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Bethlehem offers scholarships to full time college, university and seminary students connected to our congregation.

Scholarship Applications

Please click on the following link to apply for a scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year - *The deadline has passed and applications are no longer being accepted.

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant must be a member of Bethlehem or a seminary student serving as an intern at Bethlehem. Students must be enrolled full time for the academic year of the scholarship award.

Scholarship Funds

Scholarships are available in five separate categories. Applicants should select the category that best matches their school and field of study, since students may apply for only one scholarship in any given academic year.

Seminary Scholarship for applicants enrolled in an ELCA seminary;

  • Mattson Memorial Scholarship for applicants pursuing careers in the fields of medicine, health care or church vocations;
  • Augustana College Scholarship for applicants enrolled at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL;
  • Christian College Scholarship for applicants enrolled in an undergraduate program at a church-related college or university; or
  • General College Scholarship for applicants enrolled in an undergraduate program at any public or private college or university.
  • Scholarship Awards

    Scholarship awards will be announced at the congregational annual meeting in June and will be presented to students in August, 2018.


    Please contact the scholarship committee at or 773.445.7558.

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