In recognition of the divine call felt by Ministerial Students, the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) provides financial assistance to University Students who are preparing for careers in ministry. The amount of the scholarship

  • $50 per semester hour for Freshmen/Sophomores
  • $75 per semester hour for Juniors/Seniors
  • $100 per semester hour for graduate courses in MA and MCM programs
  • $150 per semester hour for graduate courses in MDiv program 

This scholarship is available for the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer terms. To apply for the BGCT Ministerial Assistance Scholarship Program the student must provide the School of Religion and Philosophy office in Plainview, Texas, with a completed "Application Packet". The application should be in the School office one month prior to the term for which aid is desired. Other stipulations pertaining to this scholarship are found on the printable form.


BGCT Ministerial Financial Assistance Scholarship Application

BGCT Ministerial Financial Assistance Renewal Scholarship Application


You can fax, scan and to:

Wayland Baptist University
School of Religion and Philosophy
1900 W 7th St
Plainview, TX 79072

Do you have more questions about this scholarship?

Contact Beth Hall, the School of Religion and Philosophy's administrative assistant, for more information.

phone - (806) 291-1160   fax - (806) 291-1969
Email Beth Hall: