The list of scholarships below is available for the Fall 2016 semester. Please inform your students and student workers of these opportunities.
Applications should be submitted no later than Thursday, March 31, 2016, or the deadline date noted in the scholarship description. You may pick up a copy of the application in the Scholarship Office.
**Students who have received other scholarships/awards, have extra-curricular involvement, or are members of organizations MUST submit a co-curricular activity reporting form (may be obtained from the Student Affairs Office or at www.nicholls.edu/osa/) to the Scholarship Office once an application has been completed.
ALUMNI FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $800]: awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University. The applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA at the time of application. The recipient will maintain a 3.0 GPA in core curriculum in addition to a cumulative 3.0 GPA. The applicant must be classified at least a junior at the time of receipt of the scholarship. Prior award of an Alumni Federation scholarship should not eliminate an applicant from current consideration. Two letters of recommendation must accompany application and must be from persons not related to the applicant. A copy of your college transcript and your co-curricular activity reporting form must accompany this application. Application available in the Scholarship Office or at http://www.nichollsalumni.org/alumni-scholarships/scholarships/
ALUMNI FEDERATION SCHOLAR LEADER SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $800]: Awarded to an incoming freshman for fall 2016. The applicant must register as a full-time student for the fall term. The applicant must have a high school GPA of 3.25 or higher with an ACT score of 20 or above. A list of high school extra-curricular activities (resume) must accompany the application. Applicant must show evidence of leadership through high extra-curricular and community activities. Application available in the Scholarship Office or at http://www.nichollsalumni.org/alumni-scholarships/scholarships/
THE DEBBIE RAZIANO ENDOWED ALUMNI SCHOLARSHI [1 @ $500] 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 student will also be required to submit a co-curricular form showing active involvement in two (2) University sanctioned organizations and two (2) letters of recommendation. Application available in the Scholarship Office or at http://www.nichollsalumni.org/alumni-scholarships/scholarships/
F. SMITH KNOBLOCH SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $350]: awarded to a student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Music (any of the 3 concentrations with piano as the major instrument) at the time of application. The student will have a 3.0 GPA at the time of application and maintain a 3.0 GPA to keep the scholarship for the second semester. The student must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) hours per semester. The student must show financial need. Two (2) letters of recommendation must accompany the application. The value of the scholarship is $350 per semester for the Fall and Spring semester. Application available in the Scholarship Office or at http://www.nichollsalumni.org/alumni-scholarships/scholarships/
NICHOLLS ALUMNI LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]: To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, a student must have at least one parent who has completed a verified program of study at Nicholls. The student must also be a full-time student in good academic standing. The student must also submit 3 (three) letters of recommendation along with the application. The student is awarded $500 per semester for the fall and spring semesters of the year awarded. Application available in the Scholarship Office or at http://www.nichollsalumni.org/alumni-scholarships/scholarships/