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    Catholic Youth Leadership Award

    Catholic boys or girls who have made contributions to thier communities, church parishes, and their schools should apply.

    Click here for application. Deadline is January 25, 2019.

     

    The St. Tammany Parish Retired School Employees' Educational Grant

    This educational grant was established in 1978 to honor a graduating senior from one of the St. Tammany Parish public schools. This Grant is intended to recognize and reward a graduate who is outgoing, intelligent, enjoys working with young people or children, and is considering Education as a career choice. This non-renewable grant is worth $1,000 and will be awarded to a deserving applicant. The applicant should meet some, if not all, of the following criteria. Numbers 3, 4, and 5 are required.

    1. Involvement with young people or children
    2. Students Teaching and Reaching participant, if applicable
    3. Education as a major field of study at college
    4. Attend an accredited college or university in Louisiana
    5. Seven semester GPA of 2.5 or better

     Click here to download application.

     

    George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts - January 18, 2019 (15 Finalists - $45,000)

     

    Flavorful Futures Scholarship - February 15, 2019 (5 Awards - $5000)

     

    Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship 

    Scholarship Deadline: November 30, 2018
    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships - 1

    To be eligible for the Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled in or planning to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. They also must show excellent academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship recipient must articulate their position on wage reform and employment legislation. There is no right or wrong answer we are seeking, we are looking for an essay which is clear and presents passionate but reasonable solutions in addressing these problems.

     

    We the Students Essay Scholarship - February 14, 2019 (13 different awards for amounts ranging from $5,000 - $500)

     

     

    JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has partnered with the College Board to increase scholarship opportunities for students who’ve taken the PSAT/NMSQT® and PSAT™ 10.

    Scholarships can open doors for students who aspire to go to college but don't have the funds. The Cooke Foundation provides one of the largest scholarships in the country for high-achieving students with financial need.


    More than half (54%) of the students who won the Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship last year took the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 and were discovered through Student Search Service®.

    The Cooke College Scholarship seeks out underrepresented students of all races, backgrounds, and ethnicities through the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10.

    The application deadline is November 20, apply soon--exclusively through the Common App.

    Click here to apply.

     

    The Hoffoss Devall Louisiana Safe Driver Scholarship

    Eligibility. The Competition is open to any Louisiana high school senior who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who is enrolled in a two-year to five-year institution in 2019. Employees of Hoffoss Devall, LLC and GNGF, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households of such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition. No minimum GPA is required.

    To apply for this scholarship, create a short (30-120 second video) OR submit an essay (must be at least 1,000 words) telling us about one of the following things:

    1. Explain why you do not support or promote distracted driving (Ex: driving while texting or drinking).

    2. Explain how you prevent distracted driving and promote safe driving practices for yourself, friends, or family by providing specific examples.

    Click here for more information. Deadline May 31, 2019.

     

     

     The Harvey L. Foster Foundation for Science Education Scholarship

    The Harvey L. Foster Foundation for Science Education was founded in 2007 with
    the mission to award the ambition of our future science leaders of tomorrow with
    college tuition today. From grade school to grad school, the Foundation is
    supporting the next generation of scientists, engineers and chemists through our
    educational initiatives. Whether it's introducing the marvels of science and
    engineering to students through our career day mentoring programs, rewarding
    excellence in high school science fair competitions, or providing scholarships for
    students to pursue science careers, the Foundation strives to touch the lives of
    thousands of students community-wide every day.


    The Foundation will award several science scholarships for the 2019-2020
    academic year. The 2019 HLFF Scholarship provides up to an $8,000 award (up to
    $ I ,000 per semester for a maximum of four years pending qualifications met) for
    tuition, fees, books, living expenses, etc., to an eligible high school senior. Students
    attending any American university are eligible for this scholarship.


    Applicants must graduate from a local high school in St. Tammany, Tangipahoa,
    Livingston, or Washington Parish.

    ACT or SAT score required.

    3.0 GPA minimum.

    Plan to major in science field at an American university.


    The complete application and all required
    documentation must be received by January 31, 2019.

    Click here for application forms. Deadline January 31, 2019.

    Email Christine Foster at cfoster@theharveylfosterfcundation.com for additional information.

     

    GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

    To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

    • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
    • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
    • be citizens of the United States of America;
    • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
    • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
    • For additional information and to apply, click here. Deadline January 4, 2019.

     

    LOUISIANA AFL-CIO SCHOLARSHIP

    The Louisiana AFL-CIO will be awarding three $1,000 scholarships in March. Applicants must be high school seniors residing in the state of Louisiana whose parent or stepparent is a member of an affiliated local union in good standing with the Louisiana AFL-CIO.

    Click here for additional information. Deadline January 11, 2019.

     

     

     

    ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

    Eligibility:

    Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

    Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

    Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

    500 Awards will be given, ranging from $4,000 to $50,000!

    Click Here to Apply, Deadline November 15, 2018.

     

     

     

    Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

    The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.

    The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion or sex. All applicants must be United States citizens. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.

    Student can explore the various scholarship opportunies at the link below. The Deadline for all scholarships is February 15, 2019.

    Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

     

     

    18-19 Scholarships whose Deadlines have passed

    STAR PEO SCHOLARSHIP FOR SENIOR GIRLS

    Deadline October 15th, must send resume, personal essay stating her interests and goals, and an unofficial transcript to ekrieger@bellsouth.net or ekrieger7576@gmail.com.

    Eligibility

    A woman is eligible to be recommended for the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship provided she:

    • Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success
    • Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and  is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year
    • Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada
    • Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation
    • Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter

    Awards

    Recipients will be announced annually by April 30. Notification letters will be sent to all applicants and recommending chapters. Recipient award certificates will be mailed to recommending chapters for presentation at a high school awards ceremony or other public forum.

    Endowed and Named Scholars

    Endowed STAR Scholarships may be established in honor or memory of an individual or chapter. The funds are held in the P.E.O. Foundation.

    A one-time gift of USD $2,500 may be designated as a Named Scholarship in honor or memory of an individual or chapter and must be received by the P.E.O. Executive Office no later than December 1 to be awarded in the ensuing academic year.

    Click here for additional information.

     

    HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Qualifications:

    *Spring/Summer 2019 High School Graduate

    *Demonstrate financial need to attend college ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)

    *Minimum 2.0 GPA

    CLICK HERE TO APPLY. Deadline is October 25, 2018.