Nicholls State University

FINANCIAL AID

Outside Scholarships

The following scholarships are currently available.  These scholarships are not affiliated with the Office of Financial Aid at Nicholls Sate University.  Before you visit the following sites, please read this Scholarship Scam Notice from the Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid.

 

The attorneys at Capital Family & Divorce Law Group know all too well that every day, parents make selfless sacrifices for their kids, whether it’s sacrificing their time, their money, or something else to make sure their children are well taken care of.  The Selfless Parent Scholarship will award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who best shares how their parent has made sacrifices for them throughout their life, and how these sacrifices have benefited the student.  The deadline to apply is November 30, 2023Apply Now!

The Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team (an award-winning personal injury law firm serving Phoenix, Denver & Chicago) awards several academic scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in a range of programs and schools.  The deadline date to apply is December 1, 2022Apply Now!

The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.  The deadline to apply is December 13, 2022Apply Now!

Incredible Health provides valuable information on available scholarships for nursing students.  Please visit their page for more information on these opportunities.

Students majoring in public service fields can take advantage of a wide variety of funding opportunities, especially scholarships dedicated to particular fields of study.  This guide helps aspiring police officers, teachers, social workers, and related public service professionals find the necessary funding for their specialized college education.  More information can be found here.

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.  The deadline to apply is January 5, 2023Apply Now!

Renaissance Recovery is offering a $1000 essay scholarship that will be awarded in January 2023. Click here to learn more details on the scholarship, how to enter, and the qualifications.  The deadline to apply is December 14, 2022.  Apply Now!

Medical Scrubs Collection is dedicated to recognizing the individuals who go above and beyond to help others every day. To show our appreciation for these hard working individuals, MSC has decided to Pay it Forward by creating an annual scholarship opportunity for students studying in any health or medical-related field. MSC’s scholarship will provide each applicant with a chance to win $1000 towards their college tuition by answering one question:  What inspired you to pursue a career in helping others?  The deadline date to apply is December 15, 2022.  Apply Now!

Zipit Wireless  looks forward to awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a college undergraduate or graduate student who sees the world for what it can be and envisions how the future of connectivity can make that world a reality. The “Future of Connectivity” Essay Scholarship is due by November 25, 2022.

ApproveMe is offering a one-time award scholarship for students pursuing higher education in the United States in the amount of $2,500. This scholarship will be offered to a new student each year. Information about eligibility, and requirements can be found here.  The deadline to apply is December 31, 2022Apply Now!

SunTec Auto Glass is pleased to announce a brand new initiative aimed at supporting young academic minds across the country.  The purpose of this scholarship is two-fold. First, it will help an ambitious student with academic potential to pursue their studies. Secondly, by investing in a person who demonstrates dedication to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), it could benefit local business sectors.  The deadline to apply is December 15, 2022Apply Now!

Allen Tittle’s Medical Malpractice Scholarship aims to provide support for those affected by medical malpractice and to raise awareness of this important issue. Allen Tittle’s Medical Malpractice Scholarship is a recurring scholarship awarding $1,000 designed to help one incoming or continuing college student with their tuition costs. We welcome all eligible students to apply and look forward to reviewing each and every application.  The deadline to apply is November 30, 2022Apply Now!

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides $30,000 stipends for graduating college seniors to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.  For more information and to apply click here.  Application and accompanying documents must be submitted by January 13, 2023 to amy.stacy@nationalgrid.com

Van Cleave Law, a Biloxi Law Firm, is offering a $1000 scholarship to help students further their education.To be eligible for the Striving for Justice Scholarship, applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and submit a complete application (resume, transcript, and qualifying essay) on or before November 30th, 2022. A winner will be chosen by December 15th, 2022. Apply Now!

The attorneys of Sieben Edmunds Miller are pleased to offer a biannual, national, needs-based scholarship for law students. Our scholarship is biannual. One winner will be chosen and awarded $1,000 each spring and fall semester.  This is a national, needs-based scholarship for students pursuing a career as a criminal defense attorney. Undergraduates and law school students are encouraged to apply.  The eligibility and selection criteria and the application requirements, instructions, and deadlines are available here. The deadline to apply is December 30, 2022Apply Now!

JT Legal Group is looking to award a college scholarship opportunity in the amount of $2,500 to a student who presents a clear understanding of benefits an attorney provides. To be eligible, applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and submit a complete application (transcript, and qualifying essay) on or before December 1st, 2022. A winner will be chosen by January 3rd, 2023. Apply Now!

Tomeny Best Injury Law Firm, is offering a $1,000 to applicants who write about animal rescue and how we can come together as a community to help save animals in abusive situations or those who are not getting the proper care they deserve. Their hope is to raise awareness about animal abuse in the home and financially help students through the high education costs. To be eligible, applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and submit a complete application (resume, transcript, and qualifying essay) on or before February 28th, 2023Apply Now!

HomeLight is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the Spring 2023 semester to talented students who hold an interest in homes and homeownership. If you’re interested in designing homes, building homes, placing people in homes, combatting homelessness, or studying the housing market, HomeLight wants to help fund your education. To be eligible, applicants must submit a complete application and qualifying essay on or before December 1, 2022. Apply Now!

Hirenest, a global pre-employment testing software company, awards a $5000 scholarship to college/university students annually. To be eligible, applicants must submit a complete application (transcript, and qualifying essay). Applications are accepted year-round. Apply Now!

North American Van Lines is offering the 2022 Logistics Scholarship Competition. For more on the eligibility requirements and to apply click here.  The Deadline to apply is December 15, 2022.

Larry and Toni Schaefer have dedicated their careers to empowering clients and seeking justice in response to illegal workplace conduct, such as discrimination based on race, religion, gender and other areas. By offering the Schaefer Halleen’s Social Equity Scholarship to students pursuing a career supporting the advancement of justice, Larry and Toni hope to support the leaders of tomorrow.  The deadline to apply is December 30, 2022Apply Now!

The Largey Law Firm is offering the Overcoming the Impossible Scholarship to one eligible student.  The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, vocational student, college student or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia.  Students must be enrolled in a vocational program or two to five-year post-secondary institution for the upcoming semester.  The deadline to apply is November 30, 2022Apply Now!

David W. Martin Law Group is awarding a $500 scholarship to a qualified pre-law undergraduate or a student entering law school, anywhere in the United States.  The scholarship is designed to offset the costs of tuition or the miscellaneous expenses associated with preparing for the winner’s future as an attorney.  The essay topic is “What are some of the challenges presented by the lack of access to justice, what is the impact upon our justice system, and what are the most feasible possible solutions to address this issue?”  The deadline is December 31, 2022Apply Now!

The Law Offices of Frank M. Nunes is awarding a $500 scholarship to a qualified pre-law undergraduate or a student entering law school, anywhere in the United States.  The scholarship is designed to offset the costs of tuition or the miscellaneous expenses associated with preparing for the winner’s future as an attorney.  This scholarship application requires that students write an essay on a topic of their choice, related to a field of law that interests them. The length of the essay should be between one and three pages.  The deadline is January 31, 2023Apply Now!

At Ramsay Law Firm, PA, we work with families every day who have been impacted by an injury in the workplace.  As a part of that effort, we’ve created an annual scholarship program to support children of parents that have sustained a serious injury – whether in the workplace, in a car accident, or elsewhere. Ramsay Law Firm, PA will be awarding a $1,000.00 scholarship to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree to a school located anywhere in the United States. This scholarship is to be used exclusively for tuition or other related expenses.  The deadline is February 28, 2023Apply Now!

Roberts & Harris P.C. will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre law studies, or a student entering law school. This scholarship is to be used exclusively for tuition or other related expenses.  The deadline is December 31, 2022Apply Now!

The Nitro Scholarship is available to students who:  A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who currently has a child enrolled as a high school senior located within the United States; D) A student or a parent whose child has graduated from an accredited undergraduate school (a “School) and who is currently paying back a student or parent loan for his/her/child’s educational expenses for such School (“Entrant”).  The deadline is November 30, 2022Apply Now!

Land Legal Group is pleased to announce their annual scholarship available to students anticipating attending school in the fall of 2022 as either a pre-law undergraduate or first-year law student. The $1,000 scholarship is intended to help defray expenses for students that have been accepted into a school anywhere in the United States.  The deadline to apply is February 15, 2023Apply Now!

The Law Offices of Jon Friedman will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law studies, or a student entering law school in the Fall 2022 semester. This is our 7th annual scholarship and is to be used exclusively for tuition or other related expenses. Students must be accepted into a program at any U.S. school for Fall 2022 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.  The deadline to apply is December 31, 2022Apply Now!

Shainfeld Law PC will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law studies, or a student entering law school in the Fall 2022 semester. This scholarship is to be used exclusively for tuition or other related expenses. Students must be accepted into a program at any U.S. school for Fall 2022 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.  The deadline to apply is December 15, 2022Apply Now!

David W. Martin Accident & Injury Lawyers is awarding a $500 scholarship to a qualified pre-law undergraduate or student entering law school, anywhere in the United States.  The scholarship is designed to offset the costs of tuition or the miscellaneous expenses associated with preparing for the winner’s future as an attorney.  The deadline to apply is December 31, 2022Apply Now!

Each year, The Morgan Law Group P.A. awards a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified student entering or currently enrolled in a U.S. law school.  The scholarship is designed to offset the costs of tuition or the miscellaneous expenses associated with preparing for the winner’s future as an attorney.  The deadline to apply is January 31, 2023Apply Now!

Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded nearly $55 million in scholarships to over 45,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across North America since 2000.  Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.  The deadline to apply is December 15, 2022Apply Now!

At Angela Faye Brown & Associates believes in giving back and empowering young growing minds to succeed. We work with many families and children and believe that education should be accessible to everyone regardless of their economic status. For this reason, we are proud to announce that we are hosting The Places You Go Scholarship. For this scholarship, we ask applicants to discuss a time when they were forced out of their comfort zone and exposed to new surroundings and environments. We ask them to share a personal experience of how moving or traveling enables someone to gain perspective and learn about themselves.  Once all submissions have been received, the entries will be reviewed, and one student will be selected to receive a $1,000 award. We will award the scholarship to the student with the best essay, describing new perspectives gained from a particular travel or relocation experience.  The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023Apply Now!

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships is a program that recognizes student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger in the U.S. These young people are creating awareness and mobilizing peers in their communities to be catalysts for change. The scholarship awardees comprise a wide variety of students, ages 5 to 25, who are recognized at the national level and hail from across the country. A program that recognizes students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models that provide solutions to eliminate hunger in the U.S.  The deadline to apply is December 5, 2022Apply Now!

It is important to acknowledge the sacrifices of our servicemembers who preserve our freedom, but that is not enough. The sacrifices of the children of those who served should also be honored. Providing funds to assist these children so they can pursue higher education is a concrete way of showing how much we, as a nation, care.  The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors the Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship to support the children of our warriors. These scholarships are awarded to 15 students annually who excel in academics and volunteer in their communities.  The deadline to apply is March 1, 2023Apply Now!

Equitable will be awarding the Equitable Excellence Scholarship, which will provide 100 $5,000 annual scholarships that will be renewed to award recipients each academic year for four years, for a total of $20,000 per recipient. The company will also award 100 one-time $2,500 scholarships that can help students to underwrite immediate costs associated with higher education such as tuition, books or room and board.  The deadline date to apply is December 16, 2022Apply Now!

 

Nursing Scholarships for First-Generation College Students can be found at: https://nursejournal.org/resources/financial-aid/nursing-scholarships-for-first-generation-students/

The Earnest scholarship Fund sweepstakes is open to apply for now.  You can enter to win one of 50 scholarships here.  The scholarship is open to DACA recipients, US citizens, and permanent residents.  Both Bachelor and Graduate students are eligible.

The Citizens Scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students as well as their parents or sponsors to help them pay for college. Entering is easy, all they need to do is fill out the registration form online and submit.

Ascent’s scholarship giveaways may help cover the cost of your school-related expenses – including tuition, books, rent, groceries, parking and transportation, and more, as well as other monthly bills and purchases.

The College Ave Monthly $1000 Scholarship Sweepstakes is available for students.  You can enter to win here A new winner is selected each month, so be sure to enter to win each month.

Discover Student Loans Monthly Scholarship Sweepstakes is available for undergraduate and graduate students (and their parents) can enter to win 1 of 12 monthly scholarships worth $5,000 each. No essay or lengthy application required.  Apply Now!  Students can also use their free scholarship search tool gives students access to over 3 million scholarships worth more than $18 billion. There’s no registration required, and students can get a list of their customized scholarship matches via email to make applying easy.

Sallie Mae can assist you in finding scholarships as well.  Please visit their page for more information.