ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM This scholarship is for students that are active in the community, have led projects that benefits others, or have
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Applicants should apply by June 15, 2012 by
submitting an essay on the topic found on the following website. Full details are also available there.
AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
overcome personal challenges. Studentscan qualify for either a $10,000, or $25,000 scholarship.
Deadline December 15
BATON ROUGE AREA FOUNDATION
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has a variety of scholarships available for seniors state-wide, ranging from $500
to $30,000 and deadlines are approaching! Students can find more information and download applications straight from
the web at the site.
(click on Scholarships to see a full listing)
BOBBY FLETCHER, SR. SCHOLARSHIP -
available to all graduating seniors from St. Tammy Parish High Schools interested in pursuing a career in an Agricultural or
Horticultural related field. Students must attend an institution in Louisiana and maintain a 2.5 GPA see guidance to pick up
Deadline: March 31
BUICK ACHIEVERS - Scholarship America
Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Businessrelated
programs of study.
Deadline: February 29
BURGER KING SCHOLARS:
Requirements include a 2.5 GPA, part-time work of 15 hours per week, community service, and financial need.
Deadline February 15.
CHASE LOUISIANA SMART START SCHOLARSHIP:
Eligibility: Senior; African American; demonstrate financial need; admitted to a LOUISIANA 4-year college.
Requirements: Written essay; recommendation letter; transcript; financial aid form; ACT/SAT results no later than December.
Other: 20 scholarship winners; obtain applications materials from
Deadline: February 1.
CITI SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST!
Write a creative essay for a chance to win a scholarship. Citibank will award more than $35,000 in college scholarships to
11th and 12th graders who submit winning essays. Two (2) grand prize winners will each receive a $15,000 scholarship
check for college tuition. Five (5) second-prize winners will each receive a $1,500 scholarship check for college tuition.
Ten (10) third-prize winners will each receive a $200 scholarship check for decorating a college dorm and/or college supplies.
Tell about a situation in which you had to use financial management to achieve a significant goal. What skills did you learn
from that experience that you could use in the future? Log on to the website for more information.
Deadline: April 18.
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is dedicated to selecting well-rounded students from every type of community across the
nation. Each year the Foundation awards 250 achievement-based scholarships.
See website for application.
HOW TO FIND SCHOLARSHIPS
Your first and best source of scholarship funding for college will be the Admissions and/or Financial Aid/Scholarship Office
at the colleges and universities to which you will be applying. If the prospective college offers merit-based scholarships
(scholarships awarded regardless of financial need), the Admissions and Financial Aid Officers will be able to direct you in your
quest to apply for those scholarships.
DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP RHO Chapter
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds for 1 year to a female student graduating from a St. Tammany Parish High
School who has made a definite decision to further her education at a university or college. Criteria: Cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher;
possess good character and ambitious purpose; 3 recommendation letters; essay.
Deadline: April 2.
EBS PEARL RIVER STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP
The Harvey L. Foster Foundation for Science Education is awarding 2 scholarships in the amount of $2000 per
semester for a maximum of 4 years.
Criteria: Graduate from a high school in St.Tammany, Tangipahoa, Livingston or Washington Parish;
pursue a degree in a science discipline; enroll at SLU; GPA; test scores; recommendations.
Deadline : March 3
Award: $1,000 (10). Criteria: Register online at www.eCampusTours.com.
Deadline : March 31 .
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the competition.
* Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United
States is eligible
* Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
* Male and female students compete separately.
Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
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FULGHAM/FULGHUM NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Senior planning to earn a degree in education.
Deadline to apply is April 15.
GIRLS GOING PLACES ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD
This award is being offered to female students between the ages
of 12 and 18 that show leadership skills and ambition.
Deadline (Postmark) Feb. 28
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is being offered to students from low-income
families that are wanting to receive their Bachelor's Degree. A
student must have a minimum GPA of 2.0, must have a critical need for the
display community involvement.
Deadline is October 30
Louisiana Education Loan Authority is helping students score cash for their education by
giving them a chance to win a $1,000 quarterly scholarship as they research ways to finance their education.
LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID ADMINISTRATORS (LASFAA)-$500
Non-renewable to students completing the lasfaa application.
Apply at www.lasfaa.org and click on high school scholarship by April 15th. Winners are selected randomly.
LOUISIANA GO GRANT PROGRAM
The purpose of this program is to provide a need-based component to the state's financial aid plan to support nontraditional and low to moderate-income students who need additional aid to afford the cost of attending college.
LOUISIANA LIFE SAFETY & SECURITY ASSOCIATION, INC.
Scholarships are available to sons and daughters of active-duty Law Enforcement and Fire Service Personnel.
LOUISIANA MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP-
This $1000.00 scholarship is available to graduating seniors planning to pursue a career in education, entering a four-year university.
MCKELVEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The McKelvey Foundation awards $40,000 scholarships to young entrepreneurs nationwide who havestarted their own businesses. Students must own and operate a business for at least one year (non-profits are OK), have at least one paid employee (not including yourself), and have sales revenue (unless non-profit). Applications are available online.
MISSISSIPPI STATE (Starkville) SCHOLARSHIPS
Distinguished Scholarships: A.C.T. composite 29; Cumulative GPA 3.5
Out-of-State Tuition Scholarships: A.C.T. composite 24; Cumulative GPA 3.0
(full out-of-state tuition) A.C.T. composite 23-20; Cumulative GPA 3.0 (half out-of-state tutiton)
Deadline to Apply: February 1.
NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
Students interested in applying for a merit co-op scholarship should contact the National Commission for Cooperative Education (email@example.com or 617-373-3770) or visit the website for an application. Eligible students must have a high school GPA of 3.5 or better; complete an application including a typed one-page essay describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program.
Minority and female students as well as students interested in Science-Math-Engineering-Technology (STEM) are encouraged to apply.
Application deadline: February 15.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN WORK-FORCE TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP
Award: $1000 - $1500. Criteria: Attend community or technical college; academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, unusual personal or family circumstances; financial need not considered. See counselor for an application.
Deadline: Postmark April 18.
OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AMERICA:
Scholarships program available for high school seniors.
PFIZERS EPILEPSY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD:
This is a 1-year, $3000 scholarship open to high school seniors who are under a doctor's care for epilepsy. Please notice
there is a two-step process for applying, the students must register at this website and then mail in their completed applications.
(postmarked no later than May 1)
PHI DELTA KAPPA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS for
The PDK Educational Foundation annually awards scholarships to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK.
Eligible students include: High school seniors intending to major in education; who are a member of a PDK sponsored FEA
club at their high school or, are the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing or, have one of their reference letters
written by a Kappan in good standing or, whose application is selected to represent the PDK chapter in their area.
THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS:
If you've made a difference by volunteering in your community over the past year, you could win $1000 and a trip to
Washington, D.C. Visit www.prudential.com/spirit or www.principals.org/prudential, click on the Apply Now link,
and follow the on-screen instructions.
RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM:
The Ron Brown Scholar Program awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African American students
who are currently seniors and plan to pursue undergraduate degrees full-time.
Deadline January 1.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES' NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
This program is an effort to recognize and encourage exceptional leadership, character, scholarship, and community
service among high school seniors, and is designed to highlight the outstanding accomplishments of those youth who can
become role models for other students. Financial need is also a criterion for selection. Twelve winners will each receive
$1,000 scholarships. The access code to apply online is RMHC.
Complete application online.
SAMMY 2012 PROGRAM - Got Milk? Campaign
The got milk? campaign is looking to reward hard work with a college scholarship and a fun-filled weekend! If you know a graduating high school senior who excels in academics, athletics and community service and starts everyday with a healthy breakfast, they could win big! America's Milk Processors and USA TODAY are pleased to announce the 15th annual "Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year" (SAMMY) 2012 Award Program.
Deadline: March 19
SCHOLARSHIPEXPERTS.COM is announcing the CollegeWeekLive.Com $2500 scholarship. Must respond online
(in 100 words of less) to the topic: Explain What One Characteristic You Have That Will Make You Successful In College.
Deadline: March 24.
Award: $5000 (1). Criteria: Best essay (250 words or less) How Will a $5000 Scholarship for Education Make a Difference
in Your Life. Must have completed a scholarship search profile online at website above. Apply for scholarship online.
Deadline: April 30.
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SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP
Award: Varies. Criteria: Female graduate entering first of college engineering.
Deadline (postmark): April 1.
ST. TAMMANY HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Open to students in St. Tammany or Washington Parish and attending a certified college (public, private, vocational or technical) in Louisiana. The number and value of the awards are based on the proceeds from the tournament and will determined by the committee. Minimum GPA - 2.75. Consideration will be given to those choosing to pursue a degree related to the homebuilding industry. For a complete list of guidelines and an application, contact 985.882.5002 or jessica@ sthba.org.
Deadline April 1
ST. TAMMANY RETIRED TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION EDUCATIONAL GRANT
Award: $1000 (non-renewable). Criteria: Involvement with young children; teaching internship; education as a major field of study; attend a LA college; GPA 2.5 or better.
Deadline (postmark): February 23.
U.S. BANKING SCHOLARSHIP
Award: $1000 (30). Random internet drawing. Apply online. http://www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm
Deadline: February 29.
WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARD PROGRAM:
Seniors who compete in high school sports can complete the online application.
See website for application.
WE NEED MORE HEROES. HERO FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIP
The Hero for Life Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding volunteer participation in the community blood
program by a graduating senior. One scholarship of $1500 will be awarded to participating United Blood Services
high schools in each classification of 5A, 4A, 3A, and 2A as defined by LHSAA.
Eligibility - Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, in good standing with the school.
- Participation in a minimum of two blood drives through blood donation and/or volunteer support.
Applications available online. For more information, you can also email UBS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to fill out your application online.