BackSeminary Scholarships and Bursaries

The monetary amounts listed below are the expected scholarship values for the upcoming school year. However, Heritage reserves the right to adjust these amounts as necessary. More details are also available through the Finance office.

Scholarships

Robert Holmes Pastoral Leadership Scholarship:

($750.00) – The Robert Holmes Pastoral Leadership Scholarship is awarded to an entering, full-time, male Master of Divinity student from a Fellowship Baptist Church who is recommended by his home church as showing leadership/pastoral ministry potential.

William Marshall Seminary Leadership Entrance Scholarship

(Up to $1000) – The William Marshal Seminary Leadership Entrance Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student entering a degree program who demonstrates leadership experience and potential as recommended by his/her references.

Heritage Seminary Entrance Scholarship:

Students enrolled in the Master of Divinity program (who qualify) will receive $1200 for their first year of studies, $1600 for their second year of studies and $2000 for their third year of studies. Students must enter with and maintain a 3.5 GPA.

Students enrolled in the Master of Theological Studies program (who qualify) will receive $1600 for their first year of studies and $2000 for their second year of studies.

Please note: This scholarship is automatically awarded. This scholarship does not apply to the Graduate Certificate of Biblical Preaching, Graduate Certificate of Women in Ministry or the Graduate Certificate for Church Health and Evangelism.

Matching Entrance Scholarship:

(Up to $1400) – The Matching Entrance Scholarship is for Bible College or University graduates entering a degree program full-time, who are recommended by their home church. The home church sponsors the student for an amount up to $500.00 (non-partner church) or $700.00 (partner church) and then Heritage matches the amount. Applicants must have a minimum Bachelor’s graduation AGPA of 3.00 or equivalent.

Seminary Returning Student Award:

Students who did not qualify for the Academic Entrance scholarship, but increase their GPA during their first year of studies at Heritage, can qualify for the Returning Academic Scholarship. Students who qualify and maintain a 3.5 GPA will receive $800 for their second semester of studies, $1600 for their second year of studies and $2000 for their third year of studies.

Please note: This scholarship is automatically awarded. This scholarship does not apply to the Graduate Certificate of Biblical Preaching, Graduate Certificate of Women in Ministry or the Graduate Certificate for Church Health and Evangelism.

Bursaries

Heritage awards bursaries as funds are donated for student assistance. Bursaries are normally awarded in the second year of a degree program.

Mahood Returning Student Bursary:

($1000) – The Mahood Returning Student Bursary is awarded to one qualified Seminary student who has completed one year of his/her Master of Divinity studies. This scholarship is intended to ensure the legacy of Christian leadership desired by Rev. Kitchener Mahood.

Heritage Partner Church Staff Bursary:

Heritage Seminary is pleased to offer a one-year Heritage Partner Church Staff Bursary to all Heritage Partner churches. Paid ministry staff from these churches are entitled to a 25% tuition bursary for studies at Heritage Seminary. Students are required to reapply for the bursary each year.

Seniors Bursary:

Seniors are eligible for a 25% discount on the comprehensive fee. “Senior” is defined as age 65 or over. This applies only to courses taken for credit, and does not apply to distance learning courses. Other associated fees are as stated in the fee schedule. This is only applicable to courses taken in Cambridge. This burary is automatically applied to the student’s account.

Married Student Bursary:

The spouse of a full-time student will receive a 50% discount on the comprehensive fee. “Full-time” refers to a student taking at least 3 courses (minimum 9 credit hours). The spouse eligible for the discount is considered to be the one taking the fewer credit hours. The course(s) must be taken for credit. This is offered when both spouses are registered in the same semester or session. Contact the Admissions Office for information on how to apply.

Student Relocation Bursary:

The Student Relocation Bursary is offered to new students from a distance to facilitate full-time attendance at Heritage College & Seminary. Please review the application form for eligibility requirements. Students qualifying may receive the following:

Round trip travel fare (up to $500)
Tuition bursary (up to $500)
Residence bursary ($500)

Heritage Bursary:

The Heritage Bursary is granted to students based on individual need. Bursaries may be available as funds are donated for general student assistance. In an attempt to be responsible in the distribution of these funds, all applicants are required to complete this application.

MBC Student Worker Bursary:

The MBC Student Work Bursary is awarded to an undergraduate student and includes up to a 25% tuition discount. This bursary is granted to students that have completed at least 1 summer (min. 5 weeks full-time) of work at MBC.