College of Bible & Ministry
All students enrolled in and pursuing the online Certificate in Christian Ministry, Certificate in Biblical Studies or B.A. in Bible and Ministry (BMAC) offered by the Center for Distance Education in Bible and Ministry automatically receive a 50% tuition discount.
Each year, four students are recipients of the Director's Scholarship and receive 100% tuition scholarship. Recipients can choose one of four different bachelor degrees to complete: a bachelors in Bible and Ministry (BIBM) , Bible and Family Ministry (BFAM), Missions (BMIS) or preaching (BPRC).
More information on the Directors Scholarship
The Directors Scholarship satisfies tuition costs for up to 128 hours, less the credit hours transferred to your transcript. Courses failed or repeated are not covered by the scholarship--the student is responsible for tuition expense of any repeated course. The scholarship does not cover living expenses.
The Directors Scholarship recipient must be:
- 24 years or older
- studying for their degree in Searcy, Arkansas (some students may be allowed to commute within reasonable distance)
- currently involved in doing some form of ministry
- funding their own living expenses while studying at Harding University
- offered the scholarship after going through the process for consideration.
To remain in full status, a student must maintain a GPA of 2.5 in the Bible courses, and a 2.5 in the liberal arts courses.
To enroll and apply, you must first be accepted to Harding University, then you can submit a formal scholarship application along with two religious references and a 500-800 word essay. Recipients are determined after a formal interview. Applications are due by December 31st each year to be considered for the following year's fall semester.