FINANCIAL AID

One of the core values at The College at Mid-America is doing everything we can to ensure that students graduate free from debt and free to pursue any direction God may lead. This commitment compels us to provide not only a high quality education academically, but to make it affordable for families at all levels of financial need. Every situation is unique, so we work with individuals and families to tailor a financial aid package that puts our outstanding academic training within reach.

There are currently a wide variety of scholarships available to students who are accepted into or are making progress toward a degree. Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher while making normal progress toward a degree. PLEASE NOTE: Student is required to be enrolled in two (2) or more courses each semester to qualify.

  • For Next School Year: Students must apply to the college by April 1 for consideration for Fall and Spring scholarships.
  • For New Incoming Students in Spring: New, incoming students for Spring entry must apply to the college by November 1 for consideration for Spring scholarships. They also need to apply by April 1 to receive scholarships covering the following school year.

The College at Mid-America offers a full range of academic and community enrichment scholarships, including 50 percent stacking. Upon receipt of Scholarship offer, the student will be required to complete a thank you note to the scholarship’s donor. If the thank you note is not completed by the due date, the offer will be retracted and the student will be responsible for payment of account. Campus Life will contact the student about further instructions on the scholarship thank you note.

  • Requirement: Minimum ACT score: 31
  • Reward: 100% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, up to a total of eight semesters
  • Applies to all degrees
  • Requirement: Minimum ACT score: 28
  • Reward: 50% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, up to a total of eight semesters
  • Applies to all degrees
  • Requirement: Minimum ACT score: 25
  • Reward: 25% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, up to a total of eight semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

We welcome students who desire to transfer their enrollment to The College at Mid-America. This scholarship adds even more value to Mid-America’s already affordable cost.

  • Requirements: 1) 27 or more credit hours from an accredited college; 2) GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Reward: 20% off tuition on your first semester (limited to 10 per semester)
  • You can apply for this scholarship only if you do not qualify for any of our other scholarships.
  • Renewable each semester, up to a total of six semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

Mid-America believes our alumni are the most important part of our family, so we would like to honor their legacy through this scholarship.

  • Requirement: Child or grandchild of an alumnus
  • Reward: $150 off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, for unlimited semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

A donor church is a church that donates $100 or more monthly to Mid-America.

  • Requirement: Member in good standing at a donor church
  • Reward: 10% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, for unlimited semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

Mid-America provides continuing education through a biblical perspective in order to build upon the foundation set in your family through homeschooling.

  • Requirements: 1) Graduate from a recognized cover school; 2) Essay; 3) GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Reward: 25% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, up to a total of 10 semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

Mid-America would like to honor our military and public defenders and thank them for their service.

  • Requirement: Active duty or reserve military, or active duty policeman or fireman
  • Reward: 50% off tuition (Military veterans receive VA benefits from VA to cover 100% of cost)
  • Renewable each semester, for unlimited semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

Mid-America celebrates diversity in the body of Christ, as well as our student body.

  • Requirements: 1) African American, American Indian, Asian, or Latino; 2) GPA of 2.5 or higher; 3) Essay
  • Reward: 25% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, for unlimited semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

Missions is an important part of Mid-America so we would like to honor our SBC missionaries and their families.

  • Requirements: 1) Active or former IMB or NAMB missionary, or immediate family; 2) GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Reward: 50% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, up to a total of 10 semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

We know how difficult it can be to continue your education while working a full-time job, so Mid-America is determined to make that process as easy as possible.

  • Requirements: 1) Working 30 or more hours per week; 2) Age 40 or over; 3) GPA of 2.5 or higher; 4) Essay
  • Reward: 25% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, for unlimited semesters
  • Applies to all degrees

This competitive scholarship is intended to honor ambitious women in the workplace.

This competitive scholarship is intended to honor men who exhibit a vocational call to ministry.

Mid-America encourages high school students to start early on their college path by enrolling in our bridge program which allows a high school student to earn college credit while in high school.

  • Requirement: Current junior or senior high school student with a GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Reward: 50% off tuition
  • Renewable each semester, up to a total of four semesters, up to a total of 8 classes
  • Applies to all degrees

For students pursuing graduate or undergraduate degrees online at the College at Mid-America or Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary studying under the supervision of a mentor in a regional MOVE group (Mentored, Online, Virtual, Education).

  • Requirement: Student must be graduating with an Associates degree (ADiv or ACE) within the semester applied
  • Reward: The number of scholarships granted may change from year-to-year. They will typically pay for one (1) to four (4) classes depending on the funds available each year and require the student to be enrolled in 2 or more courses each semester.
  • Renewable: No
  • Applies to: Associates degrees ONLY
  • Requirement: For students enrolled in Masters or Associates program or equivalent who have expressed a calling to Christian ministry. Preference given to 1. Married student with children, 2. Married student with no children, 3. Single student.
  • Reward: The number of scholarships granted may change from year-to-year. They will typically pay for one (1) to four (4) classes depending on the funds available each year and require the student to be enrolled in 2 or more courses each semester.
  • Renewable each semester
  • Applies to Masters, Associates, or equivalent degrees
  • Requirements: Spouse of current graduate student or current full-time student
  • Reward: 50% off tuition for the spouse
  • Renewable each semester, as long as both spouses enroll in two or more courses
  • Applies to all degrees
  • Requirements:
    • Any deserving College student at Mid=America student that shows a legitimate need for tuition and books, including first year students or students who have successfully applied to the College at Mid-America.
    • The student applicant will write a brief letter expressing his/her purpose in attending the College at Mid-America, confirming their intent and desire to be used of God in whatever vocation he/she pursues.

For more information, contact the Financial Aid office at financialaid@mabts.edu. If you are looking for Scholarships to attend Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, please click here to get more information.

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