Every year, the Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education, in partnership with AG Trust, helps to distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars to deserving students attending Assemblies of God endorsed colleges and universities. Read the scholarship descriptions below to see if you are eligible to apply.


Riggs Scholarships

Applications accepted Nov. 14 - Feb. 17 (Up to $30,000)


  • $30,000 each: awarded over 4 years
  • $5,000 each: awarded over 2 semesters

To help our high school seniors attend our quality schools, the Assemblies of God institutions and departments created the Riggs Scholarships, named after former General Superintendent Ralph Riggs, an early advocate for higher education in our AG Fellowship. Riggs, a former faculty member at two of our colleges, believed that every high school graduate should have the opportunity to attend an AG endorsed college.

  • Ten high school senior semi-finalists chosen
  • Two (one male, one female) of ten semi-finalists selected to receive General Superintendent National Scholarships (up to $30,000 each)
  • Eight semi-finalists receive one-time $5,000 scholarships


  • Currently attending an AG church
  • High school senior working toward acceptance into an AG endorsed college
  • Minimum GPA of 3.7 (unweighted 4.0 scale) and an ACT score of 28 or SAT score of 1280
  • Demonstrate leadership potential through involvement in an AG church, school, and community
  • Demonstrate a dedicated walk with God and a commitment to use his/her gifts toward Kingdom expansion

*  For the Superintendent’s award to continue, the student must maintain a 3.5 GPA and continue attendance and active involvement in an AG church while enrolled in school.


Ashcroft National Youth Scholarship

Applications accepted Nov. 14 - Feb. 16 (Up to $8,000)


  • First - $8,000: $4,000 for 2 semesters
  • Second - $4,000: $2,000 for 2 semesters
  • Third - $2,000: $1,000 for 2 semesters

Each year, high school seniors can apply for the J. Robert Ashcroft National Youth Scholarship in memory of a pioneer in AG higher education. Ashcroft served as president of four AG colleges, and served as national secretary of the Assemblies of God Department of Education. This prestigious scholarship in Ashcroft’s honor provides financial assistance to incoming freshmen. Up to three nominees from each Assemblies of God district are considered for this national youth scholarship. The national scholarships will be awarded no later than May 1.


  • Currently attending an AG church
  • High school senior working toward acceptance into an AG endorsed college
  • Proficient in four areas:
    • Academic achievement
    • Extracurricular activities
    • Christian service
    • Christian character


Ethnic Minority Scholarship

Applications accepted Sept. 12 - Feb. 3 ($200 +)


$200 - $1,000 (varies according to need and school funds)

AG colleges desire a wealth of cultural diversity throughout the student body. The Ethnic Minority Scholarship provides financial assistance to minority students who otherwise could not afford costs associated with the school in which they are enrolled. The Financial Aid Director from your college of choice can supply you with this scholarship application. Once finished with the first page of the application, you must turn it in to your school’s financial aid office to have them complete the second page.


  • Only students attending AG endorsed colleges and universities are eligible for this scholarship



AG Next Generation Grant

Applications accepted June 15 - Sept. 15 (Up to $14,400)


$14,400: Up to $400/month for three consecutive years in full-time Assemblies of God ministerial service

When our students graduate and find a ministerial position, some find that they cannot afford their educational loan payments with their income. The AG Next Generation Grant provides a boost to your loan payments, enabling you to stay in the ministry and serve without such a large financial burden. We desire our AG alumni to follow their ministerial calling without financial stress!


  • Currently attending an AG church
  • Graduate of an AG endorsed college
  • Graduated (between 2011 - 2016) from ministry program with degree from AG endorsed college
  • Incurred educational loan(s) from AG endorsed institution (loan payments still in good standing)
  • Credentialed AG minister participating in district events or activities and has worked in full-time ministry for at least one year