Louisiana Scholarships

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National Rice Month Scholarship Contest

The National Rice Month Scholarship Contest takes place with a handsome scholarship to financially assist high school graduating seniors pursuing higher education degrees at accredited post-secondary institutions across the U.S.

Amount
$2,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 31
Winner announcement
November 23, 2022

C. Lamar Meek Memorial Scholarship

The winner of the C. Lamar Meek Memorial Scholarship receives $1,500 to finance studies in an area related to medical and veterinary entomology.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 1

ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship

The $3,000 grant aims to support full-time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in any of the ASHRAE authorized programs.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
December 1

Louisiana Tech University Outstanding Student Scholarship

Louisiana Tech University offers the Outstanding Student Scholarship, ranging between $6,000 and $6,500 to exceptional high school senior students entering their freshman year at Louisiana Tech University.

Amount
$6,000–$6,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
January 15

Louisiana Tech University Presidential Scholarship

Louisiana Tech University offers the Louisiana Tech University Presidential Scholarship, ranging between $9,000 and $9,500 to exceptional high school senior students entering their freshman year at Louisiana Tech University.

Amount
$9,000–$9,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
January 15

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

Gulf Coast Hurricane Scholarship

The Gulf Coast Hurricane Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students residing and studying plastic industry-related courses at postsecondary institutions in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.

Amount
$2,000–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 15

American Electric Power Scholarship

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) offers the American Electric Power Scholarship to an eligible student enrolled in an ABET-accredited school who demonstrates an interest in power engineering.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 18
Winner announcement
by July 1

Betty Lynne Theriot Memorial Scholarship

The Louisiana Society for Clinical Laboratory Science offers the Betty Lynne Theriot Memorial Scholarship to eligible students enrolled in medical laboratory science programs to further their education.

Amount
$250–$500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
March 15

Curwen-Guidry Scholarship Fund

The Fund awards high school seniors who are bowlers in the USBC League to further their education. It’s open to students in the nine states part of the Southern Bowling Congress.

Amount
$750
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 15

William J. Doré Scholarship

The William J. Doré Scholarship is offered to high school seniors in Louisiana to financially support their pursuit of a degree at McNeese State University or the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Amount
$15,000
Scholarships awarded
16 winners
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
March 15

Global Ambassador Award

The University of New Orleans (UNO) offers the Global Ambassador Award, ranging from $250 to $5,000, to undergraduate and graduate students who wish to study abroad and gain international education.

Amount
$250–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
7 winners
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
March 28

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – College Students

The Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to undergraduate students who live in states with Regions' full service and are enrolled in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$3,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – High School Seniors

The Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to high school senior students who live in states with Regions' full service and plan to enroll in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

MGMA Southern Section Scholarship

The American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) offers the MGMA Southern Section Scholarship of $2,500 to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in medical practice management-related fields.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 15

SAWF Scholarship Program

The Southern Automotive Women's Forum Scholarship Program provides scholarships between $1,000 and $5,000 to women enrolled or who plan to enroll in a STEM-related field.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 20
Winner announcement
July 28, 2023

Stephen T. Kugle Scholarship

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers offers this scholarship to undergraduate students enrolled in an ABET-accredited, or substantially equivalent, engineering degree program at public universities in District E states.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
June 1
Winner announcement
July 31

Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

LOSFA offers the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students annually to pursue degrees in forestry, wildlife, or marine science at a Louisiana public college or university.

Amount
$2,000–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
July 1

The TOPS Opportunity Award

The Louisiana Legislature offers the TOPS Opportunity Award to high school senior and graduate students to pursue undergraduate degrees in education at a public Louisiana college or university.

Amount
$1,000–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
July 1

TOPS Teach Award

The Louisiana Legislature offers the TOPS Teach Awards, ranging from $20,000 to $60,000, to high school senior and graduate students to pursue education-related degrees at a public Louisiana post-secondary institution.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
July 1

Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana Scholarships

The Sovereign Nation of the Chitimacha offers the Chitimacha Scholarship to provide financial assistance to high school graduates from the Chitimacha tribe in Louisiana to continue their education.

Amount
$500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
July 15

Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship

Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship Program, funded by Baton Rouge Area Foundation, offers a scholarship, ranging from $1,000 to $8,000 for undergraduate students in an insurance-related major.

Amount
$1,000–$8,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 20
Winner announcement
August

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation offers the Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund of $1,500 to two graduate students to further their education and pursue teaching careers in Louisiana.

Amount
$750–$1,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 30

Ochsner Nursing Scholarships

The Ochsner Nursing Scholarship is offered to a number of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accredited or licensed nursing programs in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Amount
$7,000–$37,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 10

Louisiana Scholarships

Louisiana is a southeastern US state with a population of 4.624 million. It has a rich cultural history with influences from French, American, African, and French-Canadian cultures. There are many private and public tertiary-education institutions available in Louisiana and students also have a plethora of state-specific scholarships to fund their education. There are options for state-funded scholarships, private scholarships, and university-specific ones too.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Louisiana?

  • Tulane University

Tulane University ranks 44th among the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for a scholarship in Louisiana, check out the Ochsner Nursing Scholarships.

 

  • Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge

Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge ranks 176th in the list of the top national universities in the United States. The Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is a great way to fund your studies at the university.

 

  • Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans ranks around 202nd in the list of the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for funds, try the Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Most popular majors in Louisiana?

Where does Louisiana rank in education?

Louisiana ranks 48th on a list of most educated states and 49th in terms of the best public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.