In addition to the above criteria, applicants must meet the following requirements to be qualified:
- Applicant must be a 1) full-time seminary student seeking a master’s degree or 2) a seminary student seeking a doctoral degree.
- Applicant must attend a seminary owned by the Southern Baptist Convention or a Bible college/seminary that maintains a conservative, evangelical statement of beliefs consistent with those held by the SBCV.
- Applicant must be a member of a participating SBCV church that has participated in the SBC of Virginia Vision Virginia Missions Offering during the calendar year.
- Applicant must affirm a belief in the most recent Baptist Faith and Message Statement
Financial Aid will be awarded on an annual basis, and applicants must complete and mail a re-application form to the SBCV for each year that aid is needed. Recipients must maintain an academic standard of at least a “C” average.
Please read the requirements (above) and, if eligible, download the Financial Aid Application (or Re-Application) for ministerial students. Print and complete the form and mail or email it to the address listed.