Scholarships are awarded to those in financial need who have answered God’s call on their lives and are enrolled full-time in a Master of Divinity program in an accredited seminary or college.


A Student Ministry Scholarship is typically $1,000 for a full academic year. Renewal scholarships are provided as well.


An information sheet is provided here.


The King’s Daughters and Sons members strive to “care for all God’s children through service In His Name.” Since the Student Ministry Scholarship Department was created in 1970, The King’s Daughters and Sons organization has given over 1,250 seminary scholarships, investing in the future leaders of the Christian church.


Who is eligible?

Applicants must be FULL-TIME graduate students in a Master of Divinity program in a school or seminary accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States or Canada.

The applicant must be a citizen of the United States or Canada. A 3.0 GPA or above must be maintained for all graduate and undergraduate work.


How do I apply?

By e-mail: Please include your name, e-mail address, course of study and seminary. From December 1 through March 1, application requests may be submitted to:

By traditional mail: Please send a brief note with your name, e-mail address, course of study and seminary. Requests for applications are only accepted from December 1 through March 1. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope (regular business envelope) and mail to:

Norma Stack
Student Ministry Scholarship Director
24854 Highway J
Mexico, MO  65265

Completed applications and required documents, other than letters of recommendation and official transcripts, must be sent by postal mail.  Letters of recommendation and official transcripts may be emailed to the director (if preferred by the seminary and/or those writing the letters of recommendation), but everything must be received by her on or before April 1 to be considered.


Am I eligible for a scholarship for more than one academic year?

IOKDS funds renewal scholarships as well. When a continuing student reapplies, the student receives a new application form to be completed with the addition of an updated resume and an official transcript. The application must be postmarked by April 1 with an official transcript mailed to the director as soon as possible, but no later than mid-June.


Your financial gifts and prayerful support are needed……

The church needs gifted leaders! It is a privilege for our members to help the individuals called to spread Christ’s message of love and redemption. Please click here for more information on supporting IOKDS scholarships or call the headquarters office at 716-357-4951. Personal contributions, memorial gifts or honorariums are so important in continuing the work of this department. Individual donors may make tax-deductible gifts.