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George W. Truett Theological Seminary

Texas Hispanic Baptist Scholarship



Truett Seminary is pleased to offer the Texas Hispanic Baptist Scholarship (THBS) to one incoming* Hispanic Baptist seminary student each academic year. The award is a 100% tuition scholarship for 93 attempted hours of a Master of Divinity degree program at Truett Seminary.
This full-tuition scholarship is for select Hispanic Baptist students who have shown outstanding academic prowess, leadership potential, and ministry experience and who have a desire to serve in a Baptist church or ministry.


Applicants for the Texas Hispanic Baptist Scholarship must fulfill all of the following requirements in order to be considered for this award.
  • Active membership in a church affiliated with the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas with involvement in a Hispanic-related ministry there.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25
  • Completed admissions application: This is to be completed through Truett Seminary’s online application system which can be accessed at 
  • Completed First-Year Church Certification Form with original signatures** mailed to Attn: Scholarship Services at the address below

    **Faxed/scanned/electronic copies are not permitted.
  • Completed scholarship application which includes the following:

    o Reference form that reflects evidence of ministry experience
    o Resume detailing ministry and leadership experience
    o 500-word leadership essay responding to the prompt provided on the attached
    scholarship application form
  • If selected, the recipient of this scholarship must attend the Annual Meeting of the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas.
*This scholarship is only available to incoming Truett Seminary students. Currently enrolled Truett students are ineligible.
Original hard copies of the completed scholarship application form, reference form, resume, and leadership essay should be submitted by mail to the following address:
Office of Admission Services
George W. Truett Theological Seminary
One Bear Place #97126
Waco, TX 76798-7126
The deadline to submit all required materials is December 1.
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