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Every student must complete a Financial Aid Application to be considered for any financial aid (including Music, Athletics and outside scholarships). The Master's University offers Merit-based Scholarships, Need-based Grants, and Federal/State Aid. See below for more details. All institutional aid is awarded up to 4 years/8 semesters. All institutional aid is evenly disbursed between the two semesters.

Priority Deadline: March 2nd

Meet the Priority Deadline to ensure availability of scholarship and grant funds. Applications will continue to be accepted after the Priority Deadline of March 2nd.

 


(FAFSA or FAFSA Waiver required)

Award Amount Additional Documents Needed
Distinguished Scholar Scholarship
  • Awarded to traditional, full-time students
  • Minimum GPA: 4.0/3.85
  • Renewable with a 2.75 cumulative GPA
$10,000/$9,000 respectively None
Honors Scholarship
  • Awarded to traditional, full-time students
  • Minimum GPA: 3.65
  • Renewable with a 2.75 cumulative GPA
$7,500 None
Merit Scholarship
  • Awarded to traditional, full-time students
  • Minimum GPA: 3.45
  • Renewable with a 2.75 cumulative GPA
$6,000 None
Achievement Scholarship
  • Awarded to traditional, full-time students
  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Renewable with a 2.75 cumulative GPA
$2,500 None
Athletic Scholarship
  • Awarded by the Athletic Department to students who demonstrate athletic ability and Christian character which will contribute to The Master's University and its athletic programs. Annual application is required.
  • Please contact the Athletic department for more information.
  • Students awarded athletic scholarships may only receive Federal/State Aid and Outside or Ministry Scholarships (outside portion only) in addition to their athletic scholarship. They do not qualify for any other institutional aid.
Varies See Athletic Dept.

athletics@masters.edu
Music Scholarship
  • Awarded by the Music Department to students who demonstrate superior music ability and who are committed to The Master's University and the ministry focus of the programs. Annual application is required.
  • Please contact the Music department for more information.
Varies See Music Dept.

Click Here for More Details
AWANA Citation Award
  • Awarded to full-time incoming freshman or transfer students who have completed twelve years of AWANA training and who are designated as Citation Award winners.
$1,000 Copy of Citation Award
Ministry Matching Grant
  • Awarded to students who receive sponsorship from a Christian ministry. TMU will match, on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to a total of $1,500 per student, as long as funds remain available. Renewed scholarships that were eligible for the Ministry Matching Grant will be matched up to the same amount as the previous year but not to exceed $2,500.
  • Matching funds only guaranteed with eligible applications received before August 1st
  • Click here for more information on this grant.
Up to $1,500 Ministry Matching Grant Application
The Shamrock Foundation Grant
  • The Shamrock Foundation Grant is designed to provide financial assistance to deserving students showing reasonable progress towards the completion of a degree at The Master's University.

  • The Shamrock Foundation Grant was established in honor of Pearl S. and D. Arthur Wismer by their family. In addition to being wonderful parents, Pearl was a devoted elementary school teacher for over 50 years, and Arthur was an exemplary role model in all business matters.
Varies Shamrock Foundation Grant Application 

 

(FAFSA required)

Award Amount Additional Documents Needed
The Master's University Grant
  • Awarded to students based on academic achievement and financial need. The student must be enrolled full-time at The Master's University and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Varies FAFSA
International Student Grant
  • Awarded to new and continuing international student based on financial need and academic achievement.
  • Please contact the International Student Office for more information.
Varies See International Student Office
Christian Ministry Dependent
  • Awarded to full-time students demonstrating need, who are dependents of full-time Christian ministry personnel who provide the family's primary support and whose ministries are consistent with the mission of TMU.
Up to $3,000 Christian Ministry Dependent Application
John R. Dunkin Alumni Scholarship
  • Available for the dependent children of graduates (with bachelor's degree conferred) of Los Angeles Baptist College or The Master's College/University. The applicant must demonstrate financial need, be attending TMU full time and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
$1,000 John R. Dunkin Alumni Scholarship Application

 

(FAFSA required)

Award Amount Additional Documents Needed
Cal Grant
  • Awarded to low and middle income California residents and is based on need and GPA. The student must be enrolled in at least a two year program. Annual application is required.
  • Additional documentation is required. Applicant must have submitted GPA verification (via the Registrar's Office at their high school or college). Click here for more information.
  • Deadline: March 2
Up to $9,223 GPA Verification Form

FAFSA
Pell Grant
  • Federal program based on need.
  • Please note that Pell Grant cannot be used at multiple school simultaneously. 
Up to $5,920 FAFSA
Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant
  • Federal program based on need. The student must also be eligible for Pell Grant (see above).
Up to $1,000 FAFSA
Federal Work Study Program
  • Part-time employment based on financial need and academic qualification. On-campus and off-campus opportunities range up to twenty hours/week.
$3,000 or $6,000 FAFSA

For additional scholarships, please see our Scholarship Search.