FINANCIAL AID

Available Scholarship Opportunities

The scholarships below are available for the Fall 2022 semester.

 

Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, July 22, 2022, or the deadline date noted in the scholarship description.  Complete your application today!  If the application is not available online, you can pick up a copy of the application in the Scholarship Office, or you can email brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu for a copy.

**Students who have received other scholarships/awards, have extra-curricular involvement, or are members of organizations may submit a co-curricular activity reporting form (may be obtained from the Student Affairs Office) or a high school resume to the Scholarship Office once an application has been completed.  The co-curricular form is available at https://www.nicholls.edu/student-affairs/

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $500]:  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 ALBERT “AL” CUNNINGHAM, JR. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  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.

ALLEN REED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@$500]:  Awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University.  The applicant must have at least a 3.00 GPA.  The applicant must be involved in at least two (2) University sanctioned campus organizations.  A co-curricular form must be submitted with the application.  The scholarship is awarded for one semester only at $500.  The recipient can receive the scholarship only once.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE ANDREW CARTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $300]:  awarded to a full-time freshman student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  Interested applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA.  The scholarship is valued at $300 for one semester only.

ANTHONY J. ROUSE, SR. FOOD ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $625]:  is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University who is at least a part-time employee of Rouses’ Supermarkets or the child of at least a part-time employee of Rouses’ Supermarkets. The recipient must be enrolled in one of the programs within the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute.  Preference will be given to candidates interested in food entrepreneurship.  The recipient must be a graduate of an accredited public or private high school. The recipient may keep this scholarship for one year provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.50 overall GPA.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE BARTELS FAMILY FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipient will be a resident of Lafourche or Terrebonne parish and must have graduated from a Louisiana high school.  The recipient 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. Each recipient will major either in Nursing or in Biological Sciences.  Each recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.66 GPA while earning at least 12 hours each semester.

THE BATON ROUGE EPICUREAN SOCIETY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [4 @ $250]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University.  The recipient must be a high school graduate that demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements majoring in Culinary Arts.  The recipient may keep the scholarship for 4 years provided he/she meets all above criteria and maintains a 2.8 overall GPA.  The recipient must be a resident of East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, or Ascension Parish.  The recipient must demonstrate financial need.  Please contact Amelie Zeringue at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute for an application.

THE BLAINE FASLUND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@$375]:  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.  Financial need may be considered when screening applicants for this scholarship.  Application is available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE BOYSIE AND JOY BOLLINGER FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [4 @ $500]:  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 letters of reference must be submitted to the Scholarship Office.  The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE BURT EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250] is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences 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 must 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.

CALLAIS COMPANIES ENDOWED II SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $750]:  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 a 2.50 GPA.  The qualifying companies are United Community Bank and Pelican Waste and Debris, LLC.

CANDY FLEET SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  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 BANK EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  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 3.000 overall GPA.  The recipient must demonstrate financial need.  Income must fall in the low to moderate range.

CASEY GALLOWAY ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN BIOLOGY [1@$250]:  Awarded to a graduate of Berwick High School who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Biology 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 twelve or more hours of credit courses.)  The recipient may keep this scholarship for four years (eight semesters) provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 3.00 overall GPA.

C.H. ‘BUMPER’ BURGUIERES ENDOWED 1ST GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  is awarded to a full-time, TOPS eligible student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana living in Lafourche, St. Mary, or Terrebonne parish.  The recipient must be awarded the federal Pell Grant. The recipient will be a 1st generation college student; neither the parents nor legal guardians will have earned a college degree. Each recipient will be enrolled in either the College of Business or the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute.  Each recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA while earning at least 12 hours each semester.

THE CLARENCE JAMES MINORITY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $250]:  is awarded to a full-time (12 or more hours) student enrolled at Nicholls State University. Preference will be given to minority students.  The applicant must have at least sophomore status with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.  Applicants must have graduated from an accredited public or private high school.  Students must include a signed copy of their co-curricular form listing all school activities, community activities, religious affiliation, awards, offices held, interests, etc.  Applicants must also submit a personal statement of education and career goals, as well as a paragraph demonstrating financial need.  Three letters of professional reference must also be attached.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

COASTAL COMMERCE BANK EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1@$250]:  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 3.000 overall GPA.

THE CRIT PETTY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time, first-time freshman student enrolled at Nicholls State University. Each recipient will be a graduate of Hahnville High School and must meet the following eligibility criteria.  Student shall be the child of a faculty member of Hahnville High School if possible.  Student may pursue any field of study.  Must have a minimum ACT score of 20 and GPA of 2.5.  Student should be involved in school and community life.  Please attach a copy of your high school resume.  Student must plan to pursue a four-year degree at Nicholls State University.  The student must include a picture and a short essay about themselves and their goals for the future.  Financial need may be considered.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

CROSBY TUGS SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $250]:  Awarded to a South Lafourche resident with a 3.00 GPA.  First priority will be given to dependents of employees of Crosby Tugs, Inc.

THE DANOS FAMILY 1st GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  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 DR. COLETTE LEISTNER MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN DIETETICS [1 @ $325]: is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University who is majoring in Dietetics.  The recipient will be classified as a senior in the DPD program.  The recipient must have and maintain a 2.75 GPA.  The scholarship will be awarded to students who can demonstrate commitment to the Nicholls community.  A co-curricular form is required.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

E. ANN BARKER, M.D. SCHOLARSHIP FUND [1 @ $500]: Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in Nursing or Allied Health Sciences. The applicant must be full-time, or program full-time, and must be a resident of Terrebonne or Lafourche parish.  The applicant must be at least 23 years of age or older and must maintain a 2.50 GPA per semester.

THE ELLEN CANCIENNE ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $1000] is awarded to a full-time female student from Southeast Louisiana enrolled at Nicholls State University. Continuing students must have a 3.00 GPA to apply. Incoming freshmen must have the required GPA for admission into the university. The student awarded this scholarship may keep it up to eight semesters if they maintain a 3.00 cumulative GPA. The applicant must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to the applicant enrolled as a Biology major with a declared concentration in Pharmacy.  If no applicant qualifies in Pharmacy, other health sciences or medical field concentrations will be considered.

THE ELWARD T. BRADY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 award]: Awarded to full-time (12 or more hours) students at Nicholls State University who have achieved at least sophomore status.  The recipients must have been residents of Assumption, St. Mary, or Terrebonne Parishes during their senior year in high school.  The applicants must have and maintain an overall grade point average of at least 3.0.  The applicants must have remaining financial aid need.  The scholarship will be applied to the remaining balance of mandatory tuition and fees after all federal, state, and institutional grants and scholarships are applied.  Expenses for room and board will not be covered.  The scholarship will be awarded for one academic year, provided all previous requirements are met.  Recipients are allowed to reapply after the first year, provided all continuing eligibility requirements have been met.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

F. MAX HARDBERGER SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $250]: is awarded to a full-time senior who is majoring in Biology with a Pre-Med Concentration. The applicant will have at least a GPA of 3.5. The recipient may receive the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, provided he/she maintains a 3.5 GPA and full-time status. The recipient need not reapply if the criteria are met during the first semester. Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

FIRST AMERICAN BANK SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500 each]: Awarded to full-time dependent students with low to moderate family income.  The applicants must maintain a minimum 2.50 GPA and be of at least sophomore standing.  The applicants must reside in one of the following parishes:  St. James, Lafourche, Jefferson, Assumption, St. Charles, Terrebonne, St. John, and Ascension.  One recipient will be selected from each of the previously mentioned parishes.  The scholarship is valid for one semester. Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

FORTY & EIGHT NURSING SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]: Awarded to a full-time Nursing major in the Bachelor’s Degree program.  The applicants must have completed at least one semester in the Nursing Curriculum.  Applicants must maintain a 2.000 Cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.000 GPA in all Nursing courses.  The applicants must also show evidence of need and be of honorable character and highly motivated. Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

 THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE LODGE 52 SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]: is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Lafourche Parish with a minimum 2.5 GPA or higher.  The student must be a declared Government, Political Science, or Criminal Justice major.  F.O.P. members or their immediate family can also apply.  F.O.P members or their immediate family can be any declared major.  Preference will be given to F.O.P. members or their dependents.  The value of the scholarship is $250 for one semester only.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

FREDERICK A. DOUGLAS TEXTBOOK AWARD [1 @ $300]:  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 extra-curricular 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 form with the application.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE GEORGE AND SHIRLEY PICOU CULINARY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University who is enrolled in the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute as a Culinary Arts major.  The student can be of freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior classification.  The student must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA.  The student must be a resident of Lafourche, St. Mary or Terrebonne Parish.  The scholarship is awarded for one year (two semesters).  Please contact Amelie Zeringue at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute for an application.

THE GEORGE PICOU MEMORIAL FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [3@ $500]:  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 GORDON “BUBBA” DOVE, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $2500] is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Lafourche, Terrebonne, or Assumption parish.  The recipient will be enrolled in the Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management Program, the Maritime Management Program, or in any program in the College of Business.  The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for one year (two semesters) provided they have and maintain a 2.5 GPA.  The recipient will demonstrate community service involvement.  You must submit a copy of your updated co-curricular form with this application.  Financial need will be a consideration when awarding this scholarship.  The applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member of Nicholls State University in the stipulated program.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE HELEN ALENE MELANCON EXCELLENCE IN MEN’S BASEBALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $375]: 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 must be receiving an athletic scholarship in baseball.  If awarded, the athletic scholarship may be reduced by the value of this award.  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.  Email brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu for an application or pick one up at the Scholarships Office.

THE HELEN ALENE MELANCON EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $375]: Awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Allied Health Sciences with a concentration 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 [1 @ $375]: 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 HILDA CARLOS DUPLANTIS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University with at least a 3.0 GPA. The recipient must be a resident of Louisiana and a graduate of Terrebonne High School or South Terrebonne High School. The recipient may keep this scholarship for two semesters provided he or she earns at least 12 hours and maintains a 3.0 overall grade point average.  The value of the scholarship is $250 per semester.

THE JANE MCCULLA RIVIERE MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1@$250]:  Awarded to a full-time, TOPS qualified student at Nicholls State University.   The recipient will be a graduate of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart High School or Sisters of Mount Carmel High School (Vandebilt Catholic High School, E.D. White Catholic High School, Brother Martin Catholic High School, Catholic High School of Baton Rouge, St. Stanislaus, McGill Toolen High School, or Mt. Carmel New Orleans Academy).  The recipient will be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior.  To maintain the scholarship for the second semester, the student will maintain at least a 3.00 GPA.  The scholarship will be awarded for one year.

JOE AND GINA SANFORD FAMILY ENDOWED 1ST GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP [3 @ $625]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Louisiana.  Each recipient will be a graduate of a high school located in the tri-city area of Morgan City, Berwick and Patterson.  The recipient 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. Each recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA while earning at least 12 hours each semester.  Each recipient must also remain Pell Grant eligible.

JOSEPH M. MOLL III AND PAMELA GUEYDAN MOLL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  Awarded to a full-time “TOPS” qualified student with at least a 3.000 GPA.  The recipient may major in any academic program.  This scholarship is valid for one year.

THE JUAN VALENCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University in the College of Business, majoring in Accounting. The recipient will be a resident of St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington, Orleans or Jefferson Parishes. The recipient will be classified as an undergraduate student in good academic standing with a minimum 2.75 GPA. The recipient will be eligible to receive the award for one year (two semesters) provided they maintain all eligibility criteria. The scholarship award is $250 per semester.

KEITH T. AND RITA R. HAMILTON ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION [1 @ $250]:  Awarded to a student with at least sophomore status and a minimum GPA of 3.250.  The recipient will perform three hours of service a week at a Lafourche or Terrebonne Parish elementary public school.  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 [1 @ $325]:  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 16 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.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

 THE LAVERNE LAWSON EXCELLENCE IN NURSING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $1,250]:  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 of the above criteria and maintains a 3.0 overall grade point average.

THE LEE A. MEYER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $2500]:  is awarded to a full-time (12 or more hours) first-time freshman student enrolled in Education at Nicholls State University. Applicants must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.  The applicant must have demonstrated financial need.  The applicant must be a graduate of Assumption High School and a resident of Assumption Parish.  The applicant must be the first person in their family to attend college.  The applicant must also have had sustained employment during high school.  The recipient cannot receive any other scholarships, with the exception of TOPS, during the award year.  The scholarship is awarded for one year (fall and spring) only at $2500 per semester.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE LESLEY WHARTON MARCELLO ENDOWMENT FOR OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION SERVICE [1 @ $250]:  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. Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

THE LEROY THERIOT MEAT & CHARCUTERIE CULINARY ARTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $625]:  is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University who is at least a part-time employee of Rouses’ Supermarkets or the child of at least a part-time employee of Rouses’ Supermarkets. The recipient must be enrolled in one of the programs within the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute.  Preference will be given to candidates interested in the butcher crafts.  The recipient must be a graduate of an accredited public or private high school. The recipient may keep this scholarship for one year provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.50 overall GPA.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

LESTER & MYRTLE FREMIN CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]: Awarded to a full-time Culinary Arts major with at least a 2.50 GPA.  First priority will be given to employees of Flanagan’s Restaurant or Fremin’s Restaurant.

THE La. GARDEN CLUB FEDERATION DISTRICT III KEVIN and ASHLEY RUSSO SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  is awarded to a full-time (12 or more hours) student majoring in Biology, with a concentration in Environmental Biology, at Nicholls State University. The applicant must have attained sophomore, junior or senior standing and must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.  The scholarship is valued at $500 per semester and will be awarded for one year.  To receive the scholarship for the second semester, the student must earn at least a 3.0 GPA and at least 12 hours.

LOUISIANA SHRIMP ASSOCIATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN MARINE BIOLOGY [1@ $500]:  Awarded to a resident of Louisiana.  Preference will first be given to students whose family members are involved in the shrimp industry and second to those living in the eight-parish region served by Nicholls State University.  The recipient must be TOPS qualified, have a 3.000 GPA, and majoring in Biology with a concentration in Marine Biology.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

M & L ENGINES/INDUSTRIES, INC. SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]: Awarded to an incoming freshman only until the end of their first year.  The applicant must be a full-time student, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and must be a resident of Lafourche or Terrebonne Parish. Awarded to dependents of employees of the M&L Engines/Industries, Inc.

THE MICHAEL C. AND CHRISTINE P. BOURGEOIS #1 ENDOWED 1ST GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP [3 @ $400]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipient must be a U.S. citizen.  Each recipient will be a resident and registered voter of Ward 6 in Lafourche Parish and have graduated from E.D. White Catholic High School, Houma Christian School, or Thibodaux High School.  If a recipient has not reached age 18 yet, he or she must register to vote at age 18 in order to remain eligible to retain the scholarship for future semesters.  Students who meet all other criteria but were home schooled or passed the GED are also eligible to apply.  The recipient must have at least a 2.8 GPA.  The recipient 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. Each recipient will be enrolled in either in the College of Nursing, the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts, or the College of Sciences and Technology.  Each recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.8 GPA while earning at least 12 hours each semester.  The recipient must also remain Pell Grant eligible.  Special consideration will be given to the applicant’s character, leadership and participation in professional or charitable organizations, as well as to honorably discharged members of the United States Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or Coast Guard.  Student must turn in a copy of their voter registration card.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE MICHAEL C. AND CHRISTINE P. BOURGEOIS #2 ENDOWED 1ST GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP [3 @ $500]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipient must be a U.S. citizen.  Each recipient will be a resident and registered voter of Ward 6 in Lafourche Parish and have graduated from E.D. White Catholic High School, Houma Christian School, or Thibodaux High School.  If a recipient has not reached age 18 yet, he or she must register to vote at age 18 in order to remain eligible to retain the scholarship for future semesters.  Students who meet all other criteria but were home schooled or passed the GED are also eligible to apply.  The recipient must have at least a 2.5 GPA.  The recipient 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.  Each recipient will be enrolled in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute, or the College of Nursing.  Each recipient will be eligible to receive the award for a maximum of eight semesters provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA while earning at least 12 hours each semester.  The recipient must also remain Pell Grant eligible.  Special consideration will be given to the applicant’s character, leadership and participation in professional or charitable organizations, as well as to honorably discharged members of the United States Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or Coast Guard.  Student must turn in a copy of their voter registration card.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE MICHAEL C. AND CHRISTINE P. BOURGEOIS #3 ENDOWED UPPER CLASSMEN/ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $750]:  will be awarded to full-time (9 or more hours) graduate students at Nicholls State University.  Each recipient must be a citizen of the United States and a registered voter in the Louisiana parish they reside in and must attach Voters ID Card to the application.  The recipient must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  The student may receive the scholarship for up to four semesters, provided he or she continues to meet all necessary criteria.  Each recipient must be a Nicholls State University Upper Classman or Alumni.  Preference will be given to registered voters of Ward 6 in Lafourche Parish who are enrolled in the Specialist in School Psychology Graduate Program with the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.  Preference will be given to graduates of any high school in Lafourche or Terrebonne Parish.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE MICHAEL C. AND CHRISTINE P. BOURGEOIS #4 ENDOWED UPPER CLASSMEN/ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP [3 @ $200]:  will be awarded to full-time Junior, Senior, or Alumni graduate student at Nicholls State University.  Each recipient must be a citizen of the United States and a registered voter in Ward 6 of Lafourche Parish and must attach a copy of their Voters ID Card to the application.  The recipient must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above for a graduate student and 2.0 or above for an undergraduate student.  The student may receive the scholarship for one semester, but past recipients can reapply along with other applicants for consideration each fall and spring semester.  Each recipient must be a Nicholls State University Upper Classman or Alumni.  Preference will be given to graduates of any high school in Lafourche or Terrebonne Parish.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

The NEW ORLEANS SAINTS’ SPORTS MEDICINE SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  is awarded to a full-time student majoring in a sports medicine related program (i.e., Health Sciences: Pre-Athletic Training Concentration) in the College of Sciences and Technology. The recipient will be classified as either a junior or senior and have earned at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA at the time of application. The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters (one academic year), provided all of the above criteria are met. Should there not be a qualified applicant, then at the discretion of the Department Head, the scholarship may be awarded to a qualified student in in an alternate concentration in Health Sciences.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

NOLAN J. GAUBERT EXCELLENCE IN PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $250]:  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 Parish.  The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Nicholls State University and may keep this scholarship for four years (eight semesters) provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.50 overall GPA.

THE NORMAN SWANNER MEMORIAL 1st GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $500]:  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 NORMAN SWANNER SCHOLARSHIP FOR A GRADUATE OF CENTRAL LAFOURCHE HIGH SCHOOL [1@$250]:  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 GRADUATES OF EDWARD DOUGLAS WHITE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND THIBODAUX HIGH SCHOOL [2@$250]:  Awarded to two graduating seniors, one from Edward Douglas White Catholic High School and one 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 SOUTH LAFOURCHE HIGH SCHOOL [1@ $250]:  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 A GRADUATE OF WEST JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL [1@$250]:  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 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.

DR. PHILIP ROBICHAUX, JR. ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $300]: Awarded to a rising or a first semester senior who is applying to medical school. The recipient must be a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University who will have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.25. The recipient may receive the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, provided he/she maintains a 3.25 GPA. The recipient need not reapply if the criteria are met during the first semester.

POLICE JURY ASSOCIATION OF LOUISIANA SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $1000]: All applicants must be a junior level student in Political Science, Government or Education, with the major field being Political Science, Government, or Education. They must also be a resident of Louisiana, a Louisiana high school graduate, of good moral character, and maintain a worthy scholastic average. Applications are available at the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu   A suitable photograph must be attached with the application for publication in their monthly newsletter and magazine. 

RAYMOND ELLIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  Awarded to a full-time female student of junior or senior classification with at least a 2.800 GPA.  A 200 word essay on the Impact of the Civil Rights Movement must be completed with the application.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu.

REGIE TRUXILLO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $250]: Awarded to a dependent of an employee of Crosby Tugs, Inc.  Applicants must be full-time students who maintain a 2.5 grade-point average.

THE RESHENDA ROUNDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $450]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  Interested applicants must have at least a 2.5 Cumulative GPA.  The applicant must be a current or former on-campus student worker.  The applicant must submit a co-curricular form; the form should show your current or past on-campus employment.  The scholarship is valued at $450 for one semester only.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

R.H. “Dickie” AND CHARLENE BARKER EXCELLENCE IN MARINE AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $500]: is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in at least 6 hours who is majoring in Marine and Environmental Biology.  The recipient may keep this scholarship for two years (four semesters) provided he or she meets all the above criteria and maintains a 3.0 overall grade point average.

THE SCLASS/GEE SCHOLARSHIP FOR EDUCATION MAJORS [1 @ $300]: is awarded to a full-time (12 or more hours) student majoring in Education at Nicholls State University. Students majoring in Art, Music, and Math Education, who are in the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Technology, may apply.  Freshman applicants must have an ACT Score of 22 or higher with at least a 3.0 GPA.  Continuing students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.  The applicant must have a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on file with the Office of Financial Aid.  The scholarship is valued at $300 per semester for two semesters.  The applicant must have documented evidence of the impact their service has had on a particular group or individual (ex. volunteerism, service learning, field-work, or internships that show civic responsibility and engagement).  A co-curricular form must be submitted to document your leadership experience.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

 SGA GRADUATE STUDENT LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP [8 @ $400]:  awarded to graduate students enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipients must have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.  The applicants must submit a resume or co-curricular form indicating past involvement in at least one Nicholls State University sanctioned campus organization.  The scholarship will be awarded for one semester at $400.  Recipients can receive the award only once.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE SGA INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $500]:  Awarded to a full-time international student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipient must maintain a 2.75 GPA. The applicant must submit a 300 word essay stating why they deserve the scholarship. The applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty or staff member of Nicholls State University. The applicant must also show how they are involved at Nicholls. A student can receive this scholarship only once.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

SGA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $200 for a first time freshman; 1 @ $200 for a non-traditional freshman; 2 @ $300 for continuing students]:  Awarded to students with at least a 2.00 GPA.  The application is a co-curricular form that may be picked up in the Student Affairs Office or downloaded at https://www.nicholls.edu/student-affairs/.  In the absence of a traditional freshman applicant, the scholarship may be awarded to a non-traditional freshman student.

SGT. BRADLEY J. BERGERON ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $375]:  Awarded to a full-time student with an overall GPA of 2.500. 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.

THE STEPHEN AND REBECCA HULBERT ENDOWED FIRST GENERATION UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $500] 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 1st 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, Sr., MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY STUDIES [1@$500]:  Awarded to a TOPS qualified student majoring in Biology with a concentration in Environmental Biology.  The recipient must be a full-time student maintaining an overall 2.50 GPA.

TA WA SI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $500]:  Awarded to a student with a 3.00 GPA who can demonstrate financial need.  The recipient will be a sophomore and may receive the scholarship for a maximum of six semesters, provided that he or she maintains a 3.00 GPA and full-time status. The recipient shall be a graduate of a Lafourche Parish school. If no applicant meets the criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to a qualifying student chosen from the eight-parish region served by Nicholls State University.

TA WA SI ENDOWED GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $300]:  will be awarded to a full-time graduate student (9 or more hours) who meets the criteria for his or her selected master’s program curriculum. The recipient shall be a graduate from a Louisiana high school, as well as be a graduate from an accredited Louisiana University. The recipient may receive the scholarship for a maximum of 4 semesters, provided the recipient maintains full-time status and a 3.0 GPA.

THE TA WA SI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN CULINARY ARTS [1 @ $500]:  is awarded to a full-time student at Nicholls State University who is enrolled in the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute as a Culinary Arts major.  The student will have completed CULA 314 and CULA 315 (Bistro) with a grade of C or better.  The student must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA.  The student must be a resident of Lafourche Parish.  If no student from Lafourche applies, residents of parishes adjacent to Lafourche can be considered.  Preference will be given to students demonstrating financial need and holding a part-time job in the food service industry.  he scholarship is awarded for one year (two semesters).  Please contact Amelie Zeringue at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute for an application.

THEODORE L. “TEDDY” DUHE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES [1 @ $250]:  Awarded to full-time (12 or more hours) student at Nicholls State University. The student must have a declared major in any of the Allied Health Sciences programs (Athletic Training, Communicative Disorders, Dietetics, Health Science Professional Practice, and Health Science Supervision and Management). The recipient must have a 3.25 GPA. If the student is an entering freshman, he/she will be TOPS qualified.  The scholarship is for one year at $250 per semester.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE THIBODAUX ROTARY CLUB will annually award $1,000.00 ($500 a semester) to a graduate of E.D. White Catholic High School. The student must be a 2022 graduating senior from E.D. White Catholic High School. 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.  Financial need will be a consideration when awarding this scholarship.  The applicant must supply the Scholarship Office with a completed Co-Curricular Form available at https://www.nicholls.edu/student-affairs/ or in the Office of Student Affairs.  Email brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu for an application or pick one up at the Scholarships Office.

THIBODAUX SERVICE LEAGUE [1 @ $500]: will award a scholarship to a continuing student at Nicholls State University. The recipient must have completed at least one year of studies at Nicholls State University and have earned a minimum of 30 hours, while maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship of $1,000 ($500 per semester) will be awarded for two consecutive semesters to a student who demonstrates financial need. To maintain the scholarship for the second semester, the student must be enrolled full-time and must maintain their minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students who participate in community service activities, whether through service organizations at Nicholls State University or on their own initiative. The applicant must supply a resume or letter explaining their service.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu The deadline date for application submission is July 1, 2022.

THIBODAUX VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP:  The applicant must be an active member in good standing of the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department or a dependent child of a member meeting the same criteria.  The applicant must be of good moral character.  The committee will take into consideration the quality of and length of service to the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department of the applicant or parent.  If the applicant is a first-time freshman, he or she must have graduated from high school with at least a 3.0 GPA.  In case of extreme financial need, the committee may waive down to a 2.5 grade point average.  The applicant must be enrolled as a fulltime student at Nicholls State University and maintain fulltime status.  The applicant must maintain an overall grade point average of at least 3.0.  The financial need of the applicant will be considered.  The scholarship will be applied to the remaining balance of tuition and fees after TOPS, institutional aid, and private scholarships are applied.  Those with no remaining eligibility may be awarded a set dollar amount to be determined at the time of awarding.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

THE THOMAS LAWSON EXCELLENCE IN ACCOUNTING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $1,250]:  Awarded to a high school graduate of Central Lafourche High School who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and plans to major in Accounting 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 of the above criteria and maintains a 3.0 overall grade point average.

THE TIM AND NICOLE EMERSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR NON- TRADITIONAL STUDENTS [1 @ $250]:  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 per semester.  The recipient shall contact the department head in his/her major to work out the details of the community service.

THE TINA HOWELL EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]: is awarded to a full-time (12 or more hours) student majoring in Education at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a resident of Assumption Parish.  The recipient will be classified as a sophomore, junior, or senior.  Preference will be given to sophomore standing.  The recipient will have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  The scholarship is valued at $250 per semester for up to 6 semesters as long as criteria are maintained.  In order to retain the scholarship for future semesters, the recipient must earn at least 12 hours each term with at least a 3.0 GPA.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

 THE WILLIE MAE ARCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the College of Education majoring in Elementary Education. The recipient will be classified as a senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of the award. The recipient must have financial need.  The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. The value of the scholarship is $250 per semester.

WOODROW J. DEFELICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $50]:  Awarded to a high school graduate who has demonstrated strong academic and leadership achievements and maintained an overall 3.00 GPA.  Applicants must plan to enroll full-time at Nicholls State University, be a resident of Lafourche Parish, be able to show financial need, and have an overall ACT composite of at least a 22.  In order to retain the scholarship for the second semester, the recipient must maintain at least an overall 2.50 GPA while attending Nicholls.  The recipient cannot be the holder of a Nicholls academic scholarship.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or by emailing brandy.stpierre@nicholls.edu

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The scholarships below are available from outside organizations:

The Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is a competitive scholarship that awards $2,000 annually for an undergraduate student and $3,000 annually to a graduate student pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife or marine science at a Louisiana Public College or University. The cumulative maximum award is $12,000 for up to three years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study.  To apply:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than July 1st and
  2. Complete the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship Application so that it is received by LOSFA no later than July 1 immediately before the academic year you wish to be considered. If your Application is not received by the July 1 deadline, but is received by December 1, you may be eligible for the next spring semester, if funds are available.
  3. If unable to download the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship Application from the link above, then contact LOSFA.

The Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) grant provides funding for Louisiana residents who are tribal members of a federally recognized tribe or registered members of the United Houma Nation.  The grant provides funding for these eligible Native American students who are pursuing a career in a STEM related program of study. The grant assists in paying for tuition, books, school supplies, equipment, and internship opportunities needed to complete their program of study coursework. To apply for grant funding please go to https://www.nativeworkforcesolutions.org and click on Job Seekers.

The 2022 Mildred D. Higgins High School scholarship is open and available for graduating high school seniors to apply. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is June 30, 2022. To apply, applicants will need to visit https://www.lasfaa.org/mildred-d-higgins-high-school-scholarship.

 

Wild Horn Outfitters is offering two scholarships for students interested in environmental conservation.  Students must be enrolled in classes for Fall 2022.  Students will write an essay about ideas they have for environmental conservation (one scholarship is focused on aquatic conservation and the other is about land).  Each scholarship is for $1500 and students can apply for both!  Click here for the Wild Horn Outfitters Scholarship.  Click here for the SeaView Scholarship.  The deadline for both is July 1st.

 

Students can also find scholarships on the LOSFA website.  This page is updated monthly by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance.

 

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

 

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.

The Citizens Scholarship Sweepstakes 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 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award is available for students to apply for.  You can enter to win here 12 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a scholarship to help cover college expenses.

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.

Sallie Mae can assist you in finding scholarships as well.  Please visit http://www.salliemae.com/about/scholarship-opportunities for more information.