Each student may be eligible for several scholarships. Only one, however, of the scholarships listed below will be awarded to a student. Scholarships can not be combined.
Board of Trustees’ Special Scholarship
Any student who is not otherwise eligible for other scholarships listed below and who is admitted to attend during the current academic year is eligible for a 25% tuition scholarship for the academic year. These funds are limited and they are awarded on a first come basis.
Any student who is a National Merit Scholar or National Merit finalist is eligible for a 100% tuition scholarship for the length of the academic program provided the student maintains a 3.5 overall grade point average or higher and maintains continuous enrollment.
Academic Achievement Scholarship
Any student who graduated from high school or who has completed college-level work with a 3.5 grade point average or higher is eligible for a 50% tuition scholarship. The scholarship will continue each semester provided the student maintains a 3.5 overall grade point average or higher and maintains continuous enrollment.
Upon the recommendation of the Senior Pastor of a church, an active member of the congregation who the Pastor determines is in need of assistance to attend college is eligible for a scholarship equal to 30% of the cost of tuition. The scholarship will continue each semester provided the student maintains continuous enrollment and meets the requirements for the academic program.
The Ministry Scholarship is available for any student admitted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program who has been called to full-time Christian ministry will receive a 35% tuition scholarship each semester. This scholarship requires a recommendation from the student’s pastor and it will continue provided the student maintains continuous enrollment and meets the requirements for the academic program.
There are a limited number of scholarships available for students who are currently serving as a pastor (e.g., senior pastor, youth pastor, women’s ministry etc.) in a church. The Pastor’s Scholarship is 50% of the cost of tuition each semester and it will continue provided the student maintains continuous enrollment and meets the requirements for the academic program.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is a scholarship?
Scholarships are funds available for students enrolled in academic programs to assist them in meeting the financial obligations associated with the program. ALIS sponsors scholarships for students enrolled in its programs and many other organizations also offer scholarships for students.
Do I have to repay the scholarship?
No. Scholarships are gift aid and do not have to be repaid.
How do I apply for scholarships?
Each student accepted to an academic program is considered for scholarships based upon verification of his or her education and career goals and ministry experience and other information provided on the Application for Admission. Other information may be required. See each specific scholarship for additional requirements.
How many scholarships can I have?
Generally, each student is awarded only one type of scholarship and they can not be combined.
When are scholarships awarded?
Scholarships are awarded when a student is accepted to an undergraduate or graduate academic program.
What charges are paid by scholarships?
Scholarships are applied to tuition charges only and may not be applied towards Application fees, Library and Technology fees, Graduation Fees, or other charges.
How are scholarships paid?
Scholarships are credited directly to the student’s account to cover the cost of tuition. No ALIS scholarship funds will be paid to the student.
How and when are scholarships applied to my student account?
When registering for classes, the student should indicate the name and amount of the scholarship in the Financial Aid line of his or her program’s Registration Form and pay any balance due. Upon receipt of the Registration Form, ALIS will verify the scholarship and credit it to the student’s account.
How long may I use my scholarship?
Once a scholarship is awarded to a student, the scholarship continues as long as the student meets the eligibility requirements. Scholarships awarded for a specific purpose or time period will end based upon the award. All scholarship recipients must enroll each semester and maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined in the Academic Catalog.
What do you mean by, meets the requirements for the academic program?
The Academic Catalog contains the requirements for each academic program. A student who receives a scholarship is expected to remain in good standing with the institution and meet the requirements for his or her program.
Where can I find other non-ALIS scholarships and aid?
You may want to check with your employer or church as they may provide scholarships. There are also a number of resources on the internet: