Financial Aid

Impact Scholarships

Fall 2015 deadline for Current Students has passed, but applications for the Spring will be open October 5th, 2015 - December 10th, 2015.

New Students in the Fall 2015 semester must submit the Impact Scholarship by August 14th, 2015.

The Impact Scholarships are thirteen individual scholarship opportunities designed to assist students with very specific backgrounds or areas of ministry. These scholarships are merit based and applications are considered on a competitive basis. Students are allowed to apply for multiple scholarships, but only need to submit one application per semester they are applying. Simply check the box for the scholarships you want to apply for. Each student should submit both an application and an attached personal statement.

In accepting this scholarship I agree to abide by all moral commitments of SWBTS and to be in chapel every day unless providentially hindered or have an agreement with the dean of Students based on unusual circumstances.

Applications need to be submitted via email to

Applications must be saved with the following title:

  • (Student ID#), (Student Name), (15Fa) Impact Scholarship App.


Click Here for 2015 Fall Impact Applications


Biblical Counseling

Counseling through the lens of God’s objective truth is invaluable, particularly in a world that continually looks inward for guidance. The Biblical Counseling scholarship exists to assist students in their preparation to counsel believers and nonbelievers in God’s truth.

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Military, First Responder, Prison, Hospital and Corporate Chaplains are among those who extend the reach of pastoral care to the front lines of the injured soul.  The Chaplaincy Scholarship Fund is proud to support students studying to love and share the Gospel in the role of chaplain. 

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College at Southwestern

The College is a vital part of life at Southwestern and the College of Southwestern Scholarship is intended to be a source of encouragement and relief for its hardworking students.

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Ministry Team (Husband and Wife Students)

The Ministry Team Scholarship has a heart for families that have determined they “will serve the Lord” (Joshua 24:15) together as a unit. This scholarship is designated for families where both the husband and wife have chosen to study at Southwestern in preparation for ministry.

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Christian Education Studies

Limitless amounts of information afforded by the internet age have not always translated into learning.  The goal of our Christian Education program is to translate information into understanding and empower the next generation of Christian educators.  The Christian Education Studies Scholarship was established in order to support those who are working hard to equip themselves to educate the next generation about Christ.

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Campus Employees Scholarship

The Campus Employees Scholarship has been instituted to thank and financially support the student employees that are so instrumental in the day to day operations of Southwestern.

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Ethics Studies

The ethical presuppositions we make are important in the everyday decisions of a believer.  The Ethics Scholarship has been established to encourage students to equip themselves to assess circumstances and make decisions that are pleasing the Lord. 

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Women's Student Scholarship

The Women’s Student Scholarship was established to show honor to the women at Southwestern who are genuinely refining themselves to become the Proverbs 31 woman. 

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Disabled Student Scholarship

Southwestern recognizes the valuable contribution our disabled students make to our campus community.  Southwestern and its ministry partners are pleased to provide scholarship opportunities for its students that have a disability of any kind.

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International Student Scholarship

Southwestern and its ministry partners are very proud to partner with students from across the globe in order that the Great Commission might be fulfilled. 

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Minority Student Scholarship

The Book of Revelation describes heaven as a "multitude that no one could count, from every, nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb."  Christ has broken down all barriers and Southwestern desires to reflect this image of the heavenly realm.  With this in mind, Southwestern is proud to offer a scholarship designed specifically to enable students with a minority background.

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Preaching and Pastoral Studies

"Faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the Word of Christ."   Producing sound exegetical preachers is the heartbeat of Southwestern.  The Preaching and Pastoral Studies Scholarship provides the opportunity for more students to prepare themselves to serve God's kingdom by preaching the Gospel and shepherding souls.

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By State

Southwestern has been blessed with ministry partners all across the country that have made financial investments in the education of our students.

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