Senior Center- Scholarships

Your Guidance Counselor: Heather Stewart

Eight Steps to Winning a Scholarship (pdf)


Scholarships with Specific Deadlines


Northshore Foundation Scholarships:

Amanda Shaw Foundation Orchestrating Dreams Scholarship: The scholarship will assist school-aged children to facilitate or offset the cost associated with developmental and/or educational programs and creative events. The goal of the Orchestrating Dreams Scholarship is to foster, build, sustain and empower strong Louisiana families through music, food and culture. Deadline: Ongoing https://www.northshorefoundation.org/scholarships


The Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship will fund degrees at accredited vocational-technical schools to prepare students for careers in technology and/or advanced manufacturing that does not require a bachelor’s or advanced degree. They are awarding up to $6,600 to as many as 150 recipients this year. The application deadline is March 12, 2020.

Applicants to the Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Current high school seniors, graduate (GED equivalent), or are college undergraduates who have not obtained a bachelor’s degree
  • Planning to enroll full-time at an accredited vocational technical school, trade school, two-year community college or state college
  • Pursuing a degree or vocational-technical certificate in one of the specified areas of study (see above link for details)

Check out the website (linked above) for more details and contact information. Please share this vocational-technical scholarship opportunity with your network!!


Robert H. Burns: Must be a direct or adopted descendant of a veteran of the United States Military who died in the line of duty during service or received an Honorable Discharge after service. Due: March 15, 2020


YDI Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: March 29, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories. B) Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15589/you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php


Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: March 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2020. B) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. C) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarship_scholarship.php


SP Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: March 31, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2020. B) Answer the Essay question on the sponsors website. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php


GenM Scholarship - $5,000 - 4 Awards (Deadline: March 31, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Currently be in high school, college, or university. B) Be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16080/genm_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php


St. Tammany Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Deadline March 31, 2020  https://sttammanyfederalcu.org/accounts/cu-crew/cu-crew-grant/


Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest – recognizes up and coming artists and encourages patriotism in youth. www.vfwauxiliar.org Deadline: March 31, 2020. Please see Mrs. Stewart for more information.


BMS Scholarship:  Every year the Louisiana Beta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at Louisiana State University awards three Balanced Man Scholarships (pdf). One recipient will receive a $2,000 award and a second will receive a $1,000 award. Additionally, the Alumni Leadership Award of $1,000 will be given to a third applicant. Due April 1st.


HE Parts Express Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: April 1, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Must currently be in high school, college, or university. B) Must be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16242/he_parts_express_scholarship_scholarship.php


Lisbeth Millard Scholarship – must have at least a 2.5 GPA. 500 word essay about how you have used the public library in the past and how this knowledge will assist you during college. Applications in Mrs. Stewart’s office. Deadline: April 1, 2020


Class of ’88 Caroline Crockett Darby memorial scholarship is due April 2nd, 2020. Click here for general information (pdf) and click here for an application (pdf).


Gene and Betty Van Norman Scholarship: Through the generosity of Betty Van Norman, the Northshore Community Foundation is able to award scholarships to students enrolled in an Engineering discipline who are attending Louisiana State University (LSU). Deadline: April 3, 2020 https://www.northshorefoundation.org/scholarships


RPWST High School Woman Graduate College Scholarship: available to young women in the St. Tammany Parish school district. Must be able to attend the scholarship banquet on May 6. Applications in Mrs. Stewart’s office. Due: Friday, April 10th


Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation Scholarship - $10,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: April 15, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a High School senior with a GPA of at least 3.0 and have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10956/scott_and_kim_verplank_foundation_scholarship_scholarship.php


Ozone Chapter Scholarship Fund: Due: April 15, 2020. Applications in Mrs. Stewart’s office. Students who display exceptional potential for leadership through a combination of academic excellence and participation in a leadership role. Nominees are encouraged to pursue careers as officers in the Uniformed Services. Nominees must satisfy one of the following requirements:

           a. Enrolled in a Junior ROTC program and intend to enroll in a senior (college) ROTC program or a military service academy.
           b. Be recommended or sponsored by a current MOAA member who is also a member of the Ozone Chapter (LA10),  or non-sponsored applicants will be assigned a sponsor upon receipt of application by Ozone Chapter Scholarship Chair.
            c. Have a family member who has served, or is now serving, in the uniformed services.
           d. Out of State applicants are eligible to apply if meeting criterion as described above in paragraph 2.a., 2.b., or 2.c. either:
                 1) Has a parent or legal guardian in one of the uniformed services currently stationed, living, or serving in the State of Louisiana.
                 2) Has a parent or legal guardian currently an active MOAA member living in the State of Louisiana.
            e. Any exceptional senior at any school can apply for this $ 1,000.00 who will be attending a Vocational Trade School, Community College, or any other college or university. A student does NOT have to be a high school JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps) Cadet to apply for this scholarship.


ExCEL Scholarship: Southeastern Louisiana University awards ExCEL Scholarships (pdf) to students who are eligible and demonstrate evidence of interest and participation in leadership development activities.  It is available to first time students and is renewable for up to 4 years. Application Deadline: Received by Friday, April 17, 2020


Student View Scholarship: Deadline is April 22, 2020 – www.student-view.com

This scholarship is has no requirements. Just a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. It is awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.


Barbara Trask Scholarship: Deadline is April 26, 2020 – Application in Mrs. Stewart’s Office

·         Applicants must have a minimum of a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.8.

·         Recommendation letter from a teacher, counselor, mentor or community leader.

·         List extracurricular involvement/leadership in school or community.

·         Official transcript with cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).

·         ACT or SAT scores.


Review It Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: April 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be attending college or university no later than September of 2020. B) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and plan on attending a school in the United States. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13677/review_it_scholarship_scholarship.php


Scholarships without Specific/Provided Deadlines


Chevron High School Athlete of the Week

More details here (pdf)


www.PayingForCollegeResource.com


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - $1,000 scholarship, 2.5 GPA or higher and an ACT of 20 or higher. 400-500 word essay. Application in Mrs. Stewart’s office.


Jump Start Construction Connect Scholars Program: students who have earned TOPS Tech Diploma, earned a National Center for Construction Education and Research credential, and enrolled in an LCTCS campus on a construction pathway.


WEEKS MARINE FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR MARITIME TECHNOLOGY - 1 year full tuition

Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine
Program(s) Eligibility: Marine Technology

Eligible Recipients: Spring 2020 graduating high school senior or graduating WorkReady U - Adult Education student
Scholarship Details
Apply Here


WORKFORCE FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 1 year full tuition

Established by Northshore Technical Community College
Program(s) eligibility: Information Technology
Eligible Recipients: Spring 2020 graduating high school senior or graduating WorkReady U - Adult Education student
Scholarship Details
Apply Here


St. Tammany Parish Retired School Employees' Educational Grant

This educational grant was established in 1978 to honor a graduating senior from one of the St. Tammany Parish public schools. This Grant is intended to recognize and reward a graduate who is outgoing, intelligent, enjoys working with young people or children, and is considering Education as a career choice. This non-renewable grant is worth $1,000 and will be awarded to a deserving applicant. The applicant should meet some, if not all, of the following criteria. Numbers 3, 4, and 5 are required.

  • 1. Involvement with young people or children
  • 2. Students Teaching and Reaching participant, if applicable
  • 3. Education as a major field of study at college
  • 4. Attend an accredited college or university in Louisiana
  • 5. Seven semester GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation

    Application in Mrs. Stewart's office.


Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion or sex. All applicants must be United States citizens. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training. Student can explore the various scholarship opportunities at the link below.

Click here to apply for the Daughters of American Revolution Scholarships


Department of Homeland Security  - https://niccs.us-cert.gov/formal-education/cybercorps-scholarship-service-sfs  https://www.sfs.opm.gov Scholarship covers your college expenses and pays for living expenses, and in turn you will work for the government for however many years you were in college.


OppU Achievers Scholarship - High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident; Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?" Deadline: December 31, March 31, June 30, and September 30


WEEKS MARINE FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR MARITIME TECHNOLOGY - 1 year full tuition

Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine
Program(s) Eligibility: Marine Technology

Eligible Recipients: Spring 2019 graduating high school senior or graduating WorkReady U - Adult Education student
Scholarship Details
Apply Here


Workforce Full Tuition Scholarship for Information Technology, 1 year full tuition

Established by Northshore Technical Community College
Program(s) eligibility: Information Technology
Scholarship Details
Apply Here


Tocqueville Scholars Program at UNO – offering a new concentration in Public Policy, Ethics, and Law. $4,000 per year scholarship at minimum. https://www.greaux.org/?utm_campaign=86ccb130-a27f-41b0-9bca-bcfa6bd93751&utm_source=so&utm_medium=mail&cid=2ac6aff4-50df-4a42-a6fc-95f4e4d21377


Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance – new scholarships are added every month

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Websites with Scholarship Searches:

https://www.fastweb.com

www.lela.org


ROTC Related Scholarships

NJROTC Scholarship (pdf)

JROTC Cadet of the Year (pdf)


Maritime Technology Program at Northshore Technical Community College – apply by clicking the link

 https://www.northshorecollege.edu/financial-aid/scholarships#...

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