Knox Seminary seeks to keep educational expenses as low as possible. While tuition amounts to only approximately one-fifth of the actual cost of operating the Seminary, we do everything we can to ensure that no student is turned away for financial reasons.
Students who need financial assistance to meet the costs of master-level tuition are encouraged to apply for financial scholarship. A number of scholarships have been established through the generosity of families and friends who have been faithful supporters of Knox:
This is a scholarship program whereby the Seminary joins together with the local church to support students and their financial and ministerial needs. The Seminary will match up to one-third of the cost of tuition provided by the church. In other words, if the Church contributes one-third and the student contributes one-third then the Seminary will contribute the final one-third of the tuition costs. Arrangements must be made through the Seminary’s Director of Admissions. This partnership helps keep the Seminary linked to local church ministries.
This scholarship was established in 1998 by one desiring to honor the memory of a woman whom he believed to be one of the finest Sunday school teachers he knew. The annual award is based on submission of the best essay entitled “How the Sunday/Church School Hour Can Be Made the Most Interesting Hour of the Week.” [Note: The essay must be submitted with the scholarship application to the Scholarship Committee (for review by faculty readers) no later than June 1 each year. The essay must be a minimum of 2500 and no more than 3000 words in length.]
Mary P. Covell, PhD, established this scholarship in 1995. As a direct descendant of John Husz, Dr. Covell wished to honor the memory of this great Reformer, her ancestor, who died for his precious faith. The recipients of this award are designated as John Husz Scholars.
Established in 1989, this scholarship is designed to assist theological students as they prepare for service to our Lord.
This scholarship fund was established in December 2006 to assist those seeking to enter the ministry and enrolled in the Master of Divinity program. The fund especially favors those inclined towards exegetical preaching or military chaplaincy.
The John Joseph Mogle Scholarship was established in 2002 using funds given to Knox in a bequest from his estate.
The Mary M. Patton Scholarship was established in 2001 using funds given to Knox in a bequest from her estate.
In December 1989, Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Sweat established this fund in perpetuity as a memorial to the life of their beloved son, Charles.
This scholarship was established in March 1999 by his wife and children, in loving memory of Rev. Swets who served as Minister of Pastoral Care at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church from 1970-1994. Rev. Swets shared with Dr. Kennedy the vision of establishing Knox Seminary and had the joy of seeing that dream come to fruition as his prayers were answered. He prayed that Knox students would always be enthusiastic for the privilege of preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
This scholarship was established in June 1992 as the Thomas family’s testimony to the love of others and to life both here and in eternity. The family wanted others to know the comfort and love of the Lord in times of trial and suffering and believed this message should come from those properly trained in the ministry who would be of service to others. The scholarship is designed to assist those called to the Lord’s service through ministry.