How to Apply for Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

  • Students must be enrolled full-time (9+ paid credit hours) in a master’s-level program at SBTS. Doctoral students are not eligible to apply for institutional scholarships.
  • Students must be taking courses at the Louisville campus. Online and extension center students are not eligible to apply.
    • Students taking both on-campus and Internet courses are eligible to apply if enrolled in a greater number of on-campus hours than online hours.
  • Students must be admitted into a degree program. Non-degree seeking students are not eligible to receive financial aid.
  • Students must maintain good academic standing for eligibility. Students on academic warning, academic probation, or disciplinary probation are not eligible to apply.

How do I apply for an institutional scholarship?

  • Complete the College Board PROFILE
    • Click on the PROFILE for the academic year during which you will enroll at SBTS to begin.
    • Select “Sign Up” under “Not a Member Yet?”
    • Students must create a username and password on the College Board website in order to complete the PROFILE.
    • Applicants should expect to reference their tax return from the past two years in order to complete the application, and may be asked to provide parental financial data.
    • Click here to receive a fee payment code in order to submit the College Board PROFILE at no cost.
      • You must be accepted as a student in order to log into
      • Click on “Student Tools” tab and then “Financial Aid.”
      • Answer a few short questions regarding scholarship eligibility and then receive your personalized fee payment code.
    • Enter fee payment code and SBTS CSS code of 9856 on payment section of PROFILE.
  • Submit all supporting documents (for Rice-Judson Scholarship or Woman’s Auxiliary Scholarship) by the financial aid deadline.

*Please note: Students may receive only one institutional scholarship per academic year. Institutional scholarships may not be combined.

What institutional scholarships are available?

  • Learn more about SBTS scholarship opportunities here.


  • Continuing Students – June 1 of each year
  • New Students entering Fall semester – May 1 for Rice-Judson applicants; July 1 for General Scholarship applicants
  • New Students entering Spring semester – Rice-Judson is not available in Spring; January 1 for General Scholarship applicants

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