Graduation from an accredited four-year college/university or equivalent (BA degree).
Preparing for a career as a missionary outside of North America
Complements any other funding to provide full-tuition for a M.A. at Wheaton College Graduate School.
Loan/scholarship. For each year the recipient serves in full-time overseas Christian ministry after the completion of MA studies, 25% of the loan is forgiven and becomes a scholarship. If the recipient does not deploy into overseas ministry, the amount of funding that was provided, as well as interest, must be repaid.
The application window opens January 1 and applications must be completed by March 1 the year of awarding for summer or fall. Occasionally we have a fall selection for spring term start of awards. This deadline is October 10. Please contact the office to confirm that there will be a fall selection.
A complete scholarship application includes the 1) preliminary eligibility form, 2) application form, 3) three references
Complete a Preliminary Eligibility Form. If you are considered eligible, you will be sent application information.
Candidates who meet the requirements and who are accepted into the Wheaton Graduate School are reviewed and evaluated shortly after these deadlines.
Scholarship applications and Graduate School admission are separate procedures. Materials are not interchangeable.
Graduate School Academic Programs
The Billy Graham Scholarship Program financially supports all master's programs at Wheaton (not certificates or doctoral studies). Find the programs here.