Typically, August to May in any given year are the peak times for high schoolers of all ages to visit campuses and for those in their senior year of high school to complete and submit applications, no matter what type of campus experience you might be considering for your future! Of course, the below schools mentioned accept older applicants as well, for either pursuing college credits or for continuing “lifelong learning,” merely by auditing classes/not-for-credit.

Below are locations within Indiana (and beyond–) where Christian students may find support and places to land, where they might also seek NEW opportunities to live out their faith!

Muncie Student Ministry (ongoing support of American Baptist Students of Ball State, Muncie Ivy Tech, etc.)

c/o Muncie First Baptist Church
309 E Adams St
Muncie, IN 47305

To request details, fill in their “Contact Us” form with your info HERE or phone: (765) 284-7749.


Purdue Baptist Student Foundation— aka “The Found”

200 N Russell St
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Go HERE for The Found at Purdue website.

Ivan D. Hicks, Ph.D., Interim Campus Pastor
With additional questions about becoming involved or living at The Found, email Dr. Hicks HERE or call (317) 205-1022.


Franklin College

101 Branigin Blvd.
Franklin, IN 46131

Go HERE to access the Franklin College website, and see the following link for Franklin College and ABC Scholarship Opportunities (available to American Baptist students).

Franklin College has endowed scholarships for American Baptist students!

The Franklin College Financial Aid Office also shares the following helpful general information about finding scholarships and applying for Federal Student Aid. Click on this HELPFUL GUIDE!

For information about taking an Admissions tour, holding youth group or other church-related events on campus, inviting Franklin College to exhibit at your upcoming church event, or to talk about additional partnerships, email Rev. Rebecca Horstman May, American Baptist Liaison Assistant, HERE or call (317) 600-8986.

…OR another Franklin College contact is Rev. Dr. Hannah Adams Ingram, Chaplain and Director of Religious Life. Email Hannah HERE or call (317) 738-8140.

This private liberal arts college was founded by Indiana Baptists in 1834 and maintains a voluntary association with American Baptist Churches, including ongoing local partnerships with the ABC-IN/KY Region.


For a list of all (16) American Baptist-related colleges or universities across the United States, go HERE.

Read about the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Undergraduate College/University and Technical College “Student” Scholarships application process HERE. NOTE: Applicants must hold active membership in an American Baptist (ABC) church in order to be considered for the ABHMS Scholarship.

Don’t forget, if an active member of specifically an ABC-IN/KY Region church, you may also apply for an ABWM of IN/KY Scholarship. For more info, go HERE!