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One-year scholarship. Students must apply each year. If you currently receive a scholarship that is renewable, you must apply again to receive the renewal.


Available to current students who plan to return next year. Students must apply for the department(s) for which they wish to be considered. At the deadline, completed scholarship applications are given to the designated departments. Scholarship recipients are selected by committees within each department. Both need-based and merit scholarships are available.

Academic requirements

Must be a College of Arts & Sciences student, enrolled at least half time in courses required for graduation, be in good standing and be working toward first bachelor's degree. Scholarships will be pro-rated for less than full time attendance.


February 10 each year

How to apply

Visit my.bethel.edu and log in to Banner (from your main page of MyBethel). Then, login to Bethel's Self-Service Banner System. Click on the Financial Aid tab. Click on the Departmental Scholarships link Answer a few simple questions. Be sure to apply for your major, as well as Financial Aid, Student Life and Christian Formation & Church Relations. Apply before the firm deadline of Friday, February 10, 2024.

More information

Available scholarships descriptions are found in the academic catalog each year.  Visit the 2023-2024 catalog to find the current year listing. Please note students do not apply for individual scholarships but rather to the departments when the application opens. After the February 10th deadline the applications go to the individual departments for decisions. In late April the Financial Aid Office will notify students of scholarship selections.