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    Need Assistance with Tuition and Books?

    CPPJ and the Louisiana Workforce Commission have joined together in an effort to provide book and tuition assistance to those who are accepted into a college but have not yet enrolled or have not yet scheduled their classes.  Please see the attached file for more information.Tuition and Book Assistance

    2023 Emmy Noether Awards: A Merit Award opportunity for female students who aspire to pursue STEM-related graduate degrees.
    Requirements:Female, Senior in High School, Lives in or goes to school in LA or MS, Pursues a research-based graduate degree & career in a STEM field, 28 or higher on the ACT
    Examples of qualifying career aspirations: any laboratory researcher (Ph.D. or Masters of Science programs),researching engineers (such as aerospace or computer engineering programs). PLEASE NOTE: Students interested in pursuing careers as physicians (M.D. or physician assistant programs), nurses (R.N.), pharmacists, physical or occupational therapists and veterinarians do not qualify for this award program.

    National Association of University Women Scholarship & Book Stipend
    The Lake Charles Branch of the National Association of University Women is accepting applications from high school seniors who wish to apply for our annual $1,500.00 ($750.00 per semester-maximum of two semesters) scholarship. This $1,500.00 scholarship will be given to an African American female student.  Three applicants from each high school can be submitted.  Click on the title to access the application.  Click on Book Stipend to access the stipend application.

    Heisman High School Scholarship

    John J. Johnson, II Memorial Foundation, Inc.

    The applicant must have a high moral standard, 3.0 GPA or above, have been enrolled at their current high school for at least two semesters of his/her senior year, and must participate in extracurricular activites.  Applicants must enclose a current transcript, current ACT scores, and three faculty letters of recommendation.  An application can be accessed by clicking the purple scholarship name above.  Application must be mailed to the address below by March 31, 2023:

    Mrs. Diane Kane
    Scholarship Chairperson
    609 West School Street
    Lake Charles, LA 70605

    Justin Demary Scholarship

    Versie L. Williams Memorial Scholarship $2000 ELIGIBILITY

    1. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior.
    2. The applicant must attend an accredited college, university, or technical school upon graduating from high school.
    3. The applicant must have an ACT score of 20 and a GPA of 2.5 (minimum).

    1. Applications must be postmarked by February 28th
    2. All information must be completed by the applicant, school representative, and/or parent / legal guardian per instructions.
    3. Required documents must accompany the application in one file or envelope.
    4. An academic transcript with a signature from school official or seal must be included.
    5. Incomplete information will render the application void.
    6. Essay must be typed, must be 2 pages or less completed by applicant.

    LSU Scholarship for rural youth majoring in Ag

    The Mondart Fellows Scholarship Application period is now open. This year’s deadline is March 24, 2023. The website for the Mondart Scholarship Overview, FAQs, and link to the application can be found at the link below.

    This scholarship is available to students who come from rural Louisiana and/or farm family and are pursuing a major within the College of Agriculture at LSU. The award is $1,000 per year and renewable for three additional years (four total). This scholarship is for students that would be enrolling as freshman at LSU in Fall 2022.

    If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Michael Deliberto at or 225-578-7267.

    H & H Chemicals Scholarship

    Please note that this scholarship is for students planning to pursue a degree in education.  It is a one-time award of $1000. The scholarship is due to by March 31st


    FCA Kyle Broussard Scholarship


    · A committed Christian, whose beliefs are in full agreement with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Statement of Faith (enclosed in the packet);
    · A student whose life exemplifies the ideals of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
    · Entering college freshman
    · An active participant in FCA programs and has played a sport in High School.
    · A good student academically, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

    Selection of the scholarship winner is based primarily on qualities of Christian character, leadership, and love for sports ministry, rather than popularity, athletic ability, scholastic attainment, or financial need.

    *****If selected, the recipient should plan to attend the National Day of Prayer luncheon on hosted by Profit and Loss at the Lake Charles Civic Center on Thursday May 4 to be presented and recognized as the FCA scholarship recipient.


    Propeller Club Scholarship

    We have a fund raiser once a year that allows us to offer a one-time scholarship to 4 seniors attending an accredited college, or a maritime related trade school. There are four awards in total ranging from $1000 to $2500.

    To qualify for consideration of the scholarship, the student must meet the following criteria:

    #1 Must have an immediate family member who is employed in the commercial maritime industries, or their employment is a direct result of the maritime industry. Commercial maritime industries would include: commercial fishing, tug or barge operations, dredging, dock worker and oil/gas. 


    #2 They are sponsored by a member of our organization, in good standing.

    If you believe you have a student who should be considered, please have them complete the request for a scholarship application. All requests should be submitted via email to the email address provided on the form before 12/31/2022.

    Lions Club Scholarship

    Simon Youth Foundation offers scholarships to seniors that live near a Simon Mall. Prien Lake Mall is a Simon owned mall. Click on the purple title to access the website.  Deadline is February 15, 2023

    Hagan Scholarship

    The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide four-year need-based merit scholarship providing each recipient with the opportunity to graduate from college debt-free, providing up to $6,000 each semester.  After graduation from college, Hagan Scholars can apply for a 2-year extension of their scholarship to attend graduate school or a professional school, receiving $6,000 each semester.

    Basic Eligibility Requirements:

    Must attend an eligible public high school
    Must have achieved a 3.5 GPA
    Must enroll in an eligible college or university
    Must maintain a 4 year or less graduation schedule
    Applicant's Adjusted Household Income reported for Federal Income Tax Purposes must not Exceed $85,000

    Application Deadline is 5:00 PM CST, December 1, 2022

    Horatio Alger Assoication

    The Horatio Alger Association is excited to announce that we have opened our scholarship application for the 2023 Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs. We would like to invite current high school juniors from your high school who meet eligibility requirements to apply.

    In keeping with the educational mission of the Horatio Alger Association, the scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students in the US who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include: commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree starting September 2024, and US citizenship. The Association will be awarding more than 600 scholarships across the country valued at $10,000 - $25,000 each to deserving scholarship recipients. More information about the scholarships and eligibility may be found on our websiteThe deadline for students to apply is March 15, 2023.

    School House Connection Youth Leadership & Scholarship Program

    The SHC Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program Provides:

    • $2,000 scholarship award
    • One-on-one help with college enrollment and financial aid, mental health advocacy and referrals, legal advocacy and referrals, and assistance with locating local resources
    • A stable peer and adult support network
    • Meaningful opportunities to engage in state and federal advocacy


    • Currently residing in the United States (undocumented students are eligible) 
    • Born on or after October 15, 2002 
    • Beginning college (four year, community college, or trade school) for the first time in 2023 (not including dual-enrollment courses) 
    • Experienced homelessness in the last six years 

    Application Requirements:

    • 1000 Word Essay
    • Transcript (Unofficial is Acceptable) 
    • One Letter of Recommendation

    Shearman Foundation Scholarship


    This scholarship is a FULL RIDE to LSUA for 4 years!

    Howard and Eloise Mulder provided leadership to the Louisiana State University at Alexandria Foundation, having served on its Board of Directors since its establishment in 1993.  They provided extensive gifts to LSUA students, faculty and staff through the LSUA Foundation. Mrs. Mulder passed away in 2004 and Mr. Mulder passed away in 2011. As a part of the gift that Mr. and Mrs. Mulder provided to LSUA, an endowed scholarship for students has been established that is known as the Howard and Eloise Mulder Endowed Scholarship Fund at Louisiana State University of Alexandria. Students receiving the scholarship will be known as a Mulder Scholar.


    This scholarship shall be rewarded to a first-time freshman student who has shown exceptional academic success with an overall 3.5 grade point average or better in high school.  The recipient must be admitted to LSUA no later than February 15, 2023.  This scholarship cannot be used for students pursuing a 100% online degree.

    Amount of the Scholarship

    The award shall cover the full cost of a semester’s tuition, fees, books, and on-campus housing and meal plans incurred as a direct result of the recipient’s attendance at LSUA.  This scholarship will pay any outstanding balance after applying state and federal free financial aid, not including loans.


    Any interested, qualifying student must complete the application and submit to the Enrollment Management Office no later than February 1, 2023.  In addition, the student must apply for admission to and receive acceptance to LSUA.  The scholarship committee will review all applications submitted and select final candidates no later than February 15, 2023.  Finalists will be invited to an on-campus interview with a selection committee on March 11, 2022. 

    Retention of the Scholarship

    The scholarship will be awarded for no more than 8 consecutive semesters (fall and spring) provided that the student has maintained a 3.5 cumulative grade point average for all course work taken.  No awards will be made for the summer sessions.

    Loss of the Scholarship

    The scholarship may be withdrawn for any of the following reasons:

    1. Resignation from LSUA;
    2. Registering for or maintaining fewer than 12 hours during a fall or spring semester;
    3. Being placed on disciplinary probation;
    4. Failure to maintain a 3.5 grade point average.

    To Apply

    Complete the application (link below) and attach a typed, double-spaced 750-1000 word answer to the question found on the application.

    More information and link to submit application can be found at:

    Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship

    The deadline for this scholarship application is January 31, 2023 (must be received and postmarked by this date). This application is also available on the chapter's website.

    The College Scholarship is a yearly (ongoing) scholarship by Every year, we award outstanding students for their essays on the energy industry. We would be glad if you could inform your students of our scholarship by linking our page to your “Scholarships” page. Students from all fields are welcome to apply.

    The deadline for the 2023 competition is January 31, 2023 (The deadline is January 31 annually). We are offering a $500 scholarship to any student planning to enroll or currently enrolled in an American or Canadian post-secondary educational institution in the coming year (USD 500 for Americans or CAD 500 for Canadians). All you must do to be eligible for the scholarship is write an essay in English or French, no more than 500 words in length, telling us where you see the future of the energy industry. You can talk about anything you want — green energy, oil politics, the continued use of nuclear power, your own ideas and innovations — so long as it’s about energy in the world of tomorrow. What do you think people will be reading about in the news in a few years?

    Please feel free to check technical details regarding submissions, past winners, rules and requirements at the official scholarship website:

    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship

    Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

    We want IHS to have a Coke Scholar this year!

    The 2022-23 application is open to high school seniors until 5 p.m. Eastern on October 31, 2022.

    See program details and last year's Coke Scholars.

    2023 George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts, Art & Songwriting Contest

    2023 Art & Songwriting Contest Theme: Off the Beaten Path: Weird, Wild, and Abstract

    This year we are encouraging students to think outside the box to create works of art and songs that push creative boundaries. We are asking students to dismiss classic themes and notions to create something unique and thought provoking. There are no limits on what the subject matter can be. We only ask that the students use their creativity and imaginations and venture “off the beaten path” of traditional art making. We ask students to use the following works of art and concepts as inspiration to create their own works of weird, wild and abstract art and music. $25,000 worth of awards are available for Louisiana Juniors and Seniors!

    Please click here to view the 2023 Visual Art Contest Terms and Conditions.

    Please click here to view the 2023 Songwriting Contest Terms and Conditions.

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    LOSFA Scholarships & Grants

    Southern University Tuition & Book Stipend