• 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!! 

     
    NEW INFORMATION: 
    Scholarships for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/hbcu-scholarships/
     
     
     
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    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

     

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    4-28-2021

    Kappa Alpha Order at McNeese State University.  This scholarship consists of one $500 scholarship or two $250 scholarships that can be won.   Any male seniors who are interested in coming to McNeese as it is a great way to win free money for their freshman semester. 

    https://form.jotform.com/210595912621151

    Kappa Alpha Order Gentlemen's Scholarship Application 2021

    Please click the link to complete this form.

     

    4-21-2021

    BigSun Scholarship
     
    The BigSun scholarship deadline is approaching.  Please encourage your students to apply.
     
    Deadline               -      June 19, 2021   
    Amount of Award  -        $500.00
     
    Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

    4-20-2021

    Andre Matthew Wallace Memorial Scholarship: Due by May 10. $1000 scholarship, 2.5 GPA.  Mail or return application with essay to New Sunlight Baptist Church  Attn: Andre Wallace Memorial Scholarship   515 V E Washington St.    Lake Charles, LA  70601

    Guidelines

    Scholarship Application

     

    4-14-2021

    The Junior League of Lake Charles is excited to continue our tradition of awarding scholarships to young women in our 5-parish area. Attached is the application for The Junior League of Lake Charles, Inc.’s Branch Out and Grow Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school senior girls. The application deadline is Friday, April 30th. 

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    MCKINNEY, TUCKER & LEMEL, LLC is offering 2 scholarship prizes with first place being $1,000. Students should submit an essay between 600 words or a video of two minutes or shorter on the topic - "Have you or someone you know been affected by drunk driving? In what ways has it made or would it make you a safer driver?"

    More information can be found here https://www.mtllawfirm.com/scholarship/

     

     

    4/12/2021

    "B. Davis Scholarship”

    The deadline for the the B.Davis scholarship is approaching.

    Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to provide your students with the opportunity to apply for our scholarship. 

    Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

    The deadline for applications is May 22, 2021

    Amount of Scholarship: $1,000

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com

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    4/7/2021

    Scholarship Opportunity: Black Caucus - Due April 15

    Scholarship Information and Application 

    3-30-2021

    Omega Psi Phi Scholarship: Scholarship Information and Application

    (DEADLINE APRIL 25th  - E-MAILED)

    3-22-2021

    Butler Law Firm Scholarship opportunity: There are two prizes available with first place being $1,000. Students who want to apply should submit a video regarding what you want to do to make the world a better place, how you plan to do it and one or more great aspects of your plan. 


    Eligibility requirements can be found here https://butlerfirm.com/about-the-firm/scholarship/. The contest is open now and will be wrapping up on May 28th, students who are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate schools can apply.

    Jelamarie Mojeno

    On Behalf of Butler Law Firm

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    2-26-2021

    Scholarship for Class of 2022http://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/scholarship

    The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a merit-based undergraduate scholarship for incomparable individuals who have the ability to make real, tangible contributions to their families, friends, and the greater society. 

    Merit-based; 15 scholarships awarded per annum. Four-year, full tuition scholarship (actual dollar amount varies based upon school selection).  Freedom in choice of school and area of study

     ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Accepting applications for the Class of 2022; have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.7; excel in extracurricular activities; exhibit strong leadership qualities; demonstrate active participation in community service; be a citizen of the United States.

    DEADLINES (Max of 3,000 eligible applications will be reviewed) Early Applicant Deadline – May 21, 2021. Finalist decisions by end of June 2021. Regular Applicant Deadline – September 10, 2021* Finalists decisions by end of October 2021. *If maximum number of applications (3,000) has not yet been exceeded. All Finalist Interviews conducted in October and November 2021. Scholarships are awarded in December 2021.  Please feel free to contact Amie Lucas directly with any questions.

    2-24-2021

    The Louisiana Construction Education Foundation (LCEF) Jump Start Construction Connect Scholars Program is accepting applications for up to forty $1,000 scholarships. The scholarship is for students who will have earned a Jump Start Diploma, an NCCER credential, and who plan to enroll in an LCTCS campus on a construction pathway or in an ABC training program once they’ve completed high school. Applications are due April 12. 

    Scholarship Information and Application
    Please contact megan.thompson2@la.gov with questions.

    2-23-2021

    John J Johnson, II Memorial Foundation, Inc.: Application due by March 31

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    2-23-2021

    Dr. Ulric Pryce Memorial Scholarship: A memorial scholarship in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) given to a deserving graduating senior going to the college of his or her choice. Applications can be found below online at ZetaPsiLamba.com DEADLINE for application or acceptance is April 15.

    Scholarship Information and Application

    2-23-2021

    Student View Scholarship Program:

    Application Information  

    Website:  http://www.student-view.com/

    2-11-2021

    SWLA Health Services continues to provide scholarships to assist students in our communities who have chosen to pursue careers in healthcare. Successful applicants are awarded a one-time scholarship toward their education.  Deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 31st at 5:00 pm.

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    2-8-2021

    The Future of STEM Scholars Initiative Scholarship 

    Scholarship Information and Application

    2-4-2021

    Black Caucus 2021 Scholarship. Deadline has been extended until March 31 

    Scholarship Information and Application

    2-1-2021

    The Zeta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of application for the 2021 Versie L. Williams Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship award amount: $2000.  Deadline: March 2nd

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    1-27-2021

    Jump Start Construction Scholars Program

    The Louisiana Construction Education Foundation (LCEF), Louisiana’s Community and Technical College System (LCTCS), and the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) are now accepting applications for the Jump Start Construction Connect Scholars Program. This scholarship is dedicated exclusively to Jump Start graduates who have earned a Jump Start credential and a Louisiana high school diploma and subsequently enroll in an LCTCS Construction Pathway Program or Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) training program the summer or fall immediately following graduation. Applications are due March 15.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Any high school senior who has a National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) credential, will earn a Jump Start Career Diploma, and enrolls in an LCTCS construction pathway program or an ABC training program in the summer or fall semester immediately following high school graduation is eligible to apply.

     Scholarship Award

    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. Please contact megan.thompson2@la.gov with questions

     https://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/jumpstart/jump-start-construction-connect-scholars-application-2020-2021.pdf

     

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    1-26-2021

    Students at LaGrange Senior High School Can Win a $1,000 Scholarship from MyMozaic.

    Apply Here: https://www.mymozaic.com/1kmonthlyscholarship.php

    Scholarship Details:
    Name: "$1,000 A Portrait of You" Monthly Scholarship
    Award Amount: $1,000
    Award Frequency: Monthly (12 Awards a Year)
    No Essay
    No GPA
    No Letters of Recommendation


    Best Regards,
    Your MyMozaic Team

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    1-26-2021

    Horatio Alger Award. Please visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

    Scholarship Information and Deadline

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    1-20-2021

    Southern University Alumni Federation Scholarship. Deadline is April 2, 2021. 

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    1-20-2021

    Louisiana high school seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid are eligible to enter Lela's $1000 FAFSA Completion Scholarship Drawing HERE!

    For those who need help completing, please refer them to our FAFSA HELPline at (844) 463-2372.

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    1-4-2021

    2021 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship application: Scholarship Information and Application

    The deadline for this scholarship application is January 31, 2021 (must be received and postmarked by this date). If there are any questions please email me at 1stVP@dstlakecharles.org.

     

    12-11-2020

    NO Sweat Scholarship

    https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/?ref=121120LA

     

    12-10-2020

    NAFEPA Scholarship

    Scholarship Information and Application 

     

    12-10-2020

    Intersted in pursuing a degree in Social Work? Here are 17 scholarship offers: https://www.mswdegrees.org/resources/social-work-financial-aid  (Once on site, scroll to the middle of the page)

    12-10-2020

    The Shari Simon Greenberg Community Scholarship of the Simon Youth Foundation supports graduating seniors who live in a Simon mall community through one-time scholarships. 

    Scholarship recipients are eligible for a one-time scholarship of up to $1,500 (based on available funding), with one scholarship awarded at each Simon center.

    In addition, the top-ranking applicants selected in Simon communities will be eligible for the Award of Excellence, which is a renewable scholarship awarded to one student in eligible Simon regions.

    To be eligible, applicants must:

    • Be a high school senior attending school and living in a Simon®community;
    • Be a legal U.S. resident;
    • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in Fall 2021;
    • Demonstrate academic promise and financial need.

    Applicants will be evaluated based on academic promise, financial need, written response, work experience and community/extracurricular involvement.

     

    Deadline February 17, 2021

    https://programs.applyists.com/syf/#1532705644108-356cff99-ac84

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    12-10-2020

    La. Association of School Admin. of Fed. Assisted Programs Scholarship

    Scholarship Information and Application

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    12-3-2020

    Jackie Robinson Scholarship: The Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship application is now available!

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    11-19-2020

    Taco Bell Foundation Scholarship

    Scholarship Information and Application

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    11-19-2020  Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship

    Scholarship Information and Application

    Step 1: Check Your Eligibility. Take a look at the eligibility requirements to see if you qualify for the scholarship.

    Step 2: Get the Details. Check out the information on key dates, judging criteria and prizing. And make sure you have all the facts about what you need to submit a winning application.

    Step 3: Start Your Application. Tell us how you are a leader on and off the field. Applications are due at 11:59pm EST on January 8, 2021.

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    11/2/22020

    FRA Americanism ESSAY contest for Grades 7-12

    Due Dec 1, Up to $5000. Write a 350- essay on "The Bill of Rights and Me"

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    Annual Innovation Scholarship

    Due Dec 1, Up to $2500. Open to high school juniors and seniors, and undergraduate students enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year institution or tech school.

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Physics Teacher

    Due Dec 1, Up to $2000. 

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    2020 Buena Vista Scholarship

    Due Dec 1. $1500.

    Scholarship and Application Information

     

    2020 Imprex Scholarship

    Due Dec 1. Up to $1000. Essay

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

     

    Car Accident Survivor Scholarship

    Due Dec 1. $1000. Essay

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    2020 Cimon Inc. Scholarship

    Due Dec 1. $1000.  

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    Dell Scholarship

    Due Dec 1.  Up to $20,000 along with additional resources

    LaGrange is a GEARUP School so APPLY

    Scholarship Information and Application

     

    Downtown Apartment Company's 2020 Scholarship Program

    Due Dec 1. $500.00

    Application and Information

     

    Uncommon Goods Spring 2021 Scholarship

    Due Dec 15. $2000.00. Application and submit ART.

    Information and Application

     

     

    The Achieve Today Scholarship Fund

    Due Dec 31. $1000. Essay

    Information and Application

     

    Because College is Expensive Scholarship

    Due Dec 31. $500.00.

    Information and Application

     

    Zippia's Teacher Dream Job Scholarship

    Due Dec 31. $1000. Essay.

    Information and Application

     

    The Simplr Artifical Intelligence and Technology Scholarship

    Due Dec 31. $7500.  Essay.

    Information and Application

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    10/29/2020

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports more than 1,400 exceptional college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.55 million awarded through 3 nationally recognized programs.  Our application is open!

    Scholarship Information and Application

    The deadline to submit the application eligibility quiz is 4pm Eastern, October 31, 2020.

    The deadline to submit the full application is 5pm Eastern, October 31, 2020.  

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    10/5/2020

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

    is pleased to announce its annual International High School Essay Contest. Four College Scholarship Awards: 1st Scholarship: $5,000; 2nd Scholarship: $3,000; 3rd Scholarship: $2,000; 4th Scholarship: $1,000 Contest Closes/Submission due to local Chapter: October 16, 2020.

    Chapter Name: Rho Chi Chapter

    Email completed application and essay to:  jus4rec@aol.com

    Omega Psi Phi Essay Information

     

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    8/4/2020

    The Horatio Alger Association offers one of the largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country. The Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who've faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are primarily focused on recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, they seek students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

    The application period for high school seniors pursuing bachelor's degree programs ends October 25.  The application for career and technical education is open until August 15; this is for students pursuing associate degrees or technical certifications.

    Scholarship Link and Information

     

     

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    6-1-2020

    2020-2021 LASFAA Mildred D. Higgins High School Scholarship

    Website and 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.