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LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Students must have:
  • 3.0 academic GPA
  • Completed at least 18 units of college-prep courses
  • A minimum SAT score of 1030; Or at least a composite ACT score of 22
Scholarships: General Application for all LSU scholarships. The 1st priority deadline is November 15,  the complete deadline is April 15.

For more information please visit:  http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/admissions/costs-aid/scholarships/

MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Completion of the Regents’/TOPS High School Core Curriculum (listed below);
  • Need no more than one developmental course; and
  • ONE of the following:
  1. Cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale as reported by the Department of Education; or
  2. ACT composite score of 20 (SAT score of 940); or
  3. High school rank in the top 50% of the graduating class.
Scholarships: The deadline for academic scholarships is December 1st.

For more information, please visit: McNeese Scholarship Information



LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY

IN-STATE STUDENTS must meet the following requirements:

High School Curriculum: Regents' Core: 19 units (from Core 4 Curriculum)

Either:

High School Core GPA: GPA on the Core of at least 2.5 with a minimum overall ACT/SAT of 15/910 (CR + M)

Or

ACT/SAT: ACT/SAT composite of at least 23/1050 (CR + M) with a minimum overall HS GPA of 2.0


For more information, please visit: Louisiana Tech Scholarship Information



NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY
  • Louisiana high school graduates must meet all of the following:

    · Completion of the Regents’ Core 4 Curriculum (19 units) Curriculum, beginning with the class of 2012; and

    · Have at least a 21 ACT composite score or a minimum overall high school GPA of 2.35/4.0;and

    · Have the need for no more than one developmental English or math course.

For more information, please visit: Nicholls Scholarship Information


NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY

  1. 2.0 cumulative GPA
  2. Minimum ACT composite of 20
  3. Rank in the top 50% of the high school graduating class.
Scholarships: Our scholarship priority deadline is December 1st, although we are promoting an early-bird deadline of October 31st.

For more information, please visit: NSU Scholarship Information


SOUTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY

  1. Completion of the Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum
  2. Have no more than one developmental course requirement
  3. Have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  4. Meet ONE of the following criteria:
  • ACT Composite of at least 21

For more information please visit:  http://www.southeastern.edu/admin/fin_aid/scholarships/



UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA LAFAYETTE

  • Completion of the Louisiana Board of Regents' high school core curriculum and460 Math SAT) a mathematics ACT score of at least 19 (or an English ACT score of at least 18 (450 Verbal/Critical Reasoning SAT)
AND EITHER

1) High school GPA of 2.5 or higher using an unweighted 4.0 scale
OR
2) ACT composite score of at least 23 (SAT 1050--combined Math & Verbal/Critical Reasoning) with at least a 2.0 GPA
OR
3) Rank in the top 25% of the high school graduating class and at least a 2.0 GPA

Scholarships: General application for all seniors. The first priority deadline is November, 15. The final deadline is January 31.

For more information, please visit: ULL Scholarship Information



UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS

  • Students who graduate from state-approved high schools must complete the Louisiana Board of Regents Core Curriculum and require no more than one developmental/remedial course (ACT of 19 or higher or equivalent SAT score of 460 or higher in Mathematics and ACT of 18 or higher or equivalent SAT score of 450 or higher in English is non-remedial)
AND one of the following:
  1. ACT composite score of 23 or greater (SAT I Math + Critical Reading combined score of 1060 or greater) OR
  2. High school cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater and non-remedial in English and Math subscores OR
  3. High school graduation rank top 25% of class
Scholarships: General application for scholarships. The priority deadline is January 15.

For more information, please visit: UNO Scholarship Information
 

Mississippi State University
Scholars Recognition DaySeptember 16 and September 30(choose one)
For invited High school seniors 
No charge
Minimum 29 ACT to attend
Space is Limited
 

Southern University

Completion of Core 4 Curriculum:
Minimum overall HS GPA of 2.0 or greater
Meet ONE of the following: High School GPA on CORE of 2.0 or greater or ACT Composite of 20 or greater
Require no developmental courses by having BOTH:
ACT English sub-score of 18 or greater
ACT mathematics sub-score of 19 or greater

 

Dillard University

Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

18 ACT composite score or an 870 SAT (math and critical reading sections only)

2 letters of recommendation

Personal statement

Application fee of $30.

Application due by June 1

Deadline for scholarships December 1

 

LSU Alexandria

  • Completion of Core 4 Curriculum:
  • Minimum overall HS GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • Meet ONE of the following:
    • High School GPA on CORE of 2.0 or greater
    • ACT Composite of 20 or greater
  • Require no developmental courses by having BOTH:
    • ACT English sub-score of 18 or greater OR COMPASS Writing score of 68
    • ACT mathematics sub-score of 19 or greater OR COMPASS Algebra score of 40

The priority deadline to submit applications is December 1st

 

LSU Shreveport

Application due June 30

Admission Requirements:

1.      Completion of the Board of Regents' high school core curriculum of 19 units

2. Have a minimum overall high school GPA of 2.0/4.0.

3. Need no more than one developmental course by having one of the following:

  • An ACT English score of 18 or greater or equivalent SAT score or
  • An ACT Mathematics scores of a 19 or greater or equivalent SAT score

4. And one of the following:

  • 2.0/4.0 GPA on the Core or
  • ACT Composite score of 20 or greater

Fall Competitive Scholarship Deadline January 31   (20 on ACT and 2.5 GPA)

Fall Guaranteed Scholarship Deadline August 1  (24 on ACT and 3.0 GPA)

Want a free ride at LSUS? Beginning in the fall of 2012, students receiving a Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) scholarship can get a free ride at LSUS when combined with one of the guaranteed scholarships.

Students may qualify for the following three options:
Louisiana Scholarship
Award: Full tuition and fees plus book allowance per semester
Criteria: 30 ACT and minimum 3.5 high school GPA (unweighted)

Red River Scholarship
Award: $1,800 per semester
Criteria: 26 ACT and minimum 3.0 high school GPA (unweighted)

Shreveport Scholarship
Award: $1,500 per semester
Criteria: 24 ACT and 3.0 high school (unweighted)

 

 

Our Lady of Holy Cross College

ADMISSION INFORMATION

Freshman Admission Requirements

 Admission will be granted to any entering freshman who meets the following criteria: 

  • Completion of a high school diploma or a General Education Development program with a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or higher; and
  • ACT composite score of 20 or higher or ACT COMPASS Placement Test equivalent; and
  • ACT subtest scores (English, mathematics, and reading) no less than 16 or ACT COMPASS Placement Test equivalent; and
  • Student does not need more than one developmental course (based on ACT subtest scores or ACT COMPASS Placement Test equivalent).

Freshman Conditional Admission Requirements

Conditional admission will be granted to any entering freshman who meets the following criteria:

  • Completion of a high school diploma or a General Education Development program with a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0-2.49; and
  • ACT composite score of 17-19 or ACT COMPASS Placement Test equivalent; and
  • ACT subtest scores (English, mathematics, and reading) no less than 16 or ACT COMPASS Placement Test equivalent.

Scholarship Requirements

Scholarship Application Deadline:  January 1st

Students applying for scholarships at Our Lady of Holy Cross College must meet the following requirements prior to the January 1st deadline:

  • Have no outstanding financial obligations at OLHCC.
  • During the semester, enroll for at least 12 semester hours for undergraduates and 9 semester hours for graduate students
  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, (the Moreau and Presidential scholarships require a 3.75 GPA and an ACT score of 23 or higher.)
Continuing and transfer students must have completed a minimum of 12 college level credits 

 
 
Tulane Guaranteed Admission

  • Apply for Early Action or Single Choice Early Action (deadline November 15th)
  • ACT Comprehensive Score of 28 or higher(with writing) or combined SAT score of 1870 or higher
  • GPA of 3.50 or higher (unweighted) in Core Classes
  • 4 years of English, 3 years of Social Science, 3 years of Lab Science, 3 years of Math, 2 years of Foreign Language
  • Haven't attended colleges after high school graduation
  • No suspensions or expulsions