Scholarships for Women in Louisiana

Scholarships in Louisiana

SWE Baton Rouge Section Scholarships

Scholarship of $1000 available to female applicants who plan to attend the college in fall semester.

It is an one time scholarship for full time LA female students in  Computer Science/Data Processing, Engineering/Technology.

Application deadline is April 21.

Contact Information:
Society of Women Engineers
Scholarship Committee
120 South La Salle Street, Suite 1515
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone    (312) 596-5223
email    scholarshipapplication@swe.org

Society of Women Engineers/SWE Greater New Orleans Section Scholarship

Scholarships available to women pursuing bachelor or graduate degree in an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved schools for engineering, or CSAB/ABET accredited schools, or SWE approved schools for computer science. Available to students from the following parishes: Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, or Terrebonne.

The amount awarded varies.
Application Deadline     March 31

Contact Information:
Society of Women Engineers
Scholarship Committee
120 South La Salle Street, Suite 1515
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone  (312) 596-5223
email     scholarshipapplication@swe.org

Louisiana Association of Broadcasters/Broadcast Scholarship Program

The $2,000 scholarship is awarded to LA students enrolled and attending classes, full-time, in a fully accredited broadcast curriculum at a Louisiana four-year college. Must be a Louisiana resident and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Previous LAB Scholarship Award winners are eligible.

Application Deadline     February 1

Contact Information:
Louisiana Association of Broadcasters
Scholarship Coordinator
660 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone    (225) 267-4522
Fax     (225) 267-4329
email     lmunson@broadcasters.org

James Beard Foundation Inc./The Chefs for Louisiana Cookery Scholarship

Up to two $2000 awards are available to residents of Louisiana who are pursuing a career in the culinary field at an accredited culinary college/university located in the state of Louisiana.

Application Deadline     May 15

Contact Information:
James Beard Foundation Inc.
Director, Educational and Community Programming
167 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone     (212) 627-1128
email     dhbrown@jamesbeard.org

Louisiana State Department of Education/Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship-Louisiana

The scholarship is awarded to applicants who have earned a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) in Louisiana in the same academic year in which the scholarship is to be awarded. Minimum 3.5 GPA and an ACT composite score of 23 or SAT critical reading and math score of 970. Must be a U.S. citizen and legal resident of Louisiana.

Application Deadline     March 10

Contact Information:
Louisiana State Department of Education
Scholarship Coordinator
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
Phone  (225) 342-5849
email     shan.davis@la.gov

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance/Taylor Opportunity Program for Students at Honors Level

Program awards 8 semesters or 12 terms of tuition (amount $680 – $5,106) to any Louisiana State post secondary institution plus $400 stipend per semester. Minimum GPA required: 3.0

Application Deadline     July 1

Contact Information:
Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
Public Information
PO Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202
Phone     (800) 259-5626 ext. 1012
Fax     (225) 208-1496
email     custserv@osfa.la.gov

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