Elks Student of the Month – Elks Lodge #122 provides scholarships (1 male and 1 female) each month beginning September 15 through April 15, 2021 with scholarship certificates awarded in May 2021. Students need only to apply ONCE for the entire school year as students are reconsidered each month if those submitted monthly do not rate higher than those previously submitted. Applications are also available in the counseling office. Applications will be signed by the counselor and returned to the student to submit by each month’s deadline. We will not mail scholarships applications from the school. CLICK HERE for information. CLICK HERE for application.

The Home Builders Association of Northwest Louisiana Michael J. Penn Memorial Scholarship application is available at www.nwlahba.org or the Class of 2022 Canvas page. This one-time $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school student who plans to attend a four-year college and major in construction management, engineering, or architecture. Deadline to apply is April 29.  

The Northwest Louisiana Community Tennis Association (NWLACTA) is pleased to announce they are offering two scholarship opportunities for the 2022-2023 academic year.  For detailed information on the scholarship please click on the JotForm links available on the Class of 2022 Canvas page. Deadline is April 30. 

The LSU Balanced Man scholarship application is available to any male senior coming to LSU in the fall of 2022. Deadline is May 7th.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchLPanMjgSni4fXQ-cj3gSsj60ARFAC91KKLQl4HfG9ikEow/viewform?usp=sf_link

Shreveport-Bossier Steppers, Inc. will be giving away two scholarships to graduating high school seniors.  There will be two scholarships given, each in the amount of $500.00.  One will be given to a student attending an HBCU and another given to a student attending the college of their choice.  Any applications which do not include all the information requested, will not be considered and returned to the student.  All complete application packets must be received by June 1st to be considered. Applications are available in the Counseling office or the Class of 2022 Canvas page.

The LSUS Foundation has added the following scholarships:

  1.     First Generation College Students – students whose parents have not earned a college degree (5 scholarships remaining, $2,000/year for 4 years)
  •         Student must be an incoming freshman
  •         Student must be a Louisiana resident
  •         Student must be a first generation college student
  •         Student must have financial need and/or be awarded the Pell Grant.
  •         Student must complete 24 hours total over Fall and Spring semesters
  •         Recipient will be employed by LSUS for at least 10 hours/week


  1. Top Scholarship Scholarships (1 scholarship remaining, $2,000/year for 4 years)
  •         Student must be an incoming freshman
  •         Student must have a 28 composite ACT
  •         Student must have a 3.5 high school GPA
  •         Leadership and community service will be considered

Students interested in submitting applications to receive Foundation Scholarships must first be accepted to LSUS. Once accepted, they can create an account and submit applications at lsus.academicworks.com. They will submit a General Application to start which will import their student record including their GPA and ACT scores so they do not have to complete that information. Once the General Application is submitted, they will see a screen that lists “Recommended Opportunities” based on how they answered the First Generation Student question on the General Application and their imported information. Students will need to submit an additional application for each scholarship group in order to be considered (provided they meet the qualifications).

Jefferson Scholarships

Jefferson Scholarships provide the entire cost of attendance at the University of Virginia and many supplemental enrichment experiences. The total value of the Scholarship exceeds $293,000 for non-Virginian students. Learn more about the scholarship, the selection criteria, and the selection process by visiting the Foundation’s website.

ACT & SCHOLARSHIPS – ULM is also accepting ACT scores through the April ACT date for scholarship improvement. They use super scores!! Again, any student eligible for scholarships WILL receive them. Please view scholarship grid here: https://www.ulm.edu/scholarships/freshmen.html (any superscore through April that bumps them into a new category will be honored… they’ll simply get a new scholarship reservation form)

The Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University is sponsoring the NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest. This is open to students in grades 9-12. Students will address the prompt “Louisiana Heroes”. Winners will be awarded a $1600 scholarship to NSU. The deadline is June 1. Additional information is available in the counseling office or at https://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu.

College scholarship and planning information available at www.americancollegefoundation.org

College Planning Info available at www.asklela.org    www.collegeweeklive.com is a good resource to help students prepare for college. Students can chat with admissions officers/current students, get free advice, watch presentations, and find scholarships.

Unsure about your future? Visit www.unlockmyfuture.org for resources to help you along the way.