Scholarships

Psychology students are eligible for numerous scholarships through the Office of Financial Aid. First time, continuing and transfer students are encouraged to apply for local, state and national scholarships, which are listed on the Financial Aid Web site.

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. 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.

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 collegeissued 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.

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..

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..

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 RICHARD P. CHAMPAGNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University pursuing a degree in a field of service to persons with disabilities (ex. Medical Fields, Education, Psychology, Ministry, Social Work). The applicant must be a resident of Lafourche Parish. The application must be accompanied by a letter of professional reference. The applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in at least 12 hours. The scholarship is valued at $500 for one semester.

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.

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.