Scholarships

Because of our generous donors, Palmer is able to offer many scholarships to our master level students. 

BRAUCH SCHOLARSHIP (ALL MASTER PROGRAMS) 
The Brauch Scholarship, named after New Testament scholar and former Palmer President, Manferd T. Brauch, is awarded to incoming students each academic year. The scholarship covers 40 percent of tuition at Palmer. Learn more about the Brauch Scholarship and how to apply

THE SIDER SCHOLARSHIP (ALL MASTER PROGRAMS) 
The Sider Scholarship, named after professor Ron Sider, covers half the cost of tuition at Palmer. The scholarship remains in effect through the student's entire academic career at Palmer so long as she or he is enrolled part-time, maintains a 3.3 GPA, and works 5-10 hours with The Sider Center at Palmer Seminary. Learn more about the Sider Scholarship and how to apply

THE PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP (MDIV ONLY) 
Each year, Palmer awards three Presidential Scholarships to incoming students in the Master of Divinity program. This scholarship covers the entire cost of tuition for the first year. To be considered, students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher. 

THE BOWEN SCHOLARSHIP (AMERICAN BAPTIST STUDENTS ONLY) 
American Baptist students are eligible to receive scholarship assistance from the Bowen Charitable Trust. Preference is given to those who reside in the West Virginia region. Depending on the financial needs of applicants, these awards may cover housing, books, and fees in addition to tuition. For more information, contact the Bowen Charitable Trust, c/o West Virginia Baptist Convention, P.O. Box 1019, Parkersburg, WV 26102. Phone: 304-422-6449.