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  • Click here for additional national scholarships!

    Click here for a list of Scholarship Links Through Louisiana Education Loan Authority!

     

    ST. TAMMANY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION CU CREW GRANT

    To receive the St. Tammany FCU CU Crew grant, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
    A. Residential Status
    1. The applicant must be a resident of St. Tammany Parish.
    2. The applicant must be classified as a fulltime or part-time student.
    B. Scholastic Requirements
    1. The university, college or vocational/technical college selected must be currently accredited by a regional accrediting association.
    C. Personal Qualifications
    Applicant must participate in extracurricular and/or community activities, contribute to the wellbeing of the community in the form of volunteer based work, be respected by his/her high school teachers, university, college or vocational/technical college professors and classmates and refrain from participation in activities which foster behavior incidents.
    D. The applicant must submit all required data no later than March 31st to St. Tammany FCU CU Crew Grant Committee
    1. A completed application.
    2. Three letters of recommendation for any of the following: the applicant’s high school principal or one high school teacher, a university, college or vocational/technical college professor, a local minister, a community leader, or a local business person.
    PLEASE RETURN TO :
    ST. TAMMANY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
    550 PONTCHARTRAIN DR
    SLIDELL, LA 70458
    CUCREWGRANTS@MYSTFCU.ORG

    Click here for application. Deadline March 31, 2019.

     

    BUSINESS WOMEN'S NETWORK OF EAST ST. TAMMANY SCHOLARSHIP

    The Business Women's Network of East St Tammany (BWN) is a group of professional women that meet monthly to strengthen our roles within the community. BWN offers annual scholarships to pave the way for future business women who share the same ideas and goals. Scholarships are open to all woman whose main residence is in Eastern St. Tammany Parish (Slidell, Pearl River, or Lacombe) and who will attend an accredited higher education institution or technical college in the United States during the 2019-2020 school year.

     

    Mail Address:

         Business Women’s Network of East St. Tammany

         1527 Gause Blvd, Box 220

         Slidell, LA 70458

         Attn: Scholarship Committee

     

    Email:

         bwnofeastst@gmail.com 

         Subject:  Scholarship Application

    Click here for application. Deadline April 22, 2019.

     

     

    WILLIAM PITCHER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

    Eligibility:

     

    LEONARD P. MONTELEONE, JR. SCHOLARSHIP FUND

    Eligibility:

     

    MATTHEW HILKER SCHOLARSHIP

    Eligibility:

     

    CAPITAL ONE BANK SCHOLARSHIP

    Eligibility:

     

    RIGHT TO LIFE YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD

    Eligibility:

    Only High School Seniors who live in St. Tammany Parish and attend a St. Tammany Parish High
    School or are home schooled and will graduate in May of the current school year.

    Student must be able to demonstrate that they have been/are a pro-life advocate in St. Tammany parish and in LA Right to Life. Examples: participation in the annual Life Chain event;
    Pro-Life Oratory contesu PUL5E camp put on by IARTL; Pro-life clubs at schoolor in the community; volunteer time and support for local crisis pregnancy centers (there are two in St.
    Tammany parish: Slidell and Covington). Other examples may be found on the LARTL website under Youth-College tab.

    Click here for application. Deadline March 30, 2019.

     

     

     

     

     

    REPUBLICAN PROFESSIONAL WOMEN OF ST. TAMMANY SCHOLARSHIP

    This is a $2,000 scholarship available to young women in the St. Tammany Parish school district and this year we have attached a rubric so applicants can make sure they have completed all requirements.  Submissions must include this completed application, a copy of your official high school transcript, a copy of your ACT or SAT score results and must be postmarked or emailed by Friday, April 12, 2019.
    Mail your scholarship application submission to: Dr. Susan Strain, 19607 Hwy 36, Covington, LA 70433 or email a scanned pdf document to: susanstrain58@gmail.com.
    Scholarship recipients must be able to attend the RPWST scholarship banquet on May 8, 2019 in order to receive the scholarship. This year’s banquet will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Recipients will be contacted at least one week before the banquet.

    Click here for Scholarship Application.

    Click Here for Scholarship Grading Rubric.

     

     

     

    DUDLEY DEBOSIER SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship:

    Each year, Dudley DeBosier awards eight $1,000 scholarships for written essays and one $2,000 Public Service Announcement scholarship.

    Deadline to apply:

    Friday, April 26, 2019

    Who is eligible?

    Our scholarship program is open to students who are expected to graduate in the same school year and are attending a college or university within one year of graduation. All applicants must meet the minimum admissions standards of an educational institution.

    Click here for application.

     

    Slidell Alumnae Chapter
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
    Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:


    • Graduating African American Senior from a public school within St. Tammany Parish School System
    • Participating member of Delta GEMS or EMBODI (2018-2019)
    • Plans to attend a college/university in the year of graduation
    • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Demonstrates leadership abilities

    Scholarship Guidelines
    • The entire application must be legible.
    • A complete application must be received by March 20, 2019.
    • A complete application includes:
    o Scholarship Application (signed)
    o Letters of Recommendations (2)
    o Essay
    o *Official Transcript that reflects your GPA
    o School appropriate photograph
    • Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
    • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Completed application packets should be mailed to:

    Slidell Alumnae Chapter
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
    Attention: Scholarship Committee
    P. 0. Box 2835
    Slidell, Louisiana 70459

    • All questions concerning the application process or for more
    information, please contact Morgan Douglas at (985) 768-8815 or by
    email at mrgndouglas@yahoo.com.

    CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION. DEADLINE MARCH 20, 2019.
    *Signed and sealed in an envelope by counselor or other appointed person at the
    school

     

     

     

    The Friends of the Library of West St. Tammany “Lisabeth Millard Scholarship”

    The Friends of the Library of West St. Tammany Lisabeth Millard Scholarship was established to enhance community knowledge of all resources provided by the library system and to generate a continuing interest in its services.

    The total value of the scholarship is $2000.00 over a continuous four-year period of study and open to graduating high school seniors or equivalent serviced by the Library Districts

    of St. Tammany Parish. The deadline to apply for this Scholarship is April 1, 2019.

    Student Qualifications:

    1. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior or equivalent serviced by the Library Districts of St. Tammany Parish.
    1. The applicant must submit two (2) letters of recommendation, with at least one from a high school teacher, counselor or equivalent.
    1. The applicant must be a student eligible for admission into an accredited four (4) year College or University at the time of the posted application deadline.
    1. The student must submit an application by the deadline established.

    Application Requirements:

    1. An essay on how the student has used the public library in the past as well as how this knowledge will assist them during their college education and subsequently in their chosen profession. The essay must be typed and double-spaced on 8-1/2” x 11” paper with a maximum of 500 words. The applicant must sign the essay.
    1. An official high school transcript or equal record of academic performance must be submitted. The transcript should include your G.P.A., and rank in class.
    1. The applicant must submit two (2) letters of recommendation, with at least one from a high school teacher, counselor or equivalent. Appropriate forms are included for completion.
    1. Applications must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2019.

     

    Mail to:

    Friends of the Library of West St. Tammany Parish

    Educational Projects Volunteer

    PO Box 3292, Covington, LA 70434

     

     

    EAST ST. TAMMANY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP

    The East St. Tammany Chamber will award five (5) scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each to East St. Tammany public and private school students.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Graduating high school seniors enrolling full-time in a two- or four-year accredited college in the United States no later than the fall of the same year. Accrediting bodies funded are AABC, AARTS, ACICS, MSA, NASC, NEASC-CIHE, SSACS-CC, WASC-Sr., WASC-Jr.
    • Student must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.
    • Student must have been a U.S. citizen for at least one year to apply for this scholarship.
    • Students already receiving a full scholarship or students electing to attend one of the military academies will not be eligible to receive this scholarship. Military academies include:  US Air Force Academy, US Naval Academy,

    US Merchant Marine Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, US Military Academy (West Point), etc.

    Application Process:

    • The attached application must be completed and mailed along with all requested information by the postmark deadline date of March 21, 2019. Only original application forms should be submitted; no copies will be accepted.
    • A complete and official transcript of grades and ACT/SAT scores must be submitted from the school in a sealed envelope. Online transcripts and grade reports are not acceptable.
    • If space provided in any section in inadequate, you may include additional sheets of paper using the same format. DO NOT repeat information already reported on the application form.
    • Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible, and be sure to supply all pieces of information requested. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by ESTCEC. It is recommended that you keep a copy of the completed application for your files.
    • NO STAPLES

     

    All materials, including transcript, must be sent together to the following address:

    East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce

    ATTN:  Education Committee

    1808 Front Street

    Slidell, LA  70458

    (985) 643-5678

    CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION. DEADLINE MARCH 21, 2019.

     

     

     

    BAYOU LACOMBE REPUBLICAN WOMEN

    FRANCES S. NEWMAN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ($500)     

    Applicant:

     Must be a Female High School Senior and resident of 70445 area code.

     Must attend a 4 year Louisiana University, a 2 year Community College or Technical School.

     Must submit a copy of official High School Transcript, ACT and/or SAT score results, GPA and

     rank in class.

     Must submit 2 letters of recommendation from teachers or employers.

    Click here for application. Deadline March 22, 2019.

     

     

     

    ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SCHOLARSHIP

    APPLICATION CRITERIA:
    1. Applicants must be enrolled as a high school senior student at an accredited Louisiana high school for the 2018-2019 academic school year and seek enrollment at a public or private 4 year college or university for the 2019 Fall Semester.
    2. Applicants must have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.9 or above on a 4.0 grading system. An official transcript must accompany this application.
    3. Email a typed,400-500 word essay to the following email address: pinkieshigh1908@gmail.com. ln this well-written, multi-paragraphed essay, address these questions: How has education contributed to who you are today? How will this award be used to further your career aspirations? Consider what sets you apart from other applicants and financial need. Emails should be received no later than 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 13.
    4. Submit a fully completed application package by the postmark deadline of Wednesdav, March 13, 2019, to the following mailing address:

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, lnc.
    Tau lota Ometa Chapter
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 1388
    Slidell, LA 70459

    Click here for additional information and application. Deadline March 13, 2019.

     

     

    2O19 Slidell Women's Civic Club Scholarship

    $4000 of scholarship money will be awarded to Slidell or
    Pearl River area female high school seniors based on:
    *Good character
    *Academic excellence
    *Campus & community involvement

    Applications are due by March 22,2019, via mail or email. Recipients will be recognized attheir high school awards night and at the SWCC May Meeting.

    Click here to apply!
    Questions? Contact Kellie Ainsworth, SWCC Education Chair, at kellied5919@aol.com or 985-640-7937.

     

     

    FIREMAN'S FEDERAL CREDIT UNION GRANT

    Click here for application and eligibility guidelines. Deadline March 30, 2019.

     

     

    NTCC Offers a Full-Tuition Scholarship to a 2019 In-Coming Freshman

    Lacombe, LA – Thanks to a generous donation by Weeks Marine, one of the nation’s largest dredging companies, Northshore Technical Community College (NTCC) in Lacombe, LA is offering a full-tuition scholarship to a 2019 graduating high school senior or graduating WorkReady U – Adult Education student from NTCC’s five parish service area (St. Tammany, Washington, St. Helena, Tangipahoa and Livingston) enrolling full-time in the Maritime Technology program during the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship is for full tuition, for two consecutive semesters, for a maximum total scholarship award of $5,000 (fall and spring semesters only).

    The mission of NTCC’s Maritime Technology program is to provide students with foundational skills and competencies that will create and promote a sustainable employee base of individuals who are better prepared and trained for professional careers in the maritime industry. 

    The Weeks Marine scholarship fund provides scholarships to assist graduating high school and WorkReady U – Adult Education students who will enroll full time in NTCC’s Maritime Technology program. The recipient is selected by Northshore Technical Community College’s Scholarship Selection Committee.  Additionally, students who apply for the scholarship must meet the following criteria:

    Eligibility Criteria and the online application can be found at: Click here for website and application!

     

     

    BARBARA TRASK SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

    ELIGIBILITY:

    • 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.
    • Recommendation letter from a teacher, counselor, mentor or community leader.
    • List extracurricular involvement/leadership in school or community.
    • Official transcript with cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).
    • ACT or SAT scores.
    • Student must be a legal U.S. citizen.

    AWARDS:    A monetary award will be given to a graduating senior from a public high school in the St. Tammany Parish.

    Click here for application. Deadline April 30, 2019.

     

     

    GNO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

    ELIGIBILITY:
    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.

    Click Here for Application. Deadline to submit is March 22, 2019.

     

     

    DIABETES SCHOLARSHIP

    Eligibility/Requirements:

    • 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.

     

     

     

    St. Tammany Cancer Fund Scholarship

    PURPOSE

    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.

    INFORMATION

    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 

    Click here for APPLICATION

     

    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  

    Click here for APPLICATION

     

    South Slidell Swimming Scholarship Fund

    PURPOSE

    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.

    INFORMATION

    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

    Click here for APPLICATION

     

    Gene and Betty Van Norman Scholarship

    PURPOSE

    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).

    INFORMATION

    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

    Click here for APPLICATION

     

     

     

    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.
    ELIGIBILITY:
    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.

    INSTRUCTIONS

    • 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 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.

     

     

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    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.

     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.

     

    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.

     

    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 .

     

    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.

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

    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

     

    Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

    Founded in 1989 as the first Microsoft-sponsored employee resource group, Blacks@Microsoft (BAM) is dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees and encouraging students to pursue a career in technology. This year, BAM will award two US $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable – winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years. Five scholarship runners-up will be eligible for a $1,500 BAM technology stipend based on need. 

    Requirements 

    To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must: 

    • Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).  
    • Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation.  
    • Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).  
    • Demonstrate a passion for technology.  
    • Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.  
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.  
    • Require financial assistance to attend college.

    How to Apply 

    To apply for a BAM Scholarship, submit your application online with the following items: 

    • Two letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from a faculty or staff member at your school. Letters of recommendation should be original and should not be duplicates of college recommendation letters. (Letters must be on letterhead.)
    • Résumé. Your résumé should include the following information:
      • Extracurricular activities (school and community related)
      • Honors and awards that you have received (if possible, include awards that are technology related)
      • Work experience
    • Picture of yourself.
    • Transcript. Include an official "sealed" copy of your current academic transcript. (Unofficial copies will not be accepted.)
    • Two essays. 
      • In no more than 500 words, describe how you plan to engage in the technology industry in your future career. (If you have done exemplary work using technology during high school, please describe that also.)
      • In no more than 250 words, demonstrate your financial need for this scholarship. 
    Please email any scanned documents to scholarships@seattlefoundation.org by March 8, 2019.
     

    Procter and Helen Green Scholarship Foundation

    Mr. & Mrs. Green, residents of Louisiana, and lifelong business partners in the city of Monroe, believe the more education you obtain, the better prepared you are to positively contribute to your personal environment and to society at large. The purpose of the Procter & Helen Green Scholarship is to award two 2019 graduating seniors of Salmen High School a $500 financial contribution towards the pursuit of higher education. This scholarship will help to defray the cost of their educational expense as it relates to a fulltime student.
    Applications will be accepted from 2019 Graduating Seniors.
    Application Deadline - March 1, 2019
    Requirements:
    1. Minimum grade point average of 3.0, on a 4.0 grading scale.
    2. Three (3) letters of recommendation from the following: High School
    Principal, Educator, Minister, and/or a Community Leader.
    3. An essay on the following topic: What Does It Mean To You To Pursue
    Higher Education? The essay must be at least 250 words, double spaced,
    using the Times New Roman font style, size 12.
    4. Official High School Transcript.
    5. Copy of ACT or SAT score(s).
    6. Copy of acceptance letter as a fuIl time studentto a 2 year Vocational, Technical, Junior College or a 4 year Accredited College or University.

    Click here for application. Deadline March 1, 2019.

     

     

     

    St. Tammany Master Gardeners Dr. Bobby Fletcher, Sr. Scholarship
    WHO? Graduating seniors in St. Tammany Parish schools planning to study an agricultural fieldlandscaping to veterinary science.
    WHAT? An award of $1000.00.
    WHEN? NOW! Send your application by February 28.
    Click here to apply!
    or call Will Afton, Extension Agent, 985-875-2635
    K.Hanson, Scholarship chair, 985-640-7287

     

    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.

    Click here for application. Deadline March 1st.

    Application materials should be emailed to slidellscholarshipaypeo@gmail.com.

     

    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.

    Requirements:
    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

    Click here for application. Deadline March 1, 2019.

     

    SLIDELL ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP

    Click here for application. Applications must be turned in to Mrs. Moses by March 13, 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.