CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS


Wayland recognizes the outstanding achievements of Christian young men and women through the Challenger, Acteen, and Christian Leadership Academic Scholarships. Students may qualify for one of these scholarships that are awarded to freshmen students attending the Plainview campus, divided equally over eight consecutive semesters. These scholarships must be renewed annually. Non-enrollment forfeits future term eligibility. The student should contact the School of Religion and Philosophy on the Plainview campus for application guidelines. Scholarships are limited to the University's budget allocation.

  • Challenger Scholarship
    Challengers is the church-based Southern Baptist youth mission education organization for young men in grades 7-12. Texas Baptist Men determine the guidelines for the Challenger program. The scholarship application should include a letter of recommendation and verification of the level of achievement from the pastor or the Director of Brotherhood, as appropriate. Scholarships are limited to the University budget allocation.
    For the scholarship to be renewed, the student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours. Notification to the School of Religion and Philosophy on the Plainview campus is required for yearly renewal. Participation in Christian service activities through the University and a local church are expected.
  • Acteen Scholarship
    Acteens is the church-based Southern Baptist youth mission education organization for young women in grades 7-12. The WMU of Texas determines the guidelines for the Acteen program. The scholarship application should include a letter of recommendation and verification of the level of achievement from the pastor or the Director of WMU, as appropriate. Scholarships are limited to the University budget allocation.
    For the scholarship to be renewed, the student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours. Notification to the School of Religion and Philosophy on the Plainview campus is required for yearly renewal. Participation in Christian service activities through the University and a local church are expected.
  • Academic Scholarship
    Wayland offers $200 per semester for students attending the Plainview campus who are active members of a Baptist church and have excelled academically in high school. This is a four-year scholarship to be awarded to freshmen students for each of eight consecutive semesters. Guidelines for consideration are:
    1. Academic Achievement as demonstrated by a high school GPA of at least a 3.0 (B Average), research projects, scholastic organization memberships, etc.
    2. Christian leadership as demonstrated by an exceptionally high degree of involvement in church activities. Leadership in Sunday School, worship, discipleship/witnessing programs, youth activities, choir/music ministries, or any other leadership activities beyond the Challenger or Acteen programs may show such involvement. To remain eligible a student must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and enroll in a minimum course load of 12 semester hours. The student must reapply each year through the School of Religion and Philosophy on the Plainview campus and non-enrollment forfeits future term eligibility.
                                                           

Christian Leadership Scholarship Application

 

You can fax, scan and to:

The School of Religion and Philosophy
1900 W 7th St
Plainview, TX 79072

Do you have more questions about this scholarship?

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

phone - (806) 291-1160   fax - (806) 291-1969

Email Beth Hall: beth.hall@wbu.edu