Senior Center- Scholarships

Your Guidance Counselor: Heather Stewart

Eight Steps to Winning a Scholarship (pdf)

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans – for students who have significant financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Ranges from $10,000 to $25,000. October 25, 2019 is the last day to apply.

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Chevron High School Athlete of the Week

More details here (pdf)

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  - 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.

The Brockman Scholars Program invites applications for a merit-based full-ride scholarship that covers five years of study at the College Station campus of Texas A&M University. The application deadline is 5pm United States Central Time on December 1, 2019.

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

AFL-CIO - High school seniors whose parent/step parent is a member of an affiliated local union in good standing with the Louisiana AFL-CIO. Due by January 10, 2020. Click here for more details (pdf).

Harvey L. Foster Foundation Scholarship – Due January 31, 2020. For the future science leaders of tomorrow. Provides up to $8,000 for tuition, fees, books, living expenses, etc. Must pursue a degree in a science field at any American university.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at The deadline to submit is February 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm ET. To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must be a graduating, minority high school senior, plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States, show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need, have a minimum composite ACT score of 21.

Rau For Art Foundation’s mission to promote the talent of our community’s emerging artists at the high school-level by awarding their excellence in artistic achievement. Submission by Friday, March 6th, 2020.

Tocqueville Scholars Program at UNO – offering a new concentration in Public Policy, Ethics, and Law. $4,000 per year scholarship at minimum.

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

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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

For more information – see the attached flyer

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