GNO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP
1. Graduating Senior of the 2018-19 School Year or 2019 GED recipient
2. Current grade point average of 2.5 or higher
3. Application and package must be received by GNO FCU by March 22,2019
4. Credit union employees, children of credit union employees, board members and children of board
members are NOT eligible to participate.
- High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Recipients are selected based on activities, grades, volunteering, advocacy, leadership, essays and recommendations from both a physician/CDE treating them as well as from a high school teacher/counselor.
- Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need.
- The application is an online application and requires both recommendations to be completed online. The applicants will not be able to submit their application unless both recommendations have been completed and returned.
- There is one application and students will be considered for those scholarships that match them.
- The scholarship is a very competitive scholarship and is intended for the student to complete and not the parent.
- Applicants are due by midnight (CST) on April 15, 2019.
- Click here to apply. Deadline April 15, 2019.
SLIDELL PEO SCHOLARSHIP
Slidell Chapter AY offers a cash scholarship ($500 minimum) to a Slidell-area femal e graduate to help defray college expenses. To be eligible for the P.E.O. Chapter AY Scholarship the applicant must:
- Be female
- Be a Senior in a Slidell/Pearl River Highschool
- Have an academic GPA of at least a 2.7
- Be a resident of the Slidell Metropolitan area for at least 1 year
Select a post-secondary school that is accredited by a regional accrediting association.
2019 Pearl Williams/Cecelia Drennen Memorial Scholarship Award
The Slidell Republican Women’s Club (SRWC) is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity to one female college-bound, graduating senior from an Eastern St. Tammany Parish area high school. The Pearl Williams/Cecelia Drennen Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a Republican female who has demonstrated good moral character, leadership skills, and most of all, an interest in and concern for the local community.
- Student of Eastern St. Tammany Parish
- Full-time student enrolled in a Slidell/Pearl River area high school
- Graduating senior attending a college, university, technical or vocational school in the fall
- GPA of 2.5 or higher (GPA points equivalent)
- Participated in public service to the community
- Good moral character and leadership skills
- Availability for a face to face interviewClick here for application. Deadline March 1, 2019.
St. Tammany Cancer Fund Scholarship
The St. Tammany Cancer Fund (STCF) is committed to meeting the needs of cancer patients and survivors in the Northshore region. STCF awards college scholarships to St. Tammany Parish youth who have lost a parent(s) to cancer.
The St. Tammany Cancer Fund (STCF) provides academic scholarships with special emphasis on propelling local youth to higher learning to those striving to complete a college education while battling cancer of any kind. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $4,000 each.
Deadline is March 15, 2019
St. Tammany Cancer Fund Memorial Scholarship
A second scholarship, the Memorial Scholarship to award a student who has lost a parent to cancer, has been added. Scholarship committee may offer a scholarship to any student whose immediate family member has been diagnosed with cancer.
Deadline is March 15, 2019
South Slidell Swimming Scholarship Fund
The South Slidell Swimming Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by the Lakeside Swim Association, Inc. through the Northshore Community Foundation. The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships to high school senior(s) who participated in either the Salmen High School Swim Team or the St. Tammany Swim League located at 497 Cumberland Street (formerly called Lakeside Swim Team) to offset educational expenses to any accredited two and/or four year college or university. The Fund’s primary objective is to award one scholarship to a Salmen High School student and one scholarship to a St. Tammany Swim League team student.
The Fund will make available a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to two qualified candidates who will attend an accredited, two and/or four year, college or university. The scholarship award is to be used toward the following in the order of priority: tuition and fees; room and board; books and supplies; and commuting expenses. The recipients are to be selected by a Scholarship Advisory Committee.
Deadline is March 29, 2019
Gene and Betty Van Norman Scholarship
Through the generosity of Betty Van Norman, the Northshore Community Foundation is able to award scholarships to students enrolled in an Engineering discipline who are attending Louisiana State University (LSU).
The Gene Betty Van Norman Scholarship Fund was created in 2016 in collaboration with the Northshore Community Foundation to offer college scholarships to students attending LSU who are enrolled in an Engineering discipline. The scholarship is overseen by the Northshore Community Foundation in order to take advantage of the area foundation's management expertise. This fund is to provide a yearly $12,500 scholarship award to 2nd year students enrolled in an Engineering discipline, with the goal of following them through their collegiate career with this ongoing support.
Deadline to Apply: April 5, 2019
SLIDELL ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarship
BACKGROUND: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is a non-profit, community conscious, action oriented organization. Since its formation at Howard University on January 16, 1920, the women of Zeta have been determined to exemplify and promote the sorority’s principles of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood. Today over 100,000 members around the world continue the legacy of the sorority’s five founders. Members of Tau Kappa Zeta Graduate Chapter of Slidell, Louisiana also continue to strive for excellence, compassion and commitment in our efforts to serve humanity and our community.
PURPOSE: To assist students who are pursuing established degree programs at 4 year accredited colleges and universities.
Applicants must have senior status at his/her respective high schools.
Applicants must have a minimum of a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0.
Student must be a prospective graduate.
Student must be a legal U.S. citizen.
AWARDS: Scholarships in the amount of $500.00 will be awarded to seniors from public high schools in the St. Tammany parish area. Recipients and his/her high school will be contacted by Tau Kappa Zeta Scholarship Selection Committee.
Click here for application! Deadline: April 1, 2019.
SLIDELL JUNIOR AUXILLARY SCHOLARSHIP
Junior Auxiliary of Slidell is a nonprofit organization with a 50 year history of serving the Slidell/Pearl River community, and with a special emphasis on meeting the needs of local children. Recognizing education as a means of improving the quality of life, the granting of the JAS-Pat Fritchie Memorial Scholarships is one of the JAS’s top priorities. Scholarships are awarded to qualified students from the Slidell/Pearl River area who will attend a 4-year university. Recipients may attend the college or university of their choice. The awarding of scholarships is based upon the applicant’s qualifications. As a service organization, we especially encourage those students who have already demonstrated an active involvement in community service through school, church or other service-oriented groups. Additionally, we will review the applicants with sensitivity to financial need and academic achievement.
- Application must be complete, either neatly handwritten or computer generat
- Application must be submitted to: Junior Auxiliary of Slidell, PO Box 1486, Slidell, Louisiana, 70459 Attn: Scholarship Chairman
Must be received by March 18, 2019. Late applications will not be considered!
- Two (2) complete scholarship recommendation letters must be included with application. One (1) of the recommendation letters must be completed by an educator and one (1) of the recommendation letters must be from an individual (non- relative) who has known applicant long enough to comment on character, abilities, motivation, background, etc. of applicant.
- Certified high school transcript from the ninth grade through the due date of this application, including SAT or ACT scores, should be mailed to the address listed above by your school. (Please include a COPY of transcript in your packet)
- Federal tax information MUST be included. It will be shredded after scoring of application. Click Here for Application!
LSU BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP
Every year the Louisiana Beta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at Louisiana State University awards three Balanced Man Scholarships. One recipient will receive a $2,000 award and a second will receive a $1,000 award. Additionally, the Alumni Leadership Award of $1,000 will be given to a third applicant. The criteria for winning the Balanced Man Scholarship focuses on achievement in four categories: Scholar, Leader, Athlete and Gentleman. If any male senior coming to LSU in the fall of 2019 is interested in our scholarship, we ask that they apply through the website here by clicking on the Balanced Man Scholarship tab and selecting the 2019 BMS Application – Apply Now link in the center of the page. The deadline to apply is April 1st.
THE LT. RAY DUPUY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Fostering Awareness St. Tammany is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity to one student with plans to go into an area of law enforcement. A graduating senior or continuing college student from the Slidell area who is a dependent of a first responder is eligible to apply. The Lt. Ray Dupuy Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who has demonstrated good moral character, leadership skills, an interest in and concern for the local community, and plans to go into an area of law enforcement.
High school senior or continuing college student
Resident of Slidell
Dependent of a first responder (police, fire, EMS)
Full-time student enrolled in a Slidell High school, a Louisiana College, University, or Vocational School
GPA of 2.5 or higher
Plans to have a career in an area of law enforcement
Participated in public service to the community
Good moral character and leadership skills
Availability for a face to face interview
2019 Women of Excellence Awards and Scholarships
The women legislators through the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation are seeking to recognize and honor the next group of outstanding women and girls in Louisiana with scholarships. The LLWC Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards and applications for the Educational Advancement Opportunity (EAO) Scholarships. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 8, 2019.
Individuals who receive the College and High School Woman of Excellence Awards will also receive the LLWC Foundation Scholarship for $2,500. Recipients of the EAO Scholarship will receive $1,000.
The criteria and forms for the awards and scholarships are available online atwww.llwcf.org and www.llwc.louisiana.gov under the opportunities tab. Categories for the 2019 awards and scholarships are:
- College Woman of Excellence (ages 18 to 25)
- High School Woman of Excellence (for graduating seniors)
- Educational Advancement Opportunity Scholarship
Recipients of the awards and scholarships will be recognized at the 12th Annual Women of Excellence Awards & Scholarships Ceremony and Reception on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. The location is being finalized.
Click here to view the photo gallery of last year's event. The women legislators through the LLWC Foundation have awarded $93,000 in scholarships to deserving young women in Louisiana since 2010.
For more information on the work of the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus, please visit llwc.louisiana.gov . To learn more about the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation, please visit www.llwcf.org .
Catholic Youth Leadership Award
Catholic boys or girls who have made contributions to thier communities, church parishes, and their schools should apply.
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.
- Involvement with young people or children
- Students Teaching and Reaching participant, if applicable
- Education as a major field of study at college
- Attend an accredited college or university in Louisiana
- Seven semester GPA of 2.5 or better
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts - January 18, 2019 (15 Finalists - $45,000)
Flavorful Futures Scholarship - February 15, 2019 (5 Awards - $5000)
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)
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.
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.
Email Christine Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
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.
18-19 Scholarships whose Deadlines have passed
STAR PEO SCHOLARSHIP FOR SENIOR GIRLS
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
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.
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
*Spring/Summer 2019 High School Graduate
*Demonstrate financial need to attend college ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
*Minimum 2.0 GPA
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.
ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
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!
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.
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.