Missions Scholarships

Southwestern covenants to train spiritual leaders who will share the gospel of Jesus Christ with all the world. Evangelism and missions are the heartbeat of our Seminary.

ILC | Journeyman

Purpose: As a part of Southwestern’s covenant to train spiritual leaders who will share the gospel of Jesus Christ with all the world we offer applicants returning from a 24 month assignment with the IMB the following scholarship opportunity:

International Learning Center (ILC) Preparatory Training 100% tuition (up to 6 hours)  
Returning Journeyman 100% tuition for 1st year of study 50% tuition for years 2-3 of study

Requirements:

  • ILC Applicants must be enrolled in the IMB ILC program and provide verification of enrollment.  Additionally, ILC Applicants must agree to complete their academic program through Southwestern upon completion of their field of service.
  • Journeyman Applicants must provide a verification of current field service.* Additionally, Journeyman applicants must agree to complete their academic program through Southwestern upon completion of their field service.
  • Returning Journeyman must complete 24 months of service with the IMB, and provide an official verification of service from the IMB. Returning Journeyman not previously enrolled in a degree seeking program at SWBTS must do so within a year of field service in order to be eligible for the scholarship. The student shall complete the application and submit the verification of Journeyman status prior to the first term of enrollment. The scholarship will automatically be credited to registration for the following five semesters thereafter, if the student continues to meet the criteria.
  • All Applicants (ILC/Journeyman/Returning Journeyman) must be citizens of the United States.
  • All Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA, remain in good standing with the Seminary, and be committed to Full Time Missions Service after graduation.

Scholarship Details: 

  • All elements of this scholarship (ILC, Journeyman, & Returning Journeyman) must be considered on campus classes to be eligible for scholarship coverage.
  • The ILC scholarship provides 100% tuition up to 6 credit hours.
  • The Returning Journeyman scholarship provides scholarship for up to 15 credit hours per semester.
  • Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.
  • The Missions scholarship covers only tuition and is applied after other scholarships and/or benefits.
  • Fall applications must be submitted by 1 August; Spring Applications by 1 December; Summer Applications by May 1.

*Verification can be obtained by calling the regional office at 1.800.999.3113. It may be submitted in person or via fax 817.921.8761.

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