About the Scholarship

The Higher Education and Leadership Ministries provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who are members of a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregation.

The students who are enrolled in accredited universities or colleges for the undergraduate degree are awarded the Disciples Leadership Program based on their leadership skills and participation in the improvement of the Christian Community.

The recipients of the scholarship program are offered financial support, an annual retreat, and international cross-cultural experience.


Disciples Leadership Program Awards

  • The scholarship amount of around $2000 is awarded to selected students for four years of undergraduate degree education.

  • The recipients of the scholarship program are selected by the financial aid office based on the eligibility requirements.

  • The scholarship program may be renewed by maintaining the required eligibility.


Disciples Leadership Program Application

The applicants must be aware of the eligibility requirements of the organization.

The following documents are required to complete the application for the scholarship program:

  • The online application form available on the official website must be filled with accurate details.

  • A short essay based on the topic prompted.

  • Official transcripts of the student.

  • 3 letters of recommendation from a pastor, supervisor and a teacher.


Disciples Leadership Program Application Deadline

The application must be postmarked or submitted via email by April 30th without fail. Any application received past the deadline will not be considered.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant should be a college freshman

  • The scholarship is given on the basis of leadership and academic achievements

  • Applicant should have a GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0

  • Applicant should get at least a score of 25 on ACT or 1680 on the SAT.

  • The scholarship covers full tuition and provides mentorship.