Awards & End of Year Scholarships

Arlington Baptist College offers scholarships to current students who meet the specified qualifications. These scholarships are given for academic achievement at Arlington Baptist College and ministry involvement .

EARL K. OLDHAM AWARD

A cash award is made to a sophomore each semester who meets established criteria which includes academic performance as well as demonstrated Christian character. The recipient is selected by a committee which includes Mrs. Louise Oldham. 

GEORGE NORRIS AWARD IN THEOLOGY

An award is made to an outstanding student enrolled in theology courses. Selection is made by the Bible and Theology Department faculty. 

WAYNE MARTIN CITIZENSHIP AWARD

A cash award is made to two outstanding students in the graduating class on the basis of conduct, attitude, character, manners, participation in campus activities, and local church ministry. Upon instructions by the sponsor, selections are made by the faculty. 

WAYNE MARTIN HONOR GRADUATE AWARD

A cash award is made to the Valedictorian and the Salutatorian of the graduating class. All academic work must be completed by the end of the spring semester.

BILL AND MARY HONEA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A cash award is provided by the children of Bill and Mary Honea for a deserving Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level student who is preparing for the ministry and meets eligibility requirements.

BILL HENDRICK / RALPH WIMM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A cash award will be made to a senior who is committed to be a World Baptist Fellowship missionary and who has already submitted at least the required Preliminary Questionnaire. This recipient must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 and must be active in his/her local church.

BILLIE ELIZABETH CLARK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is to honor a Christian mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was instrumental in the lives of two women educators.  Mrs. Clark encouraged both her daughter and her grand-daughter to become educators.  Because of her support, dedication, and love, two women are teaching today.  An Arlington Baptist College student is to be the recipient of this scholarship because Mrs. Clark’s daughter, Alicia Massingill, is a professor at the college and her granddaughter, Laurel M. Bartlett, is a graduate of the college.  The scholarship of $500 will be awarded each spring to one student who will be participating in student teaching the following spring semester. (Given in the Spring semester at the Awards Chapel. Must be applied for in the spring semester)

DONNA BRUTON ELLS WORTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship fund was established in honor of Donna Bruton Ellsworth who taught in the Richardson (Texas) Independent School District for 35 years prior to her death. Her connection with Arlington Baptist College is through her grandfather, Jack Jarvis, who trained the horse Royal Ford during the days of Top O’ Hill Terrace. The scholarship is to be given each spring to a junior-or senior-level education major.

JARVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship fund was begun by the family of Jack Jarvis, horse trainer from the days of Top O’ Hill Terrace, to honor the memory of his great grandchildren, Jimmy Jarvis and Susan McQueen. This scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore or above (from any major) each spring. 

PAUL A. HENDERSON SCHOLARSHIP

The Central Baptist Church of Bowie, TX offers a scholarship in honor of their pastor emeritus, Paul Henderson. This scholarship is available for pastoral, mission, and youth ministry majors from any classification (FR-SR). The Scholarship amount is $2000 and is plit between the fall and spring semester. Candidates will submit a letter in which they share their salvation testimony, as well as their call to ministry.

STEVE FLOURNOY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A scholarship grant is made available to a student who meets eligibility requirements established by the awarding church. Applications for this scholarship may be obtained in the Registrar's office.

WOMEN IN MINISTRY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship wishes to recognize that women – both lay and professional – have a great part to play in ministry. Sometimes these women may hold positions and be in the public eye; however, sometimes these women may serve faithfully – yet behind the scene. Regardless, the lady who receives this scholarship should be viewed as faithful, positive, trustworthy, consistent, diligent, and, above all, Christ-like.

ZEKE TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The family and friends of Zeke Taylor, along with Arlington Baptist College, wish to remember Zeke by providing at least one scholarship of $400 in his memory each spring semester. To know Zeke was to know his love for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, his dedication to his church, and his devotion to his college. The recepient of this scholarship must be a pastoral major, carry a GPA of a 3.0, enrolled for 12 or more hours, and passing in Christian Service.