Working out how to pay for your education can be overwhelming and confusing, but it doesn’t need to be. There are scholarships and grants available across all of our study areas to help make studying more affordable. Find out more below to see if you qualify.
Scholarships and grants
British Union Conference Undergraduate Grant
About the grant
The British Union Conference (BUC) Undergraduate Grant is available to undergraduate students who are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the United Kingdom and Ireland and is equal to 25% of tuition, accommodation, and meal fees.
Who can apply
The grant is available for students who are applying for undergraduate study at Newbold.
The student, or one of the student’s parents, must have been a resident in the BUC for a minimum of three years before the student commences study.
The student must have been a member of a Seventh-day Adventist church within the BUC for a minimum of 12 months before commencing study.
Application and outcome
Applications should be made to the BUC’s Education Department. For more information, and to apply, visit the BUC’s Education Department website
Applications for the BUC Grant are open throughout the year.
Trans-European Division Student Scholarship
About the scholarshipThis scholarship is available for new full-time students, for a maximum of two semesters.
Successful applicants who are from Northern/Western European countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and UK) receive 50% of their tuition fees per semester. The student is responsible for paying the remaining 50% of their tuition fees and 100% of their accommodation and meal fees. Ten scholarships are available.
Successful applicants who are from Southern/Eastern European countries (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia and Slovenia) receive 100% tuition fees and 50% of their accommodation and meal fees per semester. The student is responsible for paying the remaining 50% of their accommodation and meal fees. The subsidy only covers the cost of living in shared College accommodation and eating in the College cafeteria. Ten scholarships are available.
If there are insufficient applications from one geographical area, any surplus funds may be applied to the other area.
Students must be living in College accommodation.
Application and outcomeStudents should submit their completed application form to the College’s Senior Administrative Officer (Admissions and Records).
Applications are due by 10 April, 2017. The final list of scholarship recipients is determined by the TED, and recipients will usually be notified by early June.
To download your copy of the application form, click here.
General Conference Women’s Ministries Scholarship Programme
About the scholarshipThe General Conference Women’s Ministries Scholarship Programme was established to provide scholarships for women who are committed to serving the mission of the Adventist Church and who would otherwise be unable to afford a Christian education.
Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, community outreach, and financial need. The scholarship value varies from year to year and is dependent on the amount of funds available in each Division. Scholarships may only be obtained through your home division.
Who can applyAny woman who is planning to attend an Adventist college or university in the Division in which she lives is eligible to apply for this scholarship. Primary consideration will be given to those in the last two years of college-level study. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of need, ability, and the recipient’s determination to improve herself.
How to applyContact the Women’s Ministries director in your Division to request an application form.To apply, you will need to provide:
- A completed application form
- A recent photograph
- A transcript of your latest year in school
- Three letters of recommendation from your pastor, church leaders, and/or teachers
Find out more about the scholarship by visiting the General Conference’s Women’s Ministries website.
Application deadline and outcomeApplications should be submitted by 10 September.
Where students are in receipt of grants from other sources these should be declared in writing from the lending agent and/or authority as soon as possible to the Student Finance Officer. If the fees are not met in full by these grants, the student must pay the difference between the amount of their award and the course fee.
Financial support for students from outside Europe
Students who come from outside the UK, EU, EEA, or the TED should contact their country’s educational authority for information about available grants and loans.
Sons/daughters of Adventist workers in the United States
Students whose parents work for a church organisation (either at a conference, union or General Conference level) in the US are normally eligible for up to 70% discount on tuition from the employing church organisation. Eligible students should provide Newbold with a copy of a letter from the organisation at which their parent(s) are employed along with their Application for Admission (PDF 2MB).