Louisiana Scholarships

Scholarships for students Louisiana. Some scholarships specifically open to Louisiana students, and others give preference to students in Louisiana.

Brent P. Poor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,000 per semester for 8 consecutive semesters
Closing Date: May 25, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolling/enrolled as a full-time college student in Louisiana or Texas. Applicant must be a child of a widow/widower who has never remarried.

Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $8,000 ($1,000 a semester for eight semesters)
Closing Date: July 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to deserving Louisiana students who are or will be majoring in an insurance related field at a Louisiana university, college, or community college.

Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 12, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals currently enrolled in a Practitioner Teacher Alternative Certificate Program approved by the Louisiana Department of Education. Individuals must be pursuing certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education and have completed at least half of the required Certification Program course hours.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: August 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

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