SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship Opportunities:

STPSB College Counseling website: http://college.stpsb.org/scholarships.html 


Some scholarships may be currently unavailable, check back at a later time to
see if they are officially being presented.


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SCHOLARSHIPS


DELTA SIGMA THETA SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Graduating African American Senior from a public school within St. Tammany
Parish School System.

Plans to attend a college/university in the year of graduation
Have a minimum 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 April 28, 2017. 

A complete application includes:
Scholarship Application (signed)
Letters of Recommendations (2)
Essay
Official Transcript that reflects your GPA
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, LA 70459

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

APPLICATIONS MAY BE PICKED UP IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE.

ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

2016-2017 School Year

Scholarship Criteria:
1. STPSB Class of 2017 Graduating Senior
2. Plan to major in education
3. At least a 3.0 grade point average
4. Exemplary discipline record
5. Attended STPSB high school for the past two years
6. Service to his/her high school
7. Financial assistance needed

DEADLINE to submit application: April 7, 2017.
Please enclose completed application and your career plan summary in a brown
manila envelope and give it to your principal by April 7, 2017. Late
applications will not be accepted. (2) $500 Scholarships (One-Time Award
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE IN COUNSELING OFFICE

2017 BUSTER BYNUM EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference (SESPTC), comprised of
fourteen member states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky,
Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia) will announce the 2017 Buster Bynum
Education Scholarship at the SESPTC in North Carolina in addition to each
local state announcing the winners.  Named in honor of R. A. “Buster” Bynum,
retired Director of the Virginia Department of Education’s pupil
transportation office and former SESPTC treasurer, this one-time $2,500
education scholarship is made available to one deserving public school student
in each of the fourteen-member southeastern states.

Qualifications

1.	The parent/guardian listed on application had a Gross Taxable Family Income
equal to or less than $75,000 for each of the “Past Three Tax Years.”  (For
the purpose of this scholarship award, the “Past Three Tax Years” is defined
as the 2014, 2015 and 2016 tax years.)

2.	The parent/guardian listed on application has been an active employee in
public school transportation during the “Past Three Years.”  This includes
school bus drivers, aides, monitors, mechanics, parts clerks, foremen,
managers, trainers, supervisors, directors, and inspectors that work in public
education.  (For the purpose of this scholarship award, the “Past Three Years”
work history requirement is defined as the period since January 1, 2014.)

3.	The student applicant has at least a 3.0 (B) scholastic average, will
graduate from a public high school, and will attend a post-secondary
educational institution starting in 2017.

4.	The scholarship cannot be awarded to any student who has a family member
serving on the selection committee.

Submission of Application and Timeline 

1.	April 14, 2017 – Applications are due to the local school system
transportation office in your county.

2.	May 12, 2017 – Entry mailed to state (postmarked by May 12, 2017.)  A local
selection committee established in each school system shall select from all
local applicants a finalist whose application must be submitted to the STATE
SESPTC Scholarship Selection Committee.  Only one application from each school
system will be judged at the state level.  Applications shall not be submitted
to the state by student applicants.

3.	June 30, 2017 – The state SESPTC Scholarship Selection Committee will
select the state’s winner.


WASHINGTON-St. TAMMANY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP

Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce that it
will again award ten (10) scholarships up to $1,000.00 each at a random
drawing during its Annual Meeting on May 6, 2017, in Franklinton. This drawing
for college scholarships is open to WST members, their children or legal
wards, who have been a member of the cooperative for at least 12 consecutive
months as of May 6, 2017, and are currently in good standing.
The scholarships must be used to attend a Louisiana school of higher education.
The applications must be returned to the WST office in Franklinton by noon,
May 5, 2017.
You will find enclosed the eligibility requirements and application forms for
the scholarships.
We ask that you make these available to your graduating seniors. Additional
copies can be made
as needed or you can contact me and I will be glad to send some additional
forms to you. These
forms can also be downloaded from our web page at www.wste.coop under the news
button.
APPLY ONLINE

THE FRANCES S. NEWMAN $500.00 SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsored by the

BAYOU LACOMBE REPUBLICAN WOMEN
	          2017



Applicant must:
1)	Be a 70445 resident
2)	Be a Female High School Senior
3)	Be planning on attending a Louisiana University
4)	Submit copy of official High School transcript
(GPA 2.5 or above)
5)	Submit copy of ACT or SAT score results
6)	Submit 2 letters of recommendations from teachers or employers
7)	Submission deadline is March 27, 2017

APPLICATION FORM CAN BE PICKED UP IN COUNSELING OFFICE


Wilbert H. Reisig Scholarship Fund for Parkinson’s Awareness

In Collaboration with the Northshore Community Foundation’s Kickin’
Parkinson’s Fund and Team Fox for Parkinson’s Research

PURPOSE 
Through the generosity of the people who live in the Greater New Orleans Metro
area, the Northshore Community Foundation is able to award scholarships to
graduating high school seniors who want to pursue higher education. 

The Wilbert H. Reisig Scholarship Fund for Parkinson’s Awareness was created
in collaboration with the Northshore Community Foundation’s Kickin’
Parkinson’s Fund and Team Fox Parkinson’s Research for to offer scholarships
to students that have an interest and goal of increasing the awareness in the
community of Parkinson’s disease. 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 cash scholarships
to assist selected graduating/graduated high school students who will enroll
in a college or university seeking a degree in one of the following fields:
Public Health, Social Work, Psychology, Communications, Neuroscience, and
Nursing. The scholarship award is to be used toward the following, in order of
priority: tuition and fees; room and board; books and supplies; and commuting
expenses. The recipients are to be selected by an independent Scholarship
Advisory Committee that is appointed by the Foundation. 

CRITERIA 
In making its decision, the Scholarship Advisory Committee will use the
following criteria: 
• Minimum GPA of 3.0
• Community Service and Extra-Curricular activities
• Good character 
• Acceptance of the recipient by an accredited college or university 
• Noteworthy Achievements

GUIDELINES 
Each applicant must submit an application to the Scholarship Advisory
Committee by March 15 to include the following: 
• The completed application form. (APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15th)
• Narrative answering the following question, “If you receive this
scholarship, what would you do at your college or university to raise
awareness for Parkinson’s disease and how?”
• A letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor or high school teacher
signed by the school principal and mailed directly to the advisory committee. 
• An official academic transcript including standardized test scores (minimum
GPA is 3.0) 
• A.C.T. (minimum 23) or S.A.T. equivalent.

College scholarship will be awarded for two semesters valued at $750 per
semester. Recipient must reapply for the scholarship each year. The recipient
also must continue to demonstrate good character. At the end of each semester,
the recipient will provide the Foundation with an official transcript and   
proof of full-time enrollment for the next semester. The subsequent
scholarship check will be issued only upon receipt of these materials. 

Scholarship winners will be notified after May 1. 

Should a recipient fail to meet the criteria in a given semester, the
scholarship will be terminated. If the recipient has a serious reason, he or
she may make a written appeal to the committee for reconsideration. 


ST. TAMMANY CANCER FUND SCHOLARHSIP

The St. Tammany Cancer Fund (STCF) is a locally based charitable/nonprofit
organization established in 2002 and 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 scholarship award is to be used to satisfy financial obligations toward
the following: tuition and fees; room and board; books and supplies; and
commuting expenses.  The recipients are selected by STCF’s independent
volunteer Scholarship Advisory Committee.

GUIDELINES

Each applicant must submit the following to STCF by April 14, 2017:
•	The completed and signed application form 
•	Narrative essay of 500 words or less 
•	Two letters of recommendation from someone other than a relative
•	An official academic transcript from high school or college/university
currently in attendance 

The scholarship will be awarded for eight semesters valued at $1,000 per
academic semester with a lifetime maximum award amount of $8,000. At the end
of each semester, the recipient will provide STCF with an official transcript
and proof of full-time enrollment for the next semester.  The subsequent
scholarship check will be issued only upon receipt of these materials.

Scholarship recipients will be notified after May 19, 2017

CRITERIA

STCF scholarship recipients must be between the ages of 17 and 25 during the
scholarship period.
STCF applicant must have lost his/her parent(s) to cancer
STCF applicants must reside in St. Tammany Parish at the time of initial
application and be accepted into/planning to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited
college undergraduate program only.


The Ozone Amateur Radio Club in Slidell Louisiana is pleased to announce the
availability of a new scholarship opportunity for Salmen High School Seniors.
The scholarship is aimed at graduating seniors who intend to pursue further
academic studies in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Electronics,
Communications, Computer Science, the Physical Sciences or related technical
fields such as Robotics.

The award amount is $500.
GENERAL CRITERIA FoR APPLYING
1. Preference shall be given to applicants possessing an amateur radio license
issued by the Federal Communications Commission (Technician, General, or
Amateur Extra class). While possession of an amateur radio operator license is
not required, it is strongly recommended.
Unlicensed applicants should be willing to state that they will work towards
obtaining a license with assistance by the Ozone Amateur Radio Club.
2. The applicant shall be enrolled as a full time student at one of the
following schools:
Covington High School, Fontainebleau High School, [akeshore High School,
Mandeville High
School, Northshore High School, Pearl River High School, Salmen High School,
Slidell High
School, Hancock High School and Picayune Memorial High School.
3. The applicant shall be a highschool senior at the time the application is
submitted
4. The applicant shall intend to pursue atechnical degree or program
preferably in the field of Electrical Engineering, Radio Communication,
Electronics, Computer Science, or the physical
Sciences.
5. The applicant shall be enrolled in a 2-year technical school or 4-year
college/university curriculum upon graduation from high school.
Questions concerning this scholarship program should be directed to:
Scholarsh ip Chairman
Ozone Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 553
Slidell, l-A 70459
oarc(aw5sla.net

EAST ST. TAMMANY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

The East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce will award $1,000 scholarships to
East St. Tammany public and private school students. THERE WILL BE ONE
RECIPIENT FROM SALMEN HIGH SCHOOL.

Eligibility:
Graduating seniors enrolling in full-time accredited two or four year college
in the U.S. no later than fall of the same year.
Student must have cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.
Student must have been a U.S. citizen for at least one year to apply.
Students already receiving a full scholarship or students electing to attend a
military academy will not be eligible for this scholarship. 

Interested students may pick up an application in the counseling office. A
complete and official transcript and ACT scores must also be submitted. The
deadline to apply is March 20, 2017.

Click here for online application

TAU IOTA OMEGA CHAPTER 
ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY
2016-2017
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

APPLICATION CRITERIA:

1.	The recipient of this application must be enrolled as a high school senior
in a Louisiana high school in 2016/2017 and will be enrolling in a college or
university for the fall semester 2017.  

2.	To be eligible to apply for this scholarship the student must have
maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 grading system.  An
official transcript must accompany this application.

3.	Submit a fully completed application package by the deadline of March 25,
2017 to the following address:
	Tau Iota Omega Chapter
	Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
	Attn:  Scholarship Committee
	PO Box 1388	
	Slidell, LA 70459

APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

•	Transcript or most current report card for the 2016-2017 school year.
•	Attach a copy of your ACT/SAT score
•	Two letters of recommendation:  One academic (teacher, counselor,
administrator) and one personal (clergy, civic or extracurricular club
sponsor, youth leader, etc.)
•	Completed application form (attached)
•	Typed, 300-500 word essay explaining why you are applying, why you deserve
this scholarship, and your specific goals for your future.


LOUISIANA LIFE SAFETY AND SECURITY ASSOCIATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

Available to seniors who are the sons or daughters of active-duty Law
Enforcement and Fire Safety Personnel. $2500 and $1000 will be awarded to two
students in the state.

DEADLINE: MARCH 24, 2017

KIDGUARD SCHOLARSHIP

Write an essay and earn a $500 to $1000 scholarship.
Open to High School Juniors and Seniors.
DEADLINE March 31, 2017

LOUISIANA LEGISLATIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation is accepting nominations
for the 2017 Women of Excellence Awards and applications for the Educational
Advancement Opportunity (EAO) Scholarships.  The deadline to apply is Friday,
February 24, 2017.   
 
Recipients of the College and High School Woman of Excellence Awards will
receive the LLWC Foundation Scholarship for $2,500.  The EAO Scholarship Award
amount is $1,000.   

DEADLINE: FEBRAURY 24, 2017

SLIDELL WOMEN'S CIVIC CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

The purpose of the scholarship is to grant a college scholarship, for the
freshman year only, to a young female student of good character and ambitious
purpose who has demonstrated interest and concern in the local community. 
The applicant must possess good character and ambitious purpose, must have
participated in extracurricular and/or community activities, been respected by
her teachers and classmates, and refrained from participation in activities
which foster behavior incidents.

Residential Status:
Must be a resident of St. Tammany Parish.
Must have attended high school in the Slidell area for a minimum of three full
consecutive semesters immediately preceding the date of application.
Must be classified as a full time student.

Scholastic Requirements:
Must be a graduating senior.
The university or college selected must be currently accredited by a regional
accrediting association.
The applicant must have earned a minimum unweighted 2.5 GPA in her four years
in high school.

Must submit:
1. Completed application
2. Applicant's 4 year transcript showing grades earned though the first
semester of senior year.
3. Three letters of recommendation from any of the following: the applicant's
principal, local minister, high school teacher, community leader, or a local
business person. You should have a separate letter to address each of the
topics below individually:
--Character
--Academic Involvement
--Civic Involvement

Please return to: 
Kellie Ainsworth, Scholarship Committee Chairwoman
812 Gator Cove
Slidell, LA 70461

THE PEARL WILLIAMS/CECELIA DRENNEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Pearl Williams/Cecelia Drennen Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000
scholarship awarded to a female who has demonstrated good moral character,
leadership skills, and most of all, an interest in and concern for the local
community. This scholarship is named in memory of Councilwoman Pearl Williams
and Cecelia Drennen, former president of the SRWC.

Requirements:
 Female
 Resident of St. Tammany Parish
 Full-time student enrolled in a Slidell/Pearl River area high school
 Graduating senior attending a Louisiana college or university in the fall
 GPA of 2.5 or higher
 Participated in public service to the community
 Good moral character and leadership skills
 Availability for a face to face interview
A complete application must include the following:
1. Official application form, all sections fully completed
2. Three letters of recommendation from someone other than a family member
stating applicant’s interest in community service and with a statement of
their moral and ethical standing as it relates to the applicant’s character.
 One letter from a high school teacher or administrator
 One letter from a community service supervisor or employer (if any)
 One letter from an individual of choice who can attest to the applicant’s
character
3. An official copy of your 4-year high school transcript
4. A one page typed essay addressing the topic, “What it means to me to give
back to the community.” Discuss in what ways you have preform public service
in the community, how you have demonstrated the basic purposes of the Pearl
Williams/Cecelia Drennen Memorial Scholarship, and why you feel you should
receive the scholarship.
5. Recent photo attached to upper right hand corner of the first page.

Applications must be mailed to: SRWC, P.O. Box 1777, Slidell, LA, 70459.
Attention: Scholarship Chair. All applications must be postmarked by April 1,
2017. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. The top
two applicants will be interviewed to determine the winner. The scholarship
recipient will be notified by email. Presentation of the scholarship will be
made at the Slidell Republican Women’s Club award dinner May 25th. Recipient
must be present to receive the scholarship. Failure of the recipient to attend
the award dinner will result in the scholarship being withdrawn. If you have
questions about the scholarship or application please call: Tiffany Parker
985-788-7783.

LEONARD P. MONTELEONE, JR. SCHOLARSHIP 

All of the following items MUST be on file in the St. Tammany Parish School
Board before an individual's name will be submitted to the board trustees for
its consideration.
 You must attend state-funded Louisiana college or university.
 A Formal Application - File between the end of the first semester and Friday,
March 17, of the Applicant's senior year. (These forms may be obtained from
the St. Tammany Parish School Board or your high school principal.) Please be
sure to
include a recent photo of yourself.
 Have your guidance counselor sign the first page of your application,
verifying your ACT scores with a composite of 22 or higher and TOPS core
curricula GPA of 3.0.
 The Applicant's high school transcript showing grades through the end of the
first semester of his/her senior year. (These grades must establish that the
applicant maintained a four-year school average of 3.0 points or above in the
TOPSCore Curricula.)
 Include three "Request for Recommendation" forms, one from each of the following:
1. Your high school principal
2. Your local minister, high school guidance counselor, or community member.
3. One of your high school teachers.
 Include a copy of your ACTscores with a composite score of 22 or higher.
 Include a brief essay typed. not written, on why you feel you deserve this
award and a copy of your resume. The essay should be no longer than one page.

MATTHEW HILKER SCHOLARHSIP

All of the following items must be on file with the St. Tammany Parish School
Board before an individual's name will be
submitted to the Scholarship Committee for its consideration:
o A Forma lApplication- File between the end of the first semester and March
15 of your senior year. (These forms may be obtained from the St. Tammany
Parish School Board or your high
school principal.) Please be sure to include a recent photo of yourself.
o Have you rguidance counselor sign the first page of your application
verifying your ACT scores and TOPS core curricula GPA.
o Your high school transcript showing grades through the end of the first
semester of your senior year. (These grades must establish that you
maintaineda four-year school average of 2.5 points or above in the TOPS Core
Curricula.)
o A copy of your ACT scores.
o A one page 12 point double spaced essay about you and your high school
career, including your entire soccer experience.
o Three sealed letters of recommendation. These letters may come from your
local minister, high school teachers, high school guidance counselor, high
school principal, mother or father, and
high school soccer coach. o A letter from your soccer coach attesting to your
high school career. This may be combined with
the letter of recommendation from your soccer coach.

WILLIAM PITCHER SCHOLARSHIP

I. To receive a William Pitcher Scholarship, the Applicant must meet the
following requirements:
A. Residence Status
1. The Applicant must be a legal resident of St. Tammany Parish
and a graduate of a public high school of said Parish. The
Applicant must have completed all of his/her public high school
program (Grades 9-12) in the public schools of St. Tammany
Parish.
B. Educational Field
1. The area of specialization must be indicated.
2. The university selected must be Louisiana State University in
Baton Rouge.
C. Personal Qualifications
1. The Applicant must demonstrate the ability to read and
understand this information.
2. The Applicant must possess good character, and ambitious
purpose. He/She must have participated in extra class activities,
been popular with his/her high school teachers and classmates
and abstained from participation in activities which created
behavior incidents.
D. Scholastic Requirements
1. The Applicant must have earned at least a 3.0 average in his/her four years
of high school.
E. Information required to be on hand before an application will be
considered and/or a scholarship awarded
1. A formal application.
2. The high school transcript showing grades earned through the
first semester of the Applicant's senior year.
3. Three "Request for Recommendation" forms, one to be
completed by the applicant's high school principal, one by
his/her local minister or guidance counselor, and one by one of
his/her high school teachers. (Please use only the
recommendation forms furnished and do not submit letters of
recommendation. )
4. Evidence showing that the Applicant meets the personal
qualifications listed.
F. The Applicant should submit all required data after the end of the first
semester but no later than Friday, March 17,2017, of his/her senior year to
the Board of Trustees of the William Pitcher Scholarship Fund, St. Tammany
Parish School Board, P.O. Box 940, Covington, Louisiana 70434, if he/she
wishes to be considered for the following regular season.

CAPITAL ONE BANK INVESTING FOR GOOD SCHOLARSHIP

A minimum of one (1) scholarship shall be awarded with a maximum of $5,000.00
each.
The Capital One Bank Investing for Good Scholarship will be awarded in equal
amounts per semester during the first year only. 

All of the following items MUST be on file in the St. Tammany Parish School
Board before an individual's name will be submitted to the board trustees for
its consideration.

   You must qualify for the federal free or reduced lunch program.
   You must attend state-funded Louisiana college or university.
   A Formal Application - File between the end of the first semester and
Friday, March 17, of the Applicant's senior year. (These forms may be obtained
from the St. Tammany Parish School Board or your high school principal.)
Please be sure to
include a recent photo of yourself.
   Have your guidance counselor sign the first page of your application,
verifying your
ACT scores with a composite of 22 or higher and TOPScore curricula GPA of 3.0.
   The Applicant's high school transcript showing grades through the end of
the first semester of his/her senior year. (These grades must establish that
the applicant maintained a four-year school average of 3.0 points or above in
the TOPSCore Curricula.)
   Include three "Request for Recommendation" forms, one from each of the
following:
1. Your high school principal
2. Your local minister, high school guidance counselor, or community member.
3. One of your high school teachers.
   Include a copy of your ACT scores with a composite score of 22 or higher.
   Include a brief essay of why you feel you deserve this award and a copy of
your resume. The essay must be typed and not hand written and not exceed 1,000
words.

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

StudentScholarships.org is a site that lists many scholarhship opportunities
in addition to the postings here. Students are encouraged to check out the
site and apply to scholarships that pertain to them. 
Multiple Scholarship Opportunities

FASFA COMPLETION SCHOLARSHIP

•	askLela’s $1,000 Monthly FAFSA Completion Scholarship – Seniors in Louisiana
have the opportunity to enter a monthly scholarship drawing for completing and
submitting their FAFSA!  Lela will award a $1,000 scholarship once a month by
random drawing.   Seniors only need to enter the drawing once.  Seniors may
complete their FAFSA today at www.fafsa.gov and enter for their chance to win
a $1,000 scholarship at www.askLela.org.
•	askLela’s $1,000 Quarterly Scholarship – All Louisiana seniors may enter for
the quarterly drawing for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.  Please enter
at www.askLela.org.  

APPLY HERE

THE JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

We are pleased to inform you that the online application for the Jackie
Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at www.jackierobinson.org. 
The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 3,000 talented
young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on
the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The
deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation
Scholarship is February 15, 2017 by 5:00 pm ET.

“JRF Scholars” receive grants of up to $28,000 over four years to complement
the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In
addition, Scholars are financially sponsored to attend JRF’s annual four-day
“Mentoring and Leadership Conference” in New York City as well as other
regional events throughout the year.

ELIGIBILITY:
•	Be a graduating, minority high school senior
•	Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the
United States
•	Show leadership potential
•	Demonstrate a dedication to community service
•	Present evidence of financial need
•	Be a United States citizen
•	Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading
sections or a composite ACT score of 21
•	Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the
scholarship

APPLY HERE: DEADLINE IS 2/15/17

DR. BOBBY FLETCHER SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is given in memory of Dr. Bobby Fletcher Sr. a longtime
supporter of youth participation in agricultural activites in St. Tammany
Parish. This scholarship is given to encourage academic study in the fields of
agriculture and horticulture. The scholarship will be of 1 year duration for
$1,000, and will be paid directly to the educational institution. The
selection process will weigh heavily on the essay portion of the application.  

Eligibility Requirements:
--Graduating Senior in St. Tammany Parish
--Minimum 2.5 high school GPA (send official transcript)
--Must pursue a degree in Agricultural, Horticultural, or related field of study
--Must attend a Louisiana University, Community or Technical College
--Application must be postmarked by February 28, 2017

Applications are available in the Guidance Office.


BARBARA TRASK SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

This purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who are pursuing
established degree programs at 4 year accredited colleges and universities. A
monetary award will be given to a graduating senior in St. Tammany Parish.

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.  

Please mail a current photo and a completed scholarship application to the
followingaddress:
Zeta Amicae of Slidell	
P.O. Box 5325
Slidell, LA 70469-6944
Email: zetaamicaeofslidell@gmail.com 

Application and other information must be postmarked or emailed by: 
April 25, 2017.	

Students may pick up an application in the Guidance Office.


CHURCH'S CHICKEN SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Church's Chicken Scholars Program will award a total of $240,000 to eligible
seniors in the 2016-2017 academic year. Individual scholarship awards of
$1,000 will be provided to students selected.

The criteria for the award is as follows:

*Students must reside in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, LA, MO, MS, NM, NV,
TN,or TX.
*Students must plan to enroll part-time or full-time at an accredited 2 or 4
year college/university or vocational school.
*Students must have a minimum 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
*Students must be a U.S.citizen or legal resident of the U.S.
Apply Here. Deadline February 15, 2017

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN OF ST. TAMMANY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available to female students in St. Tammany pursuing
higher education and advancement in the workforce.


Apply here. Deadline MArch 15, 2017.

ZETA ZENITH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Scholarships of $500.00 will be awarded to seniors from public high schools in
the St. Tammany area. 

Applications may be picked up from the counseling office.

Deadline: April 1, 2017

To apply, please mail a current photo, three letters of recommendation from
the following: Guidance Counselor, Community Service Oriented Group, and a
Teacher; your current transcript and the completed application to the
following address:

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated
Tau Kappa Zeta Graduate Chapter
Zeta Senith Scholarship Committee
PO BOX 6944
Slidell, LA 70469-6944


SIGMA PHI EPSILON BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP

Every year the Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter of LSU awards three Balanced Man
Scholarships--one award of $2,000, and two awards of $1,000 each.

Any male senior entering LSU in fall 2017 is eligible to apply. Interested
students should apply online.
DEADLINE: April 1, 2017. Click here.

ALEXIS KEOKA MARIE WILKINS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Requirements:
1. Must be a resident of St. Tammany Parish
2. Graduating senior in St. Tammany Parish
3. Will complete a 2 or 4 year program or be responsible for returning
scholarship amount in full

Application Checklist:
1. A completed, typed AKMW scholarship application (can be picked up in
counseling office)
2. 4 Letters of reccommendation--teacher, minister, counselor, and a personal
reference
3. A copy of your high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores
4. Recent 3x5 photograph
5. Minimum 250 work essay--Tell why you are motivated to attend college and
how you hope to utilize your degree after you graduate.

Application scores are based on academic performances, community involvement,
and the quality of the essay submitted.

DEADLINE: March 28, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be notified via phone,
email, or mail, and will be recognized aat the AKMW Scholarship Award banquet. 



LOUISIANA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION EDUCATION FOUNDATION 2017 SCHOLARSHIP
The LRAEF has awarded over $340,000 since the scholarship's creation in 2009.
Past recipients have attended schools such as The Culinary Institute of
America, Delgado Community College, Johnson & Wales University, and the
University of New Orleans.

Applicants must be a full-time student (at least 12 hours or the equivalent)
for two consecutive semesters after August 2017 in a bachelor and/or associate
hospitality or culinary degree seeking program. Funds cannot be used for
certificate programs.

APPLICATIONS DUE BY JANUARY 31, 2017

NATIONAL BETA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
BETA Club members are eligible to apply.
Application Deadline is January 26, 2017
http://www.betaclub.org/scholarship

ST. TAMMANY PARISH RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEE'S ASSOCIATION 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 (STAR participant)
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

Students interested in applying for this grant should pick up an application
in the guidance office. The information should be sent to:

Retired School Employee's Association
PO Box 2992
Covington, LA 70434
Attention: Educational Grant Committee

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2017


RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP

Students across the country work hard to earn top marks, dreaming of the
college they'll attend and the education they'll receive. Unfortunately, many
of these students won’t be able to afford it.

We want these students to reach their full potential. To help them accomplish
this, our network of U.S. Chapters, along with the global office of RMHC,
offer scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated
academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. Since 1985, more
than $60 million in scholarships have been awarded.

HOW TO APPLY:

Beginning October 1, 2016, students may apply online. Graduating high school
seniors may only apply for one of the four scholarships. The deadline for the
2016 academic year is January 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time Zone, and all
mailed back-up documents must be postmarked by the same date. Applicants will
be notified of scholarship award status by June 16, 2017. 

Search the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the program and the
application process and apply here beginning on October 1, 2016. 
DEADLINE JANUARY 18, 2016

RAU FOR ART SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

The Rau For Art Foundation Scholarship Competition is targeted toward students
in 10th-12th grade or its equivalent in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St.
Tammany and St. Charles Parishes with an interest in the visual arts. It is
the foundation’s mission to promote the talent of our community’s emerging
artists at the high school-level by awarding their excellence in artistic
achievement. It is our hope that these students, in turn, make the arts an
integral part of their adult lives and share their passion with the world.

The RFA will compose a panel of judges that will evaluate all works submitted
equally, on the basis of quality, originality and creativity in their work.
The Foundation will award a total of three scholarships per year, with funds
given to the student and the art program of the high school that they attend.

The awards for the Scholarship Competition are as follows:

    $7,500 for 1st place winner (with an option of a study abroad program in
Italy) and $500 to winner’s high school art department
    $3,000 for 2nd place winner (college scholarship)
    $1,500 for 3rd place winner (college scholarship)

DEADLINE: JANUARY 9, 2017

NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announces its 2017
Young Entrepreneur Awards Program which will award up to 100 awards to high
school seniors entering an accredited, nonprofit two- or four-year college,
university or vocational-technical institute for the 2017-18 academic year and
who own and/or operate his or her established business.

The 2017 program application cycle is open from October  1, 2016 until
December 18, 2016.

The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest
designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education
support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.
DEADLINE DECEMBER 18, 2016

LSU LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

LSU is very excited to announce the new Louisiana Tiger Legacy Scholarships
for your seniors this year who will be incoming freshmen entering LSU for fall
2017! Below are the criteria and award amounts:

Criteria and Award
•	Residency Requirement: Louisiana resident. 
•	Legacy Requirement: parent graduated from the LSU Flagship Campus or is
currently employed at the LSU Flagship Campus (Baton Rouge.) 
•	Test Score Requirement (ACT, new SAT, or old SAT)
ACT Composite Minimum: 24
New SAT Total Score Minimum:1160
Old SAT CR+M Score Minimum:1090






AFL-CIO SCHOLARSHIP


The Louisiana AFL-CIO will be awarding three $1000 scholarships at the 62nd
Annual Convention in March.

All contestants must have their application materials postmarked by January
13, 2017,and mailed directly to: 
Ms. Julie Cherry 
Louisiana AFL-CIO Scholarships
P. 0. Box 347
Baton Rouge, LA 70821 


To be eligible to enter this essay contest, all contestants must be high
school seniors residing in the State of Louisiana whose parent/step parent is
a member of an affiliated local union in good standing with the Louisiana AFL-CIO.

An essay is required for consideration in this competition. The topic of the
essay is"Beyond Wages: The Positive Impact of Organized Labor on the
Workplace" and the rules are as follows:

(1) Contestants are expected to use encyclopedias, textbooks, the
Internet,biographies, bulletins, newspaper articles, the AIL Labor Letter,
reports of private organizations or governmental agencies, personal interviews
with union personnel (other
than their parents), and other research materials deemed appropriate as
sources of information. Research materials should be properly cited and
documented.

(2) The contestant's application must include the following:

a. A one page cover sheet showing the student's name, address, phone number,
name of school, name of parent who is a union member, and the complete name,
local union number and telephone number of the local union of which the parent
is a member.
b. All applicants must submit an essay not to exceed 2,000 words
on the topic. DO NOT put your name on the essay!
c. A current copy of the applicant's high school transcript.
The scholarships will be awarded primarily on the basis of the essay's
worthiness, but the required information will be considered as well. Essays
will be judged on the basis of the ideas presented and developed, the quality
and pertinence of the reference information employed, and the overall clarity
and originality of the essay.

HISPANIC HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP

Direct Auto and Life Insurance has donated $10,000 to the Hispanic Heritage
Youth Awards presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, a scholarship
program that recognizes Latino high school seniors who have excelled in the
classroom, community, and "priority fields." For more information on how to
apply, please visit the link below. Deadline is October 2, 2016.
Hispanic Heritage Scholarship : Deadline EXTENDED to October 31, 2016

2017 ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION "MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST"

Awards
Local(Slidell Elks Lodge)-- 10 $500 Scholarships
State (Louisiana Elks Association)-- 12 awards, ranging from $1,100 to $2,000
National (Elks National Foundation)-- 500 Awards, ranging from $4,000 to $50,000

Students should access the information through the link, read the welcome
instructions, and complete the sections online. Students should list their
counselor under "Counselor Report," and provide the counselor's email address.
The student's counselor will complete the report, which the student cannot
access. 

Students should submit the completed application on or before November 30, 2016.

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

SALMEN HIGH SCHOOL PTSA SCHOLARSHIP

The Salmen High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is proud to
announce an academic scholarship for a graduating senior. This $500
scholarship will be given to one Salmen senior.
All complete applications received by the deadline will be reviewed by a
committee outside of Salmen High School. The scholarship recipient will adhere
to the following criteria:
1. Applicant and/or the parents/guardian of applicant must be a current member
of Salmen High PTSA.
2. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, or be in the top 1/3 of the
graduating class at the end of the first semester of senior year.
3. Applicant must have participated in at least one school related activity
(clubs/sports, etc.).
4. Applicant must submit a Salmen High School PTSA Scholarship Application
that includes a typed or written essay.
5. Two teacher evaluation forms (must be a teacher that taught the applicant
in an academic subject).
6.A copy of the official high school transcript.
7.Deadline is April 3, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
All completed applications should be hand delivered to the school and
addressed as follows:
Salmen High School PTSA Scholarship Committee Chairperson
Completed applications may be given to any 16-17 PTSA Board Member or left in
the PTSA Mail Folder in the main office.


THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP 

--is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school
seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and
serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools
and communities. With the 28th class in 2016, the Foundation has provided over
5,700 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $60 million in educational support.
150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

The application deadline is October 31, 2016.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must be:

    Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the
United States (or select DoD schools)
    U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees,
Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
    Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
    Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
    Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation: Deadline 10/31/16

WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Scholar Athletes with High Character!
Students who give 110% on the field, in the classroom, and in the community
have the opportunity to apply for national awards worth $1,000 up to $10,000. 
WENDY'S HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP

HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

In keeping with the mission of the Horatio Alger Association, the scholarships
programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who
have financial need and who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in
overcoming personal adversity.
Scholarship Criteria also include: 
*Graduation in Spring/Summer 2017
*Commitment to pursue and complete a Bachelor's degree
*United States citizenship

Please let your counselor know you have applied, as your counselor has to fill
out a Certification Form for your application! 
Deadline October 25, 2016

AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

How to Apply
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in 
answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take 
for 
you to consider your life successful?  What people, things and 
accomplishments do you need?  

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline: October 6, 2016

THE COOL DOCTOR FOUNDATION

The Cool Doctor Foundation is established to honor Christopher Condon, who
planned to be a doctor if he had survived childhood cancer. He planned to be a
COOL doctor, one the patients would look forward to seeing, and one who would
be straightforward, personable, and likeable. 

$1000 will be awarded to a Salmen High School Senior.
*Submit a one page description of your plans in the medical field, be sure to
show your "cool" factor!
*Provide GPA and ACT score

Email submission and academic information to:
robalimcm@bellsouth.net
Deadline: March 17, 2017

WASHINGTON ST. TAMMANY COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Washington St. Tammany Electric will award scholarships during a 
random drawing at its yearly annual meeting. This drawing for 
college 
scholarships is open to WST members, their children or legal wards 
who 
have been a member at least twelve months as of May 1st of each 
year 
and are currently in good standing.
Deadline: May 6, 2017

DISCOVER COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Discover® Student Loans is giving away $100,000 in scholarships. 

Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a
chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award.  No purchase or student loan
necessary.  Enter now at CollegeCovered.com/Assist.

Now through February 28, 2017, eligible students can enter to win one of the
$2,500 scholarships by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and
paying for college at CollegeCovered.com/Assist. 
Students can earn up to three additional entries into the Discover Student
Loans scholarship sweepstakes when they share the sweepstakes via Facebook,
Twitter and/or email and their friend enters via the link in their share.

Winners will be randomly drawn on: 
•           June 8, 2016
•           September 6, 2016
•           December 6, 2016
•           March 7, 2017

DISCOVER College Scholarship

   KFC Colonel's Scholar Program    
The KFC Colonel's Scholars Program® is looking for high 
school seniors with entrepreneurial drive, strong perseverance, 
demonstrated financial need, and who want to pursue a college 
education at an accredited public institution in
the state they reside. Awards can be up to $5,000 per year. 
To be eligible to compete for the KFC Colonel's Scholars 
Scholarship, an individual must: 
·Graduate from high school this academic year 
·Earn a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.75
·Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public, in-state college 
or university 
·Be a US citizen or permanent resident
·Demonstrate financial need
Must Work at KFC
Deadline: February 8

   MG JAMES URSANO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
This scholarship program which is administered by Army Emergency 
Relief National Headquarters offers financial assistance for 
undergraduate students who are dependents of Army soldiers 
(active, retired or deceased) to attend college or technical-
vocational schools.
  Scholarships are awarded based primarily on financial need, 
secondarily on academic achievements and individual 
accomplishments. Apply online or download an application from 
website.
Deadline: May 1 

SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP (National Scholarship)

A female graduate may apply for the National S.W.E. scholarship. 
Approximately 80 scholarships are awarded annually on the 
national level. These awards vary in amounts from $1,000 to 
$10,000 per year. Scholarship application opens March 1st.
Applications are available online.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship (Local Scholarships)
Email: swe-gno@swe.org
Award: Varies. Criteria: Female graduate entering first of 
college
engineering. See counselor for an application.
Deadline: May 15

   U.S. BANKING SCHOLARSHIP

Award: $1000 (40). Random internet drawing. Apply online.
Deadline: May 

   Big Sun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help 
young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are 
offering 
an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student 
athletes 
are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are 
participating in.
Deadline: June 19

   AMERICAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Award: $500 (5 non-renewable). Criteria: study of medical 
technology, medical laboratory technician, office laboratory 
technician, phlebotomy, medical or dental assisting, preference 
to those with financial need. To apply, log onto the website.
Deadline: April 1 Each Year
April 1

   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. 
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   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.
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   NORTHSHORE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Award: $2000 (2). Criteria: Planning to pursue a career in the 
healthcare field; 2.5 cumulative GPA; demonstrated community 
involvement; two recommendation letters from persons who can 
verify community involvement. 
See your counselor for an application.
Deadline: Postmark April 11.
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   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.
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   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. See counselor for 
an application. 
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   STUDENT INSIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
 Award: $3000 (1), $1000 (2) and $500 (6). Criteria: Complete a 
15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area; (no 
GPA or A.C.T. score, no essay, no lengthy application form, no 
fees). The scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing.
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   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 in the 
guidance
office and online. For more information, you can also email UBS 
at
plyons@bloodsystems.org.
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 Business Women's Network of East St. Tammany
must be a female
see guidance to pick up an application
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   Rotary Club of Slidell Scholarship
is offering $6,000 who will attend a university and also $500 a 
year to students who will attend community or junior colleges. 
The student only needs maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 to continue 
receiving the scholarship. Do not not mail your application. Turn 
it into guidance. 
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   LEVERAGING EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PARTNERSHIP (LEAP):
This program uses federal and state funds to provide need-based 
grants to academically qualified students. LOSFA allocates funds 
to post-secondary institutions, which include Louisiana 
colleges/universities, technical institutes and proprietary 
schools, based upon the school's prior fall enrollment.
LEAP

    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.
Go Grant

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    CHAFEE EDUCATION & TRAINING VOUCHER (ETV)

This is administered by LOSFA on behalf of the Louisiana Department of Social
Services, Office of Community Services

    Available to students who are or were (Prior to the age of 18) in the
foster care system
    Maximum Annual Award: $5,000

    Eligibility requirements include:

        * Ages 15-21 (age 23 if receiving ETV at 21)
        * Enrolled in Louisiana public or LAICU institution or an approved
Louisiana proprietary school
        * Must complete the FAFSA annually
        * Must have financial need
        * Must make Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the 
instituion

    *The institution will notify the LOSFA of any student meeting the
eligibility criteria.