BFI 2018/2019 Scholarship Applications
The opening of the 2018/2019 BFI Academic Scholarship Application eligibility period begins December 1, 2017 and runs through January 31, 2018. Scholarships range from $1,000 for Associate Degree candidates to $2,000 for Bachelor’s and up to $2,625 for seminary students.
Approximately $80,000 will be available for around 35 students. Students must be an active member of an Illinois Baptist State Association affiliated church. Associate and Bachelor’s students must be full time students during the 2018/2019 academic year. Scholarship awardees will be announced in the Spring following BFI’s Spring Board of Trustees meeting in April.
This year marks the first time the application process, including references and grade submission, will be done completely online, allowing the applicant to begin and end the process through the website. Please click the appropriate link below to apply:
Baptist Foundation of Illinois, founded in 1985, encourages the biblical stewardship of Illinois Baptist churches and their members. BFI is a ministry of the Illinois Baptist State Association.
2017/2018 Scholarship recipients are available here.
Scholarship funds are awarded in the following amounts:
- Seminary Students – $175.00/credit hour (15 hrs max)
- Bachelor/Master Degree – $2,000
- Associate Degree – $1,000