Additional Scholarship Options


Award Amount Qualifications
Church Matching Up to $4,000 divided over 8 undergraduate semesters ($1,000 per academic year) Christian churches may contribute scholarship dollars to a full-time, undergraduate student. The University will match dollar for dollar up to $1,000. To receive this award, admitted students should submit a letter of recommendation from the church on official church letterhead along with a check for the dollar amount the church is awarding the student to the Office of Scholarships. Checks & letters will be accepted until the first class day of the current semester.
Ministerial Dependents Grant $8,000 divided over 8 undergraduate semesters
($2,000 per academic year)
Dependent children of ordained Baptist ministers and missionaries may apply. Recipients must be unconditionally admitted to HBU and maintain a 2.8 cumulative HBU grade point average. Proof of ordination and current full time ministry should be submitted to the Office of ScholarshipsDeadline is the first class day of the current semester. 
BGCT Ministerial Scholarships $50 per credit hour
$75 per credit hour for Juniors and Seniors (who major or minor in Christianity)
To qualify a student must be someone who has accepted Christ as Lord and personal Savior, and is a member of a Baptist Church.  The student must show Church-affirmed evidence of a sense of call to the ministry.  Students participating in this program also receive special guidance and participate in programs to help them pursue their calling.
Grants in Aid Awards may vary Students who contribute special abilities or services to the University may qualify. Grants are awarded in music, art, cheer, forensics, athletics and nursing (BSN). Students interested in these grants should contact the individual departments for more information on available awards and criteria for those awards.


Scholarship Opportunities Outside HBU

The Financial Aid Office can be a resource for students who desire to find additional aid from outside sources. Organizations, individuals and foundations send copies of their scholarship eligibility requirements and applications to our office for student review. Students who are interested should visit the Financial Aid Office during our regular business hours to review this resource and discuss other aid options.