Lutheran Affiliated Scholarships

The following awards may be offered to qualified students. Amounts may vary. All awards are renewable based on maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress.

This scholarship is for students who wish to discern how they might best serve the chruch after college life. For some, this might involve full or part-time work as a pastor, youth worker, church musician, deaconess or deacon. Others might pursue volunteer opportunities as a worship leader, small group leader, church school worker or be involved in other activities. Students from all branches of the Christian family are welcome to apply.

Award minimum is $2,500. This requires a student to maining a 3.0 GPA to maintain the scholarship. Students must also complete an application for admission and submit the Allen Application,   Church Recommendation Form and a Teacher/Counselor Recommendation Form.  A FAFSA must also be filed.

Members of a Lutheran congregation in the greater St. Louis, Mo., area

  • Must be preparing for a career in the healthcare field (e.g., nursing, physical or occupational therapy, or pre-medical arts).
  • Must complete undergraduate admission application and file the FAFSA.

Students will be contacted by Office of Admission in early March. Amount is $5,000 per year.

Students who are nominated in their junior year of high school by their Lutheran high school principal. Nominations are based on academic success and leadership skills.

  • $2,000 per year.
  • Must be nominated in the junior year of high school by a Lutheran high school principal. Principals should use the following form:

Award for Excellence Nomination Form

  • Must complete undergraduate admission application.
  • Notified with offer of admission.

Lutheran students who are actively engaged in leadership roles in their districts, synods, or Lutheran high schools.

Full tuition: Two awards are made each year.

Students must first submit a completed admissions application (with all required materials) by December 15th. All nominations by leaders within the Lutheran denomination should also be completed by December 15th for student’s who are in their senior year of high school.

  • The Lutheran Leader application and two letters of recommendation must be submitted  by January 15th.
  • Students will be notified by the Office of Church Relations in mid-March.

Contact Debra Albers (Church Relations) or Ann Weitgenant(Financial Aid)  with any questions.

Dependent daughters and sons of full-time, professional, rostered Lutheran Church workers. Incoming freshmen and transfer students are eligible.

  • $1,000 per year for students who start 2021-2022
  • Must complete undergraduate admission application.
  • Student will be notified with the offer of admission.

Graduates of St. Peter’s Lutheran School in Columbus, IN.  Amount can range from $5,000 to $7,000 per year. Must complete undergraduate admission application.