Theo. & Min. Scholarships

Theology & Ministry Scholarships

MINISTRY

Bishop, Mrs. George J. (Mittie D.) Memorial Scholarship

  • Funded by the Estate of George & Mattie Bishop
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Bolerjack, L. Ivalee Memorial Scholarship

  • Funded by the L. Ivalee Bolerjack trust
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Bracken, Dr. A. K. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the SNU Executive Cabinet in honor of former SNU President, Dr. A.K. Bracken
  • Provides funds for a student preparing for full-time pastoral ministry
  • Amount varies

Brown, Tom M. Memorial - Ministerial Interns

  • Established by Mrs. Priscilla Brown, wife, and family
  • SNU Ministerial Internship

Brown/McClure Memorial Scholarship

  • Funded through the Estates of Roy Brown & Melvin McClure
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Burch, Dr. Bill E. & Janice J. - Ministerial Interns

  • Established by Drs. Stan & Terry Toler, and Rev. Mark Hollingsworth
  • SNU Ministerial Internship

Bussey, Laurene Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Judge Charles & Carla Johnson
  • Restricted to upper-division female applicants
  • Amount varies

Cantrell, Dr. Roy Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Estate of Roy Cantrell, President emeritus
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Clegg, J. & Mildred L. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Mildred L. Clegg Estate
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Cowan, Tressie Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Estate of Tressie Cowan
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Curtis, Rev. H.M. Memorial Scholarship – Ministerial Interns

  • Established by the Friends and Family of Rev. H.M. Curtis
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Davis, Norma Memorial Scholarship – Urban Ministries

  • Established and funded by E. Kaye Schmidt Jones
  • Restricted to upper-division students – Freshman not eligible
  • Applicants must be enrolled in the Urban Ministries Program in the SNU School of Theology & Ministry
  • Amount varies

Day, Keith Memorial Scholarship – Youth Ministry

  • Established and funded by Dale & Sharon Day
  • Any classification
  • $1,000 minimum increments

DeLong/Douglas Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the friends and family of Russell V. DeLong and Rev. & Mrs. J.W. Douglas
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions

Denning, Ralph & Ruth Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Ralph & Ruth Denning Trust
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Dunnington, George & Lucille Memorial Scholarship – Ministerial Interns

  • Established by Dr. Don and Jane Dunnington
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Eudaley, Rev. & Mrs. O.W. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. & Mrs. Mark Eudaley
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Fechner Family Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. & Mrs. John Fechner
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Figg, Dottie Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the friends and family of Dottie Figg
  • Seniors only
  • 2.75 GPA
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Finch, Oscar J. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the SNU Executive Cabinet in honor of former SNU President, Dr. Oscar Finch
  • Provides funds for a student preparing for full-time pastoral ministry
  • Amount varies

Flowers/Frazier Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the friends and family of Revs. Mark Flowers & Earl Frazier
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Garey, Charles Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Charles Garey Trust
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

General Superintendents Scholarship

  • Annual gift from the Office of General Superintendents
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Gilbert, Rev. & Mrs. Homer Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Harry Pierce
  • FRESHMEN not eligible
  • Provides aid for upperclassmen students who are “preparing for Pastoral Ministry”
  • Amount varies

Gilliland, Dr. Ponder W. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the friends and family of Dr. Ponder Gilliland, President emeritus
  • Available to Junior or Senior students with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Gray, Dr. C. Paul Scholarship

  • Established by Kenny Marchant & friends and family of Dr. C. Paul Gray
  • Any classification
  • Need-based
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Hahn, Dr. Roger L. & Dorothy M. Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. & Mrs. Roger Hahn
  • Any classification
  • $300 minimum increments

Harmon, Mrs. Modelle Memorial Scholarship – Urban Ministries

  • Established and funded by Prof. Wes Harmon, the Wes & Modelle Harmon Trust, and the family and friends of Prof. & Mrs. Wes Harmon
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Harrison, Billie Hagemeier Ferris Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mrs. Billie Ferris-Harrison
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Hayes, Helen R. Scholarship

  • Established by the Helen R. Hayes Trust
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Herrick, Rev. Ralph W. & Nelda L. Scholarship

  • Established by Rev. & Mrs. Ralph Herrick
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Kelley, Loyd Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Loyd Kelley
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Killgore, Rev. Joseph L. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mike & Kay Killgore, son & daughter-in-law
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Knight, John A. & Justine A. Scholarship

  • Established by Mrs. Justine Knight, the family of Dr. John A. Knight, General Superintendent, Emeritus, and friends and former students
  • Provides funds for students enrolled in the School of Theology & Ministry
  • Amount varies

Knight, Rev. John L. & Beulah Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. John Knight, President emeritus, and Mr. & Mrs. Oliver C. Rushing
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Kramer, Mr. & Mrs. E.J. Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. & Mrs. E.J. Kramer and funded by Mr. & Mrs. Herman Meinders
  • Any classification
  • Preference for students from Kingfisher or adjacent counties
  • Amount varies

Langford, James C. Scholarship – Ministry

  • Established by Rev. & Mrs. James C. Langford
  • Restricted to upper-division students – Freshman not eligible
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Applicants are pursing a career in full-time Ministry or Christian Education
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Martin, Jack Howard & Mary Ellen Scholarship – Ministry

  • Established by William V. Hines, Jr. and Rosie Martin Hines
  • Restricted to upper-division students – Freshman not eligible
  • Preparing for full-time Christian ministry
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • 1st Preference for students from the State of Louisiana
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Awards in minimum amounts of $2,000

McClung, Rev. W. Raymond Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by the family of Rev. Raymond McClung
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

McGrady, Rev. Paul Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Rev. Paul McGrady, with additional funding from Prof. Paul McGrady, son; and Mrs. Jean McGrady, wife
  • Any classification
  • Need-based
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

McKinney, Rev. Jewel M. & Bertha A. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Estate of Bertha A. McKinney
  • Provides aid for any full-time students pursuing a Ministerial Track of study
  • Awards are in minimum increments of $1500

Meador-Shelton-Johnson Memorial Scholarship - Ministerial Interns

  • Established through the Johnnie Meador Annuity
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Minor, Thane & Edna Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by the friends and family of Thane & Edna Minor
  • Available to students of any classification with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Moore, Rev. & Mrs. Austin T. Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Jackie H. Moore Kennedy and Allyn Kennedy
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Nease, Stephen W. & Christine Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Stephen & Christine Nease Trust, and endowed by the SNU Executive Cabinet in honor of former SNU President Dr. Stephen W. Nease
  • Provides aid for any full-time undergraduate preparing for full-time pastoral ministry
  • Must meed academic progress standards and have a verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Owens, Dr. Don Scholarship

  • Established and funded by former students of Prof. Don Owens
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Parrish, Milton B. & Tommie Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mrs. Tommie Parrish, wife; Mrs. Debbie Parrish Clark, daughter, and the friends of Rev. & Mrs. Milton Parrish
  • Restricted to upper-division full-time students preparing for full-time Christian ministry or Cross-cultural Missions - international, or within the continental U.S.
  • Amount varies

Plemons, Dr. L. Eugene Scholarship

  • Established and funded by the friends and family of Dr. L. Eugene Plemons
  • Any classification
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Pointer, Lloyd & Lona Memorial Church Growth/Leadership Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. & Mrs. Lyle Pointer
  • Available to any classification
  • 1st preference for "promising ministerial student"
  • Amount varies

Porter, C. William (Bill) Memorial Scholarship – Latino Ministry Preparation

  • Established and funded by the Friends and Family of Rev. C. William Porter
  • Restricted to upper-division students – Freshman not eligible
  • 1st Preference for students of Latino Heritage
  • Full-time students preparing for Ministry, Missions or a Mission-related vocation
  • Amount Varies

Rhodes, Rev. Olen L. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. Wanda Rhodes
  • FRESHMEN not eligible
  • Restricted to male applicants with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Amount varies

Runyon, Myrtis Bates Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Myrtis Bates Runyon Trust
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Rushing, O.C. & Myrtle Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. & Mrs. Oliver C. Rushing
  • Preference for Graduate-level students
  • Amount varies

Senter, James Memorial Scholarship - Ministerial Interns

  • Established through the Estate of James Senter
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Shellenberger, Stephane Scholarship - Ministerial Interns

  • Established by an anonymous donor
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Sloan, Velma Memorial Scholarship – Ministry or Missions

  • Established by Rev. Roy Sloan
  • Any classification
  • Need-based
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Smith, Allen & Nora Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Ms. Kathryn Smith
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Sodowsky, Paul Milford Memorial Pastoral Ministry Scholarship - Ministerial Interns

  • Established by Mrs. Kathleen Sodowsky, wife
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Stahly, Elmer H. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by the family of Elmer Stahly
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Steele, Rev. & Mrs. W. Lee Scholarship

  • Established and funded by the friends and family of Rev. & Mrs. W. Lee Steele
  • Provides need-based assistance for Juniors or Seniors.
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Vogt, P. Kenneth & Arlene Mottram Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through a remainder from the Bequest of P. Kenneth Vogt
  • Provides aid for full-time undergraduate students in the School of Theology & Ministry
  • Awards in minimum increments of $1000

Wallace, Fred O. & Isa Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. Keith Pagan
  • FRESHMEN not eligible
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Weber, Rose Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Rose Weber
  • Any classification
  • Preference for students from Dodge City, KS or other Kansas students
  • Amount varies

Webster, Minnie Lea Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Minnie Lea Webster
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Wessels, Dean & Roxie Scholarship - Ministerial Interns

  • Established by Dr. Gary & Vickie Wessels Morsch, daughter and son-in-law
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

Wheelbarger, J.J. Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. J.J. Wheelbarger
  • Provides supplemental aid for Religion students
  • Amount varies

White, Rev. & Mrs. Claud Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Rev. & Mrs. Claude White
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

White, Lenard & Barbara Scholarship - Ministerial Interns

  • Established and funded by Lenard & Barbara White
  • SNU Ministerial Internships

White, S.S. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the SNU Executive Cabinet in honor of former SNU President S.S. White
  • Provides funds for a student preparing for full-time pastoral ministry
  • Amount varies

Wright, Rev. Ralph Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Roland Wright
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Zimmerman, James E. & Esther G. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the James E. Zimmerman Estate
  • Any classification
  • Need-based
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Amount varies

MISSIONS

Bach, Tom Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the SNU Class of 1959
  • FRESHMEN not eligible
  • $750 increments

Black, Dalbert Memorial Scholarship – Missions or Ministry

  • Established and funded by Dr. June Kilgore
  • Restricted to males
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Amount varies

Global Passion for Missions Scholarship – Missions

  • Funded by Dr. Les and Linda Rice Wright
  • Restricted to upper-division students – Freshman not eligible
  • Applicants must have had previous cross-cultural mission trip or project, sponsored by or authorized by SNU, or its related churches and/or denomination
  • Amount varies - generally in the amount of $1000

Green Family Student Mission Stipends

  • Established by Hobby Lobby, Inc.
  • For participants of urban or international mission projects

Johnson, Rev. Jim Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Rev. Mrs. Mary Johnson
  • Freshman not eligible
  • Need-based
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Amount varies

Knox, Sidney and Wanda Memorial

  • Established and funded by Don and Judy Knox Meador
  • Upper Division Student
  • Majoring in Missions or Missions related Ministry
  • Amount varies

Kruse, Carl H. & Mabel Memorial Scholarship – Missions or Education on Mission Field

  • Established by Dr. & Mrs. Carl Kruse
  • Any classification
  • No restriction
  • Amount varies

Marchant, Donna Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. Kenny Marchant
  • Senior only
  • Need-based
  • $350 minimum increments
  • Does not need to be Religion major
  • Amount varies

Moyer, Virgil Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Virgil Moyer
  • Missions or mission-related vocation
  • Amount varies

Rice, Frank & Nettie Scholarship – Missions or Home Mission

  • Established and funded by Les & Linda Wright
  • Any classification
  • 2.8 GPA
  • No other restrictions
  • Amount varies

Senter/Webster Student Missions Stipends

  • Established by the Estates of James Senter & Minnie Lea Webster
  • For participants of urban or international mission projects

Senter/Webster Memorial Student Missions Scholarship

  • Established by the Estates of James Senter & Minnie Lea Webster
  • Supports student participants in mission-related activities, e.g. YIM, CTM

RELIGION

Barkley, Arthur E. & Vada Lee Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Vada Lee Barkley, and memorials from their friends
  • Restricted to student preparing for full-time pastoral ministry
  • Recipients shall emulate the SNU motto: Character-Culture-Christ
  • Amount varies

Barnard, Malcolm & Goldie Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. Tom Barnard
  • FRESHMEN not eligible
  • Single $500 award

Beaver, Rev. & Mrs. H.J. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. Don Beaver & Mr. Rudy Beaver
  • 18 ACT for Freshmen or 2.5 GPA
  • Member of Church of the Nazarene
  • $500 increments

Broadhurst Foundation Scholarship

  • Funded through annual award by the Broadhurst Foundation
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Gish, Delbert R. & Carol Memorial Scholarship - Philosophy

  • Established by the Friends and Family of Dr. & Mrs. Delbert R. Gish
  • Any classification
  • 1st Preference for a student majoring in Philosophy; then any Religion major
  • Annual awards in no less than $250

Rothwell, Mel-Thomas Family Scholarship – Philosophy

  • Funded and established by Dr. Paul D. Rothwell
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Troutman, Rev. Robert Scholarship – Christian Education

  • Established by Rev. Robert Troutman
  • Any classification
  • 1st preference for student preparing for ministry in Christian Education
  • Need-based
  • Restricted to the Church of the Nazarene
  • Amount varies

Please note:  All scholarships are available only to traditional students in traditional programs unless otherwise specified.