Frequently Asked Questions - Doctor of Ministry/Doctor of Educational Ministry

What is the deadline date? 
Deadline date for submitting a DMIN application is May 1 for fall and spring semesters or November  1 for the spring semester only.  

What schools are eligible? 
Please see list of eligible schools

Must I be a resident of certain states?
Grants are available only to U. S. citizens.
You must be a resident of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee or West Virginia.
Students must have lived in one of these states for a minimum of twelve months immediately prior to entering any educational institution.  You cannot establish residency while you are a student.  The Trustees reserve the right to determine residency.
Are references required?
No.  References are not required of DMIN applicants.  

Can I receive aid if I attend classes at an extension campus?
No. You must attend classes on the main campus.

Can I submit an application on-line?
Yes.  Follow the link to the application you need to submit.  

Is a transcript of grades required?
If you are already in the DMIN program, a transcript of your most recent grades must be included with your application.
Must I submit a new application for the grant each year?
Yes.  Grants are available for a maximum of 6 semesters. 
Submitting an application does not guarantee approval.
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