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Tuition Benefits and Scholarships

 

The following are descriptions of the tuition benefits and scholarships that are available to students fully admitted in an undergraduate or graduate program at Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary & College (exception is the Student Spouse Tuition Benefit).

 

Application forms are available under each description and must be submitted to the Business Office by the deadline stated below. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Tuition benefits are approved on an annual basis and students must submit an application for each school year by the deadline stated below or the benefit will be forfeited.

 

Scholarships are approved by semester and students must submit an application for fall & spring semesters by the deadlines stated below.

 

Withdrawal from courses that drop the student below the number of credit hours required for that scholarship may result in the student having to repay the money awarded.

 

Definitions

 

CNBC: Canadian National Baptist Convention

CSBS&C: Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary & College

Full-time student: Registered for 10 credit hours per semester

Fully admitted: Admitted without restrictions

IMB: International Mission Board

NAMB: North American Mission Board

SBC: Southern Baptist Convention USA

 

 

 

Student Spouse Tuition Benefit

(current & new students)

 

Tuition Benefit for spouses of students fully admitted to a program at CSBS&C.

 

To be eligible to apply for this tuition benefit, the applicant must be the spouse of a student who is fully admitted to an undergraduate or a graduate program of CSBS&C. The admitted student must be registered for classes in order for the applicant (his or her spouse) to receive this tuition benefit. The applicant can be an occasional or enrolled student. The tuition benefit only applies to courses taken for credit.

 

Recipients will receive a 50% tuition benefit of tuition (fees are not included) for one school year. The recipient will be responsible to re-apply for this tuition benefit for each new school year.

 

Please be aware that recipients of this tuition benefit will not be eligible to receive any other scholarships or tuition benefits available at CSBS&C.

 

Application deadline:

Monday one week prior to start of classes

 

Please submit your Student Spouse Tuition Benefit Application Form to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

 

Canadian National Baptist Convention

Tuition Benefit

(current & new students)

 

Thanks to the generosity of churches that make up the Canadian National Baptist Convention and that participate in the Cooperative Program, CSBS&C is able to provide the CNBC Tuition Benefit to students from those churches. Because of our reciprocal agreement with the SBC, students from SBC churches also qualify for this tuition benefit.

 

This tuition benefit is further restricted to students who are fully admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C and who have been active members of a CNBC or SBC church for at least one year prior to the start of the semester. Students who are eligible for this tuition benefit are also expected to demonstrate consistency in academic studies (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3).

 

This tuition benefit of $30.00 per credit hour is awarded annually for the following school year.  The student will be responsible to re-apply for each new school year.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st for current students re-applying annually

July 1st if enrolling in classes for the first time in the fall semester

November 15th if enrolling in classes for the first time in the spring semester

 

Please submit your CNBC Tuition Benefit Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

DK and Brenda Hale Tuition Benefit

(current & new graduate students)

 

This tuition benefit was established in honor of the Hales to assist students.

 

To be eligible for this tuition benefit, a student must be fully admitted to a graduate program of CSBS&C.  The student must demonstrate consistency in academic studies (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3).

 

This tuition benefit of $30.00 per credit hour is awarded annually for the following school year. The student will be responsible to re-apply for each new school year.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st for current students re-applying annually

July 1st if enrolling in classes for the first time in the fall semester

November 15th if enrolling in classes for the first time in the spring semester

 

Please submit your DK and Brenda Hale Tuition Benefit Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

 

Missionary IMB or NAMB Program Tuition Benefit

(current & new students)

 

Tuition Benefit for students who have participated in IMB or NAMB missions (2-year minimum).

 

To be eligible to apply for this tuition benefit, each student must have completed a full term through the IMB as a Journeyman or ISC or through NAMB as a MSC missionary. The student must be fully admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C within three years of returning from the mission field. The student must also demonstrate consistency in academic studies (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3).

 

Recipients will receive a 50% tuition benefit of tuition (fees are not included) for one school year. The student will be responsible to re-apply for each new school year.

 

Please be aware that recipients of this tuition benefit will not be eligible to receive any other scholarships or tuition benefits available at CSBS&C.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st for current students re-applying annually

July 1st if enrolling in classes for the first time in the fall semester

November 15th if enrolling in classes for the first time in the spring semester

 

Please submit your Missionary IMB or NAMB Program Tuition Benefit Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

CNBC Dependents Tuition Benefit

(current & new students)

 

Tuition Benefit for dependents of people in official staff positions within the

CNBC (including churches and CSBS&C).

 

To be eligible to apply for this tuition benefit, a student must be a dependent of a person who either currently is or in the past was in an official ministerial staff position at the CNBC (including CNBC churches) or an official staff position at CSBS&C. The student must be fully admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C by the age of 30 and is expected to demonstrate consistency in academic studies (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3).

 

The amount of this tuition benefit is based on the years of service accomplished by the student’s parent(s) within the CNBC.

 

Recipients will receive a maximum of 50% tuition benefit of tuition (fees are not included) for one school year. The student will be responsible to re-apply for each new school year.

 

Please be aware that recipients of this tuition benefit will not be eligible to receive any other scholarships or tuition benefits available at CSBS&C.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st for current students re-applying annually

July 1st if enrolling in classes for the first time in the fall semester

November 15th if enrolling in classes for the first time in the spring semester

 

Please submit your CNBC Dependents Tuition Benefit Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

 

IMB Dependents Tuition Benefit

(current & new students)

 

Tuition Benefit for dependents of IMB field missionaries

 

To be eligible for this tuition benefit, a student must be a dependent of a person who either currently is or in the past was a field missionary of the IMB. The student must be fully admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C by the age of 30 and is expected to demonstrate consistency in academic studies (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3). The amount of this tuition benefit is based on the years of service accomplished by the student's parents as IMB field missionaries.

 

Recipients will receive a maximum of 50% tuition benefit of tuition (fees are not included) for one school year. The student will be responsible to re-apply for each new school year.

 

Please be aware that recipients of this tuition benefit will not be eligible to receive any other scholarships or tuition benefits available at CSBS&C.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st for current students re-applying annually

July 1st if enrolling in classes for the first time in the fall semester

November 15th if enrolling in classes for the first time in the spring semester

 

Please submit your IMB Dependents Tuition Benefit Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

 

Barnabas Scholarship

(new students only)

 

This scholarship is awarded to new, full-time incoming CSBS&C students to help with the transitional costs of beginning a seminary or college education at CSBS&C.

 

The student must enroll as a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C.  Each CNBC or SBC church may nominate one outstanding student per year for the Barnabas Scholarship.  The potential student must demonstrate Christian leadership and godly character and must also demonstrate financial need.  The pastor of the church recommending the student must complete a pastoral reference form.

 

Recipients will receive a 50% scholarship of tuition (fees are not included) for the first semester only.

 

Please be aware that recipients of this scholarship will not be eligible to receive any other scholarships or tuition benefits available at CSBS&C during their first semester.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st if enrolling in classes for the first time in the fall semester

November 15th if enrolling in classes for the first time in the spring semester

 

Please submit your Barnabas Scholarship Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

 

Missionary CNBC or NAMB Program Scholarship

(new students only)

 

Scholarship for students who have participated in a short-term missions program within the CNBC or in a NAMB semester missionary program.

 

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, a new incoming student must have completed a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks in a missions program within the CNBC or a NAMB semester missionary program prior to enrolling in a program at CSBS&C.  The student must be fully admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C within five years of having completed the missions program.

 

Recipients will receive a $500 scholarship for the first semester only.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st if enrolling in classes for the first time in the fall semester

November 15th if enrolling in classes for the first time in the spring semester

 

Please submit your Missionary CNBC or NAMB Program Scholarship Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

 

 

Scholarships provided by donors

(current & new students)

 

To be eligible to apply for these scholarships a student must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C and be registered for classes in the next semester. A student must demonstrate financial need and consistency in academic studies (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3). In addition, the individuals who established various scholarship funds also set the eligibility criteria for that particular scholarship.

 

These scholarships are awarded once or twice a year during the spring and/or fall semester. Any student who applies and is approved receives a minimum of $250.

 

Scholarships awarded are for one semester only. The student will be responsible to re-apply for each new semester.

 

Students receiving funds from these donor supported scholarships will be required to write a letter of thanks to the donors.

 

The Audrey Yew-Teck Chung Memorial Scholarship was established by the husband and friends of Mrs. Audrey Yew-Teck Chung. It is available to full-time graduate students in financial need who have completed at least one semester.

 

The Brandon Harvest Baptist Church Scholarship was established by Harvest Baptist Church in Brandon, Manitoba, to be given to ministerial students who expect to be leaders in CNBC churches and who demonstrate financial need.

 

The David & Judi Young Scholarship was established by Mrs. Judi Young of Love, Saskatchewan, in memory of her husband David. This fund assists male students who will enter into the pastoral ministry or female students who expect to be appointed as a foreign missionary by the CNBC. First consideration is to be given to students from Saskatchewan.

 

The DK and Brenda Hale Scholarship Fund was established in honor of the Hales to assist students.

 

The DLH Scholarship Fund was established by friends and family of D.L.H., a Southern Baptist missionary to East Asia. The scholarship assists students who are members in a CNBC or SBC Church and have been involved in volunteer missions and/or have the intent to enter foreign missions service.

 

The Encouragement Fund was established by an alumnus of CSBS&C to assist students in an undergraduate or graduate program of CSBS&C. The student must be of First Nations in Canada origin.

 

The Fleming Scholarship was set up by the Northwest Baptist Convention in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Fleming, who supported the work in the Northwestern United States and Canada during their lifetimes. This scholarship is available to students living in Canada.

 

The General Scholarship Fund was provided by friends of CSBS&C. The scholarship assists needy students.

 

The Heng-Lan Cheng Memorial Scholarship Fund is a gift of Faith and Wei-Sek Hwang. This fund provides financial assistance to full-time graduate students who have completed at least one semester. Priority consideration is to be given to ethnic minority or native students.

 

The Len & Ruth Koster Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of this pioneer mission pastor and his wife. The first scholarship established at CSBS&C is funded by friends and family of Len & Ruth Koster. Preference is given to older Canadian full-time students who have God’s call upon their lives to share God’s Word and plant churches in Canada and around the world.

 

The Madalene Cain Scholarship is to be awarded with preference given to students who intend to minister especially to the needs of girls and/or women by providing spiritual guidance, care or training.

 

The Madam Min-Tuck Chen Memorial Scholarship was established by the family of Faith and Wei-Sek Hwang in memory of Faith’s mother. This fund is to assist students.

 

The Madge McBee Memorial WMU Scholarship was established through the Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation in memory of Madge McBee. This scholarship is available to female students who will pursue a career in missions.

 

The Muriel F. Blackwell Childhood Education Scholarship was established by Bill Blackwell in honor of his wife to be given to full-time students who have completed at least one semester and are pursuing ministry to children. Preference will be given to female students.

 

The Osborne & Miller Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Dorothy & Darrell Osborne and Don Miller. Preference will be given to students who intend to enter foreign missions or pastoral ministry.

 

The Percy & Marion Lee Religious Education Scholarship Fund was established by Drs. David & Barbara Wyman to provide assistance to students who plan to minister in the area of religious education and/or discipleship.

 

The Price Memorial Scholarship was established by Westlynn Baptist Church in memory of Des and June Price to be given to graduate students.

 

The Stephen Gover Memorial First Nations/Métis Scholarship Fund was established by Mrs. Vera Gover, wife of Stephen Gover, who started the Cochin Baptist Church in Saskatchewan. This fund is available to First Nations/Métis students who will enter into pastoral ministry.

 

The TBM Scholarship Fund was established by the Texas Baptist Men (TBM) and their wives who have been supporters of CSBS&C for many years and continue to invest to leave a lasting legacy to our students. This fund assists students in financial need.

 

Application deadline:

July 1st for the fall semester

November 15th for the spring semester

 

Please submit your  Donors Scholarship Application to the Business Office by email to Business@csbs.ca or in print.

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