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Top Louisiana Scholarships in 2021
In addition to being known as the “Jazz Capital of the World,” Louisiana is famous for being a melting pot of cultures. If you are lucky enough to attend college in this vibrant state, there are a number of Louisiana scholarships to help you fund your educational journey!
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- Top Louisiana Scholarships
- Resources for Louisiana Students
- Summary of Scholarships
- Upcoming Scholarships
Top Louisiana scholarships in 2021
Keep reading to learn more about scholarship opportunities in the Creole State!
- Eligibility: Must be studying an insurance-related field as a full-time student at an accredited university, college, or community college in Louisiana.
- Amount: $8,000
- Deadline: July 20, 2021
- Eligibility: Stamps Scholars are chosen from students admitted to the LSU Honors College.
- Amount: Louisiana resident value: approx. $33,000 per year
- Deadline: December 15, 2021
- Eligibility: United States citizens and a residents of Louisiana enrolling as a full-time first-time freshman, by the first semester following the first anniversary of high school graduation
- Amount: $500 – $2,500
- Deadline: Fall semester, July 7; Spring semester January 11
Resources for Louisiana students
The Foundation oversees more than $150 million in assets, including the distribution of many scholarships, for the benefit of North Louisiana.
On October 1st of every year, the FAFSA opens. In Louisiana, students should apply as soon as possible. The deadline is July 1st of each year.
The Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) is a program of state scholarships for Louisiana students who attend Louisiana public colleges and universities, community and technical colleges, Louisiana approved proprietary and cosmetology schools and institutions that belong to the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
Summary of Louisiana scholarships
- Twiley, Marie, and Bringer Barker Scholarship
- Ark-La-Tex Agricultural Council Scholarship Program
- Brent P. Poor Memorial Scholarship
- Karen E. Domingue-Maillet and Solvay/Eco Services Scholarship
- Madere-Jones Scholarship
- Cheryl D.Conkling Memorial Scholarship
- Chafee Educational and Training Voucher Program
- GO Grant
- Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship
- Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Scholarships
- Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship
- LSU Stamps Scholarship
Upcoming Louisiana scholarships
- Eligibility: Graduating seniors from East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St, Helena, St, Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington, or West Feliciana and accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university
- Amount: $2,000
- Eligibility: High school senior with a 3.0 GPA studying agriculture, home economics, or life sciences at a Louisiana college or university.
- Amount: $1,000 annually
- Eligibility: Must be the child of a widow/widower who has never remarried, and must be enrolling as a full-time college student in Louisiana or Texas
- Amount: $8,000
- Eligibility: Have financial need and be in the upper 50% of the senior class in one of the following East Baton Rouge Parish high schools: Baker, Glen Oaks, Istrouma, Mentorship STEAM Academy, Scotlandville, or Southern Lab
- Amount: $6,000
- Eligibility: Must be graduating from a high school in Livingston Parish, Louisiana and enrolling full-time at an accredited college or university.
- Amount: $12,000
- Eligibility: Must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. Preference may be given to students with hearing or other physical impairments, students not receiving other substantial aid, and/or students in Louisiana
- Amount: $12,000
- Eligibility: Students between the ages of 14 and 26 who have been in the foster care system (see website for details) and enrolled in postsecondary education
- Amount: $5,000
- Eligibility: Louisiana residents who receive federal Pell Grants and are enrolled at least half-time in a LA higher education institution. Must have remaining financial need after deducting Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) and all federal/state/institutional grants and/or scholarships
- Amount: $3,000
- Eligibility: Louisiana residents for one year prior to July 1st of the scholarship award year and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in a Louisiana public college or university majoring in forestry, wildlife or marine science
- Amount: $12,000