Apply for the Christian Character Scholarship

Are you a high school senior who wants to pursue a Christian higher education?

Apply for the Christian Character Scholarship! Awards are available in the following amounts: 

  • 4 awards of $2,500 each
  • 10 awards of $1,000 each
  • 10 awards of $500 each

Important Dates

  • September 1, 2022 - Online Application available
  • November 30, 2022 - Applications due
  • December 15, 2022 - References due
  • January 31, 2023 - Winners announced 

References

It is your responsibility to ensure that your contacts submit their references. An automated prompt will go out to the people you designated as your reference when you submit your application. You should contact them individually as well, since emails coming from generic/unknown addresses often go to spam folders. Applications that do not have the references submitted will be lower in the consideration when the evaluation process occurs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Christian Character Scholarship Fund?

The GARBC offers a scholarship to up to 24 high school graduates each year, helping qualifying high school seniors continue in their spiritual development and embark on their journey to serve in local churches and ministries.


Who should apply? 

  • High school seniors graduating 2022-2023 school year.
  • Students desiring to pursue Christian higher education with a school participating in the scholarship program.
  • Students who exemplify godly Christian character through their service in the local church and their testimony in the community.
  • Students who are an active part of a church in fellowship with the Regular Baptist Churches.

How are scholarship winners selected?

The GARBC Council of 18 reviews applications and selects the most qualified students who desire to pursue Christian higher education with a participating school, exemplify godly Christian character through their service and testimony in the community, and actively serve in a church in fellowship with the association.


Which colleges are participating schools?

Appalachian Bible College

Bob Jones University

Cedarville University

Clarks Summit University

Faith Baptist Bible College

Shasta Bible College