About the Scholarship

Concordia University provides this scholarship to support students to pay for their tuition. The scholarship award is for those first-year or transfer students enrolled in any of Concordia’s undergraduate church work programsThis selective and renewable award is available for students who demonstrate high academic achievement, need for financial assistance, and a desire to pursue full-time church work in an LCMS church.

Students pursuing Pre-Seminary Studies, Lutheran Classroom Teacher, Director of Christian Education, Director of Christian Outreach, Director of Parish Music, and Pre-Deaconess Studies as their majors are eligible for this unique scholarship.

Additionally, all qualifying church work students who attend Concordia are eligible to receive the Church Work Assurance Scholarship, which covers an applicant's tuition fee for all four years enrolled at CSP.


How can I apply for this scholarship?

  • To be considered for this scholarship opportunity, you must take admission to Concordia University by filling up your online application along with all necessary documents.

  • In addition to that, it is important that students fill in their FAFSA application form to receive SAR and determine the financial background of your family to pay for your education.

  • Also, you need to demonstrate academic performance by submitting the ACT or SAT scorecard along with the application form to be eligible for the scholarship.


Award Amount and Deadline

Church Worker Assurance Program award amounts to $12,000 to three students annually. An applicant must demonstrate their need for financial assistance to receive the scholarship amount.

You have to submit all the necessary documents and application form to the concerned department no later than 15th March. Any application form sent post-March will be disqualified.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be an LCMS congregation member.

  • A student must have received the Regents' or President's Merit Scholarship.

  • To be eligible for the scholarship, a candidate must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher out of 4.

  • Candidates must be enrolled in a recognized Church Professional Program as a full-time degree student.