Scholarships

L.J. Hebert, Jr. Banking Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a College of Business student who has an interest in pursuing a banking career. It was established in memory of the late president of Lafourche National Bank.  Applicants must be classified as a junior (have between 60 and 89 non-developmental hours of credit) and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are selected based on GPA and activities.

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a College of Business junior or non-graduating senior. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Recipients are selected based on GPA, activities and financial need. A one-page essay outlining career goals and interest in financial services is required.

Mike Bauer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding juniors or non-graduating seniors majoring in finance at Nicholls.  The Mike Bauer Memorial Scholarship is a fully endowed scholarship and was created by Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bauer in memory of their son, Mike Bauer, who was an economics major at Nicholls.  Recipients are selected based on character, academic performance, activities, and financial need.  Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Irvin Ryker Financial Planning Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student in a field that could lead to a career in financial planning.  The student must demonstrate an interest in financial planning in a brief one-page essay.  Applicants must also (1) have a minimum of two semesters remaining before graduation; (2) have a GPA of 3.0 or better; and (3) be a first generation college student (i.e., neither parent shall have graduated from college).  If no applicant meets these criteria, other applicants may be considered.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Dr. R. Morris Coats Scholarship in Economics and Finance
Dr. R. Morris Coast spent the last 30 years of his academic career as an economics professor in the College of Business.  This scholarship was established in his memory and is awarded per year to a full time College of Business student interested in economics and finance.  Recipients are selected based on GPA, activities, and financial need.  Applicants are required to provide a 1 page essay examining the following topic, “Why is service learning an important part of a college education?”

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The College of Business Administration has several scholarships that are open to all business majors. Click here for a list.  Apply online.

Students are encouraged to apply for a variety of other local, state and national scholarships through the Financial Aid Office.