General Scholarships

Hocutt Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline February 1 / Awarded in April

Scholarships to be given to anyone pursuing a career in Baptist missions with an emphasis on, but not limited to, the chaplaincy or U.S. based missions, and used for academic preparation, internships designed to develop a person's abilities to serve in the chaplaincy or missions field or for formal Continuing Education programs related to the chaplaincy or missions. 

Jessica Powell Loftis Endowment for Acteens

Application Deadline March 1 / Awarded in June

Scholarships may be awarded to Acteens and National Acteens Panelists. Non-scholarship grants are provided to Acteens leaders and equivalent international organizations for training and development. 

Juliette Mather Scholarship

Application Deadline February 1 / Awarded in April

Scholarships to be given to female students attending college and preparing for Christian ministry and service, helping to prepare Baptist leaders of the future.

R. Keith Parks Scholarship

Application Deadline March 1 / Awarded in June

Scholarships are awarded to women pursuing a career on the foreign missions field.  Usually reserved for post-graduate work.

Carolyn Weatherford Scholarship

Application Deadline March 1 / Awarded in June

Scholarships are awarded to women pursuing a career in missioniary work in the United States. Usually reserved for post-graduate work.

Gail Wilkins Missions Scholarship

Application Deadline February 1/ Awarded in April

The Gail Wilkins Missions Scholarship is to be used to provide at least one academic scholarship annually to a man or woman pursing a career in international missions at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS), or a current international missionary home on state side assignment wishing to further his or her education at NOBTS. 

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Why Don't You Just Send Money? 09/12/14

It's a legitimate question. Sometimes the most efficient way to help is to send money. The WMU Foundation does a lot of sending money. This year the we've given over $86,000 scholarships, over $485,000 to national WMU, and over $129,000 to state WMUs. 

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