Baptist Foundation of Illinois
Educational Scholarship Availability Announced
SPRINGFIELD — Baptist Foundation announces the opening of the 2018/2019 Academic BFI Scholarship Application on its website, BaptistFoundationIL.org beginning December 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018. Scholarships range from $1,000 for Associate Degree candidates to $2,000 for Bachelor’s and up to $2,625 for seminary students.
Approximately $80,000 will be available for approximately 35 students. Students must be an active member of an Illinois Baptist State Association affiliated Church. Associate and Bachelor’s students must be full time students during the 2018/2019 academic year. Scholarship awardees are announced in the Spring following BFI’s Spring Board of Trustees meeting in April.
This year marks the first time the application process, including references and grade submission, is completely online, allowing the applicant to begin and end the process through the website.
Baptist Foundation of Illinois, founded in 1985, encourages the biblical stewardship of Illinois Baptist churches and their members. BFI is a ministry of the Illinois Baptist State Association. For more information, visit BaptistFoundationIL.org or call 217.391.3116.