Since 1895, Bushnell University has been preparing people for ministry in the church, workplace, and world. A major priority in making this experience a reality for students is providing this valuable education at an affordable cost.

The School of Bible and World Christianity is excited to announce their inaugural Scholarship Competition. This competition is open to incoming Fall 2021 first year and transfer students who wish to pursue a ministry degree at Bushnell University. Applicants can win a full-tuition scholarship!


  • Admitted to Bushnell as a main campus, full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 3.0 (2.75 for transfer students) cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Pursue an undergraduate major that falls within the School of Bible and World Christianity.

Students that do not meet the minimum requirements may be considered for the competition, based on academic accomplishments and service in the church, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.


  • Complete the scholarship application (including essay questions) by Sunday, February 7, 2021. The first 25 completed applications will be accepted into the competition.
  • Interview with the Scholarship Committee. Interviews will be done via Zoom the the week of February 8, 2021.
  • Attend our Virtual School of Bible and World Christianity Preview Day on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM PST. Winners of this competition will be announced at the conclusion of the event.


1ST PLACE: Full-Tuition scholarship to Bushnell University
2ND PLACE: $5,000 scholarship to Bushnell University
3RD PLACE: $3,000 scholarship to Bushnell University

ALL applicants who complete the essay/interview will receive a minimum $1,000 scholarship!

First, second and third place scholarship honors can be renewed annually if the student maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA and continuous enrollment in a School of Bible and World Christianity major at Bushnell University. The Full-Tuition scholarship recipient is ineligible for additional institutional scholarships or awards throughout their career at Bushnell University. The $1,000 participation scholarship is a one-year scholarship. Students meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to reapply each year through Bushnell’s Endowed Scholarship application.


Contact: Miles Adkisson | | 541-684-7201