Louisiana Scholarships

Louisiana scholarships and financial student aid that are available for students in the state of Louisiana can be obtained from Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance. In order to get additional information about the types and the nature of the scholarships that are available you may refer to the following link: https://www.osfa.la.gov/


Louisiana Scholarships


Names Of The Some Of The Main Louisiana Scholarships

Following are some of the main scholarships that are being offered to students in Louisiana:

1. Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

Objective: For full time undergraduate studies at post secondary institutions, designated institutions and public institutions.

Eligibility: The applicant must be a US citizen or a permanent resident living in Louisiana


Other Information: Students that apply for scholarships must have a minimum GPA score of 3.5 and ACT 23 or a SAT score 970


Scholarship Amount: varies

Website : https://www.doe.state.la.us/DOE/asps/home.asp


2.Louisiana Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Award

Objective Of The Scholarship: For Full Time Undergraduate Studies at designated and eligible Louisiana postsecondary institutions.

Eligibility Criteria For The Applicant: Applicant should be a US citizen and a permanent state resident.

Additional Requirements: The applicants should provide in the scholarship applications proof of eligibility, FAFSA, scores of SAT and ACT

Scholarship Amount: full tuition


Deadline For The Application: July 1st


Website: https://www.osfa.la.gov/


3. Rockefeller Wildlife Scholarship

Objective of The scholarship: For full time undergraduate or graduate studies that are conducted at accredited 2 year or 4 year or graduate institutions in the US.


Eligibility Criteria Of The Applicant: Applicant should be a Louisiana resident attending a public college and studying forestry, wildlife and marine sciences


Additional Requirements: FAFSA


Other requirements: The applicant must have a minimum score of 2.5 GPA that is available for undergraduate students and a minimum score of 3.5 for graduate students.


Scholarship Amount: $1000


Number Of Awards: 60


Deadline For The Application: July 31st


Scholarship Amount:$60,000


Website: https://www.osfa.la.gov/


4. Louisiana Veterans Affairs Educational Assistance for Dependent Children


Objective Of The Scholarship: For full time, graduate and undergraduate, for the non-degree studies of vocational 2 and 4 year that are designated institutions in the state.


Eligibility Criteria of The Applicant: Applicant must be a resident of Louisiana and also be a dependent of a disabled veteran or a deceased veteran. The applicant that is applying for the scholarship must be at least 16 years of age and not more than 25 years.


More Information: Applicants that apply for scholarships must be a state resident for at least two years before entering into service. This scholarship is one that is a scholarship waiver at all the schools that are supported by the state. 


Website: https://www.vetaffairs.la.gov/

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