Institute for Global and Domestic Development Scholarship
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide assistance to deserving students who demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and service in the Latin- American community. It was established by the board of the Institute for Global and Domestic Development in 2016.
Peggy Jacob/First Presbyterian Endowed Scholarship
Peggy Jacob ‘47 ‘64 was an educator and she and her husband Raymond “Biddie” Jacobs bequeathed their family home to the First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula with instructions to establish scholarships for Southeastern students with the proceeds of the sale of the house. The scholarships benefit Education majors at Southeastern.
Joy Jackson Memorial Endowment for Humanities
Dr. Joy Juanita Jackson was an educator, historian, and author. Dr. Jackson, a professor at Southeastern since 1966, became the director of the University's Center for Regional Studies in 1980 and the university archivist soon afterwards. She was the first female elected to be president of the Louisiana Historical Association. She established the scholarship through a bequest for a deserving senior majoring in Humanities with a demonstrated interest in the Florida Parishes region.
Peggy Jacob & First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula Endowment
The scholarship was established with funds provided by an estate gift from Peggy Jacob made to the First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula. Peggy Jacob was an educator who taught for many years at Southeastern’s Lab School. It benefits a student majoring in Education with a preference for a student from Tangipahoa Parish.
Peggy Jacob & First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula First Generation Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established with funds provided by an estate gift from Peggy Jacob made to the First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula. It supports a first generation student in Education. A portion of the funds for this scholarship were provided by a match from the Louisiana State Board of Regents.
LeVar & Rhonda James Endowed Scholarship
MBA graduate LeVar and his wife Rhonda established this scholarship for freshman students who like them, come from Tangipahoa or Washington parishes and in particular for those who attended Jewel M. Sumner High School, Varnado High School, Kentwood High School, or Amite High School. Special consideration for this scholarship is given to students who have demonstrated experience in or a commitment to working with the African-American community.
Donnie Jarreau Endowed Scholarship in Athletics (Football)
The scholarship was established by Donnie Jarreau, who played football at Southeastern from 1980-1982. The scholarship benefits a football player, preferably from Baton Rouge.
Taylor Jeansonne Endowed Scholarship in Industrial Technology
The scholarship was established with a contribution from I.V. Jeansonne, owner of Professional Communications, to honor his son James Taylor Jeansonne ‘91, ‘92. The scholarship benefits a student majoring in Industrial Technology.
Trasie Jeansonne Scholarship
The scholarship was established by I.V. Jeansonne, owner of Professional Communications, in honor of his daughter, Trasie Jeansonne Stelly, ‘93, ‘96. The scholarship provides assistance to a student majoring in Industrial Technology.
Johnson Family Endowed Scholarship in Athletics
The scholarship was established by Doug Johnson ‘76 and benefits a student from Tangipahoa parish, who is also a Southeastern football player majoring in Business.
Ellis Johnson Endowed Scholarship in Football
The scholarship was established by Ellis Johnson ‘66. Ellis played football at Southeastern from 1961-1963 and is a member of the Southeastern Athletic Hall of Fame. The scholarship benefits a Southeastern football player.
Dr. Nancy Douglas Joyner Study Abroad Endowment
Dr. Nancy Douglas Joyner, ‘67 established this scholarship to support students participating in study abroad programs. She was fortunate to attend a Study Aboad program in Cuba and felt it was such a good experience, she wanted to help current students have similar international experiences.
Dr. Nancy Douglas Joyner “Reach for the Finish Line Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Dr. Nancy Douglas Joyner, ‘67 to provide tuition assistance to a Southeastern female athlete, who has completed their eligibility and has not yet graduated.