Graduate Student Scholarships

We recognize that the decision to pursue graduate-level studies indicates an important commitment of time and resources. Here are some resources available for qualifying graduate students:

School of Graduate Studies Scholarship

A tuition-reduction scholarship based on GRE or GMAT scores and admission GPA is available to new master's and doctoral students (except MDiv, MAYYAM & MAPM programs). Applicants will need a minimum admission GPA of 3.0 in addition to the GRE or GMAT scores listed below to be eligible.

Scholarship time limits:

  • Master's level programs - 4 semesters
  • EDS, EDD, DPT -6 semesters
  • PHD, THD - 8 semesters

Tuition Reduction Combined Verbal & Quantitative GRE Scores GMAT Score
10% ≥300 ≥500
25% ≥310 ≥550
50% ≥320 ≥600
Tuition Reduction Programs

MA Religious Education (must apply each semester) Based on GPA & other criteria. See program director for details.

33% MSW-when part of a dual degree with the Seminary or MSCID/MSW dual degree

MA Youth & Young Adult Ministry (must apply each semester) Based on GPA & other criteria. See program director for details.

MAPM Pastoral Ministry (on-campus)


EdS School Psychology

MA School Counseling

MA Clinical Mental Health


DScPT Physical Therapy

PhD Counseling Psychology

MS Special Education

Leadership Certificate

MA Communication (includes dual degree)

DMISS Missiology

MA Religion (online and on-campus)


MA English

MS Biology

MSCID Community & International Development

DNP Nursing Practice

MPH Public Health

MBA Business Administration (online)

56% DMIN Ministry
Flate-rate tuition MDiv Divinity
Other programs with reduced tuition

Graduate Certificate in Nutrition & Dietetics

DPT Physical Therapy

t-DPT Physical Therapy

Tuition Reduction GPA Portfolio
10% - Advanced standing student only 3.30-3.49  
25% 3.50-3.89 ≥16
50% 3.90-4.00

The Department of Music offers scholarships such as performance scholarships, graduate tuition reduction, and graduate teaching assistantships to encourage all qualified students to consider applying for admission  To learn more, visit the Department of Music page.

This scholarship is for women working on a graduate degree in any of the University schools. Applications will be considered for several different named scholarships (which have their own criteria, e.g., must be: a Seminary student, a School of Education student in educational or counseling psychology, or a student working on a music degree, etc.), as well as the more general WSC Advisory Scholarship and Honored Women Scholarship. To give applicants the best chance to receive an award, the committee will determine which scholarship best fits the applicant. Click here to submit your application.

For returned missionary women ONLY. The objective of this scholarship is to enable deserving missionary women to update with graduate education after returning from cross-cultural service, when their personal funds for education may be low. To learn about criteria required for selection and apply for this scholarship, click here.

Learn more >  Academic Bulletin - Graduate Financial Assistance