Eligible Seminaries & Divinity Schools


Grants

Grants in an amount of $2,500 to $7,000 per year for a maximum of four years may be available to students pursuing an eligible Master’s degree or $2,000 to $3,000 for students pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree, who meet the application requirements and plan to enter the Baptist ministry or religious work in the Baptist denomination as defined below:

1) You must be employed and paid by a church or an institution or agency of the Baptist denomination; and,

2) Employment in the Baptist ministry or Baptist religious work is to include a major component of work specifically identified as religious work requiring formal academic preparation.  Such employment could include but is not limited to preaching, pastoral duties, Minister of Music,  Minister of Youth, Minister of Children, Minister of Christian Education, and missionary work.

Seminary or Divinity School
Location

Baptist House of Studies at Duke University 

Durham, NC

Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond

Richmond, VA

Campbell University Divinity School

Buies Creek, NC

Gardner Webb University Divinity School

Boiling Springs, NC

Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention

Ontario, California

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans, LA

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Kansas City, MO

Rawlings School of Divinity at Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Wake Forest, NC

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Louisville, KY

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Fort Worth, TX

The Leland Center for Theological Studies

Arlington, VA

The Keesee Fund will consider grants to approved applicants for the following degree programs: 

Master of Divinity
Master of Arts in Christian Education
Master of Arts in Church Music
Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies
Master of Arts in Church Planting (International or American)
Master of Arts in Islamic Studies
Master of Arts in Missiology
Master of Arts in Worship
Master of Arts in Youth Ministry
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

Doctor of Ministry
Eligible degrees at:
Baptist House of Studies at Duke University:
Master of Divinity
Master of Arts in Christian Practice
Doctor of Ministry

Eligible degrees at Rawlings School of Divinity at Liberty University:
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry
Master of Arts in Religion
Master of Arts in Global Studies
Doctor of Ministry

Please see tab for more information regarding grants for Doctor of Ministrystudents.

Please see tab for more information regarding grants for The College at Southeastern.