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.

Scholarships are:

  • granted annually by Louisiana WMU and administered by the state Women’s Missions & Ministry Strategist
  • for women who are working toward Master’s degree
  • in the amount of $1600 per year/ $800 per semester, paid directly to the seminary

Applicant must:

  • devoted to the Lord, His church and work
  • graduate of a Louisiana high school and/or a long-term Louisiana resident (minimum five years)
  • an active member in a Louisiana Southern Baptist church
  • active in Southern Baptist missions organizations

While at seminary, must:

  • be active in a local Southern Baptist church
  • be involved in Southern Baptist missions and/or mission’s education organizations (i.e. myMission, Women on Mission, GA, RA, Children in Action, Youth on Mission or Mission Friends leader)
  • be a full-time student, at main campus, enrolled for 9 classroom hours
  • maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA

Application Process:

  • request application from Women’s Missions & Ministry by downloading application from this website ( or request from Women’s Missions & Ministry office at 318.448.3402
  • the completed, signed application must be mailed to the Women’s Missions & Ministry office and postmarked on or before May 25 for the upcoming school year
  • scholarships are reviewed and recommended by the scholarship committee and approved by the State WMU Council
  • applicants will be notified by the Women’s Missions & Ministry Strategist following State WMU Council approval
  • a signed acceptance form must be received in the Women’s Missions & Ministry office by date stated on the acceptance form
  • scholarships are awarded on a one-year basis and are not automatically renewed. Students must reapply each year

Additional Information?
Contact Women’s Missions & Ministry at 800.622.6549 or 318.448.3402 x 268 or email