STEPHEN W. CAVANAUGH SCHOLARSHIP FUND

HISTORY
This fund was established in January 2007 by the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation (LWCC) to honor the memory of Stephen W. Cavanaugh. Mr. Cavanaugh served as the President and CEO of LWCC until 2006. He was an extraordinary leader who made lasting contributions to the insurance industry in Louisiana. He is succeeded by Kristin W. Wall who has served as president and CEO since Mr. Cavanaugh's departure.

ELIGIBILITY
This fund provides scholarships to deserving students who are or will be majoring in an insurance related field at a Louisiana university, college, or community college. Students must meet all criteria to apply.

AWARD
Subject to availability of funds, the fund will award a four-year scholarship, payable $1,000 a semester for eight semesters, for a total of $8,000. The scholarship may be used toward the following, in order of priority: tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and commuting expenses.

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Transcript
  • ACT/SAT
  • Academic Resume
  • Personal Statement or Essay
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Official proof of enrollment letter from school

APPLICATION OPENS
July 1, 2017

DEADLINE
September 30, 2017

RENEWAL
To remain eligible, the recipient must maintain a minimum 2.5 overall GPA each semester. At the end of each semester, the recipient will provide the Foundation with an official transcript, proof of full-time enrollment for the next semester, and a signed statement verifying the student is still pursuing a degree in an insurance related field. The subsequent scholarship check will be issued only upon receipt of these documents. 


Questions about scholarships?

Contact Scholarship Manager
scholarship@braf.org
phone: 225.387.6126
fax: 225.387.6153