriet M. Peake Endowed Scholarship @ 100% Full Tuition

The Robert T. and Harriet M. Peake Endowed Scholarship requires the completion of an application, including a written essay and two references.  One qualified DOC student will receive the award, which will cover 100% full tuition, fees, and a book stipend.  Application is made in the spring.  One scholarship is available per year.  Criteria required:

  • Affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

  • Currently enrolled full-time in a master's degree program

  • Good academic standing at Phillips, which means maintaining a 2.5 GPA or higher

  • Essay Components: Demonstrated qualities of [1] leadership, [2] devotion to Christ, [3] outreach involvement, and [4] intellect without ego

  • Reference Components: [1] a leader in the student’s church/ministry setting and [2] a Phillips faculty member


VETERANS

Educational benefits are available through the GI Bill at Phillips.  For more information on the GI bill, go to http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/.


FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS

Federal direct unsubsidized student loans are available to degree-seeking students. In order to apply, students must complete the  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The federal school code is 017239. For information on federal direct unsubsidized student loans, go to Federal Direct Loans

Phillips does not participate in the Federal Graduate Plus Loan program.

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