Many supported the mission by volunteering to serve at the seminary. During the 2014-2015 fiscal year, over 300 volunteers saved Southern nearly $5,000.
Your time can be used to support Southern in numerous ways. Opportunities to volunteer include Events, Chapel services, Fall Festival, and more. Visit sbts.edu/volunteer.
Referrals influence many students in their decision to apply to Southern and Boyce. About 3 out of 10 (29.9%) Southern applicants reported that they “heard about Southern” from their church or pastor. Similarly, roughly 1 out of every 4 applicants (26.6%) cited the same for Boyce College.
Your availability to answer questions about Southern and Boyce is priceless and one of the most practical ways to support the seminary. You can refer a student at sbts.edu/refer.
Your regular prayer for the students, faculty, and administration and alumni of Southern Seminary is essential for all we do.
Financial gifts to Southern Seminary allow us to keep our tuition low, our standards high, and our impact great. Over half of the cost of tuition for the typical Southern student is paid for by someone else. In fact, the estimated total that Southern supporters save each student is $25,632. A significant amount of that support comes through your local churches that participate in the Cooperative Program. The Cooperative Program contributes 23 percent to the seminary’s funding. The rest of the support comes through the annual fund.
During the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the annual fund raised more than $1.5 million. Every dollar given to the Annual Fund is a dollar our students will not have to pay in tuition.
You can make a one time or recurring gift at sbts.edu/support.