SCHOLARSHIPS

August Deadlines

Redfin Scholarship - $2,500

August 1, 2020

A Sustainable Future Though Solar Energy Scholarship - $2,000

August 15, 2019

$1000 August Scholarship (Must Create Account ) - $1,000

August 20, 2019

Strive for Excellence Scholarship - $500

August 29, 2019

2nd Chance Scholarship Contest - $1,000

August 31, 2019

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship - $500

August 31, 2019

C.I.P. Scholarship - $1,000

August 31, 2019

Clubs of America Scholarship - $1,000

August 31, 2019

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship - $5,000

August 31, 2019

RealtyHop Scholarship - $2,000

August 31, 2019

Sean M. Cleary Scholarship - $1,000

August 31, 2019

You Deserve It Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $1,000

August 31, 2019

Horatio Alger Scholarships - Varies

Deadlines vary from August 1, 2019 - October 25, 2019

September Deadlines

 

Karman Mobility Scholarship - $500

September 1, 2019

Smart Service Scholarship - $2,000

September 1, 2019

FormSwift Scholarship - $1,000

September 15, 2019

We the Future Contest - $1,000

September 17, 2019

Bridging the Dream SallieMae Scholarship - $25,000

September 26, 2019

Community College Scholarship - $5,000

September 29, 2019

Because College Is Expensive Scholarship - $500

September 30, 2019

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship - $1,000

September 30, 2019

LELA Quarterly Drawing - $1,000

September 30, 2019

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship - $1,000 and $2,000

September 30, 2019

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - $500

September 30, 2019

Sleeknote Scholarship - $1,000

September 30, 2019

OppU Achievers Scholarship - $2,500

September 30, 2019

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

September 30, 2019

Unigo Shout It Out Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $1,500

September 30, 2019

Horatio Alger Scholarships - Varies

Deadlines vary from August 1, 2019 - October 25, 2019

October deadlines

 

James W. Lewis Entrepreneur Scholars Awards - $1,000

October 1, 2019

Create Real Impact Scholarship (Must Create Account) - Ranges from $500 - $1,500

October 5, 2019

Semi-Annual Video Contest for Students - $1,500

October 6, 2019

Olin E. Teague Scholarship (National Space Club & Foundation) - $4,000

October 11, 2019

American Muscle Automotive Scholarship - $2,000

October 15, 2019

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship - $1,000

October 15, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards (Must Create Account) - Varies

October 15, 2019

Make the U Scholarship - $15,000

October 15, 2019

College JumpStart Scholarship - $1,000

October 17, 2019

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway (Must Create Account) - Up to $100,000 in Tuition

October 17, 2019

Niche $1,000 October Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $1,000

October 20, 2019

Student Transportation Video Contest - $1,000

October 20, 2019

Horatio Alger Scholarships - Varies

Deadlines vary from August 1, 2019 - October 25, 2019

CARiD Scholarship - $1,000

October 31, 2019

Coca Cola Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $20,000

October 31, 2019

KidGuard Scholarship - Ranges from $500 - $800

October 31, 2019

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

October 31, 2019

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship - $30,000

October 31, 2019

Ziprecruiter Scholarship - $3,000

October 31, 2019

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship - $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Halloween Express Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Liaison's Data-Inspired Future Scholarship - $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Louis Stokes Educational Scholarship - $30,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

November deadlines

 

Ivey Engineering Bi-Annual Essay Contest - $1,000

November 1, 2019

 

Pinot's Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence​ - $1,000

November 1, 2019

ELKS Most Valuable Student Competition - Up to $50,000

November 5, 2019

NCWIT Award For Aspirations in Computing Scholarship - $500

November 5, 2019

Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship - Varies

November 13, 2019

Franciscan Scholarship - Varies

November 15, 2019

James Alan Cox Photography Scholarship​ - $2,500

November 15, 2019

Jeanne E Bray Memorial Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $2,500/sem. for 4 years

November 15, 2019

Maryknoll Essay Contest - $1,000

November 15, 2019

$1,000 November Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $1,000

November 20, 2019

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship - $2,000

November 30, 2019

Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship - $500 and $1,000

November 30, 2019

Safe Pedestrian Scholarship - $1,000

November 30, 2019

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

November 30, 2019

Unigo Education Matters Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $5,000

November, 30, 2019

Youth Forward Scholarship - $500

November 31, 2019

Turner Pest Control Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Prudential Spirit of Community Award - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Rosen Hagood Community Service Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Sixt Scholarship Program - $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

December deadlines

 

Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers - $2,000/year for 4 years

December 1, 2019

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Scholarships - $1,000

December 1, 2019

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship - $1,000

December 1, 2019

National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholar (Must Create Account) - $10,000

December 2, 2019

Stop Hunger Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $5,000

December 5, 2019

Burger King Scholarship - $50,000

December 15, 2019

FormSwift Scholarship - $1,000

December 15, 2019

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship - $1,000

December 15, 2019

Rubincam Youth Award - $250

December 15, 2019

Andrew Flusche Scholarship - $500

December 30, 2019

OppU Achievers Scholarship - $2,500

December 30, 2019

American Graphics Institute Scholarship - $1,000

December 31, 2019

Apprentice  Ecologist Initiative Scholarship - $850

December 31, 2019

Because College is Expensive Scholarship - $500

December 31, 2019

Crosslites Scholarship - Ranges $325 to $3,800

December 31, 2019

Free Speech Essay Contest - Ranges $1,000 to $10,000

December 31, 2019

Imagine America High School Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $1,000

December 31, 2019

 

LELA Quarterly Drawing - $1,000

December 31, 2019

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

December 31, 2019

Science Ambassador Scholarship - Full Tuition Coverage for 4 Years

Application not open for 2019-2020

Dolman Law Group Video Essay Scholarship - $1,100

Application not open for 2019-2020

Barbizon Modeling Scholarship - Up to $100,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Picture Keeper Scholarship - $500 and $250

Application not open for 2019-2020

SBO Essay Contest - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

January Deadlines

 

 

APIASF Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship - Varies

January 22, 2020

DEMCO Essay Contest - FREE trip to Washington, D.C.

January 24, 2020

KofC Catholic Youth Leadership Award - Ranges from $5,000

January 25, 2020

Technology Addictions Awareness Scholarship - $1,000

January 30, 2020

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship - $1,500

January 31, 2020

Future Contractors Scholarship - $750

January 31, 2020

Harvey L. Foster Scholarship - $8,000

January 31, 2020

I Have a Dream Scholarship - $1,500

January 31, 2020

National Ag Day Essay Contest - $1,000

January 31, 2020

New Year's Resolution Scholarship - $1,000

January 31, 2020

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

January 31, 2020

Shred Nations Scholarship - $7,500

January 31, 2020

Union Plus Scholarship - Ranges from $500 - $4,000

January 31, 2020

National Beta Club Scholarship - Varies

Application not open for 2019-2020

FEBRUARY Deadlines

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest - $1,000

February 1, 2020

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Essay Contest - $300 - $500

February 23, 2020

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

February 29, 2020

 

64 Parish Strong Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Engineer Girl Essay Contest - $500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship - Ranges $6,000 to $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

McDonald's HACER Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $1000,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Yonkers Honda Driving Memories Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest - $3,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

"Sleep Works for You" Video Contest - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

We the Students Essay Contest - $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

 

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Flavorful Futures Scholarship - $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Ranges from $5,000 - $500

Application not open for 2019-2020

WACE National Co-Op Scholarship - Varies

Application not open for 2019-2020

Niche $1,000 February Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

UPS James E. Casey International Scholarship (Must Create Account) - $2,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

march deadlines

 

FormSwift Scholarship - $1,000

March 15, 2020

Scooter Inside Scholarship - $1,200

March 15, 2020

Mattress Advisor Sleep Science Scholarship - $1,000

March 20, 2020

Because College is Expensive Scholarship - $500

March 31, 2020

 

LELA Quarterly Drawing - $1,000

March 31, 2020

OppU Achievers Scholarship - $2,500

March 31, 2020

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

March 31, 2020

SleePare Scholarship - $1,000

March 31, 2020

 

Create a Greeting Card Scholarship Contest - $10,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

JFFCU Peter C. Bertucci Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

(ISC)² Undergraduate Cybersecurity Scholarship - $Ranges from $5,000 - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Land Surveyor Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Project Yellow Light Scholarship - Up to $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce Ability & Beyond Scholarship - $500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce Academic Scholarship - $500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce Career & Tech Award - $500

Application not open for 2019-2020

2019 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest - $2,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

AFSA High School Essay Contest - $2,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship - $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

LACD Scholarship - Ranges $2,000 to $1,5000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Northshore Tech Maritime Technology Scholarship - Full Tuition

Application not open for 2019-2020

Doodle for Google Scholarship - $30,000 Scholarship and $50,000 Grant

Application not open for 2019-2020

Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship - $3,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Minority Serving Institution Scholarship - Full Tuition & Fees

Application not open for 2019-2020

University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship - Ranges $5,000 to $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

April deadlines

 

Signet Essay Contest - $1,000

April 15, 2020

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship - Up to $20,000

April 15, 2020

10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500

April 30, 2020

Review It Scholarship - $1,000

April 30, 2020

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

April 30, 2020

Livingston Parish  Sheriff Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Youth Forward Scholarship - $1,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Lynwood Stafford Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Livingston Parish Republican Women Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

 

Southeastern Louisiana University ExCEL Scholarship - Up to $4,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

College Jumpstart Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

(ISC)² Women's Cybersecurity Scholarship - Ranges from $6,000 to $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Integrity Insurance Scholarship - $250

Application not open for 2019-2020

Walker Renegades Scholarship - $500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Kathleen Bailey Nursing Scholarship - TBA

Application not open for 2019-2020

Negative Population Growth Scholarship - Ranges $750 - $2,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Dudley DeBossier College Scholarship - $2,000 and $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

E-waste Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

summer deadlines

 

Ivey Engineering Bi-Annual Essay Contest - $1,000

May 1, 2020

My Projector Lamps Scholarship - $1,000

May 1, 2020

Pureland Supply Scholarship - $1,000

May 1, 2020

Alliance Recruitment Culinary Scholarship - $1,000

May 15, 2020

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

May 31, 2020

Odenza Vacation Scholarship - $500

June 1, 2020

Get A Spine Scholarship - $500

June 2, 2020

FormSwift Scholarship - $1,000

June 15, 2020

LELA Quarterly Drawing - $1,000

June 30, 2020

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

June 30, 2020

 

OppU Achievers Scholarship - $2,500

June 30, 2020

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship - $2,000

July 30, 2020

Because College is Expensive Scholarship - $500

June 30, 2020

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes - $1,000

July 31, 2019

 

F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarship - $1,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

APWA Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Ivey Engineering Bi-Annual Essay Contest - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Christian College Scholarship - $2,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Cobell Vocational Scholarship - Varies

Application not open for 2019-2020

Liason's Data-Inspired Future Scholarship - $5,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

AIGC American Indian & Alaska Natives Scholarship - Up to $20,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Digital Privacy Scholarship - $1,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship - $2,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

Redfin Scholarship - $2,500

Application not open for 2019-2020

Spirit of Giving Scholarship - $1,000

Application not open for 2019-2020

FAFSA

Completing the FAFSA is a Louisiana graduation requirement. Per the Louisiana Department of Education, students will not graduate and receive their diploma if the application is not completed. The FAFSA application for the Senior Class of 2020 opens on October 1, 2019. The current application is for the Senior Class of 2019.

It is strongly encouraged for seniors to complete the FAFSA before the spring semester. Seniors will not be cleared to go to Prom or cleared for Graduation until the application is complete.

Walker High will host a FAFSA Night for Seniors and Parents to gather vital information for the FAFSA application. Students and Parents will also have the opportunity to complete the FAFSA at this time in the computer labs with the assistance of the WHS Counselors, LOSFA, LELA, and other financial aid representatives.

 

The 2019 WHS FAFSA Night will be Monday, October 28 at 6:00pm in the Cafeteria.

LELA FAFSA Completion Guide 2019-2020

 

Create FSA ID

FAFSA Application - Opens October 1, 2019 for 2020 Seniors

FAFSA FAQS

ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL AID, COLLEGE, CAREER RESOURCES

ACT Home (Must Create Account)

ACT information and registration

BigFuture College Board (Must Create Account)

College, career and financial aid search

CareerOneStop

Career, job, and training exploration and assessments 

College Greenlight (Must Create Account)

College search assistance

CriminalJustice.com

Criminal Justice scholarships and financial aid for minority students

FastWeb (Must Create Account)

Scholarship search engine and matching service, also provides information for financial aid, student loans, career exploration, and colleges

Louisiana Education Loan Authority (LELA)

Information about the FAFSA, college planning and budgeting, financial aid options such as scholarships, loans, and grants, etc.

LELA Scholarships

Description of types of scholarships and a list of LELA approved scholarships

LELA Financial Aid Literacy

LELA resources for financial aid and college finance tips

LELA College Planning Checklist

Senior checklist and timeline for college preparation and application process

Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE)

Information about graduation pathways, LA laws in education and legislation, student financial aid opportunities, funding, BESE, educational curriculum and assessments, etc.

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA)

Updates on Louisiana Education Legislation, TOPS, FAFSA completion assistance, LOSFA programs and financial aid assistance

Scholarships.com (Must Create Account)

Scholarship and college matching service

STEM Scholarships for Women

Unlock My Future

Career exploration and assessments