the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

General Scholarship


Students enrolled in a master-level or undergraduate degree program are eligible to apply for the need-based General Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis and are divided equally between fall and spring semesters. Awards range from $600-$1,600 per year.


  • Completion of the Financial Aid Profile by the financial aid deadline.
  • Students must be full-time (8+ paid credit hours) and must be taking courses at the Louisville campus. Online students and extension center students are not eligible to apply. Students taking both on-campus and Internet courses are eligible to apply if enrolled in a greater number of on-campus hours than online hours.
  • Students must be admitted into a degree program. Non-degree seeking students are not eligible to receive financial aid.
  • Students must maintain good academic standing for eligibility. Students on academic warning, academic probation, or disciplinary probation are not eligible to apply.


  • Continuing Students: June 1
  • New Students: August 1 (fall entrance), January 1 (spring entrance)

Learn more about how to apply.

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.