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Thank you for your interest in the American Baptist Home Mission Societies' Scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on your most recent transcript
    • Be a resident of the US or Puerto Rico
    • Be an active member of an American Baptist Church
    • Be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or seminary for the 2024-2025 academic year
If you meet the above qualifications, please complete and submit this form.

If your eligibility is confirmed, an approval email containing the scholarship application will be emailed to you.
Personal information

ABC Church Membership Information
Locate your church's information: https://www.abc-usa.org/find-a-church/
If you cannot find your church, please contact scholarships@abhms.org for assistance.

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Unfortunately, you are not able to apply for this scholarship. In order to be eligible you must meet the following criteria:
  • Be a resident of the United States of America
  • Be an active member of an American Baptist Church
  • Be enrolled an accredited college, university, or seminary for the 2024-2025 academic year
Please contact scholarships@abhms.org for assistance.
ABHMS scholarship application

Welcome to the American Baptist Home Mission Societies Scholarship Application! Please carefully read and answer each question. All official materials, including the application, church membership certification form, resume, and a copy of your official transcript, must be uploaded by April 15 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Please note:

  • Please do not forward the application link to others. We must determine eligibility before sharing the application. 
  • Scholarship applications will only be considered complete once all items have been uploaded into the application and submitted. 
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the Church Membership Certification Form is submitted by the deadline.
  • The Church Membership Certification Form will be automatically sent to the email address you provide in your application. At times, the form can be found in one's spam folder.
  • Application submission does not guarantee an award. All decisions will be communicated to you by email by June 2024.

It is our pleasure and purpose to financially assist as many students as possible through our scholarship ministry. We hope you will succeed with this year's application for the 2024-2025 ABHMS scholarship award.

If you have questions, please refer to our website abhms.org/ministries/developing-leaders/education-scholarships. For further inquiries, contact Alexzandria Sanchez, National Coordinator for Scholarships and Emerging Leaders, and Juliana Herrera, Applications Coordinator, at scholarships@abhms.org.

ABHMS has several different scholarships available for American Baptist students. 

Students are only eligible to receive one scholarship per academic cycle. 

Your Additional Contact Information


As written on your passport(s) - if more than one, please indicate all.

Pertinent Applicant Information

NOTE: Ph.D. and D.Min. candidates are ineligible and should consult the Continuing Education (CE) Applications website.

School Information

Example: 2018-2019, 2020-2021, 2021-2022

Guardian Information

Undergraduate students, please provide parent or legal guardian information.

Additional Church Information

Please provide the information for an official member of the church leadership who can best attest to your involvement in the church ministries and activities. 

  1. The "Church Leader" may be a pastor, pastor's executive assistant, minister, ministry leader, or deacon. 
  2. Do not select a parent or other relative. 
  3. Ensure that the email is correct. Once you click "Submit" the Church Membership Certification Form will be automatically generated to the email address you provide. 
  4. It is your responsibility to follow up with the selected church officer. 
  5. Your application will be incomplete and therefore ineligible without this form.

If your church leader says they did not receive the email with link to upload their letter, please ask them to check their spam or junk folder.


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