Scholarships & Awards
Affordable Colleges Foundation
Affordable Colleges Foundation is an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families. Our Louisiana colleges guide can be accessed here at no-cost: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/louisiana/
American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA)
The AMDA is conducting the National Audition Tour for Admission and Scholarships. For more information about the program, audition opportunities and scholarships go to www.amda.edu
American Society for Clinical Pathology
If you are interested in becoming a medical laboratory professional, ASCP and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics would like to recognize students for outstanding academic performance. These scholarships offer sizable amounts of aid based mainly on academic promise. Go to www.ascp.org/scholarships for applications, deadlines and more information.
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
Any student that was an athlete at the high school level is encouraged to apply. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level. The award is $1,000. For more information, visit http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
Bezos Scholars Program
The Bezos Scholars Program inspires and challenges young people to act on their passions to address community needs. Each year, we select 12 teams from across the United States, comprised of a high school junior and an educator from their school, to become Bezos Scholars. Successful applicants are ambitious students who demonstrate academic rigor, curiosity and leadership. For more information, visit http://www.bezosfamilyfoundation.org/application
The BigSun Scholarship
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. They 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. Visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ for more information. Deadline: June 19, 2020
The College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million dollars of scholarships each year. For more information, visit https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM110805-&rid=47596321
Collegepeas.com Standout Student College Scholarship
Do you participate in an activity that sets you apart from other teenagers? If so, you could qualify for a scholarship given by collegepeas.com. They are looking for
students that engage in non-teenager activities that set them apart from the crowd. All you have to do is submit a short essay about your activity.
For more information and rules go to www.collegepeas.com
Common Black College Application
You can now apply to all 32 Black College Member Institutions through one application process, The EDU, Inc. application. Apply online at www.eduinconline.com . Once the application has been submitted, transcripts and test scores can be mailed or faxed.
Corey Guthrie Memorial Scholarship
The Corey Guthrie Memorial Scholarship is a one time scholarship in the amount of $1000 available to either a graduate of Jewel Sumner or Loranger High. Please see Mrs. Imes for a scholarship application. Deadline: February 15, 2020
Duke University Summer Programs
If you are currently in 10th or 11th grade and would like to spend your summer at the Duke Summer College for High School Students, check out http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students. Begin preparing now, as the competitive application opens up December 2nd.
Fashion Professional – BGP Site Solutions
BGP Site Solutions is offering a $1000 "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship to a student that is interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit http://www.fashion-schools.org/ for more information and deadline.
Hamilton Relay Scholarship
The Hamilton Relay Scholarship opportunity is availbale to graduating high school seniors in Louisiana who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to assist in their goals of continuing their education. All candidates are required to submit an application, write an essay under the topic of communication technology and provide a letter of recommendation in order to qualify. The application documents can also be found online at www.hamiltonrelay.com. The scholarship deadline is January 31, 2020 and applications must be received or postmarked by this date. The scholarship is in the amount of $500 and the winner will be determined on or before February 28, 2020.
The Harvey L. Foster Foundation Scholarship
The Harvey L. Foster Foundation for Science Education is pleased to currently have scholarships available to high school seniors from St. Tammany, Washington, Livingston, or Tangipahoa Parish as well as to existing Southeastern Louisiana University students that are pursuing a science or engineering degree in college. The selected student(s) must meet the criteria as laid out in the application form, be accepted at college, and provide enrollment information showing science classes. Please visit http://www.theharveylfosterfoundation.com/hlff-scholarship/ for more information.
Deadline: January 31, 2020
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve. First-place winner receives $10,000. Second-place winner receives $1,000. Five finalists receive $500 each. Please visit https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx for more information.
The Louisiana AFL-CIO Scholarship
The Louisiana AFL-CIO will be awarding three $1000 scholarships. All contestants must have their application materials postmarked by January 10, 2020 and mailed directly to Ms. Julie Cherry at the Louisiana AFL-CIO Scholarships, P.O. Box 3477, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Please Note: The postmark deadline cannot be extended. Please see Mrs. Imes for more information.
Louisiana Community & Technical College Scholarship for FFA Members
LCTCS announced scholarship opportunities for FFA members. Please utilize the link provided for all details. https://amp.thenewsstar.com/amp/869844001
Marine Corps Scholarship
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen who served with Marines attending
accredited community colleges, colleges, universities, and vocational/technical institutions. To those who have demonstrated financial need, giving particular
attention to those whose parent has been killed or wounded in action. The needs-based scholarships provided are $1,500 to $40,000. Visit www.mcsf.org for a list of qualifications and to apply.
National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) Scholarship
NAFEPA offers four scholarships annually. The NAFEPA Board of Directors established the scholarships in honor of these individuals to recognize their outstanding contributions to the goals of NAFEPA and the students the organization represents. Each of the four scholarships is for $2,500. The scholarship application can be found at https://lasafap.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/NAFEPA-2020-Scholarship-Application.pdf
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A variety of scholarships can be found at www.scholarshipguidance.com. Remember to use the guidelines when looking for a scholarship. It should NOT cost you money to win money - be wary of any site that charges a fee to find a scholarship. Several scholarship deadlines are approaching!
Scholly is an app that can help your students find scholarships to pay for college. Scholly gives high school students, current college students, and graduate students a fast and simple way to find scholarships to pay for college.
Science Ambassadors Scholarships for women in STEM
A full-tuition scholarship is available for women pursing undergraduate study in STEM. This is open to high school students intending to study in a STEM discipline. Students make a 3 minute video to apply!
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Seniors: Listen up……You need to visit www.studentscholarships.org to see what scholarship applications are currently being accepted! There is money out there for you to help with the high cost of technical schools and college, but YOU have to make an effort by applying! Visit them today and see what scholarships you may be eligible for. Different scholarships have different deadlines, so pay attention to the due date!
All seniors are eligible to apply for the Sussle Scholarship! Sussle offers a unique scholarship that lets students help others while also applying for the scholarship. Sussle.org collects the best content by topic. This is not your usual scholarship. There is no application or essay, and it’s actually fun! To enter, you simply contribute knowledge about your interests. By participating, you will be posting your knowledge for the benefit of others,and in return, the best contributor will win the scholarship! A $1000 monthly scholarship is awarded and your information is not sold to other internet sites. Visit www.sussle.org today for your chance to win $1000!
Tangipahoa Volunteers for Family & Community Scholarship
The Tangipahoa Volunteers for Family & Community Scholarship is available to graduating seniors that are or have been a member in good standing of 4-H, FCCLA or FFA or have a relative who is either a current or former member of Tangipahoa Volunteers for Family & Community or a Family & Community Education Club. Please see Mrs. Imes for an application. Deadline: April 6, 2020
WACE: National Co-op Scholarship
The Best of Co-op Guide is rated as the most informative source about college co-op programs. The counselor's have a copy of the guide in their office or you can access the online version at www.waceinc.org. Students that are admitted to one of the eleven institutions listed in the brochure can apply for one of the 195 merit scholarships available. Apply online at www.waceinc.org
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