As part of your application packet you will receive a scholarship application. (You can also obtain this form from the Registrar’s Office.) By completing and submitting this form, you can apply for a number of scholarships provided by various friends of the college. A scholarship committee comprised of members of the administration, faculty, and staff matches the information supplied on your application with the criteria set by donors.

 

The following list describes some of our available scholarships.

1. President’s Honorary Scholarship

The President’s Honorary Scholarship has been established to honor students who have exhibited or have the potential to exhibit extraordinary abilities as a theologian and Christian leader.

 

Award: Up to full-time tuition for a year.

Scholarship Criteria: Students must have a minimum GPA of 4.0. The recipient is to be chosen by the Dean of the Academics, the Scholarship Committee and confirmed by the President of Rochester University.

 

2. Dean’s Honorary Scholarship

The Dean’s Honorary Scholarship has been established to honor students who have exhibited or have the potential to exhibit extraordinary abilities as a theologian and Christian leader.

 

Award: Up to half-time tuition per academic year.

Scholarship Criteria: Students must pursuing a degree in theology or ministry, have a minimum GPA of 3.90 and have completed at least 45 quarter units at Rochester University. The recipient is to be chosen by the Dean of Academics and the Scholarship Committee.

 

3. Merit Scholarship

Merit Scholarship has been established to honor students who have exhibited or have the potential to exhibit exceptional promise in the field of theology or business.

 

Award: Up to a full-time tuition for a quarter.

Scholarship Criteria: Students must be pursuing a graduate degree and keep the minimum GPA 3.85 in each quarter. The recipient is to be chosen by the Dean of the Academics.

 

4. Academic Excellence Scholarship

Academic Excellence Scholarship has been established to honor students who have exhibited or have the potential to exhibit extraordinary abilities as a pastor and leader.

 

Award: Up to half-time tuition for a quarter.

Scholarship Criteria: One graduate student, and one undergraduate student, each demonstrating exceptional talent in church ministry. The recipient is to be chosen by the Dean of the Academics.

 

5. Church Matching Scholarship

A matching scholarship established by Rochester University for students who live in the greater area of Los Angeles. If church or organization that students currently serve or volunteer offers scholarship to a student, Rochester University matches the scholarship up to $500. Student may apply only once in their degree program. A matching scholarship must come to Rochester University directly from the church a student is currently serving or volunteering and Rochester University will match the scholarship.

 

Award: Up to a one academic quarter

Scholarship Criteria: Determined by pastor and church council and scholarship committee of Rochester University

 

6. Additional Scholarships

Several churches provide monetary support to assist students in attending Rochester University. We encourage you to let your home church know that you have been accepted into Bible College or currently attending it.