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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.
Let your senior scholar-athletes shine.
The 2023 Heisman High School Scholarship is now open! This year, The Heisman Trophy Trust is proud to award $128,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished and community-minded male and female senior scholar-athletes. With winners from every school, 100 State Winners, 12 of whom go on to be National Finalists, of which two are declared National Winners. Your graduating seniors have many ways to join the ranks of more than 600,000 past winners. Heisman-worthy students to apply before the October 17, 2023 deadline at heismanscholarship.com.
IHS Graduate with a 3.0 GPA who plans to attend McNeese State University. Applications due to Mrs. Berry by February 9th.
$1000 scholarship to a graduating female senior who plans to attend an accredited college or university. Student must reside in Louisiana for 1 year prior to HS graduation, have an overall GPA of 2.5+. All seniors girls are eligible regardless of race, religion or creed. Must complete application (linked to title), include 9 semester HS transcript, Copy of ACT/SAT scores, 2 letters of recommendation from school admin or faculty, & a typed autobiography. Applications are due to Mrs. Berry by January 15, 2024.
MSU students from Calcasieu or Cameron Parishes with a physician verified orthopedic disability and acceptable academic credentials.
The Mission of the Justin Demary Foundation for impacting athletics is to empower and provide financial support to young athletes who have committed to using lifelong values attained through athletics--hard work and determination. Eligibility Requirements are: Graduating senior from a SWLA school, current or former student athlete in good standing of a school sponsored sport, minimum GPA of 3.0, planning to attend a college, business, career or trade school in the fall following graduation. Must submit a fully completed application, including a personal essay. Applications are available at www.jd6foundation.org -- Deadline to apply is March 1, 2024.A $1500 (one-time) scholarship opportunity is available to public high school seniors who will be attending their first year of college. This scholarship will be awarded to 12 Louisiana public high school seniors. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
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 1st
The Lake Charles Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and The Lake Area Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2023 Scholarship. Four $500 Scholarships will be awarded to the graduating seniors of Calcasieu Parish. Students will complete the application along with writing a 250-word essay on "How would this scholarship be beneficial to you?" The application deadline is April 15, 2023. Recipients will receive their award on Saturday, May 27th at the Lake Area Foundation Black and White Gala.
Each high school is allowed to submit 3 applications. Applicants must meet the following qualifications: have high moral standing, 3.0 GPA or higher, enrolled and in attendance for 2-semesters his/her senior year, must participate in extracurricular activities. To apply, applicants should complete the 2nd page of the linked application and include a current transcript, current ACT scores, and 3 letters of recommendation from school faculty members. Applications are due to Mrs. Berry by March 22nd to allow for school level selection of 3 applications to the Scholarship board before their due date.
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
The Horatio Alger Association is excited to announce that we have opened our scholarship application for the 2024 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 website.
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
- 1000 Word Essay
- Transcript (Unofficial is Acceptable)
- One Letter of Recommendation
Scholarship available to those who wish to attend McNeese with a minimum of 2.5 GPA and demonstrates an economic need. Applications due to Mrs. Berry by February 9th.
The deadline for this scholarship application is January 31, 2024 (must be received and postmarked by this date). This application is also available on the chapter's website.
The EnergyRates.ca College Scholarship is a yearly (ongoing) scholarship by EnergyRates.ca. 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, 2024 (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: https://energyrates.ca/energyrates-ca-scholarship/
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship
- You must be a graduating high school senior that will be attending a US-based university, college, or trade school to continue your education.
- All high school seniors are eligible.
- Design & work on a community improvement project, using our checklist as a guide.
- OPTIONAL: Fill out a strategy plan/ feedback form for additional guidance and suggestions. Deadline: March 1st, 2024. Our email is always open for questions and feedback even beyond the strategy plan deadline date.
- Submit your final application by April 8, 2024 at 11:59 Mountain Time (see FAQ’s & Details page for link and details on submission requirements). If you have any questions regarding the application, you can email scholarship[at]honorsgraduation.com for assistance.
- We will select 5 winners to receive $10,000 tuition scholarships, with the top project receiving an additional $5,000 to continue funding their project and maximize impact. We select applications based on their completion, seriousness, and viability.
Lela's $1000 FAFSA Completion Scholarship application for the Class of 2024 is now available for those who plan to apply for college financial aid by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)