Three types of scholarships are available:
- Academic Scholarship
The Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries is pleased to offer a merit based scholarship, both entry level and continuing level categories, to seminary students who are pursuing bachelors and Masters Programs, who are committed to pastoral ministry. This scholarship is offered to students of all denominations based on prior or current academic achievement and demonstrated ability and potential for leadership in the church. The scholarship will cover entire tuition fees of the period in which it is offered. The scholarship does not include miscellaneous fees, textbooks, accommodation, living expenses or any other costs involved in undertaking study. Scholarship will be revoked if a student fails to enroll full-time and maintain the required GPA.
- Tuition Grants
The tuition grant program assists in making it possible for qualified students to receive an education at the Asian Seminary. Tuition grants are offered in entry level and continuing level categories. A grant will cover entire or part of the tuition fees depending on the value of the grant being offered. The grant does not include miscellaneous fees, textbooks, accommodation, living expenses or any other costs involved in undertaking study. All students admitted to a degree program and currently in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Tuition grants are based on financial need, and the Asian Seminary is able to provide grants 50% up to 100 percent of tuition for students who demonstrate full need. Since the Asian Seminary is the regional seminary of the Church of God World Missions, priority in granting Scholarship is for Church of God students. Both types of tuition grants are given for a period of one year. However the tuition grants will be revoked if a student fails to enroll full-time and maintain the required GPA.
- Campus work scholarship
Campus workships convertible to tuition pay or other school fees are available. Campus workships are also convertible to dorm fees for international students. Students who choose to avail campus workships may work scheduled number of hours each week in the library and other administrative offices. Approximately 7 workships are available each year. The number may vary depending upon the variance of work load in respective offices.
- Scholarship applicant must be enrolled or accepted into one of the ASCM’s academic programs.
- Students must be enrolled full time (15 undergraduate/12 graduate units) in both the first and second semesters for the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
- Academic scholarship and tuition grants will not be given to students who exceed the minimum required number of years to complete a program.
- If a student is absent for more than ten hours of class within a single month then the student’s scholarship will be suspended for that month. This provision applies to all types of scholarship programs.
- If a student is absent from church and ministry for two weeks in a single month then the student’s tuition grant for that month will be suspended.
- Students are limited to one of the scholarships available. Exceptions may be given on a case-to-case basis.
- Students must comply with the general and specific requirements of each scholarship program.
- All types of scholarships are given for a period of one year. Students must reapply for scholarships each year.
- Scholarships/tuition grant programs does not include miscellaneous fees, textbooks, accommodation, travel expenses, visa expenses, medical expenses, dorm fees, living expenses or any other costs involved in undertaking study.
- COG international students may avail campus workship program to cover their miscellaneous fees and dorm fees.
- Campus workships are convertible to tuition pay or other school fees, but they are not convertible to cash payments.
- COG tuition grant recipients are not required to render work/labor, however they are expected to excel in their studies, maintain the required GPA and faithfully participate in all ASCM events.
- All scholarship and tuition grant recipients will be required to intentionally promote ASCM and participate in promotional events.
- Scholarship and tuition grant recipients who would like to interrupt their academic studies and take a leave of absence must apply and provide the necessary supporting documents to merit a leave of absence.
- If a student chooses to discontinue in an academic program, his or her scholarship/tuition grant will be revoked. He or she will be disqualified
- The application deadline is June 04. A completed application will include:1) Application form
2) R?sum? of accomplishments
3) Reference letters
6) COG endorsement (if applicable)