Students applying for financial assistance, including loans and scholarships, must complete the financial aid process, which includes the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Seminary's Application for Financial Aid, and the letter of thanks to the donor. If applying for an academic scholarship, see additional requirements listed below the scholarship. Steps to apply may be found at this link:
Students are encouraged to contact the Seminary’s Financial Aid Office to verify that all financial aid paperwork has been received at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students may also view this information in their PTS Student Portal. Scholarships are applied toward tuition costs only. All fees (registration, technology, application and other related fees) are the student’s responsibility. A maximum of one scholarship per semester may be granted per term/semester.
Degree-seeking students are eligible to apply for Seminary scholarships, outside scholarships, federal work study, federal loans, and alternative loans if needed. Non-degree-seeking students may apply for Seminary scholarships, outside scholarships, and alternative loans. Prospective students must be accepted for admission to the Seminary to be eligible for financial aid.
Students who do not have U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident status do not have to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students who do not have U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident status may apply for Seminary scholarships, outside scholarships, and private/non-federal loans by completing the Seminary's Application for Financial Aid, and the letter of thanks to the donor.
Students may qualify for one of the following awards per academic year. Students can receive one award per academic year. An exception is the Overseer/Youth Director award which can be used in the same academic year but not in the same term/semester as another award.
*These scholarships do not apply to D. Min. students in a cohort.
Seminary graduate alumni (pastoring during their terms of study) are eligible to apply for a scholarship of $1,695 per year while they are enrolled in the D.Min program (maximum of $847.50 per term).
PTS Alumni Scholarship: Seminary alumni are eligible for a 50% tuition scholarship on a 3-credit hour course per academic year or one free audit course per year (July 1 – June 30).
Students attending PTS in the Doctor of Ministry program that did not graduate with a Master's degree from PTS and who are pastoring during their terms of study may apply for this scholarship of $1,000 (maximum of $500 per term).
Students attending PTS in the Doctor of Ministry program that did not graduate with a Master's degree from PTS may apply for this $500 scholarship. This scholarship is awarded once per academic year.
Full-time Overseers & Youth and Discipleship Bishops may apply for this scholarship which covers 100% tuition cost for 1 course per academic year (July-June).
A Pastor can receive sponsorship for their tuition. This is not a need-based fund. Their church may receive credit for World Missions sponsorship for monies designated to their pastor for training at the seminary. Churches designate funds to Mission America Pastor’s Fund WM Project #8000023 “Pentecostal Training” indicating the pastor's name. Contact email@example.com for more information.