Internet Search: Some sites will require you to create an account. Read the description. If it applies to you, complete the application. Be mindful of the different deadlines. If scholarship request a reference, please let the person know ahead of time and provide that person with an academic resume. Good luck!!
Local Scholarships: Click on Links, Print Applications or Follow Instructions, Complete Application, Mail by Deadline
BigSun Scholarship The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
Deadline - June 19, 2019
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Applications for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available HERE
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
Your submissions must be sent to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 30th class in 2018, the Foundation has provided over 6,000 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $66 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The application is open! Students who will be graduating in the 2018-2019 academic school year may apply through Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern.
Winning the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. Please see a coach about this scholarship opportunity.
At Unlimited Cellular, we believe that higher education is essential in the professional development of our younger generation and, as such, we've decided to grant them an alternative funding option, by offering them a chance to win a US $1,800.00 scholarship.
The Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship was established to remember the life and legacy of a great man, friend, son, and brother. Richard Holland was more than any one of these things - he was an infectious personality, a loyal teammate, a genuine smile, and a young soul. Applicants must plan to enroll or be enrolled in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire academic year. Must demonstrate leadership and participation in extracurricular activities and demonstrate financial need. The award is renewable up to 3 years. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Gotta Have Sole scholarship program provides extraordinary teens and young adults in need with the funds to take a step forward. We're awarding up to five $1,000 scholarships to incoming, first-year students, so they can pursue higher education. Students must be between the ages of 17-22 years old, be entering their first year of higher education at an accredited institution, technical college, or vocational school; be a U.S. citizen, and have an unweighted 2.0 GPA or above from the most recent academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation (GAR) has established the Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship Program to support the higher education goals of exceptionally qualified high school students whose parents work in the financial services industry.
Eligibility: -Be dependent children of full-time employees who are in good standing with the financial services companies for which they work -Must be currently enrolled high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university -Must have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA -Must demonstrate financial need
This scholarship is renewable up to four years.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice. Applicants must be living in AL, AR, AZ, FL, GA, IL, LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, TN, TX, be graduating high school seniors or be graduating from home school education in the U.S. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Application Open: April 16, 2018 Application Deadline: June 30, 2018 (email and postmarked date) Notification of Award(s): September 2018 Announcement of Award(s): October 2018
Completed application form (application forms are available online at www.naehcy.org).
A personal essay (500-800 words, double spaced) that addresses the following questions:
How did homelessness impact your educational aspirations? How did you maintain your commitment to education while homeless?
How many times have you been homeless and for how long?
What are your future educational goals and how will this scholarship help you to accomplish those goals? Specifically, how would you use this scholarship, if awarded?
What are your long-term professional goals and career interests?
An official school transcript, include class ranking if available. If there are any barriers to obtaining an official school transcript, please contact us at email@example.com.
A letter from a local homeless education liaison, school official, outreach worker, shelter provider, religious leader, or other homeless service provider, confirming current or former homeless status.
A minimum of one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or other adult (not related) that can speak to the applicant’s qualifications and experiences.
*letters may be included in application packet or mailed/emailed separately.
The Dudley DeBosier Scholarship Program is designed to help students in our community who are interested in attending college upon graduation from high school. That’s because our law firm is committed to giving back to our community and the education system.
Our scholarship program is open to students who are expected to graduate in the same school year and are attending a college or university within one year of graduation. All applicants must meet the minimum admissions standards of an educational institution.
Each year, Dudley DeBosier awards eight $1,000 scholarships for written essays and one $2,000 Public Service Announcement scholarship.
Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States; Show leadership potential; Demonstrate a dedication to community service; Present evidence of financial need; Be a United States citizen; Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21; headshot; letter of rec;
Essay topic: 4 essay questions on online application
The requirements to become a BURGER KING℠ Scholar are simple. You must apply within the application period, and fit the prerequisites below:
Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5,
Be passionate about serving the community, and
Be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.
High school students should be graduating seniors with plans to attend a two- or four-year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. BK® employees can further their education by using the scholarship for non-degree courses such as accounting, computer or language courses.
If you want to go a step further, the McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore WHOPPER® Scholarship Award, granting a $50,000 scholarship to three students each year since 2011. The four-year scholarship is intended to help the top students that apply achieve their educational and professional goals, along with serving as a tribute to Jim himself. Here are the details:
Be a citizen of the United States or Canada,
Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico,
Students who are applying as a full-time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the United States and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code,
Students who have a cumulative unweighted grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3,
Students who have a minimum ACT Composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1220,
Students who demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc); and,
Students who demonstrate substantial work experience.
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000 and the application window is open from October 15 to December 15 each year.
Must be a Louisiana resident for at least one year prior to July 1st of the scholarship award year, Complete and submit such documentary evidence as required by LASFAC, Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in a Louisiana Public College or University majoring in forestry, wildlife or marine science with the intent of obtaining a degree in that field. Undergraduate students must have earned at least 60 hours of college credit and have at least a 2.50 cumulative college GPA
Submit application to LOSFA, Attn: Bonnie Lavergne, P.O. Box 91202, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202 or e-mail to Lavergne@la.gov.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts. In 2015, the program was again extended to recognize students who demonstrate ability and accomplishment in career and technical education fields. Each year, up to 161 students are named as Presidential Scholars, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students.
The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.
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SCHOLARSHIPS: These scholarship are NOT on hand at the school. Please "Google" to find out more information
All scholarships will require that the student have a good grade pointmaverage and good test scores (ACT, SAT, or PSAT).Listed below are various scholarships with their requirements, application procedure, and value (if known).It is highly recommended that seniors use this information to mark a calendar with the appropriate deadlines.
Listed below are the scholarships that are available to children of employees of these companies.
Beauregard Electric Scholarship:Five one-year scholarships, valued at $1,500 each, to students who reside on BECI service lines.Monies can be used at any Louisiana accredited institution of higher education.Must have a 2.0 GPA.Applications in counselors’ office.
Citgo Scholarship:Seniors who are children of Citgo employees or retirees may apply.Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Value is $8000.
Conoco/Phillips Scholarship:Seniors who are children of Conoco employees and retirees may apply.
Dyn-McDermott Scholarship: Senior whose parent is an employee may apply.
Firestone Tire& Rubber Scholarships:Students whose parent is an employee of Firestone may apply.Pick up application at Firestone personnel office.
PPG Scholarship: Senior whose parent is an employee may apply.
Pinnacle Scholarship: Senior whose parent is an employee of Pinnacle may apply.
Sasol Scholarship:Senior whose parent is an employee of Sasol.
Westlake Chemical Scholarship:Senior whose parent is an employee may apply.
Most of our state supported universities choose their recipients from outstanding high school graduates who file an application with the individual university, complete ACT testing by October or December of their senior year with a minimum composite score of 25, and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.Students should have ACT scores sent directly to colleges.Application forms can be obtained from the counselors' office or.
Grambling University Ray D. Molo Alumni Chapter Scholarship:Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay are required.
Louisiana College Scholarships:Seniors having an ACT composite of at least 25 or SAT total of 1150 and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in academic subjects are eligible to apply.Persons meeting the criteria will be competing for the following scholarships:
Louisiana College Top 20 Scholars
LSU Alumni Scholarship:100 students are selected on the basis of grades plus ACT and/or National Merit Selection Index scores.ACT scores should be 31 or better. Scholarship and Admissions applications, essay & list of activities and awards
LSU Honor Scholarships:Awarded to 500 students who are either a finalist or semifinalist in National Merit Scholarship program or have an ACT composite of at least 26 with an "A" average in English and Math.Applications, essay, & list of activities and awards
LSU Valedictorian Scholarship:Students who are certified as valedictorian by their high school.Graduate with a 4.0 or higher GPA.
LSU Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship in the amount of$1000 to the outstanding entering freshman male.Criteria includes academics, leadership,athletics, and community service.www.sigep.cjb.net
Louisiana Tech has a General Scholarship program as well as scholarships in each of the five colleges: Administration & Business, Applied and Natural Sciences,Education, Engineering & Science, Liberal Arts.Scholarship and Admission forms due by December 1.
McNeese State University Academic Scholarships: Excellent grades and test scores are required.Same application is used for allacademic scholarships.
McNeese Honors College Scholarship:At least 3.4 GPA and 27 on ACT, essay and letters of recommendation required.Value: up to $34,784.
Tulane University Legislative Scholarship:Each elected member of the
Louisiana Legislature can award a one year full tuition scholarship to
a student in the top 25% of his/her class and an ACT of 27.
Application in counselors' office
Tulane Valedictorian Scholarship: Students who are certified as a valedictorian by their high school.GPA must be 4.0 or higher.
GRANTS, LOANS, AND STATE SCHOLARSHIPS
The federal financial aid application is used to apply for grants, loans, and the work-study program at colleges. On-line applications are available after January 1 and require the parent to complete their income tax return for the preceding tax year in order to completeportions of the application (although income tax return does not have to be filed until April 15th).
The state of Louisiana also uses the federal financial aid application form to apply for the following TOPS scholarships (Application deadline for these programs is JULY 1):
TOPS-PERFORMANCE:MINIMUM 3.0 Core Curriculum GPA, MINIMUM 23 ACT COMPOSITE, AND 17.5 CORE UNITS.PAYS LOUISIANA PUBLIC TUITION PLUS $400.
TOPS-HONORS:MINIMUM 3.0 Core Curriculum GPA, MINIMUM 27 ACT COMPOSITE, AND 17.5 CORE UNITS.PAYS LOUISIANA PUBLIC TUITION PLUS $800.
TOPS-TECHNICAL: MINIMUM 2.5 Core Curriculum GPA,MINIMUM 20 ACT COMPOSITE, AND 17 CORE UNITS (OPTION I) or 19 CORE UNITS (OPTION II).PAYS LOUISIANA PUBLIC TUITION ONLY
Rockefeller Scholarship:Students majoring in Wildlife, Forestry, or Marine Science and who have at least a 2.5 GPA and 20 ACT may apply.Value is $1000 per year.Students who do not complete degree must repay scholarship plus interest.
Al’sFormal Wear Scholarship:Complete Application
American Cancer Society College Scholarship:Cancer survivors who have had a cancer diagnosis before age 21 and have a GPA of at least 2.5
Carol Meyer Memorial Scholarship:Pursue a career in mathematics or mathematics education, Value - $500
Craig McGuire Memorial Scholarship:2.5 GPA and ACT of 18, one page essay.Value - $1000,
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship:Scholarships are awarded to students from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida based on student's character, personal merit, and background.Application may be obtained via internet Value:$4000 - $20,000.www.coca-colascholars.org
Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship:Must be a member of a family actively engaged in production agriculture, major in an agricultural-related major.www.monsanto.com
Dixie Youth Awards:Senior who has participated in a Dixie Youth Baseball Program is eligible to apply.Financial need is a factor in determining award.www.dixie.org
Education is Freedom Scholarship:Student with at least a “B” average who can show financial need.Value: $2000 www.educationisfreedom.org
Erbon and Marie Wise Scholarship:Students majoring in Journalism, Business Administration, Advertising Design, Marketing, Graphic Arts or Mass Communication and who have at least a 2.5 GPA can apply.Application can be obtained in the counselors' office.Maximum value of$2000.
ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship:Good grades and test score and can show community involvement.Value: $1000
Head and Engquist Equipment Scholarship:Two year training program in heavy equipment technology that features six 7 ½ week periods of classroom training with each followed by 7-10 weeks paid internship.Scholarship pays tuition, room and board, books, $500 personal expenses,and basic tool set.
HealthCareScholarship:Pursue a degree in healthcare, 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, essay, $500 value.
Health Systems Nursing Scholarship:$500 per academic year, 2.5 GPA, essays
Horatio Alger Louisiana Scholarship:Annual awards of $7,500 to 100 students with financial need and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.www.horatioalger.org/scholarships
ImageAmerica Scholarships:Plan to attend a technical/vocational school after high school.Application online at www.Imagine-America.org May begin applying in January of senior year.
James Murphy Memorial Scholarship:Applicant must be attending McNeese State University, GPA of 2.5-3.2.
John J. Johnson, II Memorial Foundation Scholarship:Applicant must have high moral standing, 3.0 GPA, and extracurricular activities.
Knights of Columbus Scholarship:Senior boy or girl who is a practicing Catholic can pick up application in the counselors' office.Awarded in the spring.$100 value
Kyle Andrew Broussard/FCA Memorial Scholarship: Committed Christian, must be active in FCA, life exemplifies the ideals of FCA, min. GPA of 3.0, 100-500 word essay on assigned topic.
Lake Charles Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority: Have a 3.0 GPA and financial need. Application in counselors’ office.Value: $1500,
Lake Charles American Press Scholarship:Given to a student who will attend McNeese.Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA, financial need, and active in school activities.Application in the counselors’ office. Value: $1200/year for 2 years.
Lawrence Toups, Jr. Foundation Scholarship:Awarded based on minimum 2.75 GPA, financial need, and leadership in school.Must plan to pursue agriculture related degree at McNeese. Essay required.
LouisianaAFI-CIO:Parent is a member of an affiliate union. Essay. Value: $1,000.
Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids Chance Scholarship:Demonstrate financial need and student must have been a dependent of parent who was killed or permanently disabled in work related accident.Can be used for vocational school or college.Value: $500-$3000. firstname.lastname@example.org
Louisiana HousingAuthority Scholarship: High school graduate whose families reside in or receive direct housing benefits. 3.0 GPA, Vocational or College.
Louisiana JCI Senate Scholarship:Criteria include GPA, financial need, extracurricular activities, and employment.
Louisiana Life Safety& Security Scholarship:Parent police/firefighter.www.lbfaa.org
Louisiana Municipal Clerk's Association:A $500 scholarship awarded to a worthy Louisiana high school graduate obtaining a degree in the field of Public Administration/Political Science or Related field.Requirements include 3.0 GPA, ACT of 21, 500 word essay on the subject "Why I Should Consider A Career in Government."Information in counselors' office.
Louisiana Pest Management:Major in a life science curriculum, 3.0 GPA and ACT of at least 23.Value - $1000
Louisiana Rural Water Association Scholarship:$1,000 Award based on GPA, ACT/SAT scores, leadership in community & school activities, and financial need.www.lrca.org
Louisiana Society of Professional Surveyors Education Scholarship:A $1,000 scholarship renewable for eight semesters to a student entering the surveying profession or other related technical fields.Application in counselors' office.
Louisiana Young Bankers Scholarship:Students with a declared major in the College of Business at a Louisiana college and who have a minimum ACT score of 25 and a 3.2 GPA can apply.Value is $800/1000. www.lba.orgLA. Young Bankers/College Freshman Scholarship
National Association of Young Women:GPA 2.5, extracurricular activities, 150 word biography, high moral standards.Value - $1500
Melissa Neir Memorial Scholarship:Must have been a victim of a drunk driver or had family member or friend killed or injured in DWI crash.Value: $2500
NFIB Free Enterprise Scholars Award:Must have good grades and ACT score, demonstrate entrepreneurial achievement, essay required.Value is $1000.
Papa John’s Scholarship:Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA and good ACT score.Application in counselors’office.Value is $1,000.www.papajohnscholars.com
Robert C. Byrd Scholarship:Students are selected on academic achievement(minimum of 3.5 GPA) and ACT scores (minimum of 23 composite).Essay is required. Application form may be obtained from counselor.
Simon Youth Foundation Scholarship:Criteria include academic record, leadership,school and community activities, and financial need.Obtain an application at the Simon Marketplace (customer information center) at Prien Lake Mall.
Society of Automotive Engineers:Students interested in engineering and other sciences can apply for a number of scholarships through SAE.Applications in counselors' office.
Versie L. Williams Memorial Scholarship:ACT – 20, GPA – 2.5
Vocational Rehabilitation Services:Students who have physical or mental disorder(examples: learning disability, diabetes, scoliosis, emotional problems) can qualify for funding for education at either college or vocational school.Application available in counselors' office.
Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarship:One $1000 scholarship is awarded by each store on the basis of test scores, grade point average, extra-curricularactivities, work activities, and financial need.www.walmartfoundation.org
Warren C. Updike Scholarship Fund:For students who are financially deserving and have demonstrated their strong interests in agriculture through participation in such activities as District Livestock shows, FFA, 4-H, and other related independent pursuits.Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required.Application in counselors’ office
A student athlete must meet NCAA guidelines in order to be awarded an athletic scholarship by a college.These guidelines require a specific ACT score and grade point average in a "Core Curriculum".Seniors must apply on-line with the Eligibility Center.The website to register is www.eligibilitycenter.org.
Louisiana High School Athletic & Coaches Association:Several different scholarships are given at the end of the year. See the counselor for guidelines and applications.Applications are available only online at www.lhsaa.org.
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