8.5 Financial Aid
8.5.1 Scholarships -
General Information
8.5.2 Scholarships for US
and Canadian students
8.5.3 Scholarships for
International Students
8.5.4Scholarships for
Students in Advanced Degree
8.5.5 Spouse...
8.5.6 Special and "Named"
8.5.7 Scholarship
Application Submission
8.5.8 Scholarship Funds
8.5.9 Fellowships
8.5.10 Prizes
8.5.11 GI Bill Benefits
8.5.12 Government Loans
8.5.13 Alternative
Education Loans

8.5.5 Spouse Scholarship

The Spouse Scholarship covers tuition for up to the number of credits that the “full-time student” (as defined below) is taking in a given semester or term. The credits awarded must be applied only to classes necessary for the program in which the spouse is enrolled.

8.5.5.a Basic eligibility requirements:
  • Spouse of a full-time M.Div. student (“full-time student”)
  • Admitted and enrolled in the M.Div., M.A.R., M.A.C./M.A.U.M. or Certificate program
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress measured after attempting 24 credit hours or completion of two semesters (whichever comes first): Cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 2.5 (qualitative) and, after completion of 2 semesters and at least 12 credit hours, a credit completion rate greater than or equal to 75% (quantitative).
8.5.5.b Exception to the first requirement:

Spouses of full-time students in other non Ph.D., D.Min., and Th.M. programs of study may also apply for this scholarship, but preference will be given to spouses of M.Div. students.

8.5.5.c Application materials that must be submitted:
  • Federal Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA)
  • Westminster’s Spouse Scholarship Application form, available on the Westminster website (www.wts.edu) or from the Financial Aid Office
  • Proof of Marriage (e.g. copy of Marriage certificate, Joint Tax Return or Affidavit)
8.3.5.d Submission deadline:

Refer to Application Submission Deadlines.