Scholarships for New Students

We are committed to making seminary affordable. Among all of our full-time master's students, the average non-loan aid award is $12,000 per year.

Among our premier scholarships:

  • The Harding Scholarships: Full tuition plus $10,000 annual stipend.
  • The Alford Scholarships: Full tuition plus $2,000 annual stipend.

As a scholarship applicant, you will be evaluated based on your academic achievement (an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is required), leadership in the church and community, and potential for ministry.

To inquire about scholarship application, email

Those currently applying for admission are strongly encouraged to submit a scholarship application with their admissions application. By turning in a scholarship application, you will ensure that you are considered for all scholarships for which you might be eligible.

See all of MTSO’s financial-aid options, including non-scholarship aid.

Learn more about MTSO’s individual premier scholarships and the donors who made them possible.

Get information on scholarships for current students.