Available Scholarship Opportunities

The list of scholarships below is available for the Fall 2017 semester.

Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, July 28, 2017, or the deadline date noted in the scholarship description.  You may complete the online application by clicking on the link posted after the listing.  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 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 at the Scholarship Office.

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 ALICE AND WILLIAM CALLOWAY BAND SCHOLARSHIP IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES [1 @ $1000]: is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in any degree program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen and resident of Louisiana.  The recipient must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The recipient must also be a member of the Nicholls Band.  The recipient shall hold the scholarship for two consecutive semesters, providing all of the above criteria is met. Financial need will be a consideration.

THE BANK ONE EXCELLENCE IN WOMEN’S ATHLETICS SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $250]: Awarded to a high school graduate who demonstrates strong academic and leadership achievements and is a female athlete who will compete in intercollegiate sports at Nicholls State University (excluding Basketball, Tennis, and Volleyball).  The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student.  The scholarship is valid for four years (eight semesters) provided the recipient meets all the above criteria and maintains a 2.00 overall GPA and NCAA eligibility.

THE BARBARA MCCREA HAMM ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $500]: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled at Nicholls State University. Continuing students must have at least a 3.25 GPA. Freshman must be TOPS qualified. The student must be majoring in accounting or finance. The student must also show financial need.

THE BURT EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250] is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the College of Education 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 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 Abdon Callais Offshore, Community Bank, and SWDI.

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 Abdon Callais Offshore, Community Bank, and SWDI.

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.

DELTA ZETA SORORITY SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $100]: is awarded to a full time student majoring in Allied Health Sciences with a concentration in communicative disorders. Applicants must be graduates of Nicholls area high schools, must have at least junior standing, and at least an overall 3.0 grade-point average. Recipients must maintain at least a 3.0 average while holding the scholarship.

DR.  GRACE MONK GUEYDAN SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250]: Awarded to a student who is TOPS qualified and a full-time student at Nicholls, must be enrolled in one of the majors in the College of Nursing and Allied Health, and must have a 3.00 GPA.

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.

FIRST AMERICAN BANK SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $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 or St. James.  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.

FLORINE A. PETIT EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $200]: Awarded to a full-time student of at least a junior standing majoring in Education, must be from the Tenth Ward of Lafourche Parish, and maintain a 2.5 GPA or better. Student must be able to show financial need.

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 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.

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 [4 @ $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.

K & B MACHINE WORKS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $250 per semester for one year]: Awarded to a dependent of an employee of K & B Machine Works, Inc. Applicants must have attended a Louisiana Technical College, earned a GED, or graduated from an accredited high school.  Applicants must be enrolled full-time or program full-time and must maintain a 2.50 semester GPA.  Applicant must also be enrolled in the General Studies Associate Degree Program or the College of Business Administration.

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 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.

LAFOURCHE BAR ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP [1@ $250]: Awarded to an applicant who has a 2.50 GPA and is a graduate of a Lafourche Parish High School.  The applicant must have completed at least 25 semester hours prior to applying.  Preference will be given to students who are within the Law Option Curriculum (Pre-Law).

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.

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.

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 [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 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.

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 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.

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.

RAYMOND ELLIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP [2 @ $250]: Awarded to a full-time male and female student of junior or senior classification with at least a 2.000 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.

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 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.

SGA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP [1 @ $200 for a non-traditional first-time freshman; 4 @ $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 www.nicholls.edu/osa/.

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. Application is available at the Scholarship Office.

THE THIBODAUX ROTARY CLUB will annually award $1,000.00 ($500 a semester) to a graduate of Thibodaux High School. The student must be a graduating senior from Thibodaux High School. To receive the award, the recipient must graduate from their respective 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 student must also enroll as a full-time student 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/osa/ or in the Office of Student Affairs. 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 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.

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.

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. Applications are 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.

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The following outside scholarships are available for the 17-18 academic year.

F.A. Davis is delighted to offer our annual $1,500 graduate nursing scholarship opportunity This scholarship reflects our continual commitment to the education of nurses and recognizes the very special nature of those who have chosen to embark on this challenging, yet rewarding career path. The award amount is $1500.  The deadline date is July 15, 2017.

The 2017 Christian’s Legacy Scholarship benefits a student, enrolled in and currently attending a Louisiana school, whose immediate family member was an organ donor. This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are in pursuit of a degree, in any field of study, from any two or four year college or university in Louisiana.  The Scholarship application can be completed at http://cfacadiana.org/fund_highlights/Donor-Advised-Funds/Christians-Legacy   The application deadline date is July 15, 2017.  The scholarship recipient will be announce in August.

 

The Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is a competitive scholarship that awards $2000 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.

Standard Eligibility Requirements

– Be a U.S. citizen or national or eligible non-citizen and be registered with Selective Service if required
– Be a Louisiana resident for at least one year prior to July 1st of the scholarship award year
– Complete and submit such documentary evidence as required by LASFAC
– Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in a Louisiana Public College or University majoring in forestry, wildlife or marine science with the intent of obtaining a degree in that field. Undergraduate students must have earned at least 60 hours of college credit and have at least a 2.50 cumulative college GPA.
– As a graduate student have at least a 3.00 cumulative college GPA on all credits earned in graduate school

How to Apply

1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (www.fafsa.gov) 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.