Scholarship Information


Available Scholarships for various majors under our College


The Margaret Waldrep Alford Memorial Scholarship in Foreign Languages

Minimum high school or college GPA of 3.0
Must major in Foreign Languages
Must be of good moral character
Must be a full time student (12 hours)
Retention: 8 semesters if criteria are met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Dr. Beatrice Baldwin and Michael D. Materne Endowed Scholarship for Language and Cultural Studies Abroad

Minimum 3.0 GPA
Student must be a junior or a senior
Student must submit an essay on why he/she wants to participate in study abroad and the significance of study abroad to academic career and goals
Student must be enrolled in and complete a study abroad program that includes foreign language courses and cultural/historical studies as part of the program.

Contact: Department of Languages and Communication

 

The George Bedsole Criminal Justice Award Endowed Scholarship

Minimum 3.0 high school or college GPA
Student must show strong desire to continue college education
Student must be enrolled full time
Student must be a graduate of any high school in Tangipahoa, St. Helena or Livingston Parish
Student must be enrolled in the Criminal Justice Program
Retain: As long as guidelines are met

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Vonnie Borden Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
Majoring in communications
Minimum ACT of 21
Retain: Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and satisfactory participation in co-curricular/scholarly department activities

Contact: Department of Languages and Communication

 

The Gregory Caballero Memorial Endowed Scholarship in History

This scholarship is intended to support a student who is not qualified academically for TOPS
The student must be a resident of Louisiana
The student may be a female or male student who is majoring in History
The student must be of good moral character
Financial need will be considered
Student must be enrolled full time
Scholarship may be retained for 8 semesters

Contact: Department of History and Political Science

 

The Herbert E. Cagle Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Music

Minimum 3.5 high school GPA
Student must be a Music Education Major and plan to teach in public schools
Student must play a string, woodwind, brass or percussion instrument
Student must be of moral character consistent with the talent and intent of Herbert E. Cagle.
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: 8 semesters if criteria are met and 3.25 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Catha-Lambert Endowment for Music

Full time student
Minimum GPA of 2.7
Junior or Senior status
Resident of 6th district
Financial Need will be considered
Submit latest federal income tax return
Music major
Retain: Upon the review of the selection committee and meeting of above criteria

Contact: Music

 

Elliott Courtright Family Endowed Scholarship in English

Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
Majoring in English
Available to beginning freshmen
Good moral character
Full time student
Need may be considered
May keep for 8 semesters
Retention: Continue to meet above criteria and maintain 2.75 overall GPA

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Leona Colmer Crawford & First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula Endowed Scholarships in Music

Minimum 3.0 college GPA, minimum 3.2 high school GPA
Majoring or planning to major in music
Student must be of good moral character
Student must be a resident of Tangipahoa parish
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Scholarship may be retained for 8 semesters if criteria are met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Erna Deiglmayr Endowed Scholarship 

Overall 3.0 college GPA
Preference will be given to a student majoring in French, however, a student with a French minor will be considered
Student must have taken a minimum of 4 semesters of French
Student must be of good moral character
Retention: 6 semesters if all criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Helen Entrikin Art Scholarship

Junior or Senior status
Factors to be considered: quality of creative work, GPA, service to department, service to community and financial need
Retain: Continue to meet above criteria

Contact: Visual Arts

 

The Hymel G Falgoust Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Visual and Performing Arts

Minimum 3.25 GPA
Student must be junior majoring in Visual Arts or Theatre
Student must be of good moral character
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: 8 semester if all criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Michael Galasso Endowed Scholarship fund for SLU Orchestra Students

No Guidelines

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Holly and Smith Architects Inc. APAC Excellence in Visual Arts or Music

Graduate of a high school in one of the following parishes: Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, or West Feliciana, Ascension or Livingston
Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
Major in Visual Arts or Music
Retain: May keep for four years provided the student continues to major in Visual Arts or Music and maintains a 2.75 GPA
Other: A Visual Arts student must leave a piece of their art for Southeastern
Other: A Music major must perform a concert in his or her senior year

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Joy Jackson Memorial Endowment for Humanities

Senior status (minimum of 90 hrs earned)
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Humanities major
Full time student
Submit written proposal for project targeting Florida Parishes region
Retain: Demonstration of project progress

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Richard A Kent III Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Criminal Justice

Full time student
Criminal Justice major
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Financial need
Academic merit
Submit one-page written essay
Retain: Maintain minimum GPA of 2.5 and remain full time student

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

E.P. and Mildred Kuhn Excellence in Liberal Arts Endowed Scholarship

Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Resident of Ponchatoula
Must be a Liberal Arts major
Retain: Continue to meet the above criteria

Contact: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

 

The Lacy Ann Livingston Memorial Scholarship in the Visual Arts

Minimum 3.0 college GPA, or 3.25 high school GPA, if student is incoming freshman
Student must be an art major
Student must be of good moral character
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: Scholarship may be kept for 8 semesters if criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

James H. Morrison Excellence in Government Endowed Scholarship

High school GPA of 3.0
Majoring in History or Political Science
Full time student
Retain: May keep for 4 years if criteria above are met

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Marjorie A. Morrison Endowed Scholarship in Music

Minimum 3.0 college GPA, or 3.25 high school GPA
Student must be talented and have a passion for instrumental music with potential for a distinguished career in the field of music
Student must be majoring or planning to major in Music
Student must be of good moral character
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: 8 semesters for undergraduate, 4 semesters for graduate students

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Marjorie A. Morrison Endowed Scholarship in Visual Arts

Minimum 3.0 college GPA, or 3.25 high school GPA
Visual Arts Major
Student must be of good moral character
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: 8 semesters if criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Senior English Scholarship

The award is one-time, one-semester scholarship given out at the beginning of each fall & spring semester to the graduating senior in the English Dept. with the highest cumulative GPA that semester
Student must be a major in the English Dept. & must have filed for graduation prior to the beginning of the semester in which he/she is scheduled to graduate
The cumulative GPA includes all grades up to the final, graduation semester.
The student must be a full time student

Contact: Department of English

 

Ralph R. Pottle Honor Scholarship in Music

Award is made to the outstanding freshman Music major at the end of the freshman year
Selected on the basis of musicianship, scholarship, leadership and contribution to the Department of Music

Contact: Music

 

The Leola Purcell Endowed Scholarship in the Visual and Performing Arts

Minimum 3.25 high school GPA or minimum 3.0 college GPA.
Student must be majoring or planning to major in a degree program offered in the visual and performing arts areas
Student must be of good moral character
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: 8 semesters if criteria continue to be met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Frederick William Reimers Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Cultural Resource Management

Minimum 3.25 high school GPA
Must be a Cultural Resource Management major
Student must be of moral character that exemplifies the spirit and intent of Frederick William Reimers
Student must submit a written statement and include a letter of recommendation with application
Student must be enrolled full time
If minimum 3.0 GPA is maintained the scholarship may be kept for up to 8 semesters
Up to five (5) scholarships may be awarded each semester

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Jamie Renton Endowed Scholarship in Performing Arts

Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
Student must be majoring in one of the areas related to Performing Arts
Student must be of good moral character
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: 8 semesters if all above criteria are met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Hans Schneider Excellence in Music Endowed Scholarship

Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
Graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
Full time student
Majoring in Music
Accept the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Schools of Music
Student must have a talent and passion for instrumental, piano or vocal music with a potential for a distinguished career in the field of music
Undergrad must be enrolled 16 hours, Grad student must be enrolled 9 hours
Retain: Continue to meet above criteria

Contact: Music

 

Marietta Reimers Schneider Endowed Piano Scholarship

Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
Graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
Full time student
Majoring in Music
Accept the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Schools of Music
Student must have a talent and passion for instrumental, piano or vocal music with a potential for a distinguished career in the field of music
Undergrad must be enrolled 16 hours, Grad student must be enrolled 9 hours
Retain: Continue to meet above criteria

Contact: Music

 

The Thomas Sharp Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Music

Minimum 2.5 college GPA, or minimum 2.75 high school GPA
Student may be male or female graduate or undergraduate majoring in Music
Student must be of moral character that exemplifies the spirit and intent of Thomas Sharp
Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
Retention: 8 semesters as undergraduate or 4 semesters as graduate provided all criteria are met.

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Department of Visual Arts Endowed Scholarship

Guidelines being developed

Contact: isual Arts