As part of your application packet you will receive a scholarship application. (You can also obtain this form from the Registrar’s Office.) By completing and submitting this form, you can apply for a number of scholarships provided by the university. A scholarship committee comprised of members of the administration, faculty, and staff matches the information supplied on your application with the criteria set.
The following list describes some of our available scholarships:
Shepherd Board Scholarship
Established by the Board of Shepherd for deserving students chosen by the scholarship committee.
Presidential Merit Scholarship
The Presidential Merit Scholarship was established to honor students who have exhibited or have the potential to exhibit extraordinary abilities and contributions.
Scholarship Criteria: Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.85. Multiple recipients are to be chosen by the Scholarship Committee and confirmed by the President of the University.
Dean’s Merit Scholarship
The Dean’s Merit Scholarship has been established to honor students who have exhibited or have the potential to exhibit exceptional talent and contribution in their major field.
Scholarship Criteria: Students must be pursuing a degree in Shepherd University and must demonstrate exceptional talent and contribution at their major field. The recipient is to be chosen by the Dean of each school and the Scholarship Committee.
Shepherd Faculty/Staff Scholarship
Established by the faculty and staff of Shepherd University for deserving students chosen by the scholarship committee.
Students who are currently involved in ministry can apply scholarship with a proof of ministry.
Pastor’s Children Scholarship
Students whose parents are currently involved in ministry can apply scholarship with a proof of ministry.
Graduate Teaching Assistantships
Graduate students who demonstrate exceptional talent and extensive professional experience may be eligible for teaching assistantships, which offer tuition assistance.