Financial Aid

Azusa Pacific Seminary students may access a variety of financial aid opportunities to fund their studies. Below are some of the discounts and scholarships available to students in Azusa Pacific Seminary, and students are also encouraged to contact Graduate and Professional Student Financial Services for more information on scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loan assumptions.

Azusa Pacific Seminary Alumni Tuition Discounts

Azusa Pacific Seminary offers a 15 percent tuition discount for APU alumni who will start in the following programs:

Students must maintain continuous enrollment half-time for the fall and spring terms. Students must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory academic progress with a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 (2.7 for the M.Div. and MAPS programs). If qualifications are met, the discount may be renewed each year until graduation. This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid. Contact Student Financial Services for complete eligibility details.

Campus Pastors Internship and Scholarship

The Campus Pastors Office Internship and Scholarship Program is for new students admitted to the Master of Divinity program. Over the three years of the program, interns work one year each in the areas of: chapel, small-group discipleship and mentoring, and pastoral counseling. Interns graduate equipped with experience and education to serve in fast-paced campus ministries, chaplain’s offices, or related ministries with a college or young adult focus. Successful applicants receive up to $5,700 in graduate internship dollars (earned by working 20 hours per week for approximately 8 months of the year), plus an $8,200 scholarship. Download the Campus Pastors Scholarship Application (PDF).

Chung Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Korean students who wish to provide pastoral leadership to Korean churches.

Daniel Kim Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students in the Korean master’s theology program.

Dean’s Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all students admitted to any program at Azusa Pacific Seminary. Contact the seminary for more information.

Denominational Scholarship Funds

Several denominations provide scholarships for students who attend Azusa Pacific Seminary.

  • Brethren in Christ
    Azusa Pacific Seminary, (626) 815-5448
  • Church of God, Anderson
    Azusa Pacific Seminary, (626) 815-5448
  • Friends Church
    Kent Walkemeyer, D.Min., director, Friends Center, Azusa Pacific Seminary, (626) 815-5077
  • Wesleyan Church
    Azusa Pacific Seminary, (626) 815-5448

Earl E. Grant Scholarship

This scholarship is granted to students attending classes at the San Diego Regional Campus.

Greenwald Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to School of Theology students who are of Latin American descent and preparing for Christian service.

Hausman Scholarship

This scholarship offers $900 and is divided between two or three students, with varying amounts.

James L. Stamps Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship assists the pastoral staff of small churches. Students must be pursuing degrees from Azusa Pacific Seminary to be eligible for awards.

Joshua Kim Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Korean students from the Los Angeles Regional Site doing master’s theology work.

Lou Ann Scott Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Azusa Pacific Seminary student.

MATUL International Scholarships

MATUL students living internationally are eligible to apply for program scholarships through the MATUL scholarship fund. Scholarship applications consider financial need, leadership ability, and academic strength. Scholarships range from $3,000 to $8,000. APU students going overseas with H.I.S. Years are eligible for significant fee reductions.

Samuel Pambakian Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to School of Theology students who have a calling and intent to minister to the Armenian community within the U.S. and internationally.

Walter and Mary Hartley Scholarship

This scholarship is granted to students whose area of interest is biblical studies and who have a desire to minister in overseas or inner-city missions.

Youn Sung Lee Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students preparing for Korean ministry.

Note: This information is current for the 2018-19 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.