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Providing scholarship assistance for women attending one of the six Southern Baptist seminaries is a particular joy for Louisiana WMU.

This scholarship is for women who are enrolled and attending classes on the main campus of the seminary and who are pursuing a Master’s degree.

  • Application will be available on September 1. 

Scholarships are:

  • For women who are enrolled in a Master‘s program at one of the six Southern Baptist seminaries
  • In the amount of $1600 per year/$800 per semester payable to the seminary
  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/WMU Scholarship Committee and administered by the state WMU Director for a maximum of three years
  • Are awarded on a one-year basis and are not automatically renewed. Students must reapply each year

Application deadlines:

  • Applications are available Sept. 1 – June 10
  • Completed, signed applications are due in the Women’s Missions and Ministry office on or before June 15

Applicant must:

  • Be devoted to the Lord, His church and work
  • Graduate of a Louisiana high school and/or a long-term Louisiana resident
  • Be an active member of a Southern Baptist church
  • Give evidence of her call to ministry
  • Be pursuing a Master’s level graduate degree

While at seminary, must:

  • Be loyal to and participate in Woman‘s Missionary Union and be actively involved in mission education through WMU at church or on campus
  • Be a full-time student (9 main campus, classroom hours)
  • Be an active member in a Southern Baptist church
  • Include at least one missions course in degree program
  • Maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA