Church Matching Gift Program

Dallas Baptist University will match designated Christian church gifts for DBU students up to, but not exceeding, $3,500.00 per academic year (fall, spring, and summer) per student.

The scholarship program is applicable to both graduate and undergraduate students, full-time or part-time.

DBU provides matching funds to gift provided by Christian churches that hold Jesus Christ to be Lord and Savior. This is a matching scholarship program for individual churches only. Gifts from denominations or para-church organizations are not included in this matching gift program.

The recommended student must be an active member or student member in the church providing the scholarship.

Application Deadline

Deadline to submit the funds and Church Matching Application to the Financial Aid Office:

  • Summer 2023 semester: May 3, 2024
  • Fall 2023 semester: May 3, 2024
  • Spring 2024 semester: May 3, 2024

Information for Athletes

Although D1 athletes who receive an athletic scholarship may be eligible to receive church scholarships, DBU cannot provide church matching funds to these student-athletes per NCAA regulations. D1 athletes not receiving an athletic scholarship and all D2 athletes are eligible for the DBU Church Matching Scholarship.

Additional Scholarship Provisions and Requirements

There are additional provisions and requirements to receive this matching scholarship. All provisions and requirements must be fully reviewed and followed by each participating church and student.

Church Matching Gift Program Guidelines >>

Church Matching Gift Program Application >>