Other Scholarships and Grants

Local Church Grant -   A $250 first-term grant is provided for every qualified full-time student, duly admitted from the membership of a church which budgets monthly or annual contributions to the University's operational budget. This grant is provided in the name of the student's home church. 

Residence Hall Grant -   To recruit and assist students from regions beyond the local area, a $500 per semester Residence Hall grant is awarded to eligible students from Hawaii, Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico (students residing west of I-25), Colorado, Oklahoma, San Antonio, Texas and Wichita Falls, Texas. To be eligible, the student must be recommended by the Wayland Center Director in the area or the Executive Director of the Baptist Convention of the state.

For consideration, the recommendation must accompany the Application for Admission. A recipient of this grant must be a full-time student residing in a Wayland dormitory. The award is for eight consecutive semesters of full-time enrollment. To retain the grant, students must make satisfactory academic progress as outlined in the University catalog. 

Mack Chase Teacher Scholarship - Available for Artesia teachers seeking a Master's degree through online attendance at WBU. Each student who is employed as a teacher in the Artesia school system, may qualify for a $1,000 scholarship to help pay for the cost of a class online. This is a one time gift with no guarantee that there will be further funding as limited funding is available. Students may reapply each quarter as long as they continue to meet the requirements of the university and the program. Please review the Chase Foundation Scholarship Instructions here before applying.  The Scholarship application can be found by clicking here.

Graduate Assistant Scholarship - Scholarship applications must be renewed each academic year. Priority will be given to applications/renewals submitted one month before the beginning of the semester for which aid is requested. The University reserves the right to revise or reconstruct this scholarship agreement at any time in accordance with the wishes of the donors. This scholarship is limited to the University budget allocation and Graduate students taking classes on the Plainview campus only.