List of scholarships available by College

Baton Rouge Community College

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Business

 M ID – C ITY M E RC HAN TS SC HOLA RS HIP

This scholarship is provided by the Mid-City Merchants Association which works to improve the neighborhood and businesses in the mid-city area of Baton Rouge.

  • Scholarship Award Range: $300 – $500
  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 00
  • Major in Business

Culinary

S TE RL ING F ORB ES  SC HOLA RS HIP

The Sterling Forbes Endowed Scholarship established in 2009 by Michelle Forbes in honor of her son Sterling Forbes, a culinary arts student who was killed in a boating accident on Louisiana’s False River.

  • Scholarship Award Amount: $500
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 75
  • Applicants must have earned at least 24 hours of credit in Culinary Arts

 

General Scholarships for several CTE majors

HOL L YW OOD C AS IN O S C HOLA RS HIP

Located across the street from the state capital on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Baton Rouge, Hollywood Casino has been committed to supporting the local community since they first opened their doors in 1994.

  • Scholarship Award Range: $500 – $1500
  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 50
  • Major in Hospitality and Tourism, Culinary Arts, Information Technology, Marketing, or Business Administration
  • Reside in Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, or Helena Parish

 

Process Technology

F OR M OSA SC HOLA RS HIPS IN PTE C

Founded in 1954 Formosa is a global leader in petrochemical, plastics, and a variety of other industries.

  • Scholarship Award Range: $400 – $1300 ($1300 during fall/spring and $400 during summer)
  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 50
  • Have completed one full-time semester at BRCC
  • Must not be receiving TOPS

 

 

CTE/Stem Fields

Capital One Need Based STEM Scholarship awards on the basis of a comprehensive process. Scholarships award amounts will be split between the Fall and Spring semesters. The award will continue to the Spring semester if the student maintains a GPA of 2.3 on a 4.0 scale in the Fall semester and continues enrollment.

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Based on Parish/Location

The North Baton Rouge Scholarship is a full scholarship to Baton Rouge Community College offered to

(1) graduating senior from each of the designated high schools located in the North Baton Rouge Area. Click here to apply.

Students with Disabilities

Baton Rouge Community College’s Program for Successful Employment and the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation Scholarship has collaborated to provide funds for individuals who are fully admitted to the program.

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Northshore Technical Community College

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Automotive Technology

Lee Family Memorial Scholarship in Automotive Technology, $500/year

Established by the family of the late Percy Lee, Jr., and Roy Lee.

Eligible Programs: Automotive Technology, Diesel Powered Equipment Technology, Details

 

Northshore Mustang Club and Banner Ford Scholarship, $500/year

Established by the Northshore Mustang Club and Banner Ford

Programs eligibility: Automotive Technology and Diesel Powered Equipment Technology, Details

 

Business

She Means Business Scholarship, $500/year

Funded by women professionals throughout the northshore region

Program(s) eligibility: Maritime, Drafting, Electrician, Biology, Engineering, Computer Science, IT, All Allied Health, Business Office Administration, and any NTCC transfer-based pathway, Details

 

Construction Pathways

Northshore Home Builders Association / Louisiana Construction Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Construction Management Pathways, $500/year

Established by the Northshore Home Builders Association and the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation

Program(s) Eligibility: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Building Technology Specialist, Drafting & Design Technology, Electrician, Welding

Eligible Recipients: Graduating high school senior with a Completion of a Jump Start certificate or Louisiana high school Jump Start diploma, enrolling full time in summer or fall immediately following graduation, Details

 

Weeks Marine / Louisiana Construction Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Construction

Management Pathways, $500/year

Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine and the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation

Program(s) Eligibility: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Building Technology Specialist, Drafting & Design Technology, Electrician, Welding

Eligible Recipients: Graduating high school senior with a Completion of a Jump Start certificate or Louisiana high school Jump Start diploma, enrolling full time in summer or fall immediately following graduation, Details

 

Weeks Marine Student Workforce Endowed Scholarship in Electrician, $500/year

Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine

Program(s) eligibility: Electrician, Details

 

Weeks Marine Student Workforce Endowed Scholarship in Welding, $500/year Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine Program(s) eligibility: Welding, Details

 

Criminal Justice

 Silky Sullivan Memorial Endowed Scholarship, $500/year

Established by The Greater Mandeville Police Foundation as well as Family & Friends of Charles “Silky”

Sullivan

Program(s) eligibility: Criminal Justice or any NTCC criminal justice transfer-based pathway, Details

 

Health Sciences

 Alphonse “Gator” Abadie Memorial Endowed Scholarship, $1000/year

Established by the Family & Friends of Alphonse “Gator” Abadie

Program(s) eligibility: Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing, Radiological Technology, Veterinary Technology, and any NTCC transfer-based health science pathway, Details

 

Joan King Smith Memorial Scholarship, $500/year

Established by Chris and Marianne King

Program(s) eligibility: Medical Assistant, patient Care Technician, Pharmacy

Technician, Practicual Nursing Radiological Technology, Veterinary Technology, and any NTCC transfer-

based health science pathway, Details

 

NCEF “Gator Gear” Health Sciences Scholarship, $500/year

Established by the Northshore College Enhancement Foundation

Program Eligibility: Incoming students in Health Sciences, including Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing, and Veterinary Technology, Details

 

She Means Business Scholarship, $500/year

Funded by women professionals throughout the northshore region

Program(s) eligibility: Maritime, Drafting, Electrician, Biology, Engineering, Computer Science, IT, All

Allied Health, Business Office Administration, and any NTCC transfer-based pathway, Details

 

Sullivan Vocational Foundation Endowed Scholarship, $500/year

Established by the Sullivan Vocational Foundation

Program(s) eligibility: Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing, Radiological Technology, Veterinary Technology, and any NTCC transfer-based health science pathway, Details

 

Information Technology

Walter G. Bumphus Information Technology Workforce Endowed Scholarship, $500/year Established by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System in honor of Walter Gayle Bumphus

Program(s) eligibility: Information Technology, Details

 

She Means Business Scholarship, $500/year

Funded by women professionals throughout the northshore region

Program(s) eligibility: Maritime, Drafting, Electrician, Biology, Engineering, Computer Science, IT, All

Allied Health, Business Office Administration, and any NTCC transfer-based pathway, Details

 

Workforce Scholarship in Information Technology, $500/year Established by Northshore Technical Community College Program(s) eligibility: Information Technology, Details

 

Workforce Full-Tuition Scholarship in Information Technology for Incoming Student, 1 year full tuition

Established by Northshore Technical Community College Program(s) eligibility: Information Technology

Eligible Recipients: Graduating high school senior or graduating WorkReady U – Adult Education student, Details

 

Machine Tool Technology

 Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship, $1,500/year

Established by the Gene Haas Foundation

Program eligibility: Machine Tool Technology, Details

 

Workforce Scholarship for Machine Tool Technology – Start Summer or Fall 2021 *

Established by NTCC’s Rapid Response Grant;

Eligible recipients: High school graduates and HiSET Completers; Full-tuition for 3 semesters; Details

* This scholarship application can be found here: APPLICATION

 

Maritime Workforce

 Richard Weeks Maritime Workforce Endowed Scholarship, $1000/year

Established by Weeks Marine in in tribute to Richard N. Weeks (Dick Weeks), Chairman of Weeks Marine, one of the leading marine construction, dredging, and tunneling firms in North America. Program(s) eligibility: Maritime Technology or any NTCC maritime transfer-based pathway, Details

 

She Means Business Scholarship, $500/year

Funded by women professionals throughout the northshore region

Program(s) eligibility: Maritime, Drafting, Electrician, Biology, Engineering, Computer Science, IT, All

Allied Health, Business Office Administration, and any NTCC transfer-based pathway, Details

 

Weeks Marine Student Workforce Endowed Scholarship in Electrician, $500/year

Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine

Program(s) eligibility: Electrician, Details

 

Weeks Marine Student Workforce Endowed Scholarship in Welding, $500/year Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine Program(s) eligibility: Welding, Details

 

Weeks Marine, Ind. / Louisiana Construction Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in

Construction Management Pathways, $500/year

Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine and the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation

Program(s) Eligibility: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Building Technology Specialist, Drafting & Design Technology, Electrician, Welding

Eligible Recipients: Graduating high school senior with a Completion of a Jump Start certificate or Louisiana high school Jump Start diploma, enrolling full time in summer or fall immediately following graduation, Details

 

Work Ready U / Jump Start Students

 Patricia “Patsy” Wainwright Memorial Scholarship, $500/year

Established by Dr. William S. Wainwright, Chancellor of Northshore Technical Community College Eligibility: All programs of study; Must have completed HiSET or GED, Enroll either part-time or full-time Northshore Technical Community College, Details

 

GATORS Give Scholarship – WORKREADY U *, $500/year

Established by the Faculty and Staff of Northshore Technical Community College Program Eligibility: Current NTCC WorkReady U – Adult Education students, Details

* This scholarship application can be found here: APPLICATION

 

Northshore Home Builders Association / Louisiana Construction Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Construction Management Pathways, $500/year

Established by the Northshore Home Builders Association and the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation

Program(s) Eligibility: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Building Technology Specialist, Drafting & Design Technology, Electrician, Welding

Eligible Recipients: Graduating high school senior with a Completion of a Jump Start certificate or Louisiana high school Jump Start diploma, enrolling full time in summer or fall immediately following graduation, Details

 

Weeks Marine, Ind. / Louisiana Construction Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in

Construction Management Pathways, $500/year

Established by the Employees and Leadership Team of Weeks Marine and the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation

Program(s) Eligibility: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Building Technology Specialist, Drafting &

Design Technology, Electrician, Welding

Eligible Recipients: Graduating high school senior with a Completion of a Jump Start certificate or Louisiana high school Jump Start diploma, enrolling full time in summer or fall immediately following graduation, Details

General Scholarships

GATORS Give Scholarship, $500/year

Established by the Faculty & Staff of Northshore Technical Community College

Program(s) eligibility: All NTCC degree seeking programs and NTCC transfer-based pathways, Details

 

Patricia “Patsy” Wainwright Memorial Scholarship, $500/year

Established by Dr. William S. Wainwright, Chancellor of Northshore Technical Community College Eligibility: All programs of study; Must have completed HiSET or GED, Enroll either part-time or full-time Northshore Technical Community College, Details

 

Stuart R. Carlson Memorial Endowed Scholarship, $500/year

Established by the Friends & Family of Stuart R. Carlson

Program(s) eligibility: All NTCC degree seeking programs and NTCC transfer-based pathways, Details

 

 

 

River Parishes Community College

Health Sciences

Allied Health Endowed Scholarship

The Allied Health Endowed Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to a student enrolled in an academic program in the healthcare field including Practical Nursing, Patient Care Technician, and Medical Assisting. This Endowment was established through donations from the LCTCS Foundation and the RPCC Foundation. The Louisiana Board of Regents provided matching funds through the Endowed Two-Year Student Workforce Scholarships Subprogram.

Due May 30, 2021

Parish Based Scholarships

Ascension Credit Union Scholarship

The Ascension Credit Union Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students seeking an Associate of Applied Science in Business Office Administration and/or an Associate of Arts/Louisiana Transfer Business Track. The $1,000/semester scholarship will be awarded for the Fall semester and may be renewed for the Spring semester if the student maintains a 2.5 GPA in the Business Office

 

Administration and/or AALT Business Track major. The Ascension Credit Union Scholarship is funded through the generosity of the Ascension Credit Union.

Due May 30, 2021

East Iberville INC Scholarship

East Iberville INC sponsors scholarship for students who live in the eastern portion of Iberville Parish and are majoring in Process Technology or Instrumentation/Electrical Technology. $2,000 scholarships are available for full time students (enrolled in 12 or more hours) and up to $1,000 for students enrolled in 6-11 hours. Preference is also given to those students who completed the EII PTEC1010 course in St. Gabriel, LA. East Iberville Industry Neighbor Companies is a consortium of petrochemical companies operating in the eastern portion of Iberville parish. With a mission ‘to develop, coordinate, and enhance good neighbor relationships to continuously improve our community”, Total, NOVA Chemicals, syngenta, Eastman, Koura, Olin, and Nutrien, provide funding for this high demand scholarship.

Due May 30, 2021

Lambert Family/Curt Eysink Endowed Scholarship

The Lambert Family/Curt Eysink Endowment funds scholarships for students majoring in an Allied Health Field or the Associate of Applied Science Louisiana Transfer program. Preference is given to those students whose lives have been impacted by cancer. The Lambert Family/Curt Eysink Endowment was established through a generous donation from the Louis J. Lambert Foundation “Good Shepherd” and the LCTCS Foundation. The Louisiana Board of Regents provided matching funds through the Endowed Two-Year Student Workforce Scholarships Subprogram.

Due May 30, 2021

Process or Instrumentation Technology

Marathon Petroleum Company LP – East St. John Scholarship

Marathon Petroleum Company LP sponsors scholarships for recent East St. John High School graduates who are enrolled in the Process Technology curriculum.

Due May 30, 2021

NOVA Chemicals Endowment Scholarship

The NOVA Chemicals Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in Process Technology or Instrumentation Technology. This scholarship may be renewed if the student remains enrolled in PTEC or Instrumentation and maintains a 2.5 GPA. The NOVA Chemicals Endowment was established through a generous donation from NOVA Chemicals in celebration of their fifty year anniversary of operations in Ascension parish. Additional funding was provided by the RPCC Foundation. The Louisiana Board of Regents provided matching funds through the Endowed Two-Year Student Workforce Scholarships Subprogram.

$1,000.00

Due May 30, 2021

 

CF Industries Scholarship

CF Industries sponsors scholarships for students attending RPCC seeking degrees in Process or Instrumentation Technology, Drafting & Design, Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Crafts, or an Associate of Science Physical Sciences Track. Part time students (enrolled in less than 12 hours per semester) may be eligible for a prorated amount. Preference is given to students who reside in Donaldsonville, LA. This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from CF Industries, a long- time supporter of RPCC and the RPCC Foundation.

Due May 30, 2021

 

 

David J. Villarrubia Memorial Scholarship

The David J. Villarrubia Memorial Scholarship was established in 2020 by the family of David J. Villarrubia to honor his long-time career in Instrumentation. This scholarship will be awarded to a full time student majoring in Instrumentation with an overall GPA of at least 3.0. This scholarship may be renewed for

one semester if the student maintain a 3.0 and remains an Instrumentation major.

Due May 30, 2021

Ace Pipeline Scholarship

Ace Pipeline sponsors a full scholarship for minority students majoring in an industrial field including Process Technology, Instrumentation Technology, Industrial Maintenance, and other industrial crafts and trades. Preference will be given to those students residing in St. James parish.

Due May 30, 2021

 

 

General Scholarships

RPCC C.A.R.E.S. Scholarship

The RPCC C.A.R.E.S. Scholarship is available to full and part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours) students enrolled at RPCC. This scholarship is funded through the generosity of the RPCC faculty and staff. Named for the RPCC Values of Collaboration, Accoutability, Respect & Inclusion, Excellence, and Sustainability, the ideal candidate will demonstrate these values in their coursework and extracurricular activities.

Due May 30, 2021

RPCC Foundation Academic Scholarship

With the support of our donors, the RPCC Foundation is able to offer Academic Scholarships for students enrolled in for-credit programs including Associates programs, Technical Diploma programs and Certificates of Technical Training programs. he amount and number of Foundation Academic scholarships are determined each year based on available funds and number of qualified applicants.

Awards will be prorated for those students enrolled in 6-11 credit hours.

Due May 30, 2021

 

RPCC Foundation Workforce Tuition Assistance

With the support of our donors, the RPCC Foundation is able to offer Workforce Tuition Assistance for our students enrolled in non-credit programs such as Non-Destructive Testing, Crane Operations, CDL, and Scaffold Building. The number and amount of Workforce Tuition Assistance awards is dependent on funds available and number of qualified candidates. Students must be in good-standing and may qualify for up to 50% of the course fees. Awards will be reduced by the amount of third-party funding.

Due May 30, 2021 Adult Learners Rubicon R.E.A.L. Awards

Rubicon R.E.A.L. (Rubicon Empowering Adult Learning) Awards are designed to assist students with educational expenses while working. These scholarships (up to $1,000) are primarily focused on adult learners, typically considered “non-traditional” that desire to continue their education. Students must be majoring in Process Technology or Instrumentation Technology and have an established academic record with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50. Recipients of the Rubicon R.E.A.L. scholarship will be allowed first right to test for Rubicon production/instrument technical post-graduation.

$1,000.00

Due May 30, 2021

Students With Disabilities

Solomon B. Acy Endowed Scholarship

The Solomon B. Acy Endowmen t funds scholarships for students with a documented disability who maintain a 2.5 GPA and have demonstrated the ability to benefit from their coursework. The number and amount of scholarships offered each year is dependent on available funds and number of qualified applicants. The Solomon Acy Endowment was created through the bequeathment of a trust established by Mr. Solomon A. Acy to honor the memory of his son Solomon B. Acy.

Due May 30, 2021

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