Financial Aid

Garden at Dallas Baptist UniversityWhen comparing the cost of DBU to other institutions, keep in mind the financial aid we can offer you, the fewer amount of hours it takes to complete our programs, and our schedule flexibility in relation to your life. When it comes to finding a school with cost effectiveness, DBU is here to serve you.

Dallas Baptist University assists students in obtaining financial aid through the Office of Financial Aid. Further information may be obtained from DBU’s website, http://www.dbu.edu/financialaid, or by calling 214.333.5363.

Baptist General Convention of Texas Matching Program 
Dallas Baptist University will match up to $500 per semester given by the BGCT on behalf of students employed by the BGCT up to $3,000 total. Certain restrictions apply. For information, contact DBU's Financial Aid Office at 214.333.5363 or the BGCT at 214.828.5100.

Baptist Minister's Dependent Scholarship 
The spouse of an ordained or licensed minister who actively serves full-time in any Baptist church or Baptist agency ministry may be eligible to receive a per semester hour tuition scholarship. For information contact DBU's Financial Aid Office at 214.333.5363.

Church Matching Gift Program
Dallas Baptist University will match up to $3,000 per academic year given on a student's behalf from his/her local church. Certain restrictions apply. Refer to the Church Matching Gift Guidelines at www.dbu.edu/financialaid for more information.

Camp Ministry Matching Gift Program
Dallas Baptist University will match designated Christian Camp gifts for DBU students up to, but not exceeding, $1,000.00 per academic year. For further information, contact DBU’s Financial Aid Office at 214.333.5363.

Christ for the Nations Institute Scholarship 
Dallas Baptist University offers a per hour tuition scholarship to graduates of CFNI. For information contact DBU's Financial Aid Office at 214.333.5363.

Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Scholarship for Master of Education in Higher Education Students
DBU offers a 1/3 matching scholarship to employees of institutions with membership in the CCCU. To be eligible, employees must receive the recommendation of their president and must also receive a 1/3 scholarship from their institution. For information contact the Master of Education in Higher Education office at 214.333.5812 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

DBU Military Chaplaincy Scholarship
Students in DBU's Chaplaincy Program who have been commissioned into the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy or U.S. Air Force Chaplain Candidate Program may qualify to receive a $2,000 per academic year scholarship. This is a need-based scholarship which is exclusively available for those who have been commissioned into military chaplaincy. For information contact Dr. Tom Vann at 214.33335805.

Ministry Student Grant/Scholarship
The Ministry Student Grant/Scholarship program is available to qualifying students who have shown evidence of a divine call to vocational or bi-vocational church related Christian ministry. Applications for this grant/scholarship may be obtained from the Ministry Student Office, the Office of Financial Aid, or on the Financial Aid pages of the DBU website. Active membership in DBU's Ministry Fellowship and an annual renewal application are required. Applications for the next school year will be available in January. The deadline for submitting the application is the last day of late registration. For additional information go to www.dbu.edu/ministry_student.

The Ed E. and Gladys Hurley Foundation
This scholarship is provided for worthy and deserving young men and women who wish to study to become ministers or to study other phases of religious education within the Protestant faith. Students from any state may apply, but only for colleges in the state of Texas. This scholarship application is due at the end of April. For information about eligibility, questions, or an application, contact DBU’s Financial Aid Office or email Leslie Moulton at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Students may be eligible for federal student loans, veterans benefits, and more. For more information, call the Office of Financial Aid at 214.333.5363.

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