The Harvey L. Foster Foundation for Science Education will award one or more scholarships each year of up to $2000 to deserving students. The scholarship is for one year. Qualifying students are those already enrolled in Southeastern Louisiana University and who are either pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of science, specifically the areas of biology, chemistry, or engineering. This scholarship will be awarded to the top applicant(s) as recommended by the Foundation's Board of Directors during the Spring.
The Major Kenneth E. Dyson Memorial Scholarship is awarded each spring to Southeastern graduates that have been accepted into medical or dental school. A minimum overall GPA of 3.2 is required to be eligible.
Students accepted into medical or dental school should notify the pre-medical advisor via email in order to claim the award. Please includea copy of the acceptance letter/email.
The Major Kenneth E. Dyson Memorial Scholarship is awarded at the end of the spring semester. Students who notify the pre-medical advisor after the award will be included in next year's award.
The Brandon Buras Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time seniors from Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, or Washington parish that have been accepted into medical school.
The Nancy Kathryn O'Neil Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time science majors from the Northshore (Tangipahoa & St. Tammany parish) that intend to apply to medical, dental, or veterinary school.
The William F. Sherman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time seniors (85+ hours)
applying to medical school that demonstrate a financial need.
Preference is given to a student with a proven work history during college.
A minimum overall GPA of 3.30 is required to apply.
This scholarship is a one-time award and is not renewable.
The purpose of the Lisa Aucoin Endowed Scholarship in Biology is to provide financial support to a deserving student who is attending Southeastern Louisiana University and majoring in Biology or an Art student working with photography of reptiles and amphibians or any other Biology related program.
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