ExCEL Scholarships

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Each year, twenty-five first-time freshmen Southeastern students are chosen from more than one hundred applicants to receive the ExCEL scholarship. The ExCEL Scholars program is offered through the Office for Student Engagement. 

Students who completed all three checkpoints at their seminar, now have the opportunity to apply for our ExCEL Freshmen Cohort Leadership Scholarship!  ExCEL means Excellence in Commitment to Education and Leadership and these $4,000.00 ($500.00 each semester; total of 8 semesters) scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate excellence in both their academic and extracurricular activities. 

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2024-2025 ExCEL Freshman Scholarship Information

The ExCEL Freshmen Scholarship offers $1,000 per year, disbursed in two equal installments of $500 during the Fall and Spring registration periods. This financial support will continue for a total of 8 semesters if requirements are met.

Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at (985) 549-2120 or via email at [email protected].

2024-2025 ExCEL Freshman Sscholarship Requirements

ExCEL Scholars within the Senior, Junior, Sophomore, and Freshmen Cohort are responsible for the following:

  • Attending scheduled meetings
  • Participating in community service projects
  • Maintaining a cumulative and semester GPA of 2.75 or above
  • Actively engaging in student life through involvement in student organizations, departments, and service opportunities
  • Taking part in leadership workshops and lectures

To ensure your application is considered, please complete it no later than  Friday, September 1, 2024.

For questions on the ExCEL Scholars Program, please email us at [email protected].