WMU Scholarship Information:

Several scholarships are available through WMU for both undergraduate and graduate level work.  The scholarships are:

Louisiana College 

  • For men and women
  • In the amount of $1200 per year/ $600 per semester paid directly to LC
  • Applications are available from September 1 - January 10.
  • Completed, signed application must be in the WMU office by January 16
  • Learn more... 

WMU Scholarship for African-American Mission Pastors 

  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/WMU Scholarship Committee and administered by the state WMU Director for a maximum of three years.
  • For African-American mission pastors
  • In the amount of $1200 per year/$600 per semester
  • Learn more... 

WMU Scholarship for Women Seminary Students 

  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/WMU Scholarship Committee and administered by the state WMU Director for a maximum of three years 
  • For women who are enrolled in Master‘s program or School of Christian Training at one of the six Southern Baptist Seminaries
  • In the amount of $1600 per year/$800 per semester payable to the seminary
  • Learn more... 

Nelda C. Seal Endowed Scholarship for Mission Pastors 

  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/WMU Scholarship Committee and administered by the state WMU Director
  • For mission pastors to attend a Southern Baptist seminary or approved extension center pursuing a Master‘s Degree or Christian diploma
  • In the amount of $1200 per year/$600 per semester payable to seminary
  • Learn more... 

 


Louisiana College --

Application Deadlines: 

Applications are available from September 1 - January 10.
Completed, signed application must be in the WMU office by January 16.

Scholarships are: 

  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/Scholarship Committee and administered by the State WMU Director
  • For men and women
  • In the amount of $1200 per year/ $600 per semester paid directly to LC

Applicant must be: 

  • A Louisiana native and/or graduate of a Louisiana high school
  • An active member in a Louisiana Southern Baptist church
  • Active in Southern Baptist WMU or RA missions organizations
  • Pursuing a four-year bachelor degree

While at LC, you must: 

  • Be active in a local Southern Baptist church
  • Be involved in a Southern Baptist missions education organization, i.e., myMission; Women on Mission or Baptist Men in a local church; or lead GA, RA, Acteens, Children in Action, Youth on Mission or Mission Friends
  • A full-time student (12 main campus, classroom hours, per semester)
  • Maintain 2.5 Cumulative GPA

Application Process: 

  1. Download the Application  
  2. Applications are available from September 1 - January 10.
  3. The completed, signed application Must Be in the Louisiana WMU office on or before 4:30 PM on January 16 for the upcoming school year.
  4. Scholarships are processed and recommended by the Scholarship Committee and approved by the Louisiana WMU State Council.
  5. Applicants will be notified by the state WMU office following State WMU Council approval.
  6. A signed acceptance form must be received in the Louisiana WMU office by the date on the acceptance form.
  7. Scholarships are awarded on a one year basis and are NOT automatically renewed. Students MUST reapply each year.

Attention Acteens: 

Additional Scholarship funding may be available for Acteens who have:

  • Remained active in Acteens through senior year of high school;
  • And/or, served as Louisiana or National Acteens Panelist


WMU Scholarship for African-American Mission Pastors

Scholarships are: 

  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/WMU Scholarship Committee and administered by the state WMU Director for a maximum of three years.
  • For African-American pastor of a Louisiana Baptist African-American mission church
  • In the amount of $1200 per year/$600 per semester

Application Deadlines: 

  • Applications are available from Sept. 1 - June 10. Download the Application.
  • 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
  • Give evidence of call to ministry
  • Be a Louisiana resident
  • Pastor a Louisiana Baptist Convention mission church
  • Be endorsed by Director of Missions and sponsoring church pastor

While at Seminary, Must: 

  • Lead mission to participate in the Weeks of Prayer for State Missions, International Missions and North American Missions and contribute to Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering and Annie Armstrong Easter Offering.
  • Lead the mission to support the Cooperative Program and local association through giving a tithe of the mission‘s budget income and to be actively involved in the local association
  • Be enrolled in six hours minimum at a Southern Baptist Seminary or its approved extension center while pursuing a Master’s Degree or Christian Education Diploma

 


WMU Scholarship for Women Seminary Students

Scholarships are: 

  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/WMU Scholarship Committee and administered by the state WMU Director for a maximum of three years 
  • For women who are enrolled in Master‘s program or School of Christian Training at one of the six Southern Baptist Seminaries
  • In the amount of $1600 per year/$800 per semester payable to the seminary
  • 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. Download the Application.
  • 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 of the 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


Nelda C Seal Endowed Scholarships for Mission Pastors

Scholarships are: 

  • Granted annually by Louisiana WMU/WMU Scholarship Committee and administered by the state WMU Director
  • For mission pastors to attend a Southern Baptist seminary or approved extension center pursuing a Master‘s Degree or Christian diploma
  • In the amount of $1200 per year/$600 per semester payable to seminary

Application Deadlines: 

  • Applications are available from Sept. 1 - June 10. Download the Application.
  • 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
  • Give evidence of call to ministry
  • Pastor a Louisiana Baptist Convention mission church
  • Be endorsed by Director of Missions and the sponsoring church pastor

While at Seminary, Must: 

  • Lead mission to participate in the Weeks of Prayer for State Missions, International Missions and North American Missions and contribute to Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering and Annie Armstrong Easter Offering.
  • Lead the mission to support the Cooperative Program and local association through giving a tithe of the mission‘s budget income and be actively involved in the local association
  • Be enrolled in six hours minimum

Contact:Director, Louisiana WMU
PO Box 311
Alexandria, LA 71309
(318) 448-3402 or (800) 622-6549
or via email to Judy.Fussell@LBC.org or WMM@LBC.org