University Catalogue

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

General Information

The following is a list of scholarships at Southeastern Louisiana University. (Please note that scholarship availability and selection criteria listed on the following pages are subject to change at any time.) To obtain additional information about scholarships, contact Scholarship Services by writing to Southeastern Louisiana University, Office of Scholarship Services, SLU 10768, Hammond, Louisiana 70402, or by calling 1-800-222-SELU (7358) or 985-549-2244.

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Types of Scholarships

Academic  College of Science and Technology 
Athletic  Fee Waiver 
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences  Other 
College of Business  State Supported 
College of Education  The Division of Student Affairs 
College of Nursing and Health Sciences  Veterans Services   

 

 

Academic Scholarships

Southeastern Honors Scholarship: Students admitted as beginning freshman with a 24 or higher ACT score and a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) will qualify for scholarships at Southeastern. All scholarships are awarded for eight semesters. An Honors Housing Award is offered to students who live on campus beginning with their first semester. Although there is no formal deadline, students are encouraged to apply early. An application for admission is considered an application for this scholarship.

To retain a Southeastern Honors Scholarship a student must be enrolled as a full-time student, earn 24 credit hours (miscellaneous credits do not apply) in an academic year, and maintain both a cumulative and semester 3.0 grade point average. For more information on retention requirements and for additional scholarship information, please visit the website at www.southeastern.edu/scholarships, or contact Scholarship Services.

Early Graduates Summer Incentive Scholarship: Award of $600 for the summer semester to juniors and seniors with the ability to graduate within 30 credit hours or no later than the spring semester. Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average. This award is for one summer only and the recipient must carry a minimum of six hours. This award is available to undergraduate students only. Applicants must supply a detailed graduation plan from their academic department. Contact Scholarship Services, SLU 10768, Hammond, LA 70402, or call 985-549-2244. Applications are available in April of each spring semester. This scholarship is awarded on a funds-available basis.

Prestige License Plates Scholarship: Award of up to $600 to undergraduate students with the ability to graduate within one year of scholarship semester. This award is for one semester only and the recipient must be full-time for the fall or spring semester and at least half-time for the summer term (unless semester of graduation). Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average. Applicants must supply a detailed graduation plan from their academic department. Contact Scholarship Services, SLU 10768, Hammond, LA 70402, or call 985-549-2244. Applications are available in April for the summer term and fall semester and November for the spring semester.
This scholarship is awarded on a funds-available basis.

EXCEL: Award of $500 per semester for 8 semesters to beginning freshmen. Recipients must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5 and be nominated by their principal and/or guidance counselor. To retain one of these scholarships, a recipient must show demonstrated leadership, citizenship, and community service from high school, participate in a Leadership class during the first semester at Southeastern, maintain a 2.5 GPA each semester, and maintain full-time status at the University. *For more information, feel free to contact the Office of Leadership Development/Student Activities at 985-549-2233.

Non-Resident Fee Waiver Scholarship: The Board of Supervisors has authorized each college and university to identify and award non-resident fee waiver scholarships to academically talented students among out-of-state applicants to the university. The fee waiver is a privilege that is not necessarily awarded to every qualified student. To qualify, the student must meet standards listed under the "Waiver of Non-Resident Fees."

Completer Scholarship: Available to eligible graduate or undergraduate students who are within one year of degree program completion. Applicants must complete the Application for Completer Scholarship form and supply a detailed graduation plan from their academic advisor and academic department. Contact Scholarship Services, SLU 10768, Hammond, LA 70402, or call 985-549-2244 for application form. This scholarship is awarded on a funds-available basis.

Progression Scholarship:

    • Scholarship created to promote retention and timely progression toward a four-year degree. Eligible to students entering as beginning freshmen in the summer 2007 or later. (Transfer students and students who entered as beginning freshmen prior to summer 2007 are not eligible.)

    •  First eligibility for this award is one year after high school graduation.

    • Graduating senior enrolled in less than 12 hours may be eligible to receive this award.

    • Student must have a declared major before the beginning of the third regular semester to be eligible for Year 2 award. (Fall and spring are considered regular semesters.)

    • Student must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average and must have completed twenty-five percent of the courses needed for a bachelor's degree in declared major before the beginning of the third regular semester. Credit earned prior to graduation from high school and courses taken during summer semesters are included in the calculation of the percent of completion.

    • To qualify for Year 3 and Year 4, fifty percent and seventy-five percent of courses in declared major must be complete by the beginning of the fifth and seventh regular semester, respectively. A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required.

    • Students not qualifying for the Year 2 and/or Year 3 awards may be eligible for Year 3 and/or Year 4 awards if they meet the criteria at those points in their career.

All qualifying degree programs must have at least 120 hours. The minimum number of degree credit hours earned for the first academic year must be at least 30; however, the percentage of completion requirement will vary based on the student's declared major, which may require more than 120 credit hours.

Please visit the website, http://www.southeastern.edu/scholarships, for additional information or contact Scholarship Services.

Southeastern Assistance Grants: Award of $500 per semester for 4 semesters to students who show expressed need, motivation, and have at least a 3.0 GPA and 20 ACT (for beginning freshman) or 3.0 GPA (continuing and transfer students). This scholarship is awarded on a funds-available basis and a student's scholarship total will be considered in the awarding process. Contact Scholarship Services for additional information.

Southeastern Merit Award: Award of $1,000 per semester for eight semesters to entering freshman documenting status as a National Merit Finalist or Semi-Finalist. To retain one of these scholarships, a recipient must maintain full-time status in the University and a minimum 3.0 GPA each semester. Contact Scholarship Services for additional information.

Southeastern's Non-Traditional Scholarship: Award of $500 per semester for eight semesters to undergraduate non-traditional student (25 or older) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 who is enrolled a minimum of six hours. This scholarship is awarded on a funds-available basis. Contact Scholarship Services for additional information.

The Senator Ben Nevers Transfer Student Scholarships Transfer Student Scholarships: Scholarships available to students transferring to Southeastern. These scholarships are based on hours attempted and a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher. (Transfer students with less than 12 hours attempted must have a minimum 24 or higher ACT and minimum 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average as both their college and high school GPA). For additional information go to: www.southeastern.edu/scholarships.

To retain a Transfer Scholarship a student must be enrolled as a full-time student, earn 24 credit hours (miscellaneous credits do not apply) in an academic year, and maintain both a cumulative and semester 3.0 grade point average. For more information on retention requirements and for additional scholarship information, please visit the website at www.southeastern.edu/scholarships or contact Scholarship Services.   

 

 

Athletic Scholarships

Athletic scholarships are available in the following sports: men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's golf, baseball, women's softball, men's and women's tennis, women's soccer, and men's and women's cross country/track and field. These scholarships are awarded by the Athletic Director upon the recommendation of the coach of that particular sport in which the student participates. All such awards are made in accordance with the current rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Board of Trustees.

Anatomix Physical Therapy Scholarship for Athletic Training: Earnings from this endowment are to be used to underwrite the cost of athletic assistance with Southeastern athletes.

Angelo C. and Marguerite Antonelli Scholarship: Student must be NCAA eligible football player. Preference will be given to a student from Norwood High School (Norwood, MA) or Breaux Bridge, LA.

Greg Baker Endowment: Recipient must be a full-time student and athlete and display good moral character. Student must have a minimum 2.50 high school GPA.

William and Emily Bond Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in good academic standing who is NCAA eligible. Preference will be given to a biology or nursing major. Preference will also be given to athletes for football, basketball (men or women's), volleyball or soccer. Student must display good moral character.

David Y. Brian Family Scholarship: Recipient must be from the Baton Rouge, Walker or Denham Springs areas. Student must be full-time with a minimum 2.5 high school GPA. Preference will be given to members of the football team.

Wilbur Carlisle Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a football player and has a minimum 2.5 high school GPA.

Central Progressive Bank Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a football player and is majoring in Business. Student must meet NCAA eligibility guidelines and must be a graduate from a high school from the region served by Central Progressive Bank.

Joel Champagne Scholarship: Recipient must be NCAA eligible to participate in athletics and display good moral character. Student must be full-time and have played high school football in a region served by Champagne Beverage Company.

Dr. Davis E. "Sonny" Chandler Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is NCAA eligible to participate in athletics and plays football.

Leroy and Elsie Chenevert Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who plays football, has a minimum 2.5 high school GPA and be of good moral character.

Coaches Memorial Scholarship in Football – Red Stick Chapter: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of the Southeastern football team, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be of good moral character.

Colonial Pipeline Settlement Scholarship – St. Helena Parish: Scholarship will be awarded to a St. Helena Parish graduate or resident who meets NCAA guidelines for athletic eligibility, be enrolled full-time and be of good moral character.

Ralph J. and Margeret S. Daigle Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is NCAA eligible, play football, and be of good moral character.

Manuel Dugas Family Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a member of the Southeastern football team. Student must have played football at a high school in the River Regions, with a preference given to a student from Hahnville High School. Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Bob Duhe, Terry King and Joe Abene Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student athlete on the football team with a minimum 2.00 GPA and be of good moral character.

Rick Durham Family Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student athlete with a minimum 2.75 high school or 2.50 college GPA and be of good moral character.

Farris Family Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of the football team. Student must have played football at a New Orleans, Slidell, Covington, Mandeville, Hammond, or Ponchatoula area high school and have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA.

John J. Faught Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be full-time, enrolled in the College of Business, be a student athlete with strong preference given to baseball and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Bobby Felder Endowed Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a member of the track and field team (preference to a middle distance or cross country runner) who has a minimum 2.5 college or 2.7 high school GPA.

Fe-Lions Endowed Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Student must be NCAA eligible and play intercollegiate sports at Southeastern.

Duane Floyd Endowment for the Support of Football: Earnings are to be awarded at the discretion of the Athletic Director.

Stanley Galloway Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of the football team; must be NCAA eligible and be of good moral character.
Sandy Goodwin Memorial Scholarship Fund: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student athlete at Southeastern who has a minimum 2.5 high school GPA. Preference will be given to a baseball player.

Dr. Robert and Lydia Hardy Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student on the baseball team with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Donnie Jarreau Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of the football team. Preference will be given to an athlete from the Baton Rouge area that has a minimum 2.5 high school GPA.

Johnson Family Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student athlete with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to a student from Tangipahoa Parish who is majoring in Business.

Ellis Johnson Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student and football player with a minimum 2.5 high school GPA.

Patrick G. Kenelly Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student and member of the baseball team that has a minimum 2.5 overall college GPA or 2.75 high school GPA.

Billy and Luana Ladner Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a football player who meets NCAA eligibility.

Robert W. Lee Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a men's basketball player who meets NCAA eligibility and is of good moral character.

Don and Willie Lewis Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of the baseball team and have a minimum 2.5 overall college GPA or 2.75 high school GPA.

Amy Livingston-Oberschmidt Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is on the women's tennis team and must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Oscar and Billie Jean Lofton Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is NCAA eligible and a member of the football team.

Lura Hornosky Manzella Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student and member of the baseball team. Student must be NCAA eligible and of good moral character.

Ken and Christina Matherne Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student athlete with a minimum 2.5 high school GPA.

Junior and Peggy Matheu Endowment for the Support of Football: Earnings are to be awarded at the discretion of the Athletic Director.

Dr. Lee Mire Endowment for the Support of Football: Earnings are to be awarded at the discretion of the Athletic Director.

Grady Morgan Scholarship in Athletic Training: Recipient must be a full-time student in a Kinesiology program with an emphasis on Athletic Training. Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need and academic merit will be considered. Student must submit a one page written essay.

Scott Patterson Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who plays football and is NCAA eligible.

Ray "Coon" and Jacklyn Porta Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is either a member of the football or baseball team. Student must have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA and be of good moral character.

Charles and Kathy Reese Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.75 high school or 2.5 college GPA who is a member of an intercollegiate athletic team at Southeastern. Preference will be given to football or baseball players majoring in Business.

Ray Renton Endowment for the Support of Football: Earnings are to be awarded at the discretion of the Athletic Director.

Robin Roberts Endowed Scholarship for Women's Athletics: Recipients for this scholarship award must have lettered one year in varsity competition, maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA, exhibit good citizenship, sportsmanship and leadership traits. Must be recommended by student's head coach.

Duke Robin Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is NCAA eligible for football and on the football team. Student must have played football at a New Orleans area high school; preference will be given to students who graduated from a high school in St. Bernard Parish.

Sam and Chris Santora Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a football player with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Danny Schilling Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a football player who is NCAA eligible with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

John and Ellie Schroder Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of a Southeastern athletic team who has a minimum high school GPA of 2.75 or a 2.50 college GPA. Preference will be given to a student-athlete from St. Tammany parish majoring in Education.

Duane and Leigh Shafer Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of a Southeastern athletic team. Student must have a minimum 2.75 high school GPA or a 2.50 overall college GPA.

Richard "Dick" and Glory Sharp Scholarship: Must be a deserving student who has a minimum GPA of 2.65, be within 30 hours of graduation, possesses leadership skills and academic ability, exhibits good citizenship, sportsmanship, and leadership traits, in addition to participation in extracurricular activities for the university.

Skibinski Family Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a member of the Southeastern football team with a minimum 2.50 high school GPA.

Southeastern Athletic Memorial: Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.4, be within 60 hours of graduation, have exhausted their athletic eligibility, and lettered 2 years in a varsity sport. Applicants should exhibit good citizenship, sportsmanship, and leadership traits.

State Farm Insurance Endowment: Must be a full-time student and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.6 in college work with a minimum of 30 hours earned, and should exhibit good citizenship and sportsmanship traits. Recipient must represent Southeastern in intercollegiate athletics or be within 24 hours of graduation, after completing four years of eligibility. There will be one female student athlete and one male student athlete chosen.

Stevens Family Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.00 GPA who is a U.S. citizen who is NCAA eligible and on a Southeastern athletic team. Preference will be given to men's or women's tennis players. Student must be of good academic standing and good moral character. Scholarship may be awarded to a student who has exhausted athletics eligibility.

Trapp Family Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is NCAA eligible and a member of the football team.

Peter Valenti Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is NCAA eligible, a member of the football team, and must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

David Venable Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is NCAA eligible, a member of the football team, and must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Louis Wiginton Scholarship in Football: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a member of the Southeastern football team. Student must be in good academic standing and of good moral character.

Dr. Dale Williams Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a member of the Southeastern football team. Student must have a minimum 2.75 high school GPA and be of good moral character. 

 

 

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarships

Tim Abington Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be a music major with a concentration in Vocal Music.

Margaret Waldrep Alford Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with a minimum high school or college GPA of 3.0 and majoring in Foreign Languages.

Barbara and Melvin Allen Endowed Scholarship: Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher college GPA on courses taken at Southeastern, and be a full time student majoring in General Studies whose degree plan exemplifies the purpose of the program, a well-defined career goal that requires a broad background of knowledge and skills only found in this degree plan. Scholarship application will address how their degree plan meets this purpose. Applicants must be of good moral character, as supported by 2 letters of recommendation. This scholarship will be awarded in the last year of studies toward their baccalaureate degree.

George and Cecil Bedsole Scholarship: Recipient must be a U.S. citizen majoring in Criminal Justice with a minimum 3.00 high school or college grade point average, enrolled full-time, and must show a strong desire to continue their college education.

Dorothy Blossman Scholarship: Recipient must an undergraduate student majoring in English, and have successfully completed between 30-85 credit hours toward their B.A. degree. Applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA in their English classes.

Vonnie Borden Memorial Scholarship Fund: Must be a student majoring in Communications with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA and a minimum ACT score of 21. To retain, must have satisfactory participation in co-curricular/scholarly departmental activities, e.g., theater and forensics. Applications may be obtained by writing to the Department Head of Communication.

Gregory Caballero-Manzella Memorial Scholarship: Scholarship is intended to support a full-time student who does not qualify for TOPS. The recipient must be a resident of Louisiana, majoring in History and in financial need.

Catha-Lambert Endowment for Music: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Music Education with a minimum high school GPA OF 2.7, and must play a string, woodwind, brass or percussion instrument.

Mary Lou Champagne Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time beginning freshman student with a high school GPA of 2.75 who is planning to study Dance/Theater, or a current student who is studying Dance/Theater and has demonstrated commitment through performances at Southeastern. The student must of good moral character and must be interviewed by and audition for the Dance/Theater Coordinator and an interdepartmental selection committee.

Elliott Courtright Family Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is majoring in English with a 3.0 or higher high school GPA. Scholarship is available to a beginning freshman. Financial need will be a consideration.

Leona Colmer Crawford & First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, a resident of Tangipahoa Parish, majoring in music, and have a minimum 3.0 college GPA or minimum 3.2 high school GPA.

Erna Deiglmayr Scholarship: Recipient must have an overall college grade point average of 3.0, majoring in a foreign language, and have taken a minimum of four semesters in foreign language.

Dan Durham Scholarship: Must be a History major in financial need who may be struggling with a less than or average GPA.

Hunter Durham Scholarship: Must be a History major in financial need of good moral character and is not an honors student. This scholarship is intended for a good student who may be struggling or have a less than average GPA.

Helen Entrikin Art Scholarship: Recipient will be selected based on the following factors: quality of creative work, GPA, service to the department, service to the community, and financial need. Applicants must be juniors or seniors.

Hymel G. Falgoust, Jr. Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, have a minimum 2.50 college GPA, and have completed at least 60 hours of undergraduate course work and have Junior status; must exhibit a commitment to the technical aspects of theatre (set design, lighting, sound, costume, makeup)

Betty Attaway-Fink Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must have an overall 2.5 GPA and be majoring in journalism.

Leslie Flucke Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student in the graduate program of Applied Sociology. Student must have a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA and maintain a 3.30 graduate school GPA. Student must submit one page essay detailing career goals and how this scholarship may work to achieve these goals.

Holly and Smith, Architects, Inc. Excellence in Visual Arts and Music: Graduates of high schools in Tangipahoa, St. Tammany and West Feliciana Parishes are eligible to apply provided they meet the following criteria: minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and major in visual arts. The recipient will be required to continue to major in visual arts while maintaining at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA in order to retain this scholarship. Also, any recipient must leave a piece of their art at Southeastern.

Gail Hood Scholarship: Recipient must have a 2.75 GPA in visual arts courses, be majoring in visual arts with a concentration in painting and drawing, completed the required fundamental courses, including basic painting and intermediate drawing, submit an artist statement. Contact Department of Fine and Performing Arts for more information.

Guidry Family Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum overall college GPA of 3.0 or minimum high school GPA of 3.0. Student must be of good moral character. Financial need will be a consideration.

Gertie Hyde Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is a beginning freshman planning to or majoring in art. Student must have a minimum 2.75 high school GPA. Student must submit a portfolio of 5-10 works of art for review.

Joy Jackson Memorial Scholarship: Recipient will be a senior majoring in Humanities with a demonstrated interest in the Florida Parishes region. Student must have earned 90 or more hours, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, be majoring in Humanities, and be enrolled full-time.

Richard A. Kent III Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time Criminal Justice major with a minimum GPA of 2.50 and must demonstrate financial need and academic merit.

E. P. and Mildred Kuhn Excellence in Liberal Arts: Recipient must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5, reside in Ponchatoula, and major in liberal arts.

Sharon Ackermann Ledet Scholarship Arts: Recipient must have a 2.75 high school or college GPA, must be majoring in visual arts, with preference being given to a student exhibiting need.

Lacy Ann Livingston Scholarship in the Visual Arts: The University Scholarship Committee will select a recipient who is of good moral character and a full-time Art major with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, or an incoming freshman planning to major in art with a high school GPA of 3.25 or higher.

Maya Levy Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship: Must demonstrate financial need, be majoring in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, and be a graduate of a Tangipahoa Parish public high school.

Philip Edward Monroe Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a music major, or an incoming freshman who plans to major in music. Student must have a minimum 2.7 high school or 2.5 college GPA. Student must have a minimum 2.7 high school or 2.5 college GPA, and be a recipient of south Louisiana.

James H. Morrison Excellence in Government Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in History or Government with a high school GPA of 3.0.

Marjorie A. Morrison Endowed Scholarship in Music: Recipient must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 college GPA, or minimum 3.25 high school GPA if a beginning freshman. Must be majoring or planning to major in Music, be of good moral character, and be talented in and have a passion for instrumental music with potential for a distinguished career in the field of music.

Marjorie A. Morrison Endowed Scholarship in Visual Arts: Recipient must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 college GPA, or minimum 3.25 high school GPA if a beginning freshman and must be majoring in Visual Arts.

Music Scholarships: Southeastern Louisiana University offers financial recognition in the form of performance grants (in varying amounts based on the student's performance, talent, and scholarship), to highly motivated students of music who have the potential for success. The selected students must maintain full-time status throughout the semester and contribute successfully to prescribed activities of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts. Each award is made for one semester and may be renewed by the head of the department. Interested students may inquire at the Music Department.

Joyce Paul Perrin Music Study Abroad Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in music with a minimum 2.5 GPA. He/she must be enrolled full time and must have successfully completed 30 semester hours. Contact Dept. of Music for more information.

Ralph R. Pottle Honors Scholarship: Recipient must be full-time freshman majoring in music. The faculty of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts awards this scholarship to an outstanding freshman music major at the end of the freshman year. Recipients are selected on the basis of musicianship, scholarship, leadership, and contribution to the Department of Fine and Performing Arts.

Leola Purcell Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.25 high school GPA or 3.0 college GPA and must be majoring or planning to major in a degree program offered in the visual and performing arts areas.

Frederick William Reimers Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in Cultural Resource Management, have achieved a minimum 3.25 high school GPA, and be of a moral character that exemplifies the spirit and intent of Frederick William Reimers.

Jamie Renton Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in one of the areas related to Performing Arts. A minimum 3.0 high school or 2.75 college GPA is required.

Jerry Salomone Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time at Southeastern and major in Sociology. Must have achieved a minimum 3.0 high school or college GPA. The student must demonstrate a strong desire to continue their college education.

Hans Schneider Excellence in Music Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time at Southeastern and have graduated from high school or the international equivalent with a 3.0 or better GPA. Graduate students may be recipients of this scholarship with an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better. The undergraduate student should be talented in and have a passion for instrumental piano or vocal music with potential for a distinguished career in the field of music. The student must have the musical talent to bring credit and honor to the memory of Hans Schneider and the Southeastern Louisiana University Department of Music. Student must accept the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Marietta Reimers Schneider Piano Scholarship: Recipient must have an undergraduate or graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, full-time student status, major in Music, accept the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Schools of Music, and have a talent and passion for instrumental, piano, or vocal music with a potential for a distinguished career in the field of music. Undergraduate must be enrolled in 16 hours. Graduate must be enrolled in 9 hours.

Scharmal Schrock Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student, majoring in vocal performance, who has a minimum 2.75 high school GPA. Scholarship may be awarded to an incoming freshman who plans to major in vocal performance. Student must audition for the scholarship before the Departmental Vocal Performance Committee.

Senior English Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in English and must have filed for graduation prior to the beginning of the semester in which he/she is scheduled to graduate. The award is a one-time, one-semester scholarship given out at the beginning of each Fall & Spring semester to the graduating senior in the English Department with the highest cumulative GPA that semester. The cumulative GPA will include all grades up to the final, graduation semester.

SGA Scholarship in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Must have completed 45 hours of course work at Southeastern, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and majoring in one of the disciplines in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Thomas Sharp Memorial Scholarship in Music: Must be a full-time student majoring in Music who has an overall college GPA of 2.5 or if a beginning freshman, a high school GPA of 2.75 or above. Student must be of moral character that exemplifies the spirit and intent of Thomas Sharp.

Enid Lions Sims Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Visual Arts or one of the disciplines related to the Performing Arts. A minimum 3.0 college GPA or 3.25 high school GPA is required.

Charles Wayne Smith Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is a history major, or an incoming freshman who plans to major in history. Student must have a minimum 2.5 high school or 2.25 college GPA. Preference will be given to a student from Jefferson or Orleans Parish.

Tom Sullenberger Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in Criminal Justice who has a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 if a beginning freshman, or a 3.0 minimum college GPA, and demonstrates a strong desire to continue their college education.

Barbara Tardo Scholarship: Recipient must have a 2.75 GPA in visual arts courses, be majoring in visual arts with a concentration in sculpture, completed the required fundamental courses, enrolled in a 300 level or higher sculpture course, and submit an artist statement. Contact Department of Fine and Performing Arts for more information.

Joyce Travis Scholarship: The student must be majoring in Mathematics or Mathematics Education. Preference will be given to a student new to Southeastern. Entering freshmen (or transfers will less than 12 hours) should have an ACT composite score of 24, with a minimum of 24 on the Math portion, and be eligible to take English 101. Transfer students should have a minimum Math GPA of 3.0 and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. They should also be eligible for English 101.

Denise Tullier-Holly Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who has completed 30 credit hours with a minimum 2.75 GPA and be pursuing a Bachelors of Arts with a Concentration in Art Education. May also be awarded to a graduate student enrolled in as little as 3 hours of credit courses. If the student is a practicing art educator, the student may receive this scholarship while enrolled in a visual arts course offered in the summer. Recipient must be a member of the National Art Education Association.

D. Vickers Memorial Honors Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in English with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and must have 30 semester hours or more of academic credit by the time the award becomes effective. Preference is given to candidates who have enrolled in at least one Honors or Honors-option course (preferably but not necessarily an English course).

Elizabeth Albert Wharton Scholarship in Visual Arts: Recipient must be a female majoring in Art with a 2.5 minimum GPA.

Dr. James Wilcox Award in Music: Must be a graduating senior majoring in Music who has exhibited outstanding qualities in their area of concentration.

Winter Scholarship in Theatre: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who has completed at least 30 hours of undergraduate course work and has financial need. Student must have performed significant service work in regard to theatre productions at Southeastern. Recipient must have a minimum 2.50 GPA.

 

 

College of Business Scholarships 

Accounting Faculty Alumni Scholarship: Recipient must be an Accounting major with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, ACT score of at least 20, and participation in extracurricular activities.

Department of Accounting Advisory Board Scholarship: Recipient must be an Accounting major who completed at least 60-hours of credit prior to receiving the scholarship. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required.

Althouse Nesser K-Team Printing and Imaging Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time Business major with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, and submit a one page essay. Special consideration given to students employed with K-Team Printing.

Association of Government Accountants: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, 12 or more accounting course hours completed, be a Louisiana resident and U.S. citizen, and be a full time student entering their junior year.

Alexander J. Berey Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in business, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The student must exhibit financial need, a graduate of Livingston or Tangipahoa parish high school and be enrolled full-time.

Boudreaux Family Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in the Supply Chain Management program, have achieved a minimum 2.5 GPA, involved in at least one campus or community organization in a leadership capacity, and be enrolled full-time.

Christina Vachetta Buehler Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must have an overall college GPA of 3.0 or higher and be majoring in Marketing. Preference is given to a student from New Orleans.
Dallas Leroy and Helen D. Calmes Memorial Scholarship: Must be majoring in Marketing and must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Charles C. "Charlie" Carter, III Scholarship: Recipient must be a marketing major with a minimum 2.50 college GPA. Student must have financial need and be of good moral character.

Charles Emery Cate Excellence in Business Scholarship: Must be a Business major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on all college course work, completed at least 30 hours of academic course work at Southeastern, and actively participates in University extracurricular activities.

Citizens National Bank Scholarship: Recipient will be a graduating high school senior, ranking in the upper half of their graduating class, who is planning to major in business and has an interest in banking. The recipient will be selected from a high school in Tangipahoa Parish or the eastern portion of Livingston Parish and must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Richard and Mercedes Durham Scholarship: Recipient must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a Business major registered as a full-time student, demonstrate financial need, and be of good moral character.

Economics Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a junior or senior majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics, and have completed at least twelve hours of Economics course work at Southeastern.

Byard Edwards MBA Scholarship: Recipient must have been accepted into the MBA program at Southeastern, enrolled in graduate level course work only, have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25, and be a resident of the Florida Parishes.

Faculty Appreciation Scholarship in Economics: Recipient must be majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics as of the fall semester beginning the scholarship award period, have completed at least 12 credit hours of Economics courses at Southeastern and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

First Guaranty Bank Assistantship: Recipient must be a residents of the area served by First Guaranty Bank majoring in Business, and have at least a 2.5 overall GPA. Applicants can be secured from the Dean of the College of Business.

Harry and Audrey Gabriel Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time Business major with a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrates a strong desire to continue education.

Rodney C. Galatas Scholarship: Recipient must have an overall college GPA of 2.5 or higher and be majoring in Accounting or Finance. Must be a U.S. citizen, ethnic minority (African-American) and in need of financial assistance.

Christine Marie Gonzales Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must have a 2.5 college GPA, be a junior or senior majoring in any major in Business, and exhibit financial need. Preference may be
given to a student diagnosed with ADD.

Freda O. Green Scholarship: Awarded to a beginning female freshman majoring in Business with a minimum 3.25 high school GPA. Student must be enrolled full-time, and of good moral character. It is preferable that the recipient be single and supporting herself with an off campus job while completing her education.

Hood Automotive Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Business and be of good moral character. Beginning freshmen must have a cumulative high school GPA 3.0 or higher. Continuing students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on all course work completed.

John and Mary Costanza King Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or 2.75 overall college GPA, plan to major in Marketing, and be of good moral character.

William F. Kingsmill, III Excellence in Business Scholarship: Must be a Business major who has completed at least 30 hours of academic course work at Southeastern, have a minimum 2.50 college GPA and be active in University extracurricular activities.

Dorothy R. Lee Excellence in Business Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, have a minimum GPA of 3.25, major in Business, and demonstrate good moral character.

Joseph A. Luquet, Jr. Excellence in Business Scholarship: Recipient must be a graduate of Mandeville High School, major in Business, have a minimum 3.0 GPA in college course work, have completed 30 hours of academic work at Southeastern, and also be active in extracurricular activities.

George A. Maier, Jr. Scholarship: Recipient must be a graduate of an East St. Tammany Parish high school, majoring in Finance with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. Student must have financial need.

John & Beverly Manzella Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is majoring, or an incoming freshman who plans to major, in business administration. Must have a minimum 3.25 high school or college GPA.

Donald E. Martinez Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is majoring in Accounting, and have achieved a 3.0 or greater GPA; preference will be given to a student who has an interest in tax.

Charles Wesley Merritt Scholarship: Three types of scholarships are awarded: Recruiting Freshmen, Graduating Seniors, and International study. The student must be enrolled full-time and be majoring in Business on the graduate or undergraduate level. An undergraduate student must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and a graduate student must have an overall GPA of at least 3.5. Students should apply to the Dean of the College of Business. Additional requirements may apply to each individual category.

Neill Family Company Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and majoring in business. Student must have an entrepreneurial spirit and complete a one page essay. Award may be retained for up to 8 semesters.

Northshore Chapter, Society of Louisiana CPAs Scholarship: Applicants should be a full-time student majoring in Accounting major, minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need in written letter of application, and preferably (not required) be a resident of St. Tammany, Washington, Tangipahoa, or St. Helena parishes.

Charles and Patricia O'Drobinak Scholarship: Juniors and seniors, with at least one semester of course work remaining before graduation, may apply for this award provided they meet the following criteria: an accounting major, 3.25 GPA in college course work, and active participation in University extracurricular activities.

Anil and Sudha Patel Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or minimum 2.75 college GPA. Must be a Business major or beginning freshman planning to major in Business, and have an interest in eventual employment in the "New Economy" area.

Joseph and Anna Piediscalzo Scholarship: Recipient must be full-time student of good moral character, majoring in Business with a minimum high school or college GPA of 3.00. Preference will be given to a first generation college student with financial need. Student may keep scholarship for 8 semesters provided he/she meets all of the above criteria and maintains a GPA of 2.75.

Frances A. Payne Scholarship: Recipient must be full-time student majoring in Finance with a minimum GPA of 2.50 and ACT score of 20 or above. Financial need will be considered.

Patrick and Gail Ponder Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time with a minimum college GPA of 2.5, majoring in Business and be of good moral character.

Julius Prokop Presidential-Level Scholarship: The recipient must be an accounting major with a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.2 or minimum collegiate GPA of 2.75 and a minimum ACT score of 22.

Reeves Family Scholarship: The recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Finance with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Must be of junior or senior standing and active in university extracurricular activities.

Resource Bank Scholarship: The recipient must be enrolled full-time, be of good moral character, a Business major residing in St. Tammany or Washington Parishes, and have a minimum 3.00 high school GPA or a 2.75 college GPA.

Sidney and Andre Rosenblum Scholarship: Must be a Business major with a 3.0 high school GPA or 2.75 college GPA.

SGA Endowed Scholarship in Business: Recipient must be a Business major who has completed 45 hours of course work at Southeastern, and has a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Richard and Glory Sharp Scholarship: Must represent Southeastern in intercollegiate sports and be majoring in Business.

Southeastern Louisiana University Students Scholarship Fund in Business (formerly Hill-Krause Business Endowed Scholarship): Recipients for this scholarship must be a Business major and have demonstrated academic excellence and evidence of financial need.

Addie Lela Thompson Smith Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a graduating senior from Kentwood High School who intends to major in accounting at Southeastern.

Julien A. and Doris Evelyn Waller Tillery Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full time at Southeastern Louisiana University, have evidence of financial need, be a beginning freshman majoring in business with a 3.0 or higher high school GPA, and be of the highest moral character and behavior.

Audrey and Nicholas Tournillon Presidential Level Scholarship: Must be a married student enrolled in the MBA program with a concentration in finance and/or economics and have achieved a 2.7 or higher cumulative GPA on undergraduate course work.

Sarah Dosher Waters Scholarship: Recipient must be a graduate of a Louisiana High School, currently a resident of Louisiana, be a full-time student of junior or senior status majoring in accounting and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

 

 

College of Education Scholarships 

Angelo C. and Marguerite Antonelli Scholarship in Education: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student of good moral character with a minimum 2.50 high school or 2.50 overall college GPA. Preference will be given to a student who is related to or a descendant of the family of Angelo and Marguerite Antonelli.

Noel and Essie Bickham Endowed Scholarship: Recipient must be an education major who meets the following criteria: full-time student status, demonstrates financial need, and has graduated from high school in good standing.

W. L. "Buddy" Billups Scholarship: These scholarships are presented to junior and senior students majoring in Special Education (preferably with an emphasis on the mentally handicapped). Recipients will be Louisiana residents selected based upon the highest scholastic achievement of a 3.0 or better GPA.

Mollie Robicheaux Branch Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time Education major and have completed 30 hours of undergraduate credits with a minimum 3.0 GPA and must also be of good moral character. Preference will be given to student from East Baton Rouge parish area known as "Central."

Bill and Katherine Clark Scholarship: Scholarship is awarded in the spring to a graduate of either St. Michael the Archangel or St. Thomas Aquinas High Schools. Student must be an entering freshman for the following fall semester and majoring in Education. Students may apply at their high school's guidance counselor's office. Final award is made by the College of Education.

Marguerite and Carroll Clement Scholarship: Must have a minimum 3.25 high school GPA or a minimum 3.0 college GPA and be a graduate of either Hammond High School or St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School. Recipient must be enrolled full-time and be majoring in Education.

College of Education Senior Scholarship: Recipient must be an undergraduate Education major with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and must have earned 90 hours (30 of which must have been earned at Southeastern) by the end of the semester in which application for the scholarship is being made. Applications will be solicited during the spring semester and are available from the Dean of the College of Education.

Joseph and Jewel Ebrecht Excellence in Education Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, have a minimum 3.25 high school GPA or 3.0 college GPA and majoring or planning to major in Education.

Joseph Thomas Gill and Odile Chustz Gill Scholarship: Recipient must minor in Library Science, have a minimum GPA of 2.50, and demonstrate financial need. Financial need may be considered as well as academic merit.

Joyce Helms Memorial Scholarship: Must be a freshman enrolled full-time majoring in Special Education and maintain an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better each semester.

Eileen D. Lacour Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time Education major with a minimum college GPA of 2.5 and a minimum ACT score of 23. Financial need will be considered as well as academic merit.

Norma Lambert Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student who is majoring or planning to major in Elementary or Secondary Education. Must have a minimum 3.0 college GPA or minimum 3.25 high school GPA, and be of good character.

Deborah Rae Morris Scholarship: Must be enrolled full-time in Special Education and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Junior standing is preferred, but not required. Applications may be obtained in the Department of Teaching and Learning.

Clea and Peggy Parker Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Must be majoring or planning to major in Education, and be of good moral character.

SGA Endowed Scholarship in College of Education: Must have completed 45 hours of course work at Southeastern, a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be majoring in one of the disciplines in the College of Education.

Simoneaux-Holmes Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior student majoring in Elementary Education with a minimum college GPA of 3.0. Preference is given to a male student from Assumption Parish.

Tangipahoa Parish Retired Teachers' Association Scholarship: Recipients must be a graduate of a Tangipahoa Parish high school, be of senior majoring in Education, and plan to enter into the teaching profession. Applicants should contact the Dean of the College of Education.

Tangipahoa Parish Teachers Credit Union: Recipient must be an Education major who graduated from a public high school. Financial need and grade point average will be considered.

Jacqueline Heintz Veiner Endowed Scholarship in Education: Recipient must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher and major in English Education.

 

 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Scholarships

Melissa Claire and Cheryl Acosta Scholarship: Applicants must be in good standing and show financial need. Recipients must be enrolled full-time in the school of Nursing or Pre-Med major. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chair for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Mary C. Allen Scholarship: Applicants must have junior classification in the School of Nursing, a 2.5 GPA, a desire to complete the Nursing program, and show financial need. Applicants must have good attitude, personal appearance, and attendance record. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chari for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Amedisys Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in Nursing with a minimum 2.50 overall college GPA.

Harry Applin Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must have junior or senior classification in the School of Nursing. Financial need and grade point average will be considered. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chair for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Marcia C. Barr Endowed Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in Kinesiology with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

Eula Mae Beall Memorial Scholarship: Applicant must be a resident of Tangipahoa Parish who is a junior or senior majoring in Nursing, have a high academic average and financial need. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chair for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Andrew Bowden Scholarship: Must be a full-time male or female student Nursing major who has completed a minimum of 30 hours pre-requisite course work at Southeastern, and has been accepted into clinical nursing courses. Preference will be given to a non-traditional student (25 years of age or older). Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in all nursing course to receive and retain.

Charles W. Campbell Memorial Award: Annual award is presented to the most outstanding junior majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or better, be outstanding in contributions to their field, and outstanding in their relationship with their peer group and the University. Applicants should submit inquiries through the Health and Human Sciences Department Head.

Emile and Frances D'Anna Memorial Scholarship: Must be a junior or senior majoring in Nursing, have a minimum 2.50 GPA, be of good moral character, and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a student from Tangipahoa Parish.

Fritz "Tootsie" Darouse Scholarship: Financial need is to be considered the number one criteria for this scholarship. Recipient must have an overall 2.5 GPA and be a Communication Sciences and Disorders major.

Dora Sue Blackwell Shettles Daussat Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be accepted into clinical component of the School of Nursing and must be of good moral character. Priority will be given to single parent with financial need.

Dr. J. Lincoln and Mrs. Mary Anne Goreau DeVillier Scholarship: Recipients must be a full-time student majoring in Nursing or an incoming freshman planning on majoring in Nursing. Recipient must also exhibit a good moral character, have a minimum GPA of 3.00 or cumulative high school GPA of 3.25.

Arthur and Esther DeVries Scholarship in Kinesiology and Health Studies: Scholarship will be awarded each semester to undergraduate or graduate students. Recipient must be at least junior level and have a GPA of 3.0 or above and must demonstrate interest and experience in studying the special needs of the aged and aging and must provide a current transcript and 2 letters of recommendation. The scholarship is not limited to Kinesiology majors.

Myra Gautreaux Memorial Scholarship: Must be a junior or senior enrolled full-time in the School of Nursing, a resident of West St. Tammany Parish with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need and provide a copy of parents' tax return. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chair for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Grand Council Chapter Masonic Foundation of Louisiana Scholarship: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum GPA of 2.7, and have junior and senior classification in the School of Nursing. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chair for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Gulf States Health Services Scholarship: Must be a Louisiana resident majoring in Nursing with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Dr. and Mrs. John Walter Lambert Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences with a minimum college GPA of 3.0 or minimum high school GPA of 3.25.

Robert E. LaRue Scholarship: Recipient must be full-time student of good moral character majoring in Communication Sciences & Disorders with an overall college GPA of 2.50 or higher. Financial need is to be considered the number one criteria for this scholarship.

Mary Bridges Magee Nursing Scholarship: Recipient must show financial need, be a ministers' wife, or an individual with children, and/or LPN returning for a B.S. degree. Recipient should be a pre-nursing student (sophomore or above) with a GPA of 3.0. Recipient may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chair for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Beverly L. Manzella Scholarship: Recipient must be a student majoring in Nursing with a minimum college GPA of 3.0 and residing in the state of Louisiana. The recipient must be of good moral character and have financial need.

Sadie Pugh Mashburn Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be of junior status in the Nursing program, be of high moral character, have demonstrated desire to complete Nursing program, and have financial need. Recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2. Applicants must have a good attitude, personal appearance, and attendance record.

Randy and Barbara Moffett Scholarship in Nursing: Recipient should have a minimum of 30 hours pre-requisite course work at Southeastern, be accepted in clinical nursing courses, and must earn a minimum of a C in all nursing courses to receive and retain.

Joanna Dee Newman Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be of junior or senior standing majoring in nursing, be of good moral character and demonstrate a financial need. Preference will be given to a single parent. Recipient must maintain an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Bernice Ross Penland Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, majoring or planning to major in Nursing with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or minimum 2.75 college GPA.

Walter L. Russell Scholarship: Must be a full-time Kinesiology major of at least junior standing with a 3.0 GPA.

SGA Endowed Scholarship in Nursing and Health Sciences: Recipient must have completed 45 hours of course work at Southeastern with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and majoring in one of the disciplines in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Tangipahoa Parish Medical Auxiliary Scholarship: Applicants must be students in the School of Nursing who have successfully completed the sophomore level. Financial need will be considered. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chair for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Dean Ellienne Tate Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Nursing, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be enrolled full-time and show a strong desire to continue their college education. Must be at least sophomore level and have been accepted for enrollment in the clinical component of the Nursing program.

John Phillip Templet Scholarship: Recipient must have successfully completed 30 credit hours and declared a major in Kinesiology and must be enrolled full-time and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Harvey Theriot, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time students majoring in Kinesiology, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Sarah Kay Thornhill Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time students majoring in Nursing, have a minimum GPA of 2.50 or cumulative high school GPA of 2.50, and show a strong desire to continue their college education.

Trapp Family Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student of good moral character majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minimum overall college GPA of 2.50. Financial need is to be considered the number one criteria.

Dr. William L. Travis Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must be students in the School of Nursing with a 2.7 college GPA. (Beginning freshmen must have a 3.0 high school GPA to qualify.) Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chari for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a Nursing major with a minimum 2.5 GPA who has been accepted into the clinical component. The award is for the purpose of providing funds for the education of those with financial need and deserving Christian females who are residents of any of the following Southeastern States: VA, NC, SC, TN, GA, FL, AL, MS, LA. Inquiries should be directed to the School of Nursing. Applications are available in the School of Nursing Departmental Office.

Sylvia Majesty Whitson Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Nursing with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Preference will be given to a student who is a resident of St. Bernard Parish.

Philipp Wolters Family Scholarship: Must be enrolled in the School of Nursing with a GPA of 2.5 or better. Must demonstrate financial need and provide 2 letters of recommendation, and show a demonstrated involvement in school and community affairs. Students may apply by writing a letter to the Scholarship Chari for the School of Nursing requesting that they be considered for a scholarship.

Susan McQuay Spiller Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, majoring in Social Work with a minimum 2.75 high school GPA or a minimum 3.0 college GPA. Student must be a non-traditional student (25 years old or older), and be actively engaged in Southeastern's service learning program. Special consideration will be given to students who participate in university or community programs that serve people who are disadvantaged.

Myra C. Lillard Scholarships: 3 awards will be given to 1) a junior Family and Consumer Sciences major with highest GPA; 2) a junior Family and Consumer Sciences major with second highest GPA; 3) a sophomore Family and Consumer Sciences major with highest GPA. In addition to the academic requirements, recipients must not be on disciplinary probation.

Virginia L. Langston Scholarship: Must be a full-time student who is majoring or planning to major in Family and Consumer Sciences. Must have a minimum 3.0 college GPA or 3.0 high school GPA. Must be a resident of Louisiana and a U. S. citizen.

Carolyn Furca Kleinpeter Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in nutrition and have a minimum 2.50 college GPA. Must have financial need and be of good moral character. Preference will be given to a Hammond High School, Amite High School or Tangipahoa Parish High School student respectively.

Ginger Fortenberry Ford, Homemaker Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Family and
Consumer Science with priority given to a student choosing the concentration area of Vocational Family and Consumer Science Education. The award will go to a beginning freshman on the basis of economic need, a U.S. citizen who is a Louisiana or Mississippi resident, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, participation in high school activities, good character, no record of disciplinary problems and must be eligible for admission to Southeastern. Application for the scholarship must be submitted to the Family and Consumer Sciences faculty through the applicant's high school principal by April 1.

Laurie Ann Bennett Burns Scholarship: Must be majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences, have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5, have financial need, be of good moral character, and is awarded only once to fund out-of-state field study experience.

 

 

College of Science and Technology Scholarships

Asoodeh-St. James Technologies Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Engineering and Industrial Technology, have completed at least 9 credit hours of required Engineering and Industrial Technology courses with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in those classes, and at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Lisa Aucoin Scholarship in Herpetology: Recipient must be full-time student with financial need who is majoring in Biology or an art student working with photography of Biology related subjects. The recipient must have a minimum college GPA of 2.5 or a minimum GPA of 2.75 if a beginning freshman. This scholarship may be used to help fund field research for the selected student.

Theodore G. "Teddy" Betz, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must meet be a full- time student, have completed 60 hours toward a degree in Industrial Technology, and demonstrate financial need.

Edward Blanchard Memorial Scholarship: The recipient must have achieved a 3.0 high school or 2.75 college GPA and be an Industrial Technology major. Preference will be given to a student who exhibits an interest in shipbuilding.

Dr. Robert Carl Brown Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Mathematics with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 who has successfully completed a minimum of 30 semester hours at Southeastern. The student must be well rounded with participation in university and community activities. The Mathematics Department will determine eligible students and solicit recommendations from their mathematics instructors.

Brandon Buras Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Biology and have successfully completed 30 semester hours. The student must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher, be of good moral character, and must express the intention to attend medical school.

Ruth C. Carter Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a Mathematics major and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Walter H. Corkern Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Chemistry and have at least completed CHEM 265, 266, 267, and 268. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and in all chemistry courses. Recipient must have an interest in chemistry as a career. Financial need will also be considered.

Dr. Margo Davis Scholarship: Recipient must a mathematics major at Southeastern, and have completed at least 21 semester hours of college mathematics. The recipient must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, and have a GPA in mathematics of at least 3.2. He/she must have at least a semester's work yet to be completed during the academic year.

Mark Dugopolski Sophomore Award: Recipient must be a full-time (spring semester) sophomore majoring in Mathematics or Mathematics Education with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 who has successfully completed a minimum of 30 semester hours at Southeastern prior to the spring semester of the award. Students must have earned at least 13 semester hours in Math courses numbered 200 and above and complete Math 201 with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Major Kenneth Dyson Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a senior pre-med student from Southeastern enrolled in any accredited medical school with a minimum 3.2 GPA.

Antimony L. Gerhardt Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time and majoring in Mathematics with a minimum 3.0 GPA in all math courses and a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Must be a junior or senior for the initial semester the scholarship is awarded or a high school student enrolled at Southeastern through the Southeastern Scholars Program, has completed Math 200 and Math 201, and will be enrolled in more courses that are tuition subsidized by the university or state for the semester (s) in which the scholarship is awarded. Must be an active member of a high school or college community service organization, and be of good moral character. Preference will be given to a member of Phi Mu Epsilon.

Global Wildlife Scholarship: Recipient must be a Biology major with a minimum 3.25 high school GPA or minimum 3.0 college GPA. Must be of good moral character.

Norman A. Higginbotham Scholarship in Chemistry or Physics: Recipient must have a GPA of 3.0, both overall and in all Physics courses. The student must have completed at least PHYS 221/222/223/224, and must be involved in Physics outside of the classroom and is interested in a career in Physics. Financial need is taken into consideration.

Kenneth G. Holder Math Education Scholarship: Must be a graduate from any public school in Tangipahoa Parish, show financial need, exhibit leadership abilities, be an entering freshman and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Taylor Jeansonne Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or a minimum 2.75-college GPA. The recipient must be majoring in Industrial Technology, exhibit good moral character and work ethic, and enrolled full-time.

Trasie Jeansonne Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or a minimum 2.75-college GPA. The recipient must be majoring in Industrial Technology, exhibit good moral character and work ethic, and enrolled full-time.

Jack W. Knight Scholarship: Recipient must be a Chemistry major with a minimum 3.0 overall in chemistry courses, CHEM 121/122/123/124. Must have financial need, an interest in Chemistry as a career, involvement in Chemistry outside the classroom, volunteer work related to Chemistry and academic performance. Applications should be submitted to the Chemistry office.

Joey Lewis Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time, major in Industrial Technology, and have a 3.0 or higher high school GPA or 2.75 college GPA. Must have good moral character, and demonstrate a friendly, outgoing, and caring attitude.

Mark MacNutt Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Computer Science with a minimum 3.50 GPA in computer science courses and cumulative GPA of 3.00. The student must also exhibit financial need and academic achievement.

Dr. Daniel and Judy Brandt Marshall Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Biology with intentions to attend medical school. A minimum 3.0 GPA, or 3.25 high school GPA (if beginning freshman) is required. Student must be of good moral character.

Dr. J.E. and Mattye Lou Martin Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Physics with a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Mathematics Faculty Scholarship: Recipient must be a Mathematics or Mathematics Education major with preference being given to a student who is new at Southeastern. Entering freshmen should have a 24 ACT composite with a Math score of 24 and English of 18. Transfer students should have a math GPA of 3.0 and a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student should be eligible for ENG 101 or above.

James R. Owens Scholarship: Must be enrolled full-time and be majoring or planning to major in Industrial Technology with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or 2.75 college GPA. Must be of good moral character and have a strong work ethic.

Joseph Ramspott Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Biology. The student must have an overall college GPA of 2.50 or higher, full-time, exhibit financial need and be of good moral character. This scholarship may be used to help fund field research for the selected student.

John Searles Scholarship: Recipient must be a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Industrial Technology with a minimum 2.75 GPA and must be of good moral character with a strong work ethic.

Dr. Patrick and Barbara Settoon Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in or planning to major in Chemistry with a minimum 3.25 high school GPA or 3.0 college GPA. Student must be a graduate of a Tangipahoa, Livingston, or St. Tammany Parish high school.

SGA Endowed Scholarship in Science and Technology: Recipient must be a junior (completing 45 hours of course work at Southeastern), and majoring in one of the disciplines in the College of Science and Technology. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

William F. Sherman Memorial Scholarship: Must be a pre-med student of senior status (minimum 85 hours) who is in the process of applying for medical school. Student must have financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.3. Preference is given to students with a proven work history through college. Applications will be available in the Delta Omega Alpha office.

Francis C. St. Blanc Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with at least 60 hours toward a degree in Industrial Technology, 2.5 or better overall GPA, financial need, and preference is to be given to any student pursuing a degree in drafting.

Linda Holt Sullivan Scholarship: Recipient must be majoring in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Occupational Safety and Health. The student must be enrolled full-time, with a good moral character and strong work ethic. Must have a minimum 2.75 college GPA or a minimum 3.0 high school GPA.

Mitchell and Marilyn Trepagnier Scholarship in the Sciences: Must be enrolled full-time, majoring or planning to major in the sciences, have a minimum 2.5 college GPA or minimum 2.75 high school GPA, be of good moral character and have financial need.

Thomas A. Utsey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in Industrial Technology, 2.5 or better overall GPA, and financial need. Preference will be given to a student pursuing a private pilot's license or the upgrading of a license.

Fred W. Yates and Camille Yates Scholarship in Horticulture and/or Forestry: Must be a Horticulture or Biology major, with an interest in forestry and urban plantings, must have earned 30 hours at Southeastern, and have a 2.7 cumulative GPA. Selections are made on the basis of financial need, interest in forestry, and academic record.

 

 

Fee Waiver Scholarships

Dependent Fee Waiver: Spouses and children of Faculty and Staff members who are employed full-time as of the last day of registration for the semester of enrollment may attend Southeastern Louisiana University. Waiver amounts are awarded to undergraduate students only with respect to hours registered. Generally, children who qualify will be limited to those who are eligible dependents for tax purposes during the calendar year in which the fee exemption is issued.

Faculty/Staff Fee Waiver: Faculty and Staff members who are employed full-time by the last day of registration for the semester in which enrollment is requested are eligible for a fee waiver. Waiver amounts are awarded with respect to hours registered.

Graduate Assistantships: A limited number of Graduate Assistantships are available to qualified graduate students. Assistantships are awarded at the discretion of the individual department heads, and assignments are made according to the needs of the university. Qualified graduate students may also be eligible for a limited number of graduate teaching fellowships. Graduate Assistants are appointed in accordance with the University of Louisiana System, Department of Civil Service and Southeastern policies.

National Guard Exemption: Award amount covers base tuition for a full-time student in Fall and Spring semesters, and the base tuition amount for the Summer session. When a student becomes a member of the Louisiana Army or Air National Guard, the guard member completes a Unit STEP Request at their unit prior to the application deadline. For more information, contact your unit.

Senior Citizen Fee Waiver: Students who are 60 years of age or older (proof of date of birth is required) and are a resident of Louisiana are not charged general fees for three credit hours nor an ID fee. Other registration fees and special fees will not be waived under this policy nor will individuals enrolled under this waiver be granted reductions in cost for materials and supplies required at the University Bookstore. This fee waiver will be limited to three credit hours only. In order to receive this waiver, first-time students must apply in the Controller's Office.

Southeastern Scholars Program: High school students with an ACT composite score of 24 or higher, high school cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher, and permission of their principal are eligible to receive a scholarship to assist with the tuition for up to six hours of enrollment.

 

 

 

Other Scholarships

African-American Alumni Chapter Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time African-American student with a minimum 3.0 college GPA and must have completed at least 12 hours of course work. Recipient must demonstrate leadership ability and academic achievement, and must also show extracurricular activities and/or community involvement. Student must submit 2 letters of recommendation and academic transcripts along with the application packet.

Army ROTC Alumni Chapter Scholarship: Must be a full-time student who is an ARMY ROTC Cadet primary or Veteran. Recipient must be a resident of Louisiana or a child of a Louisiana resident who was killed in action.

AT&T First Generation Scholarship: Recipient must be accepted to Southeastern and be a "first generation college student" (i.e., neither parent nor legal guardian(s) have earned a college degree). Student must be awarded the federal Pell grant.

Jim Barker (Mr. B's) Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, be a graduate of Ponchatoula High School and have participated in Ponchatoula Youth Basketball. Consideration will be given to the student with the most involvement and best attitude.

The Reverend and Mrs. Alexander Bartus Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must have an overall college GPA of 2.5 or higher and if the applicant is beginning freshman, he/she must have achieved a 2.75 or higher high school GPA. Preference will be given to a student from Albany or Hammond High School with proven leadership ability and involved in community service.

Robert L. Baskin Leadership Award: Must be full-time student with a 2.5 GPA or better. Student must demonstrate leadership. Must submit 2 letters of recommendation.

Baton Rouge Area Scholarship: Recipient must be full-time and from the Baton Rouge area and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Baton Rouge Traffic Club Transportation Management Scholarship: Recipient must be a junior or senior pursuing the Southeastern Louisiana Transportation Logistics Program. The recipient must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA with a minimum 20 ACT score. Preference will be given to a student with work experience in supply management, logistics, storage or related field.

LaVanner Brown Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with an overall college GPA of 2.5 or higher and have achieved a 2.5 or higher high school GPA. The deserving student must be enrolled in the TRIO/GEARUP program, must demonstrate leadership ability, academic achievement and personal need. The student must show proof of extracurricular and/or community involvement, and submit a letter of application along with 2 letters of recommendation and academic transcripts to the TRIO/GEARUP scholarship committee in the General Studies program.

Mouton and Leatrice Brumfield Bickham Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA or a 2.75 college GPA, a graduate of a Washington Parish high school and be of good moral character.

Career Opportunities Scholarship: Must be a female student enrolled full-time majoring in a discipline that will provide job opportunities after graduation such as business, education, and nursing. These students must exhibit financial need, have a minimum 2.75 or higher high school GPA or 2.5 college GPA, and a 20 or higher ACT score.

Cheerleader Scholarships: Each spring at least twelve cheerleaders and one mascot are selected on a tryout basis. The students are to perform for sports activities for this University. A partial tuition scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are selected for the fall and spring semesters. A "C" average must be maintained for the scholarship.

Chick-Fil-A Scholarship: Must be currently enrolled in a two or four-year accredited college or university, currently employed with a Chick-Fil-A Food Operation working an average of twenty hours per week during a consecutive two year period, and must apply for the scholarship within one year of meeting the scholarship requirements. Applicants should contact their supervisor or write Chick-Fil-A, 5200 Buffington Road, Atlanta, GA 30349.

City Club of Hammond Scholarship: Recipient must be a resident of Tangipahoa Parish and a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA with 30 or more college credit hours.

Clausen Family Endowed Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 2.75 grade point average in addition to a minimum 20 ACT score. The student must also be enrolled full-time and maintain a minimum 2.75 grade point average.

Christin Claire Cosby Memorial Scholarship: Recipient will be an incoming freshman who graduated from Live Oak High School in Watson, LA who exhibits financial need and has had significant participation in extracurricular activities.

Lavon and Nina Crain Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA or a 3.25 Southeastern GPA. Preference will be given to a student from Washington Parish and/or a first generation college student.

Coach Larry Crow Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student in financial need who is an incoming freshman with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA.

Jesse H. and Dixie Varnado Cutrer: Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a permanent resident of Washington Parish.

Dorothy McIntyre Faust Scholarship: Recipient must be a full time student, have graduated from either a Livingston or Tangipahoa Parish high school with a 2.5 or higher GPA or a 2.0 overall college GPA.

Rebecca Feldman Scholarship: The recipient must have a minimum 23 ACT score and a 2.5 GPA. Special considerations include: financial need, non-traditional student, special talent, minority status or low enrollment programs.

Anne M. Ferguson Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with a 2.5 or higher high school GPA, demonstrate financial need, be of good moral character, and also be a relative of Anne M. Ferguson family or a dependent of a Southeastern Louisiana University employee. Must also demonstrate involvement in leadership activities/programs.

Judge Sheldon Fernandez Scholarship: Must be a full-time student who is a resident of the 24th Judicial District (Jefferson Parish), participates in extracurricular activities, acquired a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and is of good moral character.

First American Bank: Recipient must be a resident of Tangipahoa, St. John, East Baton Rouge, St. Tammany or Ascension Parish and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Claude E. Fowler, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full time student with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA who is a resident of Tangipahoa, Livingston or St. Tammany Parish. Must maintain these criteria for award renewal.

Ronnie and Bridget Fugarino Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA. Recipient must be a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Financial need will be considered.

Golden Voices Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school or college GPA, and show a desire to continue a college education. Students must submit a one page essay, "Why should Southeastern award this scholarship to me?" that should be submitted to the Office of Scholarship Services.

Guy C. Garrison Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student who maintains an active status in the Honors Program with a high school GPA of 3.0 and a composite ACT score of 24. Student must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or better.

Hammond Junior Auxiliary Miriam Newton Memorial Award: Awarded to a female student in need of financial assistance who is a graduate of Hammond High School. A minimum 2.50 GPA must be maintained.

Hammond Police Officers Union, Local 345 Scholarship: Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate academic merit and financial need, be a graduate from any Tangipahoa Parish high school, be a current junior in the Criminal Justice program at Southeastern. Applications may be obtained in the Criminal Justice department.

Hammond Ponchatoula Sunriser Rotary Club Scholarship: Recipient must be a resident of Hammond or Ponchatoula with a minimum 3.0 high school or 2.5 college GPA. Recipient must provide evidence of involvement in community service.

Brenda Herson Hunter Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with a minimum ACT score of 23 and a minimum high school GPA of 2.5 (if a beginning freshman). Financial need and academic merit will be considered.

James D. and Diana White Karl Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Financial need and academic merit will be considered.

Jimmie Kincaid Scholarship: Awarded to a student who is a senior citizen.

Stella M. Kinney-Yellow Jacket-Kappa Rho Sorority Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student and active member of the Student Foundation Board, maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. and demonstrate leadership through active involvement on the Student Foundation Board. Must have earned a minimum of 10 points for each of the 2 semesters.

Hubie Leader Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student who graduated from Maurepas High School with a 3.0 GPA and who demonstrates leadership qualities and participates in varsity athletics. The student must maintain an overall 2.5 GPA.

Leaders Entering Another Dimension (LEAD): Applicants must attend LEAD retreat and show demonstrated leadership ability. Additional requirements are financial need and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3 or above.

Joe Mauroner Scholarship Fund: Recipient must be a resident of Tangipahoa Parish showing financial need and be of high moral character. The recipient must also show ambition and have finished high school with a 2.5 GPA or better.

Professor Louis Mayfield and Mildred Keller Mayfield Endowment: Must be an entering freshman from Tangipahoa or St. Tammany Parishes who is enrolled full-time. Must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Must submit 2 letters of recommendation and a copy of parents' tax return.

Lucius McGehee Endowed Scholarship: Selection of recipients of this award will be made based on the following eligibility requirements: minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 for beginning freshmen or a minimum cumulative 2.5 collegiate GPA for continuing students, resident of Tangipahoa Parish, full-time status and demonstrate a strong desire to continue education.

Joel McWilliams Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 2.5, and have successfully completed a minimum of 30 credits. Financial need may be a consideration.

Dr. Brad O'Hara Most Outstanding International Student Scholarship: Recipient must be a second semester junior with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Recipient must be actively engaged in campus activities and be of good moral character.

Nancy Kathryn O'Neil Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student majoring in pre-dentistry, medicine, or veterinary medicine. Student must also reside in the Northshore area (includes St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes) and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Anna "Webbie" Ory Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with financial need. Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum 21 ACT score.

Claude Bernard Pennington, Jr. Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 3.4 GPA and a minimum ACT score of 24.

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Lou Ballard Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student and member of the Southeastern chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. Student must have an overall college GPA of 3.5 or higher and be of moral character that exemplifies the spirit and intent of Phi Kappa Phi.

Ponchatoula Lions Club Excellence in Education Scholarship: Recipients must have graduated with a minimum 3.0 GPA from either Ponchatoula High School or St. Thomas Aquinas High School, or was home schooled (as long as they are a Ponchatoula resident). Student must be enrolled full-time at Southeastern, be active in extracurricular activities, be a well-rounded student, and demonstrate financial need. Financial need will have a slightly greater priority than his or her academic achievement in high school. Applications may be obtained from Ponchatoula High School or St. Thomas Aquinas High School.

Ponchatoula Rotary – Ned Welles Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is a graduating senior at Ponchatoula High School. Preference will be given to a student who has been an active member of Interact Club at Ponchatoula High School. Preference will also be given to a student who has exhibited exceptional community or school service, and who has not received Presidential, Regents, or other major scholarships from Southeastern.

The PRIDE (Positive Role-models Involved in the Development of Excellence) Scholarship: Recipient must be a member of the Lady Lions Women's Basketball Team who has exhausted their eligibility to play collegiate sports yet is in compliance with the NCAA guidelines.

Charles Redman Study Abroad Scholarship Program: Must be an undergraduate who has completed at least 54 credit hours or graduates who have completed 9 or more hours, return to Southeastern for at least one semester after summer abroad study, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be a resident of the Florida Parishes, and be of high moral character.

Stephen Michael Reid Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time student and maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher. Preference will be given to a student with Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Financial need will be a consideration.

Riggs Family Endowed Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 2.75 college GPA or a minimum 3.0 high school GPA.

Tom Ruffin Family Scholarship: Available to all classifications and majors who meet the eligibility requirements of full-time status and minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered.

Southeastern Alumni Association Scholarship: Recipient must be enrolled full-time as a junior with a minimum of 60 hours earned. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Special consideration will be given to a child of a Southeastern graduate or a child of a former student who attended for at least 2 semesters. The recipient must be involved in a recognized campus organization. Special consideration may be given to student who has no financial aid. The recipient must submit a one page written essay describing the reason he or she is applying for this scholarship. The recipient must be available to attend the Alumni Awards Evening which will be held the evening before Homecoming as a guest of the Alumni Association.

Southeastern Alumni Association Service Recognition Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.8 GPA. Student should have completed at least 90 credit hours, and have been an active participant in current and past University activities. Student must submit a resume describing their current and past involvement. Recipient will be required to attend the Alumni Awards Evening event held during Homecoming as a guest of the Alumni Association.

Southeastern General Scholarship Fund: Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Other factors to be considered are: community service, financial need and leadership qualities.

Joseph and Gloria Soutullo Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must have served as an Orientation leader for one Orientation season. Additionally, the recipient must be the chosen "Orientation Leader of the Year" as selected by the administrative staff of the Orientation Program and enrolled full-time.

Elder J. M. and Melissa Thomas Stuart Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student of the Baptist faith, of high moral character, maintained a 2.75 or higher GPA in high school, and maintain a 2.5 GPA in college. Preference will be given to a resident of Washington Parish, but not restricted to a resident of that parish. Preference will be given to a student who is a member of or attends Pine Missionary Baptist Church. Must submit a letter of recommendation from a member of their high school faculty and from the pastor or former pastor of their church. Financial need will be a consideration but not a determining factor.

Student Foundation Leadership Award: Applicants must be of full-time student status, completed 30 or more semester hours, and be involved in extracurricular activities. Must submit 2 letters of recommendation.

Tangipahoa Home Builders Association Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA (for financial need based award); minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA (for scholastic based award); submit a one page essay discussing your career plans and how the scholarship will benefit you, 2 letters of recommendation, tax return, W-2, and high school transcript.

Dr. Gladney Jack Tinsley and Maud Hood Tinsley Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need will be considered as well as academic merit.

G. F. and Peggy Tycer Scholarship: Recipient must be a graduate of Hammond High or St. Thomas Aquinas High School with a minimum 3.0 high school GPA.

Anthony Jude Vergona Memorial Endowment: The recipient must have a permanent or long-term physical disability. Financial need must be shown. Must be making satisfactory progress toward graduation.

Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarship: Recipient must be a high school senior and will be selected by a committee appointed by the Wal-Mart Manager in each community. Criteria for selection include: High school grade point average, class rank, extracurricular activities, and financial need. Applicants should contact their high school guidance counselor.

Clifford West, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Recipient should be a beginning sophomore, participate in the intramural sports program as a freshman, a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be active in Southeastern extracurricular activities.

Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation Scholarship: Recipient for this award can be a beginning freshmen or a currently enrolled undergraduate student. Recipient must have a 3.0 high school GPA (if beginning freshman) or 3.0 collegiate GPA (if currently enrolled at Southeastern). Applicants must be a resident of Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, Livingston or Washington Parishes and have high moral character.

Archie H. & Vallie Tinsley White Scholarship: Must be a full-time student with financial need and academic merit

Winn-Dixie Scholarship: Available to employees of Winn-Dixie stores. Obtain an application by contacting Division Manager, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., 600 Edwards Avenue, P.O. Box 51059, New Orleans, LA 70123. Recipients are selected by Winn-Dixie.

 

 

State Supported Scholarships

The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) administers various state and federal post- secondary scholarship and grant programs. The information listed below is a brief list of some of the scholarships offered by the state of Louisiana. This is not a complete list of all state supported scholarships in Louisiana. The criterion for each scholarship listed below has been condensed. Additional information and applications may be obtained by writing to the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA), Post Office Box 91202 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821-9202, by email to custserv@la.gov, or by calling, 225-219-1012 or toll free 1-800-259-5626.

LOSFA's primary scholarship program is the "Louisiana Tuition Opportunity Program for Students" (TOPS). To be eligible, LOSFA requires students to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each academic year (contact LOSFA for deadline dates); must have at least a score of 20 on the ACT and a minimum 2.5 GPA on core courses; must be a Louisiana resident (domiciled in Louisiana); and must have graduated from a Louisiana high school no earlier than May of 1997. Certain high school core curriculum requirements as designated by LOSFA must also be met. Students completing a home study program approved by BESE may also qualify with a minimum ACT score of 23. For any questions concerning TOPS eligibility, contact LOSFA at 1-800-259-5626 Ext. 1012. High School Counselors should also have eligibility and information regarding the TOPS program.

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services: This is a joint Federal-State Agency that provides assistance to students who are physically or mentally handicapped in order to help them to become gainfully employed. Assistance in college training can be provided as part of the student's rehabilitation. Any student who feels he has an employment handicap should call Louisiana Rehabilitation Services at 800-520-0588.

 

 

The Division of Student Affairs Scholarships

Alumni Association Official Ring Scholarship: The recipient is the current SGA President. He/she must maintain full time status and remain in office the entire term.

Bradley Lane Brummel Kappa Alpha Scholarship: Must be undergraduate members in good standing of Kappa Alpha Fraternity and have a minimum of 30 hours earned, 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA, full-time status, and financial need.

William Hodding Carter Award: Recipient must be a junior of high academic standing from Tangipahoa Parish.

Zada Ellen Cheatwood-Quin Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded to the person selected to serve as Student Government Association (SGA) President. The recipient will receive financial support during the academic year they serve as SGA President.

Dillon Davis Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a full-time student of good moral character with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference will be given to a student who is a cancer survivor.

Samuel L. Genco Scholarship: Scholarship is awarded each fall and spring semester by the Recreational Sports and Wellness Department. Applicants must be a senior for the semester applying for, must have worked for the department for at least a year, must have participated in at least two events or areas of the Recreation Sports and Wellness program the preceding year and must have a 2.4 or higher cumulative GPA. Applications may be obtained from the Recreational Sports and Wellness Department.

Lisa J. Hill Greek Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a member of the Greek Fraternity or Sorority System, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and have completed 30 hours. Applications obtained from the Office of Student Organizations.

David "Wolfie" Philippe Memorial Scholarship: Gamma Beta Phi Honor and Service Society has named this scholarship in honor of David "Wolfie" Philippe who was a severely handicapped honor student and an active member of Gamma Beta Phi. The scholarship provides financial assistance for a needy student who has demonstrated the ability to overcome physical hardships and still excel scholastically. The scholarship is awarded to Gamma Beta Phi members and first priority is given to handicapped students. (Recipient must be a full time student.) Applications are available in the office of the advisor of Gamma Beta Phi.

Thomas S. Sharp Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be a member in good standing with the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at Southeastern.

Student Government Association Freshman Leadership: Must be a full-time student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, have completed the Freshman Leadership Seminar, 30 hours of service, and 15 hours of service to SGA.

Student Government Association Scholarship for Graduate Studies: The recipient must be majoring in one of the graduate programs offered by Southeastern, and have completed 12 hours of graduate course-work at Southeastern. The recipient must have a 3.5 or higher Southeastern GPA in graduate course work. The student must have a record of active participation in registered Southeastern student organizations, and provide evidence of involvement in community service.

Tau Kappa Epsilon, Brian M. Bosarge Scholarship: The recipient must have a high overall GPA and an initiated member, in good standing, of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Jason Thompson Memorial Scholarship: Recipient must be a member in good standing of Sigma Tau Gamma, have an overall GPA of 2.5, and exemplify the character and spirit of Jason Thompson.

 

 

Veterans Services

Students seeking or receiving education benefits through the Veterans Administration should contact the Office of Veterans Services.

The following guidelines are set up so the veteran or eligible person will be in compliance with Veterans Administration regulations and make satisfactory progress toward a degree or certification.

  1. The student veteran must comply with and meet all standards set forth within the University catalogue.
  2. No veteran will be considered to have made satisfactory progress when he/she fails or resigns from all subjects undertaken when enrolled in two or more subjects. V.A. benefits are not authorized unless satisfactory progress is maintained for the entire semester.
  3. A student veteran who takes a course or courses (unless a creditable elective) that does not count toward the chosen degree is not considered to be making progress.

 

Each veteran and eligible person has the following responsibilities:

  1. Read and understand the standards relating to achievement, progress, and conduct published by Southeastern Louisiana University that must be met and maintained in order to continue to receive V.A. benefits.
  2. Submit class schedule to Veterans Services Office prior to each semester.
  3. Notify University officials and Veterans Services Office immediately when he/she ceases to attend a class or if any other schedule adjustments are made.
  4. Not expect payment for taking courses that are not part of the approved curriculum