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    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!! 

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    Local Scholarships:  Click on Links, Print Applications or Follow Instructions, Complete Application, Mail by Deadline

     

     

    12-9-2019

    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Lake Charles Alumnae Chapter: We MUST receive the scholarship by is January 31, 2020.     We are asking students to submit the application at least two weeks prior to the deadline date to assure its timely arrival. Any scholarship received after that date will not be considered. 

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    12-2-2019

    Louisiana Association of School Administrators of Federally Assisted Programs Scholarship Application Pumose The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide a one-time award of$1,000 to eight high school seniors who will be attending their first year of college. Recipients will be selected from public high schools throughout Louisiana.

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    12-2-2019

    DAR offers 26 scholarships for: Graduating high school seniors College and graduate students in specific programs Scholarship applications are accepted: August 1st through February 15th (12 midnight EST)  All applicants must be citizens of the United States of America (USA) All applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the USA

    DAR Scholarship Information

    DAR Scholarships (Multiple-Please scroll down)

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    11-21-2019

    Acadian Ambulance EMT Scholarship

     This year, Acadian Ambulance is honoring 50 students with Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) scholarships. This scholarship is available for students graduating high school in 2020 who are interested in emergency medicine. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2020.

     
    Please see the EMT scholarship application or visit the Acadian website for more information. 

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    11-1-2019

    Louisiana Recreation and Parks Association Scholarships

    Applications are now being excepted for the 2020 LRPA scholarships. To apply candidates must meet the eligibility requirements.  Please submit your application by December 21,2019.

    CLICK HERE for LRPA scholarships.

    CLICK HERE for scholarship application.

    CLICK HERE for selection criteria.

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    11-18-2019

    Kiwanis Scholarship: 

    Kiwanis Children's Fund scholarships are designed to help members of Circle K International and graduating seniors who are members of Key Club International. The Children's Fund appreciates the generous donors whose dedication to the Kiwanis family, education and community service makes these scholarships possible.

    Select a scholarship below to learn more about available awards and eligibility requirements. Scholarship applications for the 2019-20 Kiwanis year will be posted on November 1, 2019. Applications are only accepted online and typically have a due date of February 1. 

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    11-18-2019

    KEY CLUB:

    The District Foundation supervises a Scholarship Program for Key Club Seniors and Circle K Members. Scholarship Application Forms are made available to the local Key Clubs and Circle K Clubs - and are also available on each organization's web site. 

    All eligible Circle K Members and all eligible Senior Key Club members are invited to complete and submit a Scholarship Application. The 2018-2019 scholarships have been awarded. The Foundation Board of Directors has allocated funds in the Annual Budget to continue the Scholarship Programs. Scholarship applications for 2019-2020 are now available and will be due January 15, 2020.  Please begin working on your scholarship application packet NOW and don't wait until returning to school from after holiday break.

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    11-18-2019

    Scholarships with December Deadlines: Several scholarships are listed within this site. Please review/apply for those you qualif for. Good Luck!

    Scholarships with December Deadlines

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    11-18-2019

    Scholarships for TRADE SCHOOLS: Several scholarships are listed within this site. Please scroll to mid page and review/apply for those you qualify for.  Good Luck!

    Trade School Scholarships Click Here

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    11-1-2019

    Bookoo.com Scholarship: $1000, Dec 1st

    Scholarship Information and Application

    Bottar Law, PLLC Scholarship: $2500, Dec 1st

    Information and Application

    Corporate Housing Developer Scholarship: $500, Due Dec 1

    Application and Information

    Johnnie L Cochran, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: $1000, Due Dec 1

     

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    11-1-2019

    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, 2020  
    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..
     
    Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
     
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    11-1-2019

    CORE Scholarship Award

    The McNeese State University Black Faculty Staff Council will award a one-time $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from LaGrange High School. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic performance and financial need. Eligibility Requirements Applicants must:  Complete the Fall 2020 McNeese State University online application for admission & scholarships (https://www.mcneese.edu/apply/) by February 15, 2020;  Be a graduating senior from LaGrange High school (May 2020);  Have a 3.5 grade point average or higher;  Have financial need.

     

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    10-30-2019

    Burger King Scholars Program: Due Dec 15

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    10-30-2019

    HomeLight Scholarship: Due Nov 15

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    10-30-2019

    Future Designer Scholarship: Due Nov 1

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    10-30-2019

    Ivey Engineering $1000 Bi-Annual Scholarship: Due Nov 1

    Application and Information

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    10-30-2019

    Thomas J Henry Leadership Scholarship Program: Due NOV 1

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    10-30-2019

    Scholarship DUE in NOVEMBER

    List of Scholarship Due in NOVEMBER

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    10-30-2019

    Ron Brown Scholar Prgram: Due Jan 9

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    10-29-2019

    SIXT Scholarhip: Due Nov 30

    The SIXT Scholars Program is available to high school seniors graduating in the academic year of 2019/2020. The scholarship will also take into consideration other factors such as financial need and extracurricular activities. Award winners must show valid proof of a full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate college or university for the academic year 2020/2021.

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    10-7-2019

    Click Here: COURSE HERO 2019 Veteran Scholarship
    Award: $5,000
    Award Frequency: One recipient every six months
    Eligibility:

    • Permanent Legal U.S. Resident
    • Military affiliation:
      • Retired, honorably discharged or active duty service members of any branch of the United States military, including the United States Army and Reserves, United States Navy and Reserves, United States Air Force and Reserves, United States Marine Corps and Reserves, United States Coast Guard and Reserves, the National Guard and Air National Guard, or spouses, children or family members of such service members
    • At least 16 years old
    • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
    • Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university, or vocational, technical or private career institution in the United States
    • Must submit an essay - 500 words or less. 


    Click Here: COURSE HERO 2019 Rise Up Scholarship for First-Generation College Students
    Award: $5,000
    Award Frequency: One recipient every six months
    Eligibility:

    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Age: 16 and over
    • Permanent legal U.S. resident
    • A detailed and well-written essay response
    • Enrollment in a school listed on the U.S. Department of Education website
    • Be the first in your family to attend college

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    9-10-2019

    From studentscholarship.org  Several NEW release scholarship. Click on link for PDF file.

    StudentScholarship.ORG

     

    9/5/2019

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. International High School Essay Contest

    Sponsoring Chapter:  Rho Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc (Needed for cover page)

    Submit the essays to Reginald D Weeks, Achievement Week Chairman, by email to :  Jus4rec@aol.com

    Deadline: Due by Oct 7

    Click Here: Scholarship Information and Essay

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    8/5/2019

    Revive Solutions $750 College Scholarship

    https://www.revive.life/college-scholarship

    To be eligible, you must:

    • Be a legal resident of the U.S

    • Be either a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university

    Deadline

    ​The annual deadlines for all submissions are June 30th, for the Fall scholarship and November 30th for the Winter scholarship.

     

     

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    Dudley DeBosier High School Scholarship

    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.

    Scholarship Information

    Once you click on the link, scroll to the middle of the page.

     
     
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    DELL SCHOLARS

    $20,000, textbook and laptop credit, room and board

    Special requirements: participating in college readiness program, 2.4 min GPA, financial need (eligible to receive pell grant), accredited 2 or 4-year university

    How to Apply

     
     
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    JACKIE ROBINSON SCHOLARSHIP

    Up to $30,000 over four years

    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

    Submit online at Jackie Robinson Application and Information

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    AL’S FORMAL WEAR SCHOLARSHIP

     

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    EMMY NOETHER AWARD- STEM

    $25,000

    Transcripts, ACT scores, letter of recommendation

    Essay topic: 2 500 word essays on 1. What has been your most significant STEM research experience (at school, home or in a lab)? 2. How do you see STEM playing a role in your future?

    Click Here:  Apply Here

     
     
     
     
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    BURGER KING SCHOLARS

    CLICK HER: BURGER KING 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.

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    ROCKEFELLER STATE WILDLIFE SCHOLARSHIP

    $2,000 annually

    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.

    Application available at Application Form

     

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    NAFEPA Scholarship Program

    National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators

    Scholarship Application and Information

     
     
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    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. 

    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..

    Big Sun Scholarship

     
     
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    The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

    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.

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    AXA Achievement Scholarship - Program Information

    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.

     

    Click on LINK below to complete the application ONLINE.

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    Ron Brown Scholar Program Application

    Application DEADLINE: Nov 1 (early consideration)
    Eligibility Requirements: Excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others.
    Click on links below for scholarship application and details.  MUST READ Frequently Asked Questions to ensure proper completion on application. Will award 20 or more scholarships.
     
     
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    Horatio Alger Assoication of Distinguished Americans, INC

    Eligibility: Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower gross family income), United States Citizen
    Apply online between August 1 - October 25
    Click here to complete application:  Horatio Alger Scholarship Information 
    Additional information:  Scholarship Information
     
     
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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.

     

    INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIPS

    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.

     

    COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

    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.

     

     

    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-OPPORTUNITY:  MINIMUM 2.5 Core Curriculum GPA, MINIMUM 20 ACT COMPOSITE, AND   17.5 CORE UNITS.  PAYS LOUISIANA PUBLIC TUITION.

     

    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. 

     

     

    PRIVATE SCHOLARSHIPS

     

    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

     

     

     

    ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

    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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