Engage in the ending of spiritual poverty locally and globally.

Awards for Short-Term Missionary Work

Serve Local to Go Global

Those living in North or South Carolina may earn funding for their short-term mission trip fee by serving through a local faith-based community organization or through a local church outreach. Each hour of service is worth 25 reward points which is converted to $25 of financial assistance. Amounts of awards vary.

2 Application Options for Short-Term Mission Awards

1. Regular Application for short-term mission trip (less than 3 months in duration). If more than 2 or more applicants are applying from the same mission team, please contact our office so we can share our “team award” program guidelines.

2. Apply for the Randy Yarber Youth Scholarship. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 22, reside in the Carolinas and be serving on a mission trip between June 1 and August 31, 2022. The deadline for application submission is May 10, 2022.

Applying is as Easy as 1-2-3



Submit an application. Above and Beyond is currently NOT accepting applications for 2023.


Serve and submit your serve form.

Submit your Serve Form after your application is approved and all serving hours are completed.


Receive your Above & Beyond Reward and “Go” share the gospel globally. After you return, submit your trip story.

Randy Yarber Scholarship Fund

2021 Randy Yarber Youth Scholarship

The Randy Yarber Scholarship is awarded each year to one Great Commission-minded believer, who serves others “above and beyond,” in a way that brings glory to Jesus Christ through a short-term missions trip (9 months or less.) The $2,500 scholarship is for the applicant’s mission trip fee. If the trip fee is less than $2,500, the complete missions trip fee will be covered by the scholarship, however, the difference in funds will not be given. If the trip fee is more than $2,500, the maximum scholarship amount is $2,500. Applicants must be between 16-22 years old and from North or South Carolina. Applications are only accepted between January 1 and April 20. The scholarship will be awarded on May 15. To apply, complete the online applications and request your Pastor or Ministry Leader to complete the online recommendation form.