Student Aid and Resources

Welcome to the Student Aid Committee Resources Page.

This has been published to provide guidelines.  Students applying for Student Aid must be a member of a congregation in Iowa District East of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.


Application – This form is fillable online.  Complete it, print it and sign it before returning it to the Student Aid Committee Chairman.  We suggest you keep a copy of the completed form on your computer for future references.

Check List

Rev. David Lingard, Student Aid Committee Chairman.

St Andrew Lutheran Church
PO BOX 414
Van Horne, IA 52346-0414

LCMS Foundation and Concordia Plan Services Internships

LCEF Scholarship Opportunity

The LCEF offers $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current full-time post-secondary students. The deadline each year is January 31. Go to for information.

Bethesda Lutheran Communities scholarship opportunity

Lutheran students and seminarians preparing for careers that will enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are invited to apply for Bethesda Lutheran Communities Student Scholastic and Service and Scholarships. Each year $10,000 is awarded in competitive scholarship monies. See website for deadline details. For information go to :

Specialized Pastoral Ministry Scholarships

The LCMS’s Specialized Pastoral Ministry awards chaplaincy, pastoral counseling and clinical education scholarships. Deadlines are April 1, July 1 and November 1. For more information go to: