• Section 1:  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 scholarships request a reference, please let the person know ahead of time and provide that person with an academic resume. Good luck!! 

    Scholarships for Historically Black Colleges and Universitieshttps://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/hbcu-scholarships/

    Free College Tuition 

    Section 2: Local Scholarships - Click on Links, Print Applications or Follow Instructions, Complete Application, Mail by Deadline  Check here each month for NEW scholarship**

    Scholarships with MONTHLY Deadlines:Click HERE-- LOSFA scholarship by Monthly Deadlines 



    Dr. Ulric Pryce Memorial Scholarship Packet- 

    Complete application at https://www.zetapsilambda.com/scholarship-information





    McNeese Black Alumni Chapter Scholarship: Due on or before April 12

    Scholarship Information and Application


    The 2022 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program™ application deadline has been extended to Tuesday, March 15, 2022. In 2022, UCB will award 30 scholarships of up to $5,000 and 3 scholarships of up to $10,000 to people living with epilepsy, their family members, and caregivers pursuing higher education.

    Scholarship Information and Application


    3-4-2022 H&H Scholarship. Students who are interested in the EDUCATION field should apply. Deadline to turn in the scholarship is Monday, April 4th. Return call completed application to MRS. EVAN, Room 217.

    Scholarship Application


    3-4-2022 Calcasieu-Cameron Students with Oprthopedic Disabiliites Scholarship

    Deadline July 1st. Scholarship Information and Application


    3-3-2022  Horatio Alger State Scholarship, up to $10,000 each




    PahHellenic Counselor Scholarship: The Lake Charles Chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council is accepting applications from area high school seniors who wish to apply for the scholarship. Applicant must mail their completed and signed application by the deadline of Friday, April 8, 2022. Applications must be postmarked by April 8, 2022. 

    Information Letter

    Scholarship Information


    2022 – 2023 HSF Scholar Application

    Due Date: February 15, 2022

    Amount: $500 – $5,000

    Eligibility: Students of Hispanic heritage who are U.S. citizens and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA (high school students) or a minimum of 2.5 GPA (college or graduate students). Must be planning to enroll full time in an accredited, public, or not-for-profit, four-year university or graduate school located in the U.S. for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. Need to have submitted the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms.

    Instructions: Create an account and complete the application.



    The Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation

    Due Date: February 16, 2022

    Amount: $500 – $5,000

    Eligibility: Students of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, funds and asset management companies, credit cards, and finance). Students must be graduating high school seniors enrolling full-time as first-year students at a four-year accredited college or university. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, rank in the top 20% of their class, and demonstrate financial need.

    Instructions: Complete and submit the application form.



    Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship

    Due Date: February 19, 2022

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility: Any student attending an accredited U.S. school or accepted within six months of the application.

    Instructions: Complete the online application.



    The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships

    Due Date: February 20, 2022

    Amount: Up to $10,000

    Eligibility: Graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools or communities.

    Instructions: Complete the online application form.



    2022 RMEL Foundation Scholarship

    Due Date: February 25, 2022

    Amount: $1,000 – $3,000

    Eligibility: Current high school senior, high school graduate, or current university or college student. Must also be pursuing either an electric industry position certificate or an undergraduate degree with the intent to pursue a career in the electric energy industry.

    Instructions: Create an online account and fill out the appropriate application form.



    Red Thread Foundation for Women

    Due Date: February 26, 2022

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility:  Women of international background, including international students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, enrolling as a freshman in a U.S. college or university program in Fall 2022.

    Instructions: Create an account and complete short-answer questions and two essays.



    Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

    Due Date: February 28, 2022

    Amount: Up to $1,500

    Eligibility: Must be a U.S. resident enrolled as a full-time high school senior.

    Instructions:  Complete the online application form. Include an essay, between 500 – 1,000 words, that details your volunteer efforts to help animals in need. Describe how that involvement has changed your life and community or shaped your perception of the importance of animal welfare.



    UNCF Medline Corporate Scholars Program

    Due Date: February 28, 2022

    Amount: $5,000

    Eligibility: African American junior undergraduate student enrolled full-time at a U.S. accredited, four-year institution. Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA majoring in business, marketing, finance, accounting, healthcare management, and or nursing at the undergraduate level.

    Instructions: Create an account and fill out the online application to apply.



    Indian Health Service Scholarship Program

    Due Date: February 28, 2022

    Amount: Varies

    Eligibility: Members or descendants of a federally recognized, state-recognized, or terminated American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village. Must be a high school graduate, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be capable of completing a health profession intended to serve Indian people as a health professional.

    Instructions: Create a student portal to apply.



    Whistleblower Education Scholarship

    Due Date: February 28, 2022

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility: Any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the U.S. Includes incoming first-year college students who are either high school graduates or in possession of a GED. Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

    Instructions: Email completed application and write an essay between 750 – 1000-word that answers the following: Write about a time you stood up for something you believed in or a time you spoke out against wrongdoing. How did you make an impact on someone else’s life? Do you believe there is value in speaking up? Why?



    The Sallie Mae Fund for High School Students

    Due Date: February 28, 2022

    Amount: Up to $10,000

    Eligibility: Any diverse student enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education program. Must be a U.S. citizen, have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher, and demonstrate leadership and good moral character.

    Instructions: Complete the online application form and create a 2-minute video on the following statement: What are three short-term goals (academic, financial, personal, professional, etc.) that are important for you to achieve, and how will this scholarship help you bridge the gap to your goals?





    Scholarships with Feb deadlines: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/deadline/deadline-in-february


    Business Major- Southern University

    Must be an INCOMING FRESHMEN enrolling at Southern University- Baton Rouge during the Summer or Fall semester, immediately following high school graduation OR an adult student who will be entering college for the first time. Majoring in Business. Click on link for information and application.




    Jump Start Construction Scholarship Application:  The application window is now open for the Jump Start Construction Connect Scholars Program. This is a joint initiative of the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation (LCEF), Louisiana’s Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) and the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE).

    Up to forty one-time scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to students enrolling at an LCTCS program or an Associated Builders and Contractors training program. This scholarship will assist graduates in gaining the necessary training to earn industry employment in construction crafts fields aligned to four and five star jobs that may lead to management positions. Applications are due April 12.

     Information and Application - Jumpstart Construction



    Sowela Community College Scholarship Application: https://stcc.formstack.com/forms/stcc_scholarship_application



    J.J. Johnson Memorial Scholarship: Information and Application

    Deadline March 31



    Brown Foundation Scholarship: https://www.thebrownfoundation.org/application-instructions.html 

    Application Period Begins: Saturday, January 15, 2022

    Application Period Ends: Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants must create an account and apply electronically through Community Foundation of Acadiana's Online Portal for scholarships. The 2022 online application and submission instructions will be available on this web page from January 15, 2022 through noon on March 24, 2022.

    Deadline: March 24, 2022 at Noon.



    The Lake Charles Chapter of Southern University Alumni is awarding a $1000.00 scholarship and two $500 book stipends for the 2022 - 2023 academic school year. The requirements are a 2.8 G.P.A. or above and an ACT Composite Score of at least 20.  Deadline April 1, 2022

    Scholarship Information and Application



    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. ScholarshipScholarship Information and Application

    The Zeta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of applications for the 2022 Versie L. Williams Memorial Scholarship.

    Versie L. Williams Memorial Scholarship $2000.  Applications must be postmarked by February 28th



    SWLA FCA Kyle Broussard Memorial Scholarship Application.  This scholarship is for a female and male in SWLA who have been involved in FCA during high school.  The amount of the scholarship $2,000 each ($1,000 for the fall and spring semester their freshmen year.   The application due date is post mark by Friday April 1, 2022.  We have an independent committee that will review each of the scholarships to pick the winners.  Once we have the winners we will double check with you to verify that the student has been involved in FCA 

    FCA Scholarship




    Scholarships with DEC deadlinesDecember Deadline Scholarships


    Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarshp: Application and Information


    15 Scholarships Opportunites Listed: Scholarship Opportunities

    Click on the link above!!



    Burger King Scholarship

    $1,000 to $50,000 Scholarships Available Now for Your Students

    High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam can apply to receive $1,000 to $50,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year!

    Eligible students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).

    To learn more and apply visit bk-scholars.com  Application deadline: December 15, 2021.





    The Lake Charles Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a public service sorority, gives a $4000 scholarship in two installments: $2,000 in August and $2,000 in January) to a graduating high school senior from its service area of Calcasieu Parish.  This scholarship will be awarded based on academic performance and community service.

    Application Procedures

    Revised Updated Scholarship Application


    Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

    Due Date: October 31, 2021

    Amount: $20,000

    Eligibility: Must be a current high school (or home-schooled) student who will graduate during the 2021-2022 academic year. The eligible student must have an overall 3.0 GPA and plan to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution.

    Instructions: Create a profile to apply.



    $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship

    Due Date: October 31, 2021

    Amount: Up to $1,000

    Eligibility: Open to any current high school or postsecondary student.

    Instructions: Follow the guidelines to upload a video (no longer than 1:30 minutes) on one of the following topics:

    1. How Covid-19 Changed My Attitude Towards Self-Study.
    2. Online Tutoring in the Post-Pandemic World – A Perfect Freelance Job for Students.
    3. Self-Care Tips the Covid-19 Pandemic Has Taught Me.



    Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

    Due Date:  October 31, 2021

    Amount: $2,000

    Eligibility: Open to U.S. residents who are 14 years of age or older.

    Instructions: Create a Unigo account and submit a written response (250- words or less) to: “Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.”



    2021 Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship

    Due Date: October 31, 2021

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility: Any student entering an accredited community college, four-year institution, or post-graduate program with a GPA of 3.0 or greater may apply. Students must demonstrate a commitment to environmental conservation using past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences.

    Instructions: Submit the required documents via email and include a 750–1,000-word personal statement explaining your dedication to local conservation and detailing your efforts to contribute to conservation and preservation. What ideas do you have for policy? In what ways do you encourage others to implement sustainability practices into their lives?



    National Rice Month Scholarship

    Due Date: October 31, 2021

    Amount: Up to $5,000

    Eligibility: Open to graduating high school students who are from the six primary rice-growing states: Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas.

    Instructions: Create an original video (three minutes or less) about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to you, your state, or the world in general.




    $1,000 October Scholarship

    Due Date: October 20, 2021

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility: Open to all high school, college, and graduate students.

    Instructions: Create an account and apply.



    The SchoolHouse Connection Leadership and Scholarship Program

    Due Date: October 15, 2021

    Amount: $2,000

    Eligibility: High school seniors, students in a GED program, and students who plan to take a gap year may apply. Applicants must be a U.S. resident who has experienced homelessness within the last six years, with plans to enter college for the first time during the fall of the 2022–2023 academic year.

    Instructions: Complete the online application and upload an essay (1,000-word max) that answers all three of the following topics:

    1. Your experience of homelessness and how it relates to your life and education.
    2. Your commitment to education during your experience of homelessness.
    3. Your desire to attend college.




    Scholarship Opportunties:

    Click on link: September Scholarship Offers




    The 2021 SchoolHouse Connection Scholarship Program Application is Live!

    We are now accepting applications for SchoolHouse Connection’s Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program, for students entering college for the first time in the 2022-2023 school year.

     [Deadline to Apply: October 15, 2021, 11:59PM PST]

    • Provides scholarships to youth who have experienced homelessness to ensure their completion of a post-secondary education program.
    • Assists youth with financial aid processes, mental health advocacy and referrals, professional legal advocacy and referrals, and assistance in locating and establishing local contacts for general support and services.
    • Builds a stable peer and adult support network for recipients, before, during, and after their college careers, and into their transition into the workforce.
    • Offers young people meaningful opportunities to engage in advocacy, while providing sustained support services to help ensure graduation and success in life.

    Click Here to Learn More + Read the FAQs + Apply


    GoSkills Be the Boss Scholarship

    Due Date: September 15, 2021

    Amount: $2,000

    Eligibility: Any female high school or college student who wants to start her own business.

    Instructions:  Complete the online application and submit your business plan.



    Because College is Expensive Scholarship

    Due Date: September 30, 2021

    Amount:  $500

    Eligibility: Open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and current college students. Those who are planning to attend college or graduate school may also apply.

    Instructions: Complete the online application.



    2021 – 2021 The Driven Decade Scholarship

    Due Date: September 30, 2021

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and be in good academic standing.

    Instructions:  Write a 750-1,000-word essay that answers, “Where do you see yourself ten years from now?” Submit the essay and other documentation to the given email address.



    Shout It Out Scholarship

    Due Date: September 30, 2021

    Amount: $1,500

    Eligibility: Scholarship is open to any U.S. student who is a legal U.S. resident.

    Instructions: Create an account and submit an essay with 250 words or less answering, “If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?”






    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Annual Achievement Week Essay Contest.

    Click HERE:  Omega Psi Phi Essay Application and Information  NEW Deadline: Oct 1st. (packet is due on OCT 1st so they can send to Nationals)

    Sponsoring Chapter is Rio Chi.

    Email completed packets to 




    The Gates Scholarship: Click HERE The Gates Scholarship  Deadline Sept 15

    The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.




    Section 3: Other 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

    Presidential 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.




    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):  










    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                                                                                                                                       

    American Fire Sprinkler Association:  Apply on line for seven scholarships.  www.afsascholarship.org  


    AXA Achievement Scholarship:  www.axa-achievement.com 


    Best Buy Scholarship: www.BestBuy.com   


    Black Heritage Festival Scholarship:  Applicant must have a 2.8 GPA and plan to attend any accredited college, university or technical school of his/her choice.   


    Burger King Scholars:  Up to 1,600 scholarships of $1000 will be awarded.  Eligibility is 2.5-3.5 GPA,work 15 hours per week, community service, and financial need. www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/bkscholars


    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  


    Ed.Communications Scholarship: 


    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 


    ESAFoundation Scholarship: www.esaintl.com/esaf 


    Foundationfor Rural Service Scholarship (Cameron Communications):  www.frs.org


    GatesMillennium Scholar – Minority, 3.0 GPA, financialneed.  www.gmsp.org


    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 Beard Culinary Scholarship:  www.jamesbeard.org 


    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.  www.kidschance@raisingthebar.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.org LA. 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. 


    Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache Award:  www.bodybymilk.com


    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


    Zeta Psi Lambda Chapter Scholarship:  Act Score of 20, GPA 2.5.  www.zetapsilambda.com





    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.