The Orange County Southern Baptist Association is proud to be able to fund scholarships for eligible students of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Applications for Spring 2021 are now OPEN!

We will begin accepting applications for the Spring of 2021 until December 2020.



    • Students who are enrolled in a master’s degree program at Gateway Seminary

    • Students who are active members of an OCSBA partner congregation

    • Students who are called to continue or enter into ministry in an SBC congregation or entity.

    • Gateway Scholarships are available for one year at a time and application must be made for each academic year

    • Consideration for scholarships will be weighted toward students with higher GPAs


    • OCSBA funds are limited and available to a select group of students each year

    • Full-time students are defined as carrying 9 semester hours or more and are eligible for $1,000 per semester

    • Part-time students are defined as carrying 5 to 8 semester hours and are eligible for $500.00 per semester

    • Funds will be distributed from the OCSBA and sent directly to Gateway Seminary in the student’s name before the beginning of each semester.

    • The deadline for the Fall 2019 Semester is August 2nd, 2019

Before you apply…

    • Have a current resume available in PDF format. You are required to email this along with your application to

    • Have your Gateway Student ID number ready

    • Know how many units you are planning on taking for the semester. (9 units and above are considered to be a “full-time” course load. 5 units to 8 units are considered to be a “part-time” course load.)

    • Have the name, phone number, and email address of a pastor of your current church.

Orange County
Southern baptist



Contact us at

250 N. Golden Circle Drive #101

Santa Ana, CA 92705

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