Grants

How to Apply

Kingswood University Grant, Shepherd’s Grant and Multiple Family Member Grant: Submit a Financial Aid Application – online form

Wesleyan Heritage Grant: All required information is included on the Pastor’s Reference Form.

Church Matching Grant: Have your church submit a Matching Grant Form with their funds : PDF

Kingswood University Grant

Up to $1,000 for freshmen; $500 for upperclassmen

  • A limited number of grants are available to full-time, degree students who have significant financial need.
  • Recipients must maintain a 2.0 cum GPA to remain eligible for this grant.
  • Apply for this grant with the Financial Aid Application: online form

Campus Visit Grant

Up to $800 upon enrolment

  • Available to students in their junior or senior year of high school who have a campus visit to Kingswood University.
  • Recipients must live outside the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, or the state of Maine.
  • Applied upon enrolment.

Church Matching Grant

Up to $500 per year
We salute the partnership we share with local churches in raising up a new generation of spiritual leaders.

  • Available to full-time students when a local church, district, or denomination makes a contribution to the student’s account.
  • The College will match the contribution up to $500 per year.
  • Funds contributed must not be from the parents or the student receiving the benefit.
  • Payments or stipends for any services rendered by the student are not eligible for matching.
  • After their initial year recipients must maintain 2.0 cumulative grade point avg. to be eligible.
  • Matching Grant Form (PDF) & funds to be matched must be received by Kingswood University prior to January 31 of the applicable academic year.

Multiple Family Member Grant

$250-$750 per year
This grant recognizes the increased financial burden of having more than one person in a family attending Kingswood University at the same time.

  • Available to full-time students with multiple family members enrolled at KU.
  • Multiple members includes: father, mother, unmarried dependent children, and husband/wife if they are married prior to enrolment.
  • After their initial year, recipients must maintain a 2.0 cum GPA to remain eligible for this grant.
  • Apply for this grant with the Financial Aid Application: online form

Shepherd’s Grant

$500 per year

  • Available to all full time, dependent students of parent(s) who are under current appointment by The Wesleyan Church or comparable appointment by another denomination.
  • After their initial year recipients must maintain a 2.0 cum GPA to be eligible.
  • Apply for this grant with the Financial Aid Application: online form

Wesleyan Heritage Grant

$500 per year
This grant recognizes the significant financial support Kingswood University receives from The Wesleyan Church of North America.

  • Available to full-time students who are community or covenant members in good standing of a Wesleyan Church of North America
  • Recipients must be recommended by a Wesleyan pastor from their local church.
  • After their first year, recipients must maintain a 2.0 cum GPA to remain eligible for this grant.
  • All required information to apply is included on the Pastor’s Reference Form.

Wesleyan Loan/Grant Program

  • Available to junior and senior Wesleyan students who are pursuing the ordination track with The Wesleyan Church.
  • Apply using the Wesleyan Church website: http://www.wesleyan.org/15/loan-grant.
  • Director of Financial Aid will email all eligible students at the end of the first month of each semester.

Sussex Community Grant

Awarded to freshmen students who are currently residing in Sussex and have graduated from Sussex Regional High School, PALS, or Sussex Christian School or have been a long term resident of the Sussex area.

  • Sussex area being the area from which students would normally attend Sussex High School.
  • Long term resident is a resident who has lived in Sussex area for at least 10 years.
  • Recipient must be full-time and enrolled in a degree program.
  • To maintain this grant the recipient must achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and will be reviewed at the end of each semester.
  • If the grant is lost, it will not be reinstated.
  • Amount of award is ½ of block tuition per semester.
  • Apply for this Grant using the Sussex Community Grant Application: PDF

MK Grant

(4 Year Renewable Grant – 1/2 block tuition each semester)
Partnering with Missionary Families for Ministerial Education

  • This scholarship program is restricted to dependent children of missionaries under current appointment.
  • Preference is given to dependent children of Wesleyan missionaries, recognizing the unique financial pressures facing families involved in overseas ministry.
  • A letter from the supervising missions organization stating the current status of applicant’s parents must accompany the application.

Apply for this Grant using the MK Grant Application: PDF

Details:

  • Renewable providing students maintain a cum GPA of 2.5 and fully participate in the program
  • Award: 1/2 of block tuition

Criteria:

  • A call into ministry along with appropriate gifts and graces
  • Accepted into a degree program at Kingswood University
  • A full-time, resident student who is considered an exemplary spiritual leader
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