How to Apply for Scholarships

The link below is a helpful article that explains how to apply for scholarship and includes a list of a variety of specific and general scholarships including:
AAC Culinary Scholarships- $2500 (April 30th) 
Burger King Scholars Program- $4,000 (December 15th) 
Cancer Survivor's Fund- $ Varies (March 18th) 
Coca-Cola Scholars Program- $20,000 (October 31st)
Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship- $1,000 (June 30th) 
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship- $5,000 (April 10th) 
Dell Scholars Program- $20,000 (December 1st) 


To be eligible for the TOPS University scholarship: 
- TOPS GPA (Core classes + Foreign Language + Art Credit) must be 2.5 or higher 
- Must have a 20 or higher on the ACT (2020 graduates) 
To be eligible for the TOPS TECH scholarship: 
- TOPS TECH GPA (Core classes + 9 Jumpstart electives in pathway) must be 2.5 or higher 
- Must have a 17 or higher on the ACT (2020 graduates) 
For both scholarships, students must complete their FAFSA during senior year to apply. Completing the FAFSA is also a state requirement for graduation. 
Check out a variety of scholarships at the link titled "Other Scholarships". LOSFA has categorized a list of scholarships by month of deadline. There are a variety of opportunities if you are looking for additional scholarships. 
OppU Achievers $2500 Scholarship
Visit the link below to apply. You must write a 500 word essay on why you are an achiever. Must have a 3.0-4.0 GPA and be a high school student. Deadlines are September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. 

Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founder’s Scholarship Program


  • Students must be age 21 and under and reside in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming


  • Students must be high school seniors or graduates, who plan to enroll for the first time in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.


  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $10,000 award. Up to ten (10) awards will be granted each year.


  • Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, financial need and an outside appraisal.


  • Students must provide an official transcript to be eligible.


This                                           will take you to our scholarship page where you can read more details and access the application. It is now live and closes March 9th, 2021. Recipients will be notified in early May.

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Louisiana Sheriff's Scholarship Program 20/21

Click on the link below to find out more information about guidelines and a copy of the application. Deadline: April 1, 2021
(Not an April Fools Joke, I repeat- Not an April Fools Joke) 
Madere-Jones Scholarship 
The scholarship award is $1,500 per semester for a maximum of 8 consecutive semesters. The total award is worth up to $12,000.
Click the link below to find the application- Deadline: May 28, 2021
Gordon A. Rich- $50,000 Deadline: 2/16/21
Vegetarian Resource Group- $10,000 Deadline: 2/20/21
Women's Cyber Security- $6,000 Deadline: 2/22/21
Deadline: March 1st, 2021  
Daughters of American Agriculture- $1,000 
Scholarship for Journalism Diversity- $8,500  
American Chemical Society Scholars Program- $ 5,000  
Project Yellow Light Video- $8,000 
SEG- $10,000  
Microsoft Disability Scholarship- $20,000 
Deadline: March 15, 2021 
Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship- $ 20,000  
BMW Engineering Scholarship- $6,000 
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship- $500 Deadline: 3/30/21