8.3 Financial Aid
8.3.1 Scholarships -
General Information
8.3.2 Scholarships for US
and Canadian students
8.3.3 Scholarships for
International Students
8.3.4Scholarships for St...
8.3.5 Spouse Scholarship
8.3.6 Special and "Named"
Scholarships
8.3.7 Scholarship
Application Submission
8.3.8 Scholarship Funds
Listing
8.3.9 Fellowships
8.3.10 Prizes
8.3.11 GI Bill Benefits
8.3.12 Government Loans
8.3.13 Alternative
Education Loans
8.3.14 Student Employment

8.3.4. Scholarships for Students in Advanced Degree Programs
(Th.M., D.Min. & Ph.D.)

 

8.3.4.a Types of scholarships available to Th.M. students:

8.3.4.b Types of scholarships available to D.Min. students:

  • Regular scholarships: D.Min.
  • Special and “Named” scholarships: none available
Regular scholarship: D.Min.

The D.Min. Scholarship is a merit-based full or partial tuition scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded by invitation only.  No applications or petitions for this scholarship will be considered.  A maximum of two D.Min. students hold this scholarship at any given time (one for tuition and one continuation fee).  DMin. Students awarded this scholarship are required to notify the Financial Aid Office of their intention to continue in the program each successive year that they are enrolled by submitting a Statement of Intent form.  Deadline to submit this form is February 1 for the following academic year.

8.3.4.c Types of scholarships available to Ph.D. students:

8.3.4.c1 Regular scholarship: Ph.D.

The Ph.D. Scholarship is a merit-based full tuition scholarship awarded each year to four entering Ph.D. students pursuing full-time study.  This scholarship is awarded by invitation only.  No applications or petitions for this scholarship will be considered.  Ph.D. students awarded this scholarship are required to notify the Financial Aid Office of their intention to continue in the program each successive year that they are enrolled by submitting a Statement of Intent form.  Deadline to submit this form is February 1 for the following academic year.

Ph.D. students who wish to apply for a special or “Named” scholarship should refer to the “Applying for a Special or ‘Named’ scholarship” section below.

8.3.4.c2 Applying for a special or “Named” scholarship:

Basic application materials that must be submitted for a Special or “Named” scholarship are:

  • Westminster’s Financial Aid Application either for U.S. and Canadian Students or Financial Aid Application for International Students, available on the Westminster website (www.wts.edu) or from the Financial Aid Office.
  • For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only: a federal Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). (submit online)  Note to Tax filers: An application will not be processed unless the student’s FAFSA indicates that the tax return was already completed.
  • Copy of signed Federal Income Tax Return (1040 or equivalent)
  • Additional documents (such as essays or letters of reference) required by the specific scholarship for which the students is applying (additional documents are specified in the section under the relevant scholarship description paragraph of the catalog and/or the Westminster website.)

8.3.4.d Submission deadline:

Refer to Application Submission Deadlines .