To help pay for graduate education, your first option should always be to apply for scholarships.
Lancaster Theological Seminary Scholarships & Fellowships

Lancaster Theological Seminary offers need-based tuition scholarships for those who qualify and who are enrolled in the Master of Divinity or the Master of Arts in Ministry & Leadership programs. We also offer one Presidential Scholarship per year which provides for nearly full tuition for 3 years of MDiv study. In addition, Lancaster Seminary offers 3 merit-based scholarships per year. There is no scholarship funding available through Lancaster Theological Seminary for Doctor of Ministry students.

Housing Fellowships are available for a one-year residency in a one-bedroom apartment for those applying to the Master of Divinity Day program.

To be considered for Lancaster Seminary scholarships and fellowships, please complete the Lancaster Seminary Financial Aid Application and submit your FAFSA. Examples of available scholarships:

  • Lancaster Theological Need-Based Tuition Scholarships
  • Lancaster Theological Merit-Based Presidential Scholarships
  • Lancaster Theological Merit-Based Scholarships
  • Lancaster Theological Housing Fellowships

Outside Scholarships

Please contact the Admissions Office for information on outside scholarships: or (717) 290-8741.