CTS Grants

Policies for CTS grants

  • You must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year
  • Priority consideration given to FAFSAs received by the Central Processor on or before April 1 for the academic year; October 1st for enrollment beginning in spring semester
  • Grants are awarded through the Office of Recruitment and Admissions.
  • The number of grants is limited and recipients are selected annually on the basis of need as demonstrated by the data submitted on the FAFSA
  • You must not: 1) be in default on a federal loan(s), 2) owe a repayment on a federal grant(s), or 3) have a past due balance with CTS.
  • You must enroll for at least 6 credit hours each semester during the academic year.
  • Grants are awarded on an annual basis
  • Coursework required by external bodies, including denominational formation programs, are not covered by CTS grants when that coursework is taken at other institutions.

 

Denominational Tuition Grant

  • Award:  Half tuition
  • Degree Eligibility:  M.Div., M.A.M.C.E., M.T.S., M.A.M.F.T., M.A.M.H.C., All Dual Degree Programs
  • Criteria: Member of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ ) and United Church of Christ as confirmed by a letter of recommendation from pastor
  • Duration:  Award made on a semester basis through completion of basic hourly requirements for one degree program
  • Conditions for Continuance: Completion of at least 6 credit hours per semester and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50

 

Frederick F. Kershner Tuition Grants

  • Award:  1/4 tuition
  • Degree Eligibility:  M.Div., M.A.M.C.E., M.T.S., M.A.M.F.T., M.A.M.H.C., All Dual Degree Programs 
  • Criteria:  Financial Need as demonstrated by filing the FAFSA
  • Duration:  Awarded on an annual basis

 

CTS Grant-in-Aid

  • Award:  Varying amounts
  • Degree Eligibility:  M.Div., M.A.M.C.E., M.T.S., M.A.M.F.T., M.A.M.H.C., All Dual Degree Programs
  • Criteria: Financial need as demonstrated by filing the FAFSA
  • Duration:  Awarded on an annual basis