Mid-America Reformed Seminary Admissions

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for full-time M.Div students who meet the stated criteria. The scholarship applications is included in the Application for Financial Aid. Applications are due by May 1. The following scholarships are available to students:

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Ambrose of milan Preaching Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to an incoming, full-time, M.Div. student. This scholarship will be renewed for a total of three years on the basis of academic transcript. Preference will be given to a married student with children, 35-years of age or older, and a member of an Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

Mid-America Alumni Entrance Scholarship

The Mid-America Alumni Entrance Scholarship is awarded each year to an incoming full-time junior student who demonstrates, in word and deed, an aptitude for pastoral ministry. Financial need is a secondary consideration for this scholarship.

Mid-America Alumni Association Scholarship for Pastoral Ministry

The Mid-America Alumni Association Scholarship for Pastoral Ministry is available to full-time second and third year students based upon the student’s involvement in ministry related labors over the previous few years, his demonstration of academic aptitude, and pulpit skills as judged by a committee of alumni.

Russell E. Horton Ministerial Scholarship

This tuition scholarship is offered to a full-time seminary student on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to students who are enrolled in the Master of Divinity program and who are members of the Reformed Church in America.

Iowa Falls Foreign Student Scholarship

Through the generosity of the Iowa Falls Christian Reformed church of Iowa Falls, Iowa, this scholarship will be available to foreign students applying for study at Mid-America Reformed Seminary. If no foreign student applies, this scholarship may be awarded to a North American student.

Albert M. and Eleanor Rodenhouse Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to one of more full-time upperclassmen on the basis of personal resume and academic transcript, upon recommendation of the faculty in consultation with Mr. & Mrs. Rodenhouse.

Garrit and Kathryn Schiebout Tuition Scholarship

This academic scholarship is awarded, upon recommendation of the faculty, to a full-time Master of Divinity junior student (non-transfer) who receives no other academic scholarship.

Garrit and Kathryn Schiebout Biblical Exegesis Award

This award is offered to the upperclassman whose exegesis paper on an assigned text is judged by the faculty to be superior in format and content. Application should be made to the Registrar.

Garrit and Kathryn Schiebout Mission Essay Award

This award is offered to the upperclassman for superior essays on an assigned topic in missions or evangelism as evaluated by the faculty. Application should be made to the Registrar.

Tuininga Scholarship

Through the generosity of the Trinity Reformed Church of Lethbridge, Alberta, this scholarship has been established in grateful celebration of Rev. Jelle Tuininga’s twenty-five years in the pastoral ministry. This tuition scholarship is designed to assist qualified Master of Divinity students preparing for the ministry in a confessionally Reformed church. Consideration will be given to full-time students with financial need who exhibit Christian character and submit a suitable academic resume.

Roger Vander Veen Memorial Scholarship

This tuition scholarship is offered to a full-time upperclassman on the basis of personal resume, academic transcript, and financial need. Preference will be given to Canadian students.

Kay Ribbens-Vogelzang Scholarship for International Students

This tuition scholarship is offered to a first-year foreign student on the basis of financial need and academic transcript.

Carrie Van Surksum Venema Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to students on the basis of academic transcript and financial need. Preference will be given to a student from New Zealand when possible.

Albert & Janet Vedders Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a student on the basis of financial need.

Bartel Zandstra Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a student on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to a US citizen.

Nelson Sterken Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the Master of Divinity program.

Richard & Edna Darby Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a student on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to a member of an Orthodox Presbyterian Church.