Awards & End of Year Scholarships
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.
MARCUS LOWTHORP SCHOLARSHIP
Marcus Lowthorp and his family, along with Arlington Baptist University, wish to bless two young men each semester with a scholarship to assist them on achieving a sound biblical education so they may proficiently answer the call to pastoral ministry. Marcus Lowthorp is a 1962 Alumnus of Arlington Baptist. Marcus has led a life faithful to the call of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He wishes to express his desire to see the gospel furthered into the next generation through this scholarship. It is with much appreciation that Arlington Baptist University awards this to deserving recipients, who will faithfully carry out the call to pastor God’s people. The recipients of this scholarship should reflect this same desire. The scholarship shall be in the amount of $1,000 for the following academic year to be awarded $500 per semester for up to two students per academic year.
1. Must be a pastoral major with at least a sophomore classification
2. Must have a GPA of 3.00
3. Must be enrolled for 12 hours or more
4. Must maintain a grade of B or better in Christian Service each semester of attendance
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.
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.
JAMES HEAVIN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is provided by Paula Heavin in memory of her husband, James Heavin. The Heavins raised three children, all of who are graduates of Arlington Baptist University (then College).