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Scholarships & Awards

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program


The Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. 

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:

Full details are available on our site. Deadline (TBA).




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: 


Air Force Academy

The Air Force Academy application process begins in the junior year of high school. If you are interested in the Air Force Academy, go to

for more information.

 American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA)

The AMDA is conducting the National Audition Tour for Admission and Scholarships. Please contact the AMDA to find when the New Orleans auditions will be held. For more information about the program, audition opportunities and scholarships go to

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 for applications, deadlines and more information.


Aspiring Nurse Scholarship


Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse.This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. 

Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

 Any student who 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 


Aveda Institute Scholarship


 Submit a video showing how you protect the world we live in for chance to win a full cosmetology scholarship! Deadline TBA. See the link for details:  Aveda Institute Scholarship 


Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women

This scholarship is called The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women and each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.  

Here is a brief summary of the eligibility requirements:

  • Award: $1,000
  • Quarterly Deadlines:January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year
  • Eligibility:

        + Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate                   student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.

        + Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

        + Must identify as female.

        + We welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!


 Beth Boudreaux Memorial Scholarship

Graduating seniors may email their essay on "Three Important Virtues/Values" to Ms. Habisreitinger or Dr. Perry who will then forward their essay, ACT scores, and transcript on to Ms. Lisa Boudreaux ( This one-time scholarship amount only available to LHS graduates will depend on the number of applicants who are awarded. The deadline is TBA.


 Capital RC&D Council Scholarship 

Guidelines and criteria for the Capital RC&D Scholarship are as follows:

1.         Visit the website to find the application deadline.

2.         The scholarship committee will select the best two (2) applicants.

3.         This is a one-time $250 dollar scholarship.

4.         Scholarship is open to all current high school seniors.

5.         The scholarship is for any college in Louisiana.

6.         The scholarship is for Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Agricultural and Ag Business, and Business fields of study.


7.         A letter of recommendation from the School Counselor, FFA Teacher or 4-H agent must accompany each application form.

8.         Selection will be made by scholarship committee consisting of Capital RC&D members.

9.         Must be a high school senior when applying.

10.       Can only receive one of the Capital RC&D scholarships.

 Applications can be returned by regular mail to Capital RC& D Council, 109 South Cate Street, Suite 8, Hammond, Louisiana 70403. If you have questions or need further information please contact the Capital RC&D Office at: (985) 543-6570.


 Caretenders Scholarship


To be considered eligible for the Caretenders Scholarship Program you must:

A) Be attending an accredited university, college, trades, or technical school in the fall of 2017.

B) You must be a resident of the United States or Canada who will be attending school in the fall of 2017 and you must be attending a school in the US or Canada.

C) Submit the Online Application, including the essay question by the deadline posted on the website.



 CHS Foundation Scholarship 

Graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field at any college or university throughout the United States and Canada are invited to apply for one of 200 $1,000 scholarships.

1. Must be a high school senior, graduating in the spring and attending college in fall 2018

2. Must plan to pursue an agricultural degree at a college or university within the United States or Canada

3. Students pursuing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field of study with an interest in agriculture will be considered.

4. Must be a legal citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada 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 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 


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 . Once the application has been submitted, transcripts and test scores can be mailed or faxed.



 Computer Science Majors


 Computer science graduates are poised to enter their field with the second highest average salary among bachelor's level disciplines. has curated a scholarship and financial aid resource for those students pursuing a degree in computer science. Follow the link..... http://Scholarships for Computer Science Majors


 Cory Guthrie Memorial Scholarship

Spring Creek Lodge #184 F&AM is awarding a one time Cory Guthrie Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000 to a graduate of either Jewel M. Sumner High School or Loranger High School.

Scholarship Criteria: The Masonic Fraternity is a brotherhood of charity. We have obligated ourselves to serving God, our family, and our community. This scholarship is not based on grades alone, but rather your life as circumscribed by similar standards, that you believe in God, that you are a student in good standing with the school and faculty of your school, and that you are a legal citizen of the United States.  Cory Guthrie Memorial Scholarship


 DogBabe Scholarship

This is a scholarship contest for dog lovers!

*  Writing an inspiring story of a dog and their life in 400-500 words.

*  Must add the essay in Google doc, with the details. (High school seniors, College Youth are allowed to participate)

*  Fill the Google form with details.

For more details go to




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 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 for more information. Deadline: TBA (or check updates on website) .

FFA Scholarships

Check out the link for scholarship opportunities for FFA members:  FFA Scholarships


 The Good South Scholarship

The Good South, Southern lifestyle clothing company, is proud to announce the launch of its second annual scholarship application.  As college admissions counselors, they know how expensive college can be and understand the majority of families cannot outright afford college expenses.  The Good South donates a portion of their yearly proceeds to the The Good South Scholarship Fund and are excited to award four scholarships this year ranging from $250 to $500.  They are looking for well-rounded applicants who excel both inside and outside the classroom.  While scholastic achievement is very important, it is equally important for students to be leaders and have a passion for service.   

The Good South Scholarship Application can be found at  Check website for deadline.  


Grand View University Art & Design

Grand View University Art & Design has an online High School Art Competition. Each month one work will be selected to win a $150 cash prize and become eligible to win a $5,000 renewable annual scholarship to Grand View University. For more information go to 

Junior Auxiliary of Amite

One scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior entering a Louisiana university of college in the fall. The scholarship will be awarded solely on essay entries. Eligibility requirements: a) U.S. citizen b) Must be a current high school senior at Amite, Independence, Kentwood, Loranger or Sumner high school c) Must have a 3.2 or better GPA d) Must have an ACT score of 20 or better. Essay topic: My Life, My Choice: How I succeed where others fail despite my circumstances. Essay must be 1000-1500 words. See Mrs. Imes for application. Deadline: TBA (or check website) 


 Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship


To be considered eligible for the Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship you must:

A) Be attending college or university no later than September 2018. Current High School Seniors who will graduate in 2018 are eligible. You can be enrolled in any field of study.

B) Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the deadline on website.

C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

D) Be a resident of Canada or the United States

The scholarship winner will be announced roughly six weeks after the deadline and will be posted on this website immediately after. All applications must be received by deadline posted on the website. No late applications will be reviewed.



 Lift Parts Express Scholarship


1. To be eligible for the LPE Scholarship you must be either:

A) A Current Senior in High School or

B) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University

2. Be a legal resident of the United States or Canada

3. Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2018

4. Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline.


Lighthouse Guild Scholarship

Lighthouse Guild offers an annual scholarship program for high school and graduate students who are legally blind. The program will award approximately 20 college-bound scholarships of $10,000. Apply online at TBA (or check for updaes on .

Lela: Louisiana Education Loan Authority

Lela announces scholarships on a daily basis. Don't wait until the end of your senior year to start applying! Join askLela on Twitter and Facebook to compete for thousands of dollars of scholarships to be awarded to the Senior Class of 2017. Winners will be announced on and www.Twittercom/AskLela. You can also register for a $1,000.00 scholarship at You can also download a copy of Lela's College Planning Guide at   It's NEVER too soon to start planning for college!!


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 for a list of qualifications and to apply.



NextStepU is offering CASH for College! Register online at for your chance to win!


NSU Louisiana High Essay Contest 


Length: Approximately 1,000 – 2,500 words. All entries should have titles and should be typed (double spaced, 12 point font, standard margins). 


The essay contest is open to all Louisiana students in grades 9-12 regardless of type of school institution, including students in all types of private educational environments, as well as home schooled students.


All entries should be sent as e-mail attachments to Dr. Shane Rasmussen, or by mail to the Louisiana Folklife Center, NSU Box 3663, Natchitoches, LA 71497. Please include a separate cover page with your name, school affiliation, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and the title of your entry.


The prizes for the contest winners are: 1st place – $150; 2nd place – $100; and 3rd place – $50. In addition, essay contest winners will receive a $200/per semester NSU scholarship with a value up to $1600 for four years. This award is in addition to other scholarship awards that the student may receive from Northwestern State University. To be eligible, essay winners must submit a complete scholarship application packet to the university by December 1 of their Senior Year. Winners must also have at least a 20 ACT composite or 950 on the SAT, as well as at least a 2.0 GPA to be eligible. Essay winners also need to submit proof of the award.


 Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Group Fall Scholarship you must:

A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 by date specified on their website.

B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the 2018 deadline.

C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award

D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

The scholarship winner will be announced roughly six weeks after the deadline and will be posted on this website immediately after. No late applications will be reviewed.


Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship

To be eligible for the Study Habits Scholarship you must:

1) Be attending an accredited post-secondary institution. 

2) A student can be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer. 

3) Students must be Canadian or US residents.

4) Students must answer the essay question on the website online application form.



The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Scholarship

The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival offers a $6,000 agricultural scholarship each year to a student in an area school that meets certain criteria. The scholarship is paid for over a four year period, allotting $750 each semester. The selection committee will select the recipient based upon the following minimum criteria:

§  Agricultural Student with 2 years of Ag class (Ag II)                                        

§ Attend a Louisiana university                              

§ Major in Agricultural-related field                                                                      

§ Minimum ACT score of 20                            

§ Minimum GPA in Agriculture 3.0                                                                      

§ Minimum overall GPA 2.5                      

§ Participation in FFA                                                                                            

§ Participation in school activities  

§ Character/Personality                                                                                          

§ Financial Need                                            

§ Participation in Community

If you know of students who meet this criteria, please pass this application along to them. If the student is chosen as a finalist for the scholarship, I will contact you to set up an interview date and time.

 Education Committee Chairman

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival, Inc.

P. O. Box 446

Ponchatoula, LA 70454

985/215-3639 cell


Robert Frye and Joyce Cooper Chambers Scholarship 


This scholarship is available only for graduating seniors of Loranger High School. Be sure to have your application turned in to one of our counselors by the due date (TBA). Robert Frye and Joyce Cooper Chambers Scholarship




Schloarships for Psychology Majors 


Psychology is the fourth most pursued bachelor’s degree among college students today. has curated a scholarship and financial aid resource for those 100,000+ students pursuing this degree. Follow the link to find more details..... http:// Scholarships for Psychology Majors

  is a free scholarship matching service with a database of over 2.4 million scholarships worth over $14 billion. If you have not done so already, please consider placing a website link to  Make sure that you apply before the deadline dates.

A variety of scholarships can be found at 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.

Spokeo Annual Top 50 Scholarships

This is an easy to navigate scholarship page that provides the deadline, an updated countdown, and the amount of each scholarship.  Go to 


Spring Creek Lodge Scholarship

Spring Creek Lodge #184 F&AM is awarding a one time Cory Guthrie Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000 to a graduate of either Jewel M. Sumner High School or Loranger High School.

Scholarship Criteria: The Masonic Fraternity is a brotherhood of charity. We have obligated ourselves to serving God, our family, and our community. This scholarship is not based on grades alone, but rather your life as circumscribed by similar standards, that you believe in God, that you are a student in good standing with the school and faculty of your school, and that you are a legal citizen of the United States.  Cory Guthrie Memorial Scholarship

Seniors: Listen up……You need to visit 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!

Sussle Scholarship

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. 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 today for your chance to win $1000!


10 Words or Less Scholarship 

Scholarship Eligibility:

A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall.

B) This scholarship is provided by In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:

1. Go to On the left hand side of the page you will find an area entitled "10 Words or Less Scholarship". In the comment section underneath the "10 Words or Less Scholarship" answer the following:

In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.

2. Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to "Like" our Facebook page. Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" our page.


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 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


Washington St. Tammany Electric Scholarship 


The Washington St. Tammany Electric Cooperative will award 10 scholarships up to $1000.00 each at a random drawing in Franklinton. Applications should be turned in to the WST office in Franklinton (TBA). Conditions apply; see details: WSTE Cooperative Scholarship

Weird Scholarships 

This website features thousands of small and unique scholarship opportunities. Most students forget about the many smaller awards. This site is dedicated to helping students find less competitive awards tailored to their personality, interests, and career goals. It is completely free to use and students are not required to provide any personal information. Check  it out:



Wells Fargo College STEPS Sweepstakes

Whether you’re on your way to college or already there, there are two big things you probably need: money and information.
With Wells Fargo, you have a chance to get both. If you’re a high school or college student and you sign up to receive college planning and money management information from Wells Fargo, you’ll be automatically entered in the CollegeSTEPS sweepstakes for a chance to win $1,000. There’s no purchase required
Sign up at:                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Hispanic Scholarship Fund | General College Scholarship

United Negro College Fund Scholarship Opportunities

College Scholarships and Grants for Veterans

American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Choose Home Security Scholarship

State Farm Grants and Scholarships

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships

Rover College Scholarship

Microsoft College Scholarships

Scholarships and Fellowships | UNCF Merck Science Initiative

The Green Home Improvement Scholarship

 Diabetes Scholarship Foundation - 


 Common Knowledge Scholarship Competition -


NOAA Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship -


Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest -


ENTELEC’s Wayne V. Black Scholarship  -


 Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program -

  • For sophomores through graduate students: December 1 - February 15
  • For freshmen: March 1 - May 15 


 Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships -


Student Financial Aid Search Engine: Find & Apply for Financial Aid to Pay for College -



 Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest:









Please pick up the application in the counselor's office. Deadline: TBA




                                        DAVE RAMSEY'S FINANCIAL LITERACY CHALLENGE

Dave Ramsey’s $55,000 Financial Literacy Challenge is still open! The Challenge, sponsored by Zander Insurance, gives seniors a chance to win a $40,000 college scholarship! Other prizes for underclassmen and additional scholarships for seniors are also up for grabs.  

Access the Challenge at It only takes about 15 minutes to take the Challenge quiz.



One of Google's top ten college and scholarship resource guides with more than 70 no-cost scholarships that will help match students to available scholarships:



 The CONSUMER AFFAIRS TEAM created an online college guide that may be a useful resource for college-bound students.







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