Available Scholarship Opportunities

The list of scholarships below is available for the Fall 2018 semester.

Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, July 20, 2018, 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.

**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.

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 J. DANOS, SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $1000]: Awarded to students who graduated from a public or private high school with a minimum GPA of 3.25 and a minimum ACT score of 18.  Preference will be given to first-time freshmen and dependents of employees of Danos. The recipient must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree and must be enrolled with at least 15 hours.

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 to the Scholarships Office once you’ve completed the application online.  The scholarship is awarded for one semester only at $500.  The recipient can receive the scholarship only once.

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.

THE BARTELS FAMILY 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 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 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.

THE BOYSIE AND JOY BOLLINGER FIRST GENERATION ENDOWED UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $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 at the Scholarship Office.

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.

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.

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 DANIEL LIRETTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  is awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University with a physical or mental disability. The applicant must be a resident of Lafourche Parish. The application must be accompanied by a letter of professional reference. The applicant must be able to document his/her disability. 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.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

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 EMMERY FAITH VAUGHN SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]:  is awarded to a first-time freshman enrolled full-time at Nicholls State University. The recipient will be a graduate of Ursuline High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. The student will have the minimum qualifications needed to be admitted to Nicholls State University. The scholarship will be awarded to students 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.

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. The deadline date is July 20, 2018 for application submission.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office or online at https://www.nichollsalumni.org/page/alumni-scholarships

FIRST AMERICAN BANK SCHOLARSHIP [7 @ $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:  Ascension, Assumption, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, and Terrebonne.  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.

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. Application is available in the Scholarship Office.

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 at the Scholarship Office.

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.

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 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.

JAMES LYNN POWELL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $400]:  awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University, of at least sophomore classification. Applicant must be a Louisiana resident and maintain at least a 2.00 semester GPA.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

JOE AND GINA SANFORD FAMILY ENDOWED 1ST GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $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.

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.

L.C. “DIDI” LEVERT, JR. SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $ 375] Awarded to a business major who is a descendent of a J.B. Levert Company employee. Second priority goes to a business major who is a child of an employee of J.B. Levert Land Company and third, to a business major from Lafourche Parish.  The scholarship committee will select an applicant with at least a 2.00 GPA and full-time status.

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.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

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.

LINDA SATTERLEE MYERS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION [1 @ $625]: is awarded to a full-time (12 or more hours) student enrolled in the College of Education at Nicholls State University. Applicants must have achieved sophomore status and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.  The applicant must have demonstrated financial need.  The recipient may receive the scholarship for up to six semesters, provided he/she continues to meet the eligibility criteria.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

LORRAINE M. COOKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $200]: Awarded to an Education major.  Applicants must be enrolled full-time and must be of senior classification. Applicants must be student teaching during the current semester. A minimum 3.20 GPA is required.

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.

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. Priority is given to dependents of employees of the M&L Engines/Industries, Inc.

THE MICHAEL C. AND CHRISTINE P. BOURGEOIS #1 ENDOWED FIRST GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $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 and Allied Health, the College of Education, or the College of Arts and Sciences.  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.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office. Student must turn in a copy of their voter registration card with the application.

THE NICHOLAS LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]: Awarded to a full-time (12 hours) student of junior status or better majoring in either Information Systems or Computer Science.  The applicant must be a resident of Lafourche, Terrebonne, or Assumption Parish with at least a 2.75 cumulative 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 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE BRIDGE TO INDEPENENCE PROGRAM [1 @ $250]: is awarded to a full-time student in the Bridge to Independence Program pursuing any traditional degree. The student will have the minimum ACT scores needed to be admitted to Nicholls State University. The scholarship will be awarded to students who can demonstrate financial need. The student must have and maintain a 2.0 GPA.  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.  Applicants must attach documentation showing they are enrolled in the Bridge to Independence Program.  The value of the scholarship is $250 per semester.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

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 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 @ $500]: 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. A suitable photograph must be attached with the application for publication in their monthly newsletter and magazine.

RAYMOND ELLIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [ @ $250]: Awarded to a full-time male 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 at the Scholarship Office.

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.

THE RICHARD P. CHAMPAGNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]:  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.  Applications are available at the Scholarship Office.

RIENZI SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $375] is awarded to a full time student enrolled in any major. Recipient must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average in order to hold the scholarship for four years or until graduation. Funds must be used only for living and instructional expenses. Priority is given to the children of employees of the J.B. Levert Land Company, Inc.

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 College of Arts and Sciences, 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 at the Scholarship Office.

SGA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $300 for continuing students, 1@ $200 for a non-traditional freshman]: 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 www.nicholls.edu/osa/.

SGA GRADUATE STUDENT LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP [8 @ $400]: awarded to a graduate Student enrolled at Nicholls State University.  The recipient must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.  The applicant must submit a resume or co-curricular form indicating past involvement in at least one university sanctioned campus organization.  The scholarship will be awarded for one semester at $400.  Recipient can receive the award only once. Applications are available at the Scholarship Office.

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 at the Scholarship Office.

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 and TOPS qualified, unless the recipient is a non-traditional student.  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.  The recipient will be a graduate of either Thibodaux High School or E.D. White Catholic High School.  If the recipient is a non-traditional student, the recipient will be a resident of Thibodaux.

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 at the Scholarship Office.

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 is 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 at the Scholarship Office.

THE WESLEY FRANK POSKEY, JR ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $500]: is awarded to a full-time non-traditional student enrolled in the Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management program at Nicholls State University seeking a Bachelor of Science degree. The applicant must be a resident of Louisiana and a citizen of the U.S. The applicant must be at least 30 years of age at the time of application.  The applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in at least 12 hours.  The scholarship is valued at $500 per semester for two semesters.  The recipient must not be receiving a federal Pell Grant.  The applicant must have work experience in the oil and gas industry. Application is available at the Scholarship Office.

THE WILDON J. “JACK” AND CLAIRE SHINN SCHOLARSHIP IN THE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC [1 @ $250] is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Department of Music. 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. The recipient must be a woodwind major currently enrolled in studio lesson and a major ensemble.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

VICTOR J. BAILLIET SCHOLARSHIP [1@$250]: Awarded to a full-time student of at least sophomore standing, i.e., have earned at least 30 hours of credit excluding remedial courses. The applicant shall have earned a minimum GPA of 2.50. The applicant must be from a family involved in either sugar cane farming or sugar manufacturing. In the absence of qualified applicants from families in the sugar producing industry, applicants studying abroad for a semester will be considered. However, preference will be given to students from a family involved in the sugar production industry. The applicant must possess leadership qualities and be active in community and/or University service. Any recipient of this scholarship must apply each semester for the continuation of this award.

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