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.

AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia-related illness on themselves, their families, or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder. The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up. CLICK HERE for more information and to enter. Deadline: February 15, 2021

The 2021-2022 Kids’ Chance scholarship application is now open. The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship program provides scholarships to the children of Louisiana workers who have been killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers’ Compensation Act or law. Apply online at https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/kidschance-lbf-2021.  Basic Eligibility Requirements: 1. Must be a dependent of a worker killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Worker’s Compensation Act or law; 2. Must be a Louisiana resident between the ages of 16 and 2, 3. Must maintain a “C” average or higher, 4. Must demonstrate substantial financial need, 5. Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree (bachelor’s or associate’s) or vocational education and training (certificate or license) from an accredited Louisiana (*) university, community, technical or vocational college, and/or state-approved proprietary school. *An exception may be made for attendance at an accredited out-of-state institution for extraordinary reasons. The deadline to apply is February 26th.

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.