Perkins School of Theology offers an outstanding combination of spiritual, educational, physical and financial resources, enabling you to answer your call to serve in a fully supportive environment. The decision to pursue graduate theological education through our Houston-Galveston Extension Program is an investment you are making in your future and involves significant financial considerations. We recognize the importance of this investment and are prepared to partner with you to make your seminary experience affordable.
Approximately three out of four Perkins students receive financial assistance. Perkins provides scholarship and grant assistance for full and part-time students based on merit and need.
Your completed admissions application to Perkins School of Theology serves as your scholarship/grant application for Perkins funds. Perkins need-based grants are determined by your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Estimated Family Contribution (EFC). All students are asked to complete the FASFA (https://fafsa.ed.gov).
You are encouraged early in your process to explore additional financial resources, including (but not limited to):
Financial Aid Coordinator, Perkins School of Theology
Room 112 Selecman Hall
Let us assist in making your graduate theological education at Perkins School of Theology—through our Houston-Galveston Extension Program—an affordable experience. Start your process today by applying for admission at Perkins: https://www.smu.edu/Perkins/Admissions/apply/online.