Caskey Center

The Caskey Center provides scholarships for bivocational and smaller membership church ministers in Southern Baptist churches in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.


What Caskey Scholarships Offer

  • Full tuition scholarships (up to $7,000 annually) for LBC, MBCB, and ALSBOM bivocational and smaller membership church ministers for certificate, undergraduate or master’s study in any NOBTS delivery system in Louisiana, Mississippi, or Alabama (main campus, hybrid, extension, workshop, online).

  • Scholarship recipients also receive the Logos Silver Bible software package.

Eligibility Requirements

Louisiana

- Serve as paid staff (bivocational or full-time/part-time minister) in a LBC church with 250 or fewer in worship.

- Affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 (www.sbc.net/bfm2000/bfm2000.asp) and the Danvers Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Danvers Statement).

- Engage in personal evangelism and submit reports on evangelistic activity.

- Be interviewed by a Caskey Center director.

Mississippi

- Serve as paid staff (bivocational or full-time/part-time minister) in a MBCB church with 150 or fewer in worship.

- Affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 (www.sbc.net/bfm2000/bfm2000.asp) and the Danvers Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Danvers Statement).

- Engage in personal evangelism and submit reports on evangelistic activity.

- Be interviewed by a Caskey Center director.

Alabama

- Serve as paid staff (bivocational or full-time/part-time minister) in a ALSBOM church with 150 or fewer in worship.

- Affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 (www.sbc.net/bfm2000/bfm2000.asp) and the Danvers Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Danvers Statement).

- Engage in personal evangelism and submit reports on evangelistic activity.

- Be interviewed by a Caskey Center director.

Application

Click Here for the online LA application form.

Click Here for the online MS application form.

Click Here for the online AL applicaiton form.

Application deadline for the Fall semester is June 15th.

Application deadline for the Spring semester is November 15th.

 

Interviews

After successfully completing and submitting an application, Caskey Center staff will contact applicants to set up an interview. All applicants must be interviewed by a Caskey director in order to proceed in the application process. Interviews will be scheduled for the month before and the month of the application deadline. Interviews must be done in person, unless otherwise approved by the Caskey Center Director.

New Students

Before you can complete the entire application process, admission to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary or Leavell College must be complete. Once we have received your scholarship application we will wait to receive your acceptance letter before we will schedule your scholarship interview. Please forward your acceptance letter to caskeycenter@nobts.edu when received. 

For additional information about the Caskey Center for Church Excellence, contact caskeycenter@nobts.edu or 504.282.4455, Ext. 8227.

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