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Giving
Because of our desire for ministry and burden to educate a generation for Christ, tuition and fees are discounted at such a rate to be affordable and attractive to potential and current students.  However, tuition and fees do not cover the full cost of providing sound Biblical training.

The remainder of the cost is underwritten by Tabernacle Baptist Church as well as other supporting churches and individuals.  Would you be willing to help us train a future generation for Christ? 

There are many ways to give.  Foundational to our financial undergirding is the Gideon’s 300 program.  Those who commit to Gideon’s 300 underwrite this ministry by providing $300 or more annually.  It is our prayer that God would raise up 300 individuals and churches to support us in this endeavor.  Would you consider being a part of this ministry. 

Another avenue of giving is the Titus Fund.  The Titus Fund is used to underwrite the cost of educating select foreign students whom the administration feels will be key to providing future Biblical training in their respective countries.  Click here to download a Titus Fund Brochure. 

Other avenues of giving include one-time gifts, memorial gifts, annuities, wills, and estates.  If you would be interested in giving through any of these means, please contact the registrar by emailing college@tabernacle-vb.org or by calling us at 757-424-4673.

 
Scholarships

>> Titus Fund brochure

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
The College offers a series of scholarships and awards to assist certain students with the costs of their schooling.  These financial benefits are funded from various sources including Tabernacle Baptist Church, individuals, and local businesses.  At the present, students are not eligible for certain government and private loans and scholarships that are based on accreditation.  However, several foundations exist that will help students in preparation for Christian service, and the College will cooperate with students and these foundations when such cooperation does not compromise in any way the stand of Tabernacle Baptist Church.  Information about scholarships is available through the Registrar, and all requests will be handled by that office.  Normally, each student is eligible for only one of the listed scholarships and these scholarships are not available for Seminary students.

Scholarship for Children of Persons in Full-Time Ministry:  New students who are dependent children of persons such as pastors, missionaries, Christian educators, and others in full-time ministry positions may apply for a  $1,000.00 scholarship applied to their tuition and fees.  This scholarship will be applied at the rate of 20% of the student's total bill up to a maximum of $500.00 per semester.

Scholarship for First TBBC Student from a Church:  Any student who is the first from his or her local church to enroll at TBBC within the previous five years may apply for a $1,000.00 scholarship applied to his or her tuition and fees.  This scholarship will be applied at the rate of 20% of the student's total bill up to a maximum of $500.00 per semester.

Scholarship for Children of Alumni:  Dependent children of individuals who have graduated from the College may apply for a $1,000.00 scholarship applied to their tuition and fees.  This scholarship will be applied at the rate of 20% of the student's total bill up to a maximum of $500.00 per semester.

Scholarship for Student from a Supporting Church:  Any student who is a member in good standing of a church that actively supports the College and Seminary financially, usually on a monthly basis, will receive a scholarship amounting to ten percent (10%) of his or her tuition costs.  This scholarship covers tuition only.

Scholarship for Members of Tabernacle Baptist Church:  Any student who is a member in good standing of Tabernacle Baptist Church  will receive a scholarship amounting to ten percent (10%) of his or her tuition costs.  This scholarship covers tuition only.

Scholarship for Members of Gideon's 300 Club:  Any student who is an established member of the College and Seminary Gideon's 300 Club will receive a scholarship amounting to ten percent (10%) of his or her tuition costs.  This scholarship covers tuition only.

Individuals With Special Educational Needs:  TBBCS recognizes that all students are not able to conform to the rigors and requirements of the traditional education process offered by the College and Seminary.  Those applicants who have special educational needs will be considered on a case-by-case basis seeking to insure that TBBCS is able to meet those needs in a manner that is in the best interests of the applicant.