ST. JAMES PARISH SCHOLARSHIP FUND

HISTORY
Through the generosity of Shintech Corporation, this scholarship was established in honor of the citizens of St. James Parish.

ELIGIBILITY
Students must be graduating or have graduated from Lutcher High School and St. James High School and currently reside in or maintain a permanent address in the 4th or 5th district of St. James Parish. Students must be enrolled in a college, university, or vocational school.

Please note, no exceptions will be made. Students must meet all criteria.

AWARD
Awards are subject to availability of funds. Each award shall be for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring only), $500 per semester. The scholarship award is to 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
  • Proof of financial need – FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) showing your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
  • Official proof of enrollment letter from school

APPLICATION OPENS
February 1, 2018

DEADLINE
May 31, 2018

RENEWAL
To receive the maximum number of scholarship payments, students must maintain full-time status each semester. The student must also have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must provide the Foundation with an official transcript and proof of enrollment every semester to receive payment.


Questions about scholarships?

Contact Jazmin L. Holtzclaw
jaholtzclaw@braf.org
phone: 225.387.6126
fax: 225.387.6153