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Continuing students may be eligible for privately funded scholarships. Available scholarships are posted on  http://www.nicholls.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/current-scholarships  They are also posted in the lobby of the Financial Aid Office. Students should check their Nicholls Student e-mail account weekly for scholarship notices via the Inside Students newsletter. Applications are available in the Scholarship Office and the Office of Financial Aid.

If you have any questions, please contact Brandy St. Pierre, Assistant Director of Financial Aid/University Scholarships. Contact information is as follows:

Phone: (985) 448-4411 or toll free at 1-877-NICHOLLS
Fax: (985) 448-4124
E-Mail: brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu
Location: Otto B. Candies Hall, Room 409

The following scholarships will be awarded as funding permits (see above statement):

A+ LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to students with an overall high school grade point average of at least a 2.5, a minimum ACT of 20, and extensive leadership involvement in high school and/or community. This award is for a period of two years and is valued at $500 per year.

ALLAN AND HELENA DUSENBURY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a resident of Terrebonne or Lafourche Parish who is a full time student of any classification with at least a 2.5 grade-point average.

ALLEN J. DANOS, SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to students who graduated from a public or private high school with a minimum GPA of 3.25 and a minimum ACT of 18. A home-school student must have a minimum ACT score of 21. Preference will be given to first-time freshmen and dependents of employees of Danos. The recipient must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree and must be enrolled with at least 15 hours.

ALMA STARK CECIL SCHOLARSHIP is a one-time scholarship awarded to a full-time student with a 2.8 cumulative GPA, majoring in General Family and Consumer Sciences. The student must be enrolled in an internship or student teaching.

ALUMNI FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS are annually awarded to full time students who have completed at least 30 credit hours and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. Recipients are selected in the spring by an alumni committee on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and need. Each scholarship is valued at $800 per semester.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF DRILLING ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time Petroleum Technology student.

AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION – AMIS DE LAFOURCHE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a Lafourche Parish resident attending Nicholls. Applicants must be women seeking a business or professional career, must have financial need and must be in good academic standing.

AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION-BAYOU CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a sophomore with at least 2.50 GPA majoring in CAAS or CABS. The student must have completed at least twenty hours at Nicholls State University. The student must also have a recommendation from a NSU faculty member, who is not part of the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute and a recommendation from an American Culinary Federation-Bayou Chapter active member, who is not part of the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute faculty.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY POST No. 31 – HENRY ROBERTSON SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a first semester freshman enrolled in a Nicholls nursing program. The scholarship, valued at $200 per semester, is awarded each fall semester.

ANN BARKER, M.D. SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time or program full-time junior or senior in the Nursing Program or Allied Health Sciences Program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be a resident of Terrebonne or Lafourche Parish and 23 years of age or older.

ART DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time incoming freshman majoring in art. A portfolio is presented to the Art Department in April or May of each year.

BAKER SMITH SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in Civil Engineering Technology. Recipient must have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours toward the civil engineering option and have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75. Each scholarship is valued at $500 per semester.

BAND SCHOLARSHIPS are offered by the University to students for participation in the Nicholls Band. Auditioning before members of the music faculty determines amounts awarded.

BANK ONE EXCELLENCE IN WOMEN’S ATHLETICS SCHOLARSHIP. The recipient must be a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and is a female athlete who will compete in intercollegiate sports at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student. The recipient may keep the scholarship for four years provided she meets all the criteria and maintains a 2.0 overall GPA and NCAA eligibility.

BAYOU CHAPTER MEDICAL MANAGERS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student who is registered full-time (12 or more hours of credit courses) with at least sophomore standing. The applicant must have and maintain a 2.50 GPA, and remain a Healthcare Management major.

BAYOU DISTRICT DIETETIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded to outstanding undergraduate students in dietetics. The junior award is presented to a sophomore who will enter the junior year in the fall. The senior award is presented to a junior who will enter the senior year in the fall. Recipients must be registered for at least 12 hours in the fall before receiving the award. The graduate award is presented to a senior; the recipient must be accepted into an internship or AP4 program before receiving the award.

BAYOU EDUCATIONAL FUND OF HOUMA, INC. SCHOLARSHIP of $1,000 per year is awarded to a recipient from Terrebonne, South Terrebonne, H.L. Bourgeois, Ellender, or Vandebilt high schools and who has a 3.0 or better grade-point average.

BAYOU SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student classified as a junior or senior majoring in Human Resource Management. The student must be in 300 level business courses with a 2.5 GPA. The student must also be a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

BENNY CENAC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student majoring in Computer Information Systems with a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum of a 3.5 GPA in CIS courses. This is a one-time scholarship valued at $500.

BETTY BLOCH KOHN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time female athlete who is TOPS eligible at Nicholls State University. The recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and must be eligible to compete in her sport during every semester that the scholarship is received. The recipient will receive the scholarship for no more than eight semesters.

BETTY WENTER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a communicative disorders major who is a full time student with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and a minimum 3.5 overall grade point average in communicative disorders courses. The recipient must be an active member of the Nicholls chapter of the National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Each scholarship is valued at $100 per semester.

BITE OF THE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP (Continuing) is awarded to a Culinary Arts major with a minimum 2.5 grade point average. High school grade point average and ACT scores will be considered when applicant has completed less than 30 hours of college credit.

BITE OF THE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP (Freshman) is awarded to an incoming freshman majoring in Culinary Arts with a minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 and a minimum ACT composite of 20. Extra-curricular activities will also be considered.

THE BLAINE FASLUND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  Awarded to a sanctioned bowler or a family member of a sanctioned bowler. A copy of the sanctioned bowler’s card must accompany the application. The recipient must be a resident of Lafourche or Terrebonne parish. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Nicholls State University and maintain a 2.50 overall GPA. If awarded to a first-time freshman, the recipient may keep this scholarship for 4 years (eight semesters) provided he or she meets all of the above criteria and has at least a 2.5 overall GPA in high school.  Should no entering freshman apply, the scholarship may be awarded to a continuing student provided they meet the above criteria.  The continuing student may keep the scholarship until graduation, but not more than 8 semesters.

BLOCK AND BOUTERIE ATTORNEYS AT LAW EXCELLENCE IN PRE-LAW SCHOLARSHIP. The recipient must be a resident of Lafourche, Terrebonne, or Assumption parishes. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student majoring in Pre-Law at Nicholls State University. The recipient may keep the scholarship for four years provided he or she meets all the criteria and maintains a 3.0 overall GPA.

BOB BLAZIER BROADCAST SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to a full-time mass communication junior or senior in broadcasting who has at least a 2.5 grade-point average.

BOURGEOIS EXCELLENCE IN CULINARY ARTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be a freshman who has earned at least a 2.50GPA in high school and who plans to major in Culinary Arts.  The recipient must be a resident of Lafourche, Terrebonne, or St. Mary parishes. If there are no qualified students from the tri-parish area, students from any of the other parishes in Louisiana will be eligible. The recipient may keep this scholarship for four years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.50 overall GPA.

THE BURT EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the College of Education at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be majoring in Education and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  The recipient will be classified as a junior.  The recipient will be a resident of Assumption Parish, residing in the town of Labadieville.  If no applicant meets the residency requirement, other towns in Assumption Parish may be considered.  The scholarship is awarded for two semesters.

BYRON C. AND EDNA G. THOMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to one or more full time students majoring in agriculture or agronomy but may be awarded to students in any field of study. Recipients must be above the freshman level, must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average, and must hold no other scholarship other than one covering registration fees. Recipients are selected by the University Scholarships Committee based on academic standing, need, purposefulness, and qualities of leadership.

C. GLENN WALTERS MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a marketing major of at least junior standing with a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or above.

CALECAS SCHOLARSHIP FOR CULINARY ARTS is awarded to a Culinary Arts major who has completed a minimum of 30 credit hours. The student must be recommended by one Chef John Folse Culinary Institute faculty member and maintain a 2.75 GPA.

CALLAIS COMPANIES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be an employee or dependent of an employee of a company owned by the Callais Family. If a qualified employee or dependent are not available, the recipient must be a graduate of a Louisiana high school with at least a 2.50 GPA. The qualifying companies are Cablevision and Community Bank.

CANDY FLEET SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to dependents of employees of Candy Fleet. Second choice is given to graduates of Morgan City High School with a high school GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must be enrolled in at least 15 hours.

CAPITAL ONE NATIONAL BANK EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a freshman who plans to major in Business and qualifies for the TOPS program. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at NSU. The recipient may keep the scholarship for four years (eight semesters) provided he or she meets all the criteria and maintains a 3.00 overall GPA. The recipient must demonstrate financial need. Income must fall in the low to moderate range.

CARSON BROOME MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to full-time student. The recipient must have been diagnosed as dyslexic or as having a relating learning disorder accommodated by the Louisiana Center for Dyslexia and Related Learning Disorders.

CASEY GALLOWAY ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN BIOLOGY is awarded to a graduate of Berwick High School who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Biology. The recipient must be enrolled as full-time student (12 or more hours of credit courses).

CECIL HENDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, a one year award of $500 per semester, goes to a graduating senior from Hahnville High School who will major in education. The recipient will be selected by a committee composed of the principal, three teachers, and the St. Charles Parish assistant superintendent of education. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and a composite ACT score of at least 17. If the student does not maintain a 2.5 grade-point average the first semester, or changes major, the University will select a senior education major from St. Charles Parish.

CHARLENE CRAWLEY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student of at least sophomore standing with a minimum 3.4 grade point average. Applicant must be a Louisiana resident majoring in English, Art, French, History, or Music.

CHEF JOHN FOLSE & COMPANY DINNER SCHOLARSHIP AND CHEF JOHN FOLSE & COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP are awarded to students in the Culinary Arts degree program who are eligible for graduation at the end of the semester for which the scholarships are awarded. The students must receive a recommendation from a Chef John Folse Culinary Faculty member and from a Nicholls State University Faculty member not associated with the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute. The students must have a minimum 3.00 GPA and must be enrolled full-time.

CLIFT GRESHAM SCHOLARSHIP is awarded by the Nicholls Alumni Federation to an upper-class business major with a minimum of a 3.0 grade-point average.

COASTAL COMMERCE BANK EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a freshman who plans to major in Business. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Nicholls State University. The recipient may keep the scholarship for four years (eight semesters) provided he or she meets all the criteria and maintains a 3.00 overall GPA.

CONGRESSMAN BILLY TAUZIN SCHOLARSHIP IN MASS COMMUNICATION WITH A FOCUS IN PUBLIC RELATIONS is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University, who has earned a minimum of 30 semester hours. The applicant must remain a Mass Communication major with a focus in Public Relations and retain a 3.00 overall GPA.

CRIT PETTY EXXON SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student. Need is a consideration. Awards are between $400 and $750 per semester.

CROSBY TUGS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a South Lafourche graduate with a 3.0 grade point average. First priority given to dependents of employees of Crosby Tugs.

DALE A. GUIDRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student of any classification who has graduated from H.L. Bourgeois, Vandebilt Catholic, or E.D. White Catholic high schools and whose parents are members of the Schriever Volunteer Fire Department.

DANIEL LEBLANC MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student who has completed a minimum of 15 semester hours at Nicholls in dietetics. The recipient must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0. Character, personality, leadership, and participation in professional organizations are also considered. The scholarship, valued at $500, is awarded in the spring semester.

THE DEBBIE RAZIANO ENDOWED ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student who has achieved at least junior status. The recipient will have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, provided all retention criteria are maintained.  The scholarship is valued at $500 per semester.

DEBRA ANN BATEMAN HUTCHINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. The recipient will be a student enrolled full-time in the Nicholls State University College of Education Elementary Education degree program. The recipient must be at least of sophomore status, must be a resident of Terrebonne Parish, must demonstrate financial need, and must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient must also perform three hours of service a week at a Terrebonne Parish elementary public school.

DEBRA BARTELS MELTON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN NURSING gives preference to a dependent of an employee of Eagle Consulting LLC/Facilities Incorporated or a member of the Mulberry Baptist Church of Houma, Louisiana. If no dependent or church member qualifies, the scholarship may be awarded to another student who meets the remaining criteria. The recipient will be a freshman who is TOPS qualified, enrolled full-time in the baccalaureate nursing program, and a Louisiana resident. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to an elementary or secondary student teacher who is a resident of Terrebonne Parish and maintains a 3.0 GPA.

DELTA ZETA SORORITY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student majoring in speech and communicative disorders. Applicants must be graduates of Nicholls area high schools, must have at least junior standing, and at least an overall 3.0 grade-point average. Recipients must maintain at least a 3.0 average while holding the scholarship.

DEOMA R. TALBOT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a child of an employee of Byron E. Talbot Contractor, Inc. This scholarship is valued at $500.00 per semester.

DONALDSONVILLE MUSIC CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a music major with first priority extended to residents of Ascension, Assumption, or St. James parishes.

DR. AND MRS. ROBERT H. BOB DOLESE ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to the member of the Rotaract Club with the highest grade point average.

DR. GRACE MONK GUEYDAN SCHOLARSHIP is based solely on merit. Race, color, creed or ethnicity shall not be used to select the recipient. The recipient shall be TOPS qualified and a full-time student majoring in the College of Nursing and Allied Health. The recipient shall maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

DR. JAMES G. RAGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in biology that has at least a 3.0 grade point average.

DR. JUDY THERIOT LEADERSHIP AWARD is awarded to a full-time student of senior standing majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences, who has earned a 2.7 GPA with a 3.0 in FACS courses.

DR. RIDLEY J GROS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to junior in the College of Business Administration with at least an overall 2.80 GPA. The scholarship will be based predominately on demonstrated leadership and the potentiality for excelling in a leadership position. Previous recipients of the scholarship are not eligible to reapply. The recipient must use the award to attend the College of Business Administration the following academic year.

DR. THOMAS STARK SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a first-time freshman or a transfer student approved by the President or the Vice President of Student Affairs with a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Undergraduates must enroll each semester with 12 hours or more and graduates must enroll with 9 hours or more.

E. R. T. MARQUETTE, C.P.A., ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to an accounting senior, without restrictions as to sex, race, color, or creed. Applicants must have completed their junior year with the highest grade point average of all junior Accounting majors in the College of Business Administration. The highest grade point average is to be determined at the start of each semester.

E.G. ROBICHAUX SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time freshman with at least a 2.0 grade-point average. The $350 award is for one semester.

EASTMAN AUTO-CHLOR SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time Culinary Arts Bachelor of Science degree major of junior standing with a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

ELEANOR DANSEREAU ELLIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate of Terrebonne High School with at least a 2.0 grade point average.

ERNEST PIERCE, III SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time sophomore majoring in agricultural business who has at least a 2.5 grade-point average. Once selected, the student will receive the scholarship until graduation. Criteria for selection include scholarship, need, and leadership.

ENOLA JEANDRON AUTIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the clinical phase of one of the Nursing Programs. The student must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average in courses that apply toward the major.

EUGENIA S. CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student majoring in vocal music.

EVERGREEN LION’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually after applications are made directly to the club’s office in Houma and the club notifies the University of its selection. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average. The award is valued at the amount of tuition.

F. SMITH KNOBLOCH LEGAL ASSISTANT STUDIES MAJOR SCHOLARSHIP is awarded by the Nicholls Alumni Federation to an upper-class student having a 3.0 grade-point average valued at $350 per semester.

FEMMES NATALES CLUB OF THIBODAUX SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student of at least junior status who is a graduate of a Thibodaux high school. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 overall grade point average and must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average. No other scholarship is to be held other than one covering registration fees.

FIREFIGHTERS DISABILITY EXEMPTION SCHOLARSHIP was established according to Act No. 873 of the 1985 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature. Any child of a firefighter injured in the course and scope of his or her duties is to be considered for this scholarship provided that the injury resulted in an inability for the parent to continue to be employed. Applicants must be enrolled as full time students. The scholarship is renewed for eight semesters as long as the student maintains a cumulative and semester grade-point average of at least 2.0 and is a full time student.

FIRST AMERICAN BANK SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to full-time students with low to moderate family income. The applicants must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. The applicants must also reside in one of the following parishes: Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, and Terrebonne. One recipient will be selected from each of the previously mentioned parishes; the scholarship is valid for one semester.

FLORINE A. PETIT EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student majoring in education of at least junior standing who is in need of financial assistance. Applicants must be from the Tenth Ward of Lafourche Parish and maintain at least a 2.5 grade-point average each semester. The scholarship is for $200 a semester through the senior year as long as the criteria are met.

FORTY AND EIGHT SCHOLARSHIP, sponsored by Voiture Locale #1038, is awarded to full time students who have completed at least one semester of the nursing curriculum. Eligibility will be determined on the basis of need; however, consideration will be given to purpose, character, and personality. Applicants should have at least a 2.0 grade-point average in the nursing major courses and must maintain this average. The scholarship of $500 per regular semester continues until the students graduate or fail to meet minimum requirements.

FORTY AND EIGHT VOITURE LOCALE 1522 SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time nursing student with a 2.0 GPA or better. The scholarship is valued at $500 per semester.

FREDDIE JOHN FALGOUT POST #3665 of Raceland awards an annual cash grant to a deserving student of the Raceland Lockport area. The recipient is chosen by the scholarships committee of the post.

FREDERICK A. DOUGLAS TEXTBOOK AWARD is awarded to a full-time student of sophomore, junior, or senior standing maintaining at least a 3.00 GPA. The applicant must be involved in at least two extracurricular activities and must write an essay on the term self-made and what it means to them. The applicant must also attach a co-curricular with the application.

FREEPORT MINERALS COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded by the company to children of company employees.

GEORGE GEE MITCHELL PHYSICAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time registered student of at least junior or senior standing, with preference going to a senior. The recipient must have at least a 2.5 grade point average and must be majoring in physical education. Applicants must be Louisiana residents. One $100 one year award is made in the fall.

GEORGE L. BOLLINGER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded by the B. and B. Towing Co., Inc. each year to deserving high school graduates of Lockport. The recipients, the number, and the amounts are determined by the sponsor based on academic standing, need, purposefulness, and qualities of leadership. Recipients must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average.

GEORGIA GULF CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a Nicholls student in the amount of $625 per semester.

GERALD B. BLAKEMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to an accounting major of at least sophomore status with a 3.0 grade point average. Need, personality, character, purpose, and leadership also are considered. The recipient must be a resident of Thibodaux or Morgan City. Should no applicant meet this requirement, applicants from Lafourche or St. Mary parishes will be considered.

GERALD G. GASTON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time junior majoring in Business. The recipient must have a 3.25 GPA, be involved in student organizations, and need financial assistance.

GIBSON J. AUTIN, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the clinical phase of one of the Nursing Programs. The student must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average in courses that apply toward the major.

GILBERT CHERAMIE BOATS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a child of an employee of Gilbert Cheramie Boats, Inc. with a 3.0 GPA or higher. The student must enroll as a full-time student each semester.

GOLDEN MEADOW ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a deserving graduate of South Lafourche High School.

GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to full-time junior or senior with at least a 3.00 GPA. The student must be a Mass Communication major with a concentration in Broadcasting and/or Sales. The student must also have an interest in Broadcasting and must demonstrate financial need.

HECTOR PHILLIP MARCOMBE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time freshman, who is a graduate from South Lafourche High School. The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is valued at $100.00 per semester for one year.

HENRY J. LAFONT, JR. SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time incoming freshman from South Lafourche with a minimum 3.0 grade point average.  Contact the senior guidance counselor at SLHS for an application and more information.

HERMANAS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP goes to a full time student of at least sophomore status who has maintained a satisfactory academic average and who holds no college-issued scholarship other than one covering registration fees. Applicants must be majoring or minoring in special education. Need, personality, purpose, and leadership are also considered by the Hermanas Club. The recipient must maintain at least a 3.0 grade-point average.

HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded on the basis of a student’s overcoming adversity, critical financial need, personal potential and academic achievement, school and community involvement, work history, character, and promise of future contributions to society.

HOUMA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student of sophomore status. First priority will be given to engineering technology majors for $250 per regular semester. The recipient must be a graduate of one of the high schools of Terrebonne or Lafourche Parish and must hold no other scholarship, unless approved by the Board of Directors of the Houma Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute. The recipient must maintain at least a 2.5 grade-point average on all work at Nicholls to retain the scholarship. Need, personality, purpose, and leadership are considered.

INGREE COOPER PETERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to the second-semester freshman with the highest grade point average.

IRMA C. LECHE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to the student employee who has displayed hard work, outstanding character, and unselfish service throughout their assignment period.

JAMES J. BUQUET SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student enrolled in the College of Business Administration. Recipients are chosen each spring by the University Scholarship Committee.

JAMES LYNN POWELL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to a full time student of at least sophomore status, who has a minimum overall grade-point average of 2.0, is a Louisiana resident and holds no University issued scholarship other than one covering registration fees. Need and purpose are primary considerations.

JENNIE & CO. FILM PRODUCTION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a minority student in mass communication with a concentration in broadcast journalism.

JO CAROL NOLEN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student majoring in communicative disorders who has at least an overall 3.0 grade-point average and at least a 3.5 grade-point average in communicative disorders courses. Applicants must be active members in the Nicholls chapter of the National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association and must submit the proper scholarship application before the required deadline. Application forms may be obtained in the Department of Speech and Communicative Disorders.

JOHN B. GORDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to one or more full time students holding at least a 2.0 grade-point average and majoring in mass communication. First priority goes to students planning newspaper careers and who are residents of Terrebonne Parish or graduates of Terrebonne Parish high schools. Second priority goes to students from anywhere planning a newspaper career.

JOSEPH L. DREXLER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a first-time freshman or a transfer student approved by the President or the Vice President of Student Affairs with a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Undergraduates must enroll each semester with 12 hours or more and graduates must enroll with 9 hours or more.

JOSEPH M. MOLL II AND PAMELA GUEYDAN MOLL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student who qualifies for TOPS and maintains a 3.0 GPA. If the recipient is not an entering freshman, the recipient shall have an overall 3.0 GPA.

K & B MACHINE WORKS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Recipients must be enrolled in the Engineering Technology Program, or the General Studies Associate Degree Program. Recipients must be dependents of employees of K & B Machine Works, Inc.

KEITH T. AND RITA HAMILTON ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION is awarded to a student with at least sophomore status who has a minimum GPA of 3.25. The recipient will perform three hours of service a week at a Lafourche or Terrebonne Parish elementary public schools. Service will consist of tutoring at-risk students, assisting teachers in the classroom environment, or performing other services as deemed appropriate by the Lafourche or Terrebonne Parish School Board staff and the Nicholls State University College of Education Supervisor of Student Teaching.

THE KERRY ST. PE’ BTNEP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN MARINE BIOLOGY is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Marine Biology Program at Nicholls State University.  Any applicant must have reached at least sophomore standing and have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA.  Graduate students are eligible to apply.  First consideration will be given to a resident of one of the 13 parishes that make up the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary:  Terrebonne, Lafourche, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Mary, St. John the Baptist, St. James, Assumption, Ascension, Iberville, West Baton Rouge, Orleans, St. Martin, Iberia, and Pointe Coupe.  If no student from the aforementioned parishes qualifies, a student from another parish in Louisiana may be considered.  The recipient may retain the scholarship for a maximum of six consecutive semesters, provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and remains enrolled in the Marine Biology Program.

KIWANIS CLUB OF HOUMA SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student who maintains at least a 2.0 GPA. This scholarship is continuous for four years as long as the student maintains the requirements.

KIWANIS CLUB OF THIBODAUX awards a four year scholarship to a full time Nicholls undergraduate chosen by the Student Employment and Scholarships Committee with the approval of the Kiwanis Club Scholarship Committee. The recipient must maintain at least a 2.5 grade-point average.

L. J. HEBERT, JR. BANKING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student of junior standing with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Applicant must have banking career interests.

L.C. DIDI LEVERT, JR. SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a business major who is a descendant of a J.B. Levert Company employee. Second priority goes to a business major who is a child of an employee of J.B. Levert Land Company and third, to a business major from Lafourche Parish. The scholarship committee will select an applicant with at least a 2.0 grade-point average and full-time status.

L&M BO TRUC RENTALS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time freshman who is a graduate of South Lafourche High School with a 3.0 grade point average. First priority given to dependents of employees of L&M Bo Truc Rentals.

LADY OF THE SEA GENERAL HOSPITAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a Louisiana resident who is a resident or a former resident of the Lady of the Sea Hospital district. This applicant must be enrolled in the nursing program.

LAFOURCHE ASSOCIATION FOR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student who has completed a minimum of 72 semester hours majoring in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences. The applicant must have a 3.00 or better overall average. Character, purpose, and leadership are other qualities that will be considered in addition to academic standing. Lafourche Parish students will be given priority, with students from surrounding parishes receiving second preference.

LAFOURCHE BAR ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 grade point average. Must be a graduate of a Lafourche Parish school and have completed at least 25 semester hours. Preference given to applicants majoring in Legal Assistant Studies, Criminal Justice, or working toward the Pre-Law Option.

LAFOURCHE PARISH RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP is a one-time cash award given each fall and spring semester to a current student teacher. The recipient must be an Education major and a resident of Lafourche Parish.

LEILA GRAHAM SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time Student with at least a 2.5 GPA majoring in a program within the Agriculture Program.

LERA KELLY THEATER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student whose major or minor is theater.

LESTER & MYRTLE FREMIN CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time Culinary Arts major in the bachelor or associate degree program. First priority given to employees of Flanagan’s Restaurant or Fremin’s Restaurant.

LILLIAN STARK LUNDEEN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a first-time freshman or a transfer student approved by the President or the Vice President of Student Affairs with a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Undergraduates must enroll each semester with 12 hours or more and graduates must enroll with 9 hours or more.

LLOYD MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to an African-American student from Terrebonne Parish. Applicants must be enrolled full time and have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average or be entering freshmen with high school grade-point averages of at least 3.0 and an ACT composite score of at least 20. Leadership in extracurricular or co-curricular activities will be considered.

LORAINE M. COOK HONORARY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a senior in education who has at least a 3.0 grade point average and is student teaching. A new recipient is named each regular semester by the University Scholarship Committee.

LOUIS P. LEDET MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student who graduated in the upper half of their high school class and maintains a 2.0 GPA in their college studies. Continuing students are eligible if they meet admissions standards for incoming freshman. Need, citizenship and community service, school leadership, and recommendations will be considered.

LOUISE STARK DREXLER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a first-time freshman or a transfer student approved by the President or the Vice President of Student Affairs with a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Undergraduates must enroll each semester with 12 hours or more and graduates must enroll with 9 hours or more.

LOUISIANA LAND AND EXPLORATION COMPANY annually awards two grants to Nicholls students of senior standing, primarily for qualities of scholarship and leadership as well as in recognition of the values of higher education. One scholarship goes to a student either who will major in or shows interest in marine biology; the other goes to an outstanding member of the senior class. Other factors are also considered. Recipients are chosen entirely by the Nicholls Student Employment and Scholarships Committee.

LOUISIANA SHRIMP ASSOCIATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN MARINE BIOLOGY is awarded to a resident of Louisiana. Preference will first be given to students whose family members are involved in the shrimp industry and secondly to those living in the eight-parish region served by Nicholls State University. The recipient must be TOPS qualified, have at least a 3.00 GPA, and majoring in Biology with a concentration in Marine Biology.

LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL SURVEYORS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time freshman majoring in Geomatics and must maintain a 3.00 or above overall GPA.

LOUISIANA STATE RALLY SCHOLARSHIPS, sponsored by the Louisiana High School Rally Association, are awarded to the holders of the highest overall scores in each of the forty State Rally literary events. These are one time $500 (freshman year) cash awards to any college in Louisiana.

LULA AMEEN FRESHMAN ART SCHOLARSHIPS of about $300 each are awarded for one year to incoming art freshmen on the basis of a grade-point average of at least 3.0 and the submission during the first week of May of ten completed works for faculty review.

M&L ENGINES SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to full-time incoming freshman who is a resident of Lafourche or Terrebonne Parish. First priority given to dependents of employees of M&L Engines.

MARGARET V. JOLLEY FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student majoring in general family and consumer sciences. The recipient must be of at least sophomore standing with at least a 3.0 grade point average. Need, personality, character, purpose, and leadership are also considered.

MARY B. WELCH MEMORIAL AFRO AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to full time Afro American students of at least sophomore standing who are enrolled in the four year or two year nursing program with first priority given to a four year program student. Applicants must have completed at least a semester and have cumulative grade-point averages of at least 2.5 and must maintain this minimum while a recipient of this scholarship. Applicants must live in Lafourche, Ascension, Terrebonne, Assumption, or St. Mary Parishes. Need will be considered with great emphasis. This scholarship will automatically be renewed each year if the recipient meets the stated requirements.

MAURICE CHARITAT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Business Administration or Accounting. The student must be a resident of Lafourche Parish, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

MCDERMOTT AID TO EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded to an outstanding junior and senior enrolled in civil engineering technology. Another scholarship is awarded to an outstanding senior enrolled in Accounting. A final McDermott aid-To-Education Scholarship is awarded to a senior enrolled in Computer Science. Recipients must have at least a 3.00 overall grade point average and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

MIKE BAUER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP applicants must be outstanding juniors or seniors majoring in economics or finance at Nicholls.

MINOR AND LOUELLA CHERAMIE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate of South Lafourche High School who qualified for the Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS). The recipient must be a full-time freshman (12 hours) and maintain an overall GPA of at least a 2.50. This scholarship is valid for eight semesters at $400 each semester provided all criteria are met.

MITCH HEBERT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN CREATIVE ARTS is awarded to a full-time student who is a declared Art major. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana. Preference will go to a graduate of any high school in St. Mary Parish. The recipient will have a 3.0 GPA and have completed the Department of Art’s 30-hour review. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all retention criteria are maintained. In addition to completing the application, the student must submit: 1. Current Resume 2. JPEG images of at least 5 current works of art (Size: 1 MB max). File names be formatted as follows: Lastname_Firstname_01, Lastname_Firstname_02, etc. Images should be emailed with a corresponding list including each work’s title, date, size and medium. Email images to: deborah.lillie@nicholls.edu Subject heading: Hebert Scholarship. 3. A cover letter addressing the following: academic qualifications, extra-curricular activities (especially art related), and financial need. (Limit to one page in length.) 4. Three references with contact information, phone number or e-mail.

MOSAIC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to the Editors and Associate Editors of the official literary magazine of NSU. Each student Editor must be registered for a minimum of 6 hours and must complete the duties assigned by the advisors.

MRS. E. R. T. MARQUETTE PIANO SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student from Lafourche, Terrebonne, or Assumption Parishes majoring in music and having at least a 3.0 grade point average.

MUSIC CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded by the Music Department to music students enrolled full time and who have at least a 3.0 grade-point average.

N.A.B.W./BAYOU GROUP SCHOLARSHIP, valued at tuition plus books, goes to a full time Nicholls student with a 2.0 grade-point average and who is majoring in a financial related field.

NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student who is designated by the New Orleans Public Schools Foundation.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS SPORTS MEDICINE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student of junior or senior standing majoring in Athletic Training Science, Health & Wellness, or Sports Medicine. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.

NEW YORK TIMES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded to deserving minority students in mass communication who are planning careers in print journalism or advertising.

NICHOLLS DEPARTMENT OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student enrolled in the clinical nursing program. Applicants must have completed all first year courses in the nursing sequence before the summer session of the year the award is presented. There will be one recipient at any given time. A maximum of $500 per year will be awarded, and the sum will be divided into three semesters, including the summer session. The amount may vary each year.

NOLAN J. GAUBERT EXCELLENCE IN PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a freshman who plans to major in a discipline which culminates with the awarding of a Bachelor of Science degree and who is a resident of Lafourche, Terrebonne, or Assumption parishes. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student. The scholarship is valid for four years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.5 overall GPA.

THE NORMAN SWANNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR A GRADUATE OF CENTRAL LAFOURCHE HIGH SCHOOL is awarded to a graduating high school senior from Central Lafourche High School enrolling full-time at Nicholls State University. The student will have the minimum ACT scores to be admitted to Nicholls State University. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who can demonstrate financial need. The recipient may hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters. To maintain the scholarship for the second semester, the student must have earned a GPA of at least 2.00 the first semester.

THE NORMAN SWANNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR A GRADUATE OF SOUTH LAFOURCHE HIGH SCHOOL is awarded to a graduating high school senior from South Lafourche High School enrolling full-time at Nicholls State University. The student will have the minimum ACT scores to be admitted to Nicholls State University. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who can demonstrate financial need. The recipient may hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters. To maintain the scholarship for the second semester, the student must have earned a GPA of at least 2.00 the first semester.

THE NORMAN SWANNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATES OF EDWARD DOUGLAS WHITE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND THIBODAUX HIGH SCHOOL is awarded to four graduating seniors, two from Edward Douglas White Catholic High School and two from Thibodaux High School.  Each recipient must be a first-time full-time freshman at Nicholls State University.   To maintain the scholarship for the second semester, the students must be full-time and must maintain at least a 2.00 semester GPA.  The scholarship will be awarded for two consecutive semesters to students who demonstrate financial need.  The applicants must obtain the minimum ACT scores to be admitted to Nicholls State University.

THE NORMAN SWANNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR A GRADUATE OF WEST JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL is awarded to a graduating high school senior from West Jefferson High School enrolling full-time at Nicholls State University. The student will have the minimum ACT scores to be admitted to NichollsStateUniversity. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who can demonstrate financial need. The recipient may hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters. To maintain the scholarship for the second semester, the student must have earned a GPA of at least 2.00 the first semester.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the College of Education. The recipient will be classified as either a sophomore or junior and will have earned a 2.50 GPA at the time of the award. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. Primary consideration must go to a resident of Lafourche Parish. Should there not be a qualified applicant from Lafourche Parish, the scholarship may be awarded to any other student who meets the criteria.

THE NORMAN SWANNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES is awarded to a senior who has exhausted his or her eligibility.  One scholarship shall be awarded to a student-athlete who played football and the second scholarship shall be awarded to a student-athlete who participated in any other sport.  The scholarships will be awarded to student-athletes who can demonstrate financial need and must have the minimum GPA necessary to graduate in his or her curriculum.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN ALLIED HEALTH is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the College of Nursing and Allied Health. The recipient will be classified as either a sophomore or junior and will have earned a 2.50 GPA at the time of the award. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. Primary consideration must go to a resident of Lafourche Parish. Should there not be a qualified applicant from Lafourche Parish, the scholarship may be awarded to any other student who meets the criteria.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN THE DIVISION OF ART is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Division of Art. The recipient will be classified as either a sophomore or junior and will have earned a 2.50 GPA at the time of the award. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. Primary consideration must go to a resident of Lafourche Parish. Should there not be a qualified applicant from Lafourche Parish, the scholarship may be awarded to any other student who meets the criteria.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN CULINARY ARTS is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute. The recipient will be classified as either a sophomore or junior and will have earned a 2.50 GPA at the time of the award. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. Primary consideration must go to a resident of Lafourche Parish. Should there not be a qualified applicant from Lafourche Parish, the scholarship may be awarded to any other student who meets the criteria.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN NURSING is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Nursing in the College of Nursing and Allied Health. The recipient will be classified as either a sophomore or junior and will have earned a 2.50 GPA at the time of the award. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. Primary consideration must go to a resident of Lafourche Parish. Should there not be a qualified applicant from Lafourche Parish, the scholarship may be awarded to any other student who meets the criteria.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN THE DIVISION OF MUSIC is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Division of Music. The recipient will be classified as either a sophomore or junior and will have earned a 2.50 GPA at the time of the award. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. Primary consideration must go to a resident of Lafourche Parish. Should there not be a qualified applicant from Lafourche Parish, the scholarship may be awarded to any other student who meets the criteria.

NSU ALUMNI FEDERATION SCHOLAR/LEADER AWARDS are awarded by the Nicholls State University Alumni Federation to full-time incoming freshmen with a 3.25 grade point average, an ACT score of 20 or above, at least five high school extracurricular activities, and three or more years of leadership duties. This scholarship is awarded for a one year period and is valued at $800 per semester.

ORLEANS A. AND LOUELLA PITRE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate of South Lafourche High School who qualified for the Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS). The recipient must be a full-time freshman (12 hours) and maintain an overall GPA of at least 2.50. This scholarship is valid for eight semesters at $400 each semester provided all criteria are met.

PATTERSON ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student enrolled for at least 15 hours a semester and who has at least a 2.5 grade-point average. This one-year scholarship is $250 per semester.

PEGGY PALMER PERDUE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time education major of at least sophomore status who is a resident of Morgan City. Second preference goes to applicants from St. Mary Parish.

PHIL J. SONNY NAQUIN, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and maintains at least a 3.0 grade-point average. Applicants must plan to enroll full time at Nicholls, be graduates of Thibodaux High School or E.D. White Catholic High School, and have an overall ACT composite score of at least 22. To retain the scholarship, recipients must maintain an overall 2.5 average while attending Nicholls. Recipients cannot hold a University of Louisiana System academic award.

PHYSICAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student of at least sophomore standing with a minimum 2.0 GPA. The student must be majoring in a curriculum within the Physical Sciences Department. The student must also be a student athlete.

POLICE JURY ASSOCIATION OF LOUISIANA SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to a resident of Louisiana, who is a senior and a graduate of a Louisiana high school. Student major is determined on a yearly basis. The recipient must be of good moral character, make good grades, and be active in extra-curricular activities.

POLICE OFFICERS EXEMPTION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student whose parent was a police officer or deputy sheriff killed or permanently disabled in the performance of duty. The scholarship is continued for eight semesters of attendance.

PRESS CLUB OF NEW ORLEANS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a Louisiana resident who is enrolled in the print or broadcast journalism program.

PRO-NSU ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a female student athlete with at least a 3.0 GPA and a male student athlete with at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is $250 each semester.

PRO-NSU SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student of at least junior standing who has attained a minimum 2.50 GPA and who is currently enrolled with a minimum of 9 hours. The applicant must be classified as a Louisiana resident by NSU and must have applied for and completed all financial aid forms. Need will be a consideration.

R.H. DICKIE AND CHARLENE BARKER EXCELLENCE IN MARINE AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP. The recipient must be a full-time graduate student who is majoring in Marine and Environmental Biology. The recipient must also be a resident of either Lafourche or Terrebonne parishes. The scholarship is valid for two years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 3.0 overall GPA.

RACELAND SUGARS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student enrolled in the agriculture curriculum. At least a 2.5 grade-point average must be maintained for the first two semesters and a 3.0 thereafter.

RALPH MOREL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student of at least sophomore standing with a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Must be a Louisiana resident and involved in extra-curricular activities. Preference given to students involved in service activities and upward bound students.

RAMON J. LABAT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a deserving full time student enrolled at Nicholls.

RAY DIDIER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student who is a prospective athlete for Nicholls varsity sports.

RAYMOND ELLIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time junior or senior with at least a 2.8 cumulative external GPA. The recipient must maintain at least a 2.0 for the fall semester in order to receive the scholarship for the spring semester.

RAYMOND J. CALECAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a junior nursing student enrolled in the clinical component of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. Applicants must be residents of Lafourche Parish, demonstrate a financial need and have a 3.0 grade point average in courses that apply toward the major.

REGIE TRUXILLO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a dependent of an employee of Crosby Tugs, Inc. The recipient must be a full-time student and must maintain an overall 2.5 GPA.

RIENZI SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student enrolled in any major. Recipient must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average in order to hold the scholarship for four years or until graduation. Funds must be used only for living and instructional expenses. Priority is given to the children of employees of the J.B. Levert Land Company, Inc.

RITA GRENIER SCHOLARSHIP, donated by Lafourche ARC (a mental retardation agency) in honor of Mrs. Rita Lagarde Grenier, is awarded to a full time undergraduate special education major who is a sophomore, junior, or senior. A grade-point average of at least 2.75 is required to continue the scholarship of $500 a semester.

ROBERT WAYNE FOLSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate of Central Lafourche high school with a minimum 2.55 high school GPA. Applicant must be a full-time student.

RONNY J. STERNFELS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate from Assumption Parish who has demonstrated strong academic achievement and attained an overall 3.0 grade point average. Recipient must be a full-time student.

ROTARY CLUB OF GRAND ISLE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student who is a graduate of Grand Isle High School.

SARA SOLLARS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student majoring in Psychology or Sociology and who shows financial need. Awards are $100 per semester.

SENATOR CLAUDE B. DUVAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student enrolled at Nicholls.

SERGEANT BRADLEY J. BERGERON ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student with an overall GPA of 2.50. The scholarship will be awarded for a maximum of 8 semesters. The applicant must be a member or dependent of a member of the armed forces of the United States of America, including active duty, active reserve, or the National Guard. Retirees or members who have been honorably discharged and their dependents are also eligible to apply. Preference will be given to a member or the dependent of a member of Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 156th Merchandized Infantry Regiment of the 256th Combat Brigade, whether active, retired, or honorably discharged.

SGT. CALVIN R. HEBERT, JR. MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student who is a graduate of a Terrebonne Parish public school and who lives in Terrebonne Parish and is commuting to Nicholls. The scholarship shall cover tuition and necessary fees plus a sum, to be determined by the Student Employment and Scholarships Committee, to be used for the purchase of books. Selection of recipients shall be made by donor the advisory committee or the Student Employment and Scholarships Committee. Applicants must have a high school grade point average of at least 1.8. To retain the scholarship a recipient must maintain the following grade point average: First Semester – 1.5; Second Semester – 1.8; Third Semester and thereafter – 1.8 and also a 2.5 in recipient’s major field of study. The recipient must hold no other major scholarship. Financial need and purpose shall be considered.

SOUTH CENTRAL CHAPTER OF LOUISIANA CPA’S SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student majoring in accounting who has senior status by the fall semester. The recipient must also have a 3.0 overall grade point average and a 3.0 grade-point average in accounting. Selection will be based on grades and contribution to school and community. Applications can be obtained from the head of the Department of Accounting each March. Selection will be made before the end of each spring semester.

STEPHANIE HEBERT CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF DYSLEXIA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student enrolled at Nicholls State University who has been diagnosed with dyslexia and participates in the programs provided by the Center for the Study of Dyslexia. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student and may keep the scholarship for eight semesters provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.00 overall GPA.

THE STEPHEN AND REBECCA HULBERT ENDOWED FIRST GENERATION UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they have and maintain at least a 2.66 GPA.

STUART A. LIRETTE, SENIOR, MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY STUDIES. The applicant must be TOPS qualified, must be a biology major with a concentration on Environmental Biology. The recipient must be a full-time student and maintain an overall 2.5 GPA.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS are six scholarships ranging from $200 to $300 each presented to six students who show past leadership achievement. Awards for continuing students (4) are made each regular semester at mid-term to students enrolled for at least seven hours; two awards are made to entering freshman.

The SGA LEADERSHIP GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate Student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipient must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.  The applicant must submit a resume or co-curricular form indicating past involvement in at least one university sanctioned campus organization.  The recipient does not have to be enrolled full-time.  The scholarship will be awarded for one semester at $200.  Recipient can receive the award only once.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION sponsors two Raymond Ellis Memorial Scholarships. Covers $250 each semester for a male and female with a 2.8 official cumulative (external) GPA to receive in fall. Must maintain at least a 2.0 semester grade to keep for spring, and a full time student of Junior or senior status. A 200-word essay on the Impact of Civil Rights Movement is required.

SYNERGY BANK EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a freshman who plans to major in Business. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student and may keep this scholarship for eight semesters provided he or she meets the above criteria and maintains a 3.00 overall GPA.

TA WA SI CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a freshman enrolled full time and having a grade-point average of at least 2.0. Application should be made to the Ta Wa Si Club of Thibodaux.

TA WA SI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP. The recipient must be TOPS qualified, unless the recipient is a non-traditional student. The recipient will be a sophomore. The recipient may receive the scholarship for a maximum of six semesters, provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA. The recipient will be a graduate either of Thibodaux High School or E.D. White Catholic School.

TEXACO PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time Nicholls undergraduate for four years, or until baccalaureate degree requirements are completed, whichever occurs first. The recipient is expected to complete baccalaureate degree requirements within six years. The scholarship is valued at $2,500 per year.

TEXACO, INC. SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student having at least a 2.5 grade point average. First priority is given to engineering technology majors.

THE ADAM SCOTT PECORARO HONORS PROGRAM ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is award to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University in the Honors Program. The recipient must plan to participate in the summer Study Abroad Program and have the highest cumulative GPA, the spring semester prior to the summer program, of all students planning to participate in the program. Upon completion of the Study Abroad Program, the recipient must write an essay explaining what the study abroad experience meant to him or her.

THE ALBERT “AL” CUNNINGHAM, JR. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will have a minimum grade point average of 3.25.  If the student is an entering freshman, the student will be TOPS qualified.  The recipient must have demonstrated financial need.  The scholarship is open to any major.

THE BERYL ANN KRAEMER SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to students of freshmen classification who are residents of the Sixth Ward of Lafourche Parish. Recipients must be high school graduates of E.D. White Catholic or Thibodaux High Schools, enrolled at Nicholls State University as a full-time student, and have a 2.8 or better cumulative grade point average. The scholarship shall be awarded each fall semester to entering freshmen. Awards shall be $50.

THE BOYSIE AND JOY BOLLINGER FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time, TOPS qualified student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college freshman; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient shall declare his or her major to be Culinary Arts.  Each recipient will demonstrate their commitment to the culinary profession through 2 (two) letters of reference.  The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA.

THE COMMUNITY BANK EXCELLENCE IN MASS COMMUNICATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee after considering applications from entering freshmen who are graduates of a Louisiana high school. The four-year award pays about $1,000 a semester as long as the recipient is a full-time student in mass communication and earns at least a 2.75 grade-point average each semester.

THE COURIER DAILY COMET JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP of $300 a semester goes to a graduate of a public or parochial high school in Terrebonne Parish who is interested in print journalism or advertising.

THE D’ARCANGELO EXCELLENCE IN ACCOUNTING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a freshman who plans to major in Accounting. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student. The scholarship is valid for four years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.0 overall GPA and a 2.5 average in Accounting.

THE DANOS FAMILY FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time, TOPS qualified student enrolled at Nicholls State University. Preference will be given to students who graduated from a Lafourche or Terrebonne high school. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA.

THE EDITH AND JAMIE WALKER SCHOLARSHIP was established by John S. Mudd, will be used to help defray costs for a dyslexic student who has been accepted or is currently enrolled at Nicholls State University. The student must have a high school GPA of 2.00 or higher, or if presently enrolled at Nicholls, have a current cumulative GPA of at least of 2.00. The recipient must show promise in his or her studies as determined by the departmental head of the undergraduate program in which the student seeks to obtain a degree. If the chosen student has been awarded previous scholarships that will cover the cost of a full tuition, said student will have to forego this scholarship and this scholarship may be given to another student who meets the criteria set forth in the agreement. Should additional criteria be required for selecting a student, then special consideration shall be given to those students who have the greatest financial need, with said need being closely correlated with family income (the determinant of family income to be that which is reported on Federal Tax returns). To a lesser extent, the DONOR requests that special preference be given to students from the state of Louisiana.

THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA.

THE GEORGE PICOU MEMORIAL FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA.

THE HELEN ALENE MELANCON EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Communicative Disorders at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student. (A full-time student is defined as a student enrolled in 12 or more hours of credit courses.) The recipient may keep this scholarship for four years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.80 overall GPA. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.

THE HELEN ALENE MELANCON EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Education at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student. (A full-time student is defined as a student enrolled in 12 or more hours of credit courses.) The recipient may keep this scholarship for four years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.80 overall GPA. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.

THE HELEN ALENE MELANCON EXCELLENCE IN MEN’S BASEBALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and is an athlete who will compete in intercollegiate Baseball at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student and be NCAA eligible. (A full-time student is defined as a student enrolled in 12 or more hours of credit courses.) The recipient may keep this scholarship for four years provided they meet all the above criteria and maintains a 2.80 overall GPA. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.

THE HELEN ALENE MELANCON EXCELLENCE IN WOMEN’S SOFTBALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and is an athlete who will compete in intercollegiate Softball at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student and be NCAA eligible. (A full-time student is defined as a student enrolled in 12 or more hours of credit courses.) The recipient may keep this scholarship for four years provided they meet all the above criteria and maintains a 2.80 overall GPA. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.

THE JACK J. CENAC FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time, TOPS qualified student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA.

THE JOCK H. CENAC FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time, TOPS qualified student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA.

THE JONES INSURANCE SERVICES SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, MEMORIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to an employee of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office or any municipal police department domicile in Lafourche Parish. The families of these officers (spouse and children) are also eligible to apply for this scholarship. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student. The scholarship is valid for four years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.5 overall GPA.

THE KLEEN FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS is awarded to a non-traditional student of at least junior status enrolled full-time in the College of Business.  The student must have and maintain at least a 2.75 GPA.  Recipients are selected by the College of Business.

THE LAVERNE LAWSON EXCELLENCE IN NURSING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate of Central Lafourche High School who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Nursing at Nicholls State University. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Nicholls State University. (A full-time student is defined as a student enrolled in 12 or more hours of credit courses.) The recipient may keep this scholarship for four years provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 3.00 overall GPA.

THE LESLEY WHARTON MARCELLO ENDOWMENT FOR OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION SERVICE is awarded to a full-time (12 hours) student in good standing with the university at the time of nomination. The recipient should have worked in Student Publication at Nicholls State University for at least a semester prior to nomination. The application will include an essay on why working on the university newspaper or yearbook has or will help them in their majors, careers, or life. The application will include a letter of nomination from someone who is best suited to nominate the student for this award, preferably someone in Student Publications who has had a chance to observe the student.

THE LOUISE R. FALGOUT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN CULINARY ARTS is awarded to a female junior or senior enrolled full-time (12 or more hours of credit courses) in the Chef John Folse Culinary Arts Program. The recipient must maintain a 2.50 or higher GPA and demonstrate financial need.

THE MILLER BREWING COMPANY FRESHMAN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded each academic year to three incoming freshmen having at least a 3.0 grade-point average and a minimum ACT score of 22; recipients must be full time students at Nicholls. One recipient will be chosen from each of the following marketing areas: Louisiana Beer (Thibodaux High, E.D. White Catholic, Assumption, Donaldsonville, St. James and Ascension); Delta Distributing (Central Lafourche, South Lafourche, Grand Isle, Hahnville, Edgard, and West St. John); Svoboda Distributing (Terrebonne, South Terrebonne, H.L. Bourgeois, Ellender and Vandebilt, Donaldsonville or Ascension Catholic).

THE NICHOLAS LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time (12 hours) student of junior status or better majoring in either Information Systems or Computer Science. The applicant must be a resident of Lafourche, Terrebonne, or Assumption Parish with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA.

THE RANDOLPH AND CECILIA CHERAMIE MEMORIAL FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CULINARY ARTS is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. Priority consideration will be given to a graduate of South Lafourche High School, Central Lafourche High School, or Grand Isle High School. If no qualified student applies from one of these high schools, consideration will then be given to a graduate of any Louisiana high school.  The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana and must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a first generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. The recipient shall declare his or her major to be Culinary Arts.  The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.66 GPA.

THE RESTORE OR RETREAT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student carrying 14 or more hours or a full-time graduate student carrying 9 or more hours at Nicholls State University. The recipient will have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.  The recipient will commit to a minimum of 8 hours of service learning that involves his or her engagement in coastal restoration.  The student may achieve this by working with faculty or students in the Nicholls Marine Biology program or with staff members of either Restore or Retreat or other organizations approved by Restore or Retreat.  The student will document his or her work and have it certified by an appropriate authority.  The recipient will submit a report on his or her accomplishments to the executive committee at the end of each semester.  Failure to do so or failure to meet any other criteria for the scholarship will result in the termination of the award.  Interested candidates will submit a short (750 words or less) essay on “Why saving Coastal Louisiana is Important.”

THE SOUTH LOUISIANA BANK SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a senior from a Terrebonne Parish high school. The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA in high school and an 18 cumulative ACT score. Financial need will be considered. The student must enroll as a full-time student and maintain a 2.00 GPA.

THE TERREBONNE ASSOCIATION FOR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION JEAN PICOU/HOMEMAKER COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to a student majoring in family and consumer sciences or agriculture. The recipient must be a full-time student with an overall grade-point average of at least 2.5. The $300 scholarship is awarded at the beginning of the fall semester.

THE TIFFANY PELLEGRIN ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate of South Terrebonne High School. The recipient must be an entering freshman enrolled as a full-time student at Nicholls State University. (A full-time student is defined as a student enrolled in 12 or more hours of credit courses.) The recipient may keep this scholarship for the spring semester provided he or she meets all of the above criteria and maintains an overall 3.00 GPA.

THIBODAUX HOSPITAL AUXILIARY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a nursing student. Thibodaux High School graduates are preferred, but consideration is given to all applicants. The recipient must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average for at least one semester and hold no other major scholarship.

THIBODAUX LION’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP IN COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS is awarded annually to the junior and senior communicative disorders majors with the highest cumulative grade-point average through the fall semester. The scholarships are valued at $250 per student.

THIBODAUX LITERARY CLUB awards a scholarship annually to a worthy graduate of one of the two high schools of Thibodaux.

THIBODAUX PLAYHOUSE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to students who maintain at least a 2.5 grade-point average and are active in Nicholls theatrical productions of the Department of Speech and Communicative Disorders.

THIBODAUX ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually at $1,000.00 ($500 a semester) to a graduate of E.D.White Catholic High School and to a graduate of Thibodaux High School. The students must be seniors from E.D. White Catholic High School and Thibodaux High School. To receive the award, the recipients must graduate from their respective high schools. Preference will be given to students who have participated in community service activities, whether through service organizations in high school or on their own initiative.  The students must also enroll as full-time students at Nicholls State University upon graduation from high school.

THIBODAUX SERVICE LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time student in good standing in the fall semester of his or her senior year with a semester and cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.5. Besides being of outstanding character and reputation, the recipient must have a background of volunteerism in the community or at Nicholls. The scholarship is automatically renewed for the spring semester if the recipient continues to meet the criteria. Awards are $1000 per year.

THIBODAUX VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a dependent of a member of the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department and must be of good moral character. The applicant must be a graduate of an area high school and have graduated with a 3.0 GPA. The applicant must enroll as a full-time student and carry a minimum of 15 credit hours.

THIBODAUX WOMAN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate of either Thibodaux High School or Edward Douglas White Catholic High School.

THOMAS B. HOLCOMBE, SR., MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in mathematics. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student with a minimum GPA of 3.0, at least junior classification, and completion of linear algebra (MATH 360). The $5,000 award is divided equally between two semesters, provided minimum standards are maintained each semester. These standards include being a full-time student, maintenance of a minimum GPA of 3.0, and successfully conducting scholarly activity under the direction of a designated mathematics faculty member. Generally awarded annually.

THOMAS LAWSON EXCELLENCE IN ACCOUNTING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a graduate of Central Lafourche High School who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Accounting in Nicholls State University. The recipient must be enrolled full-time (12 or more hours of credit courses).

TIM AND NICOLE EMERSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR NON- TRADITIONAL STUDENTS is awarded to a student who is classified as a “non-traditional” student (twenty-four years or older) at the time of the award. The student will be enrolled full-time at Nicholls State University. The student will maintain an overall GPA of 3.00 as determined by the GPA after the end of each spring semester. The student will demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid Office. An entering freshman can be awarded the scholarship on the basis of an ACT score of 20 or its equivalent on another standardized test. The student may retain the scholarship for a maximum of eight semesters. The recipient of the scholarship should participate in a minimum of ten hours of community service a semester. The recipient shall contact the department head in his/her major to work out the details of the community service.

TIMOTHY R. LINDSLEY, JR. MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a music major of a sophomore status or above. The applicant must have completed at least 12 or more hours each semester to include at least one primary ensemble and private studio study. The recipient must maintain a minimum overall grade-point average of 2.5 for all courses and display positive attitude towards studies, display leadership, and be of service to the music program.

TODD & SUSAN LAWSON SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student majoring in agriculture. The applicant must reside in Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Charles, St. James, or St. Mary parishes. The applicant must have at least a 2.50 GPA at the time of application and must maintain at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA. The applicant must be classified at least a sophomore at the time of application. Applicant must submit a one page essay explaining future goals as they relate to agriculture. One letter of recommendation must accompany the application and must be from a person not related to the applicant. Financial need should be a top priority consideration. The application must also be notarized.

VERNON F. GALLIANO SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a deserving incoming freshman from south Louisiana with an ACT score of at least 22.

VICTOR BAILLIET SCHOLARSHIP IN SUGAR TECHNOLOGY is awarded to a U.S. citizen who is a Nicholls student of sophomore standing enrolled full time. Applicants must have a 2.5 grade-point average or better and must be from a family with a background in sugar production. Applicants must possess leadership qualities and should have an instructor’s recommendation.

WAL MART FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a Nicholls student enrolled full time and who has at least a 3.0 grade-point average.

WALLS SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded to mass communication majors who are high school graduates from Lafourche, Terrebonne, or St. Mary Parishes pursuing courses of study in print journalism or advertising. Second priority is given to students of any parish. The awards are about $800 a year and are renewable.

WALTER LOWREY MASS COMMUNICATION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a mass communication major on the basis of need, grade-point average and professional potential.

WESLEY SMITH NURSING SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full time nursing student who has at least a 2.5 grade point average. First priority is given to residents of Terrebonne Parish.

WHC, INC. SCHOLARSHIP (George Crain) is awarded to a full time Nicholls student, having a minimum of 15 semester hours; it continues for a maximum of four years. Eligibility will be determined primarily on the basis of need; however, academic standing and personality also are considered. Funds must be used for living and instructional expenses only. Applicants must maintain at least a 3.0 grade-point average each semester and earn a minimum of 15 semester hours. Applicants must not hold any other major scholarships.

WILLIS AND MILDRED PELLERIN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student with demonstrated financial need. The applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum 20 ACT score. Students already in college may apply unless the student is in the final year of his/her post-secondary studies at time of application.

WOODROW J. DEFELICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrated strong academic and leadership achievements and maintained an overall 3.0 average. Applicants must plan to enroll full time at Nicholls, be residents of Lafourche Parish, show financial need and have an overall ACT score of at least 22. To retain this scholarship, the recipient must maintain an overall 2.5 grade-point average while at Nicholls.

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last updated July 2013

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