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List of Scholarships for Seminary Students:


                             OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID



For students needing financial assistance and who are in good standing, making normal progress toward a degree and enrolling in two(2) or more courses each semester.  PLEASE NOTE: Student must have a 2.5 Cumulative GPA or higher.


Upon receipt of Scholarship offer, student will be required to complete a Thank You Note to the Donor of the Scholarship. If the Thank You Note is not completed by the due date, the offer will be retracted and the student will be responsible for payment of account. Campus Life will contact the student about further instructions on the Scholarship Thank You Note.



A wide variety of scholarships are available to students who are accepted into or are making progress toward a degree.

  • For Next School Year: Students must apply to the seminary by April 1 for consideration for Fall & Spring scholarships.
  • For New Incoming Students in Spring: New, incoming students for Spring entry must apply to the seminary by November 1 for consideration for Spring scholarships. They also would apply by April 1 to receive scholarships covering the following school year.

For students participating in Mid-America Global>MOVE Communities:

Criteria-based, student must provide proofs necessary.
Scholarship Name Criteria for Granting Scholarship
Shepherd For NE student, funds may be used for tutition, books, fees, or any other student needs which the MAG Director wishes to meet.
Clayton Shaw

For NE student with financial need and making normal progress toward degree.

Mid-America Global MOVE Sch For students pursuing graduate or undergraduate degrees at the College of Mid-America or Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary studying under the supervision of a mentor in a regional MOVE group (Mentored, Online, Virtual, Education).


Criteria-based, student must provide proofs necessary.

Scholarship Name

Criteria for Granting

Alumni Legacy Discount Child or Grandchild of an alumnus  
Ann C. Anthony For needy and deserving students  
Ashley S. Wright For students enrolled in Masters and Associates programs or equivalent who have expressed a calling to Christian ministry. Preference given to 1. Married student with children, 2. Married student with no children, and 3. Single student.  
Barbara Mashburn Graduates of Central H.S. Memphis, TN going into the Worship degree program
Bob & Barbara Scott Needy students pursuing pastorate  
Bob Sorrell For Christian education students who are in the Master of Arts in Christian Education or Master of Christian Education program, based upon a student's G.P.A. and ministry potential.  
Boyce Family For 1. full-time African-American students making normal progress toward the Ph. D. degree at MABTS and 2. If no one qualifies under criteria #1, African-American students enrolled in the M.Div. or other Masters level program with priority given to those interested in pursuing a Ph.D. at MABTS.
Calvary Amite For needy and deserving students  
David Skinner International Studies For Master students in Missiology program
Douglas White  For needy and grateful students  
Egypt Baptist For worthy and deserving preachers.
Eva K. Thomas For deserving students who would be unable to attend without monetary help.
Fred Powers  For needy and deserving students  
General Scholarship For needy Master level students who are in good standing.
Hussman To provide for tuition for two students per school year who are called to pastoral ministry (PM) and who are preparing for that ministry at the Seminary.
International 10-40 Full-time international master or doctoral students who plan to return to their home country to minister or any student who is going to a nation in the 10/40 window *NOTE* Please answer the question below if you check this box.
Janet Whitehead Female students born in or currently living in Mississippi
L. J. Belt For worthy and needy students attending Seminary
Morrison Outdoor Preaching The applicant must be a MABTS student only, male, married or self-professed asexual. You must upload a sixty (60) minute video to your YouTube channel, that is current, and is of you preaching on the University of Memphis campus (or other college campuses or Beale Street or other high-traffic area). Please respond to this email indicating your interest. The criteria of your presentation must be met prior to a scholarship offer being made.
Morrison Scripture Memory The applicant must be a MABTS student only, male, married or self-professed asexual. You are required to memorize the book of Romans verbatim in English. Please respond to this email indicating your interest. The criteria of your presentation must be met prior to a scholarship offer being made.
Noble For one Master of Divinity student annually who is currently serving or is preparing to serve as a pastor (preference is given to a married student); Any funds available in excess of the cost of full tuition, fees, and books is to be used for a student wife for the wives' classes (preference is given to the wife of the Noble Scholarship recipient).
North For full-time 1. Master of Divinity or 2. Doctor of Ministry students (in pastoral or evangelistic ministry), 3. any student studying for pastoral or evangelistic ministry, and 4. any student selected by committee; Committee decision must be based upon recommendation of the Chairman of the Evangelism Department.
Nostrand Provides tuition assistance to a currently enrolled student who does not already receive assistance from another organization.
Peggy Scott Christian Education For Students who plan for a life vocation of Christian Education (School teacher, etc.).
Pope Family For a full-time student with a recognized need for financial assistance; Preference given to 1. M. Div. students preparing for Chaplaincy Ministry, and 2. M. Div. students.
Robert Whitehead Male students born in or currently living in Mississippi.
Sam Roberts For needy and deserving students  
Satterwhite Financial aid to needy MABTS students for tuition.  
Student Spouse Benefit Spouse of a currently enrolled graduate-level or a full-time student
T. V. Farris Preaching  For needy and deserving students  
M. & V. Pentecost For a needy student with sound moral character, exceptional commitment to Christian ministry, and a member of a Southern Baptist Church.  
W. L. Priddy For needy and deserving students  
West Memorial For needy and deserving students  
Westbrook  For needy and deserving students  
Wm. Beasley  For students in any degree program of the Seminary; First priority is to be given to students from Exmore Baptist Church.
Wren Causey For Master level students who show need, making normal progress toward degree
Xiu-Yu Chan 1) Any deserving student that shows a legitimate need for tuition and books.
2) No prior award of the scholarship.


The number of scholarships granted from the above categories may change from year-to-year.  They will typically pay for one (1) to four (4) classes depending on the funds available each year and require the student to be enrolled in 2 or more courses each semester.


There are funds available for benevolence needs as they may arise for students. Contact the Campus Life Office by email at


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