Seminary Fees and Financial Aid

2014–2015 Seminary Charges

Regular Charges    
1-13 credit hours   $315 per credit hour
14-18 hours   $4,761 per semester
Technology Fee (first 8 hours)   $25 per credit hour/term
2014-2015 Module   $340 per credit hour
2014-2015 Online   $315 per credit hour
2014-2015 Conference Audit   $100
Student Benefit Fee (6 hours or more)   $244 per semester
Student Benefit Fee (fewer than 6 hours)   $118 per semester

Additional Charges
Check the seminary catalog for costs for additional items such as music lessons, vehicle fees, and health insurance.

Institutional Scholarships

Name  

 Amount

  Information/Requirements   When to Apply

Church Partnership Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

$1,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available to full- and part-time students with a 2.0 GPA who plan to enter full-time ministry. If a church gives $500, FBTS will match the amount, making a total of $1,000.

 

 

 

 

 

Anytime during the year

 

 

 

 

Dean's Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

Varies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awarded to full-time students in any program who show exceptional academic and ministerial potential. Financial need is also considered.

 

 

 

 

When applying for admission to FBTS

 

 

 

Faithful Servant Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50% tuition discount on first three two-credit hour courses

 

 

 

 

 

For pastors, assistant pastors, and missionaries who are new students. A new student is one who has never taken a class at FBTS or has not taken a seminary class for credit in the three years prior to applying for this scholarship. 

 

 

 

 

 

When applying for admission to FBTS

 

 

 

 

 

Institutional Scholarships  

Varies 

 

   Full-time students enrolled in any program. See the seminary catalog and the Financial Aid Handbook.  

 February 15

 

   

 

     

 

   

 

     

 

Other Scholarships  

 

     

 

   

 

     

 

Bellevue Heights Church Foundation

 

 

 

 

Varies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available to Master of Divinity students taking at least 9 credit hours a semester with a 2.3 GPA. Contact the seminary office for an application form.

 

 

 

 

Spring

 

 

 

 

 

Elmer O. and Ida Preston Trust Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Varies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available to full-time students who have been Iowa residents for 6 months and preparing for Christian ministry. Contact the seminary office for an application form. Usually a combination of grants and loans.

 

 

 

 

June 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Stafford Loan 

 

 

Varies

 

 

  A federally-insured unsubsidized loan. Student is responsible for thet interest while in school and during the grace period. Payment on principal may be deferred.  

 

   

 

     

 

   

 

     

 

Federal Aid
Complete your FAFSA online at fafsa.ed.gov. The FAFSA will tell you what state and federal loans you qualify for. Have your FASFA information sent to Faith by entering Faith's code 007121 on your FAFSA form.

Further Information
Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 515.964.0601, ext. 216, or the seminary office at 1.877.532.8748 for more detailed information about seminary scholarships.

Events

Ministry in Focus Weekend

February 5-7, 2015

Are you considering full-time ministry? Join us for this special weekend to talk to pastors and missionaries and learn more about ministry.

Scholarship Weekend

March 19-21, 2015

For seniors who have applied to Faith. Get to know Faith personnel and interview for substantial scholarships.

Student Leadership Summit

April 16-18, 2015

Evangelist Will Galkin and Dr. Paul Hartog will help teens confront their culture rather than conform to it.