Students: Alliance Scholarships

Alliance Scholarships

Wed, 12 May 2010 - 12:07 PM CST

Eligibility for all Scholarships and Grants:


  • Planning on attending, currently attending or graduate of AG endorsed college
  • Currently attending an Assemblies of God church


J. Robert Ashcroft National Youth Scholarship Program (Up to $8,000)


Nov. 1 - Feb. 1



  • First: $8,000 ($4,000 for 2 semesters)
  • Second: $4,000 ($2,000 for 2 semesters)
  • Third: $2,000 ($1,000 for 2 semesters)

Each year, high school seniors can apply for the J. Robert Ashcroft NYSP, a scholarship in memory of a pioneer in AG higher education. Ashcroft served as president of four of our colleges, and he took a leading role as national secretary in the Department of Education. This prestigious scholarship in Ashcroft's honor provides financial assistance to incoming freshmen. Up to three district level winners are nominated by their district. The national scholarships will be awarded no later than April 1.




  • High school senior planning on attending an AG endorsed college

Proficient in four areas


  • Academic achievement
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Christian service
  • Christian character

Ethnic Minority Scholarship (Approx. $200 - $1,000)


Sept. 15 - Feb. 1




$200 - $1,000 (Varies according to need and school funds)


Our colleges desire a wealth of cultural diversity throughout the student body, and the Ethnic Minority Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who otherwise could not afford costs associated with the school in which they are enrolled. The Financial Aid Director from your college can help you fill out the application. Please turn it into your Financial Aid Director once you are finished, and good luck!



  • Currently enrolled in an AG endorsed college
  • Classify as an ethnic minority

AG Next Generation Grant (Up to $24,000)


June 15 - Sept. 15




$24,000 (Up to $400 per month for five consecutive years in full-time AG ministerial service)


When our students graduate and find a ministerial position, some find that they cannot afford their educational loan payments with their income. The AG Next Generation Grant provides a boost to your loan payments, enabling you to stay in the ministry and serve without such a large financial burden. We desire our AG alumni to follow their ministerial calling without financial stress!




  • Graduated (between 2007 - 2011) from ministry program with degree from AG endorsed college
  • Incurred educational loan(s) from AG endorsed college (loan payments still in good standing)
  • Credentialed AG minister participating in District events or activities and has worked in full-time ministry for at least one year

Riggs Scholarships (Up to $30,000)


Nov. 15 - Feb. 15




  • $30,000 each (awarded over 4 years)
  • $5,000 each (awarded over 2 semesters)

To help our high school seniors attend our quality schools, the Assemblies of God institutions and departments created the Riggs Scholarships, named after former General Superintendent Ralph Riggs, an early advocate for higher education in our AG Fellowship. Riggs, a formal faculty member at two of our colleges, believed that every high school graduate should have the opportunity to attend an AG endorsed college.


  • Ten high school senior semi-finalists chosen
  • Two (one male, one female) of ten semi-finalists selected to receive General Superintendent National Scholarships (GSNS) (up to $30,000 each)
  • The final eight receive one-time $5,000 scholarships




  • High school senior planning on attending an AG endorsed college
  • Demonstrate leadership potential through involvement in an AG church, school, and community
  • Minimum GPA of 3.7 (unweighted 4.0 scale) or an ACT score of 28/36 or an SAT score of 1870/2400
  • Demonstrate a dedicated walk with God and a commitment to use his/her gifts toward Kingdom expansion

*  For the Superintendent’s award to continue, the student must maintain a 3.5 GPA and continue attendance and active involvement in an AG church while enrolled in school.


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