NxtGenNow Scholarship

Next Gen Now Scholarship with Clockface LG

Passionate about ministry? Looking for a college experience that includes valuable hands on experience? And you want to graduate debt free? This is the opportunity. Qualifying applicants will receive a cash scholarship directly applied to their account in the amount of the difference between their Pell Grant and actual tuition cost. If that’s you, your tuition bill to attend Northpoint Bible College could be absolutely zero . . . for all four years of college!

The NxtGenNow Scholarship exists to financially empower eligible Northpoint Bible College students to participate in a world-class ministry preparation experience that is both academic and practical without incurring tuition related debt.

Eligible applicants will demonstrate financial need as well as academic and ministry promise. They will also express a desire to participate in a ministry internship through Grand Rapids First.


  1. Submit the application form in its entirety before June 30, 2019 (Due Date Extended)
  2. Complete the application process for Northpoint Bible College before June 30, 2019
  3. Interview with the appropriate intern director prior to July 10, 2019
  4. The NextGenNow Scholarship committee selection will occur on July 18, 2019
  5. Recipients of the NextGenNow Scholarship will be notified by email or phone August 1, 2019


I.  A demonstrated vibrant faith in Jesus Christ.

To be verified by:

  • Pastoral reference from Northpoint application process
  • Personal essay from the NextGenNow Scholarship application form
  • Interview with appropriate representatives from Northpoint and Grand Rapids First
  • Regular attendance and involvement at Grand Rapids First or the student’s home church
II.  A demonstrated passion and potential for participation in the ongoing work of Jesus.  

To be verified by:

  • Pastoral reference
  • Personal essay articulating passion and involvement
  • Interview with appropriate representatives from Northpoint and Grand Rapids First
III.  A demonstrated ability to be academically successful.

To be verified by:

  • High School GPA of preferably 3.00 or higher
  • ACT or SAT scores preferably  at the 75th percentile [21/1250] or higher
  • Educator reference from Northpoint application process
  • Phone interview with appropriate representative(s) from Northpoint
  • Maintenance of 2.75 GPA or higher during the first year at Northpoint and a 3.0 thereafter
  • Full-time participation in the student’s scheduled Northpoint cohort
IV.  Availability to participate in the appropriate Grand Rapids First ministry on Wednesdays for the duration of the scholarship period; one day per week.
V.  A demonstrated financial need and a commitment to financial responsibility.

To be verified by:

  • Review of completed FAFSA packet
  • Confirmed through the interview process and references
  • Avoidance of unnecessary loans and a commitment to debt-free graduation



Questions? Email or call the Northpoint office at admissions@northpointgr.org or 616.988.5531