BFI Educational Scholarship Application Information
Scholarship Applications are available below from January 7 – February 7, 2023. Please be aware that all recommendation letters are due by February 10. Complete schedule below.
2023 Scholarship Application Schedule
January 7 - February 7 - Applications accepted
February 10 - Applicant recommendation letters due
February 25 - Scholarship Review Day (volunteers needed)
April 3 - Scholarship recipients announced
May 19 - Scholarship Awards Dinner (6pm at Together Church on North Grand in Springfield, IL)
View 2022-2023 BFI Scholarship Recipients
Scholarship funds are awarded in the following amounts:
Seminary Students – $175.00/credit hour (15 hrs max) up to $2,625
Bachelor/Master Degree – $2,000
Associate Degree – $1,000
Partial scholarships may be awarded based on funds availability or donor restriction.
The KINGDOM Impact of BFI Scholarships
Because of the generosity of donors who believe in investing in the next generation of Christian leaders, BFI was able to provide over $100,000 in educational scholarships to Illinois Baptist students in 2022.
To learn more about the impact a BFI scholarship can have, watch Josh and Bethany Crisp's testimonial video. Josh currently serves as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Bethalto, IL.