The WMU Foundation provides a variety of scholarships for Southern Baptist missionary kids and individuals preparing for missions service. We also have two available endowments for Missionary Kids and their homeschooling missionary parents. Your financial support helps us grant assistance to more students.
If you are applying for a scholarship, please visit the Scholarship Application section. Applications with no Baptist connection cannot be considered.
Charleston Heights Baptist Church Scholarship
Granted to children of Baptist international missionaries to assist with college expenses. Preference is given to missionaries from South Carolina.
Sara and Luther Clayton “Heroes of the Faith” Scholarship
Awarded to children of international or North American Southern Baptist missionaries entering their junior or senior year of college.
Elizabeth Lowndes Scholarship
Awarded to children of North American or international Baptist missionaries who have distinguished themselves through academic standing, leadership, and character.
Julia C. Pugh Scholarship
Awarded to children of North American or international Baptist missionaries.
Mary B. Rhodes Scholarship
Awarded to children of Baptist international missionaries who are medical students and plan to go into Baptist international missions. Those majoring in nursing, dentistry, or pharmacy will also be considered.
Mattie J.C. Russell Scholarship
Awarded to children of Baptist North American missionaries.
Hocutt Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to anyone pursuing a career in Baptist missions with an emphasis on, but not limited to, the chaplaincy or U.S. based missions.
Jessica Powell Loftis Endowment for Acteens
The Loftis Endowment provides scholarships for Acteens® and National Acteens Panelists. Grants may also be used to provide training opportunities for Acteens leaders.
Juliette Mather/Ethalee Hameric Scholarship
Awarded to female college students preparing for Baptist Christian ministry.
R. Keith Parks Scholarship
Awarded to women pursuing a career in Baptist missions on the international mission field. Typically reserved for post-graduate work.
Carolyn Weatherford Scholarship
Awarded to women pursuing a Baptist missions career in the U.S. Typically reserved for post-graduate work.
Gail Wilkins Missions Scholarship
Academic scholarship awarded to a student at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) who is pursuing a career in Baptist international missions or a current international missionary wishing to further his or her education at NOBTS.
Missionary Kid Spiritual Development Endowment
This endowment helps MKs attend spiritual retreats where they can fellowship with other MKs, hear Bible teaching and worship in their own language, and have an opportunity for personal spiritual growth.
Missionary Kid Educational Endowment
The MK Educational Endowment provides funding for homeschooling conferences where parents can receive training and children can be tested to ensure that they are at the appropriate grade level.