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Named Scholarships and Endowments

Over many years, alumni and friends of Southern have chosen to invest in Christian education by creating a lasting legacy through scholarships and endowments. Use this page to search for a scholarship you may want to contribute toward; each listing has a unique "Give" link and related options.

Endowment initiators: If you have any questions on how your endowment is showing in the list, please contact the Advancement office. We would be happy help with any corrections. Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to update this page.

Students may contact the Financial Aid office with any questions about how to apply for scholarships at Southern. View Southern's Scholarship Policy here.

If you would like to leave your own legacy through a named scholarship or endowment, please reach out to Advancement at 423-236-2829 or advancement@southern.edu.

Featured Scholarships and Endowments

Nursing studentsFirst-Generation College Student

This endowed scholarship provides tuition assistance to students whose parents did not receive a four-year degree

Students prayingGeneral Endowed Scholarship

Gifts to the General Endowed Scholarship will bless all Southern students in need.

Student with leaf blowerWork Initiative Scholarship Endowment (WISE)

This work-study scholarship rewards students who contribute toward their tuition by holding a job while studying.

Ray Hefferlin and studentRay Hefferlin Research & Internship Endowment

Your gift will honor Ray Hefferlin's life-long pursuit of learning with an endowment for collaborative faculty-student research and creative activities in all disciplines.

Business studentsSchool of Business Program Endowment

A part of the Business Leadership & Innovation Campaign, it helps fund programing, conference attendance, global travel, research, and other activities.

Student volunteersVital Faith & Service-Learning Scholarship

Rita Vital's life of service has inspired her to encourage students at Southern to also live a life of service by establishing the Rita Vital Endowed Scholarship for Faith and Service Learning.

Norman and Leona GulleyDr. Rahn and Natalie Shaw Endowed Scholarship

This family endowment is for biology, business, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics majors. It intentionally seeks to help those students who may not have top grades but who have the passion and determination to succeed

Little Creek Administration buildingLittle Creek Academy

Little Creek alumni are paying it forward and blessing Southern Students. Also includes the Clark Student Missionary Endowed Scholarship, the Ken & Ann Shaw Endowed Scholarship.

All Named Scholarships and Endowments

We are grateful to all fund initiators. Start your search by entering a word into the Search bar, or filter by any of the other options available.