Cost and Funding

Registration Fee (non-refundable) $50

Early Bird Discount- $25 if registered by January 31

Tuition- $200

  • Pay by May 31
  • Please contact Jessica Edwards ( for a financial assistance form


  • Returning student- $50 off Tuition
  • Refer a student and receive $25 off Tuition

Attend Connect and receive a $1,000 scholarship for NCWU!

There is no cost for the year-long mentorship program. There will be at least one planned reunion for students and their mentors during the year. Our program will host this luncheon on campus at no cost to students!


Please make all checks payable to: NCWU – Connect YTI

Address to send checks:

Jessica Edwards
YTI Program Administrator/DSO
North Carolina Wesleyan University
3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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Find Funding

Students are encouraged to seek financial support from their church and their community. Click below to find a sample letter that can be used by applicants to draft letters, do presentations or create digital campaigns/crowdfunding campaigns.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance will be given on a need-to-need basis. We do award some partial and full scholarships to students. We encourage students first to seek financial assistance from their church before seeking other options.

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NC Wesleyan Scholarships

The Youth Theology Institute Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is available to students who complete the year-long residential and mentorship program and enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at North Carolina Wesleyan University. The scholarship is renewable for each academic year (fall/spring) that the student maintains an overall GPA of at least a 2.70 (and is enrolled as a full-time student) for a maximum of four academic years.