Overview List of Scholarships

Thanks to the vision and generosity of many donors, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to eligible applicants with diverse criteria.  Descriptions and deadlines for scholarships are below. You will only be able to apply for scholarships currently accepting applications. We encourage you to browse the descriptions that are linked to the names of the scholarships.

*Please note, you must meet ALL criteria listed to be considered for each scholarship. 


Associated Grocers-Sam S. Politz Scholarship

Application Opens: Jan. 1, 2018
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Eligibility: You must be a graduating Louisiana high school student or a graduate who will enroll full time in an accredited university or college. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, a minimum ACT/SAT score of 25, and have taken honors and/or advanced placement courses.


 Boudreaux Family Scholarship

Application Opens: March 1, 2018
Application Deadline: March 29, 2018

Eligibility: The applicant must be a Zachary High school graduating senior who is enrolled in an accredited college or university full time. 


Paul F. Brown Scholarship

Application Opens: March 1, 2018
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

Eligibility: Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman in the Louisiana State University School of Music as a full-time student. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be a resident of Louisiana. This scholarship is by invitation only.


Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship

Application Opens:  Jan. 1, 2018
Application Deadline: July 20, 2018

Eligibility: This fund provides scholarships to deserving Louisiana students who are or will be majoring in an insurance related field at a Louisiana university, college, or community college. 


Roger J. Clouatre Memorial Scholarship

Application Opens: Feb. 28, 2018
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

Eligibility: A public high school graduate of Ascension Parish who has a record of sound achievement in their studies, minimum GPA of 3.0, and are good school citizens. Students must show leadership qualities within and beyond their peer group as well as take initiative in school or the broader civic life of the community.


Claude l. Cockerham III Charitable Fund
Application opens: March 12, 2018
Application deadline: April 16, 2018

Eligibility:  To be eligible for this for this scholarship, applicants must be graduating from East Ascension High School located in Gonzales, Louisiana. Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Pursuing a post-secondary education in criminal justice or in the United States Armed Forces,
  •  At least 17 years of age prior to the award date,
  • Earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0, and
  • Participated in ROTC during high school.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship

Application Opens: Feb, 16, 2018
Application Deadline: July 2, 2018

Eligibility: This fund supports students with hearing or other physical hardships who have a love for education. Students must be a high school senior enrolling in an accredited college or university in the fall semester for which the scholarship is awarded. Preference may be given to students not receiving other substantial financial aid, and to students in East Baton Rouge Parish.


Karen E. Domingue-Maillet and Solvay/Eco Services Scholarship

Application Opens: Jan. 31, 2018
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

Eligibility: The applicant must be a May graduate of Baker, Glen Oaks, Istrouma, or Scotlandville High School. The applicant must be in the upper 50% of their senior class, be of good character, be a U.S. Citizen, and also be a resident of East Baton Rouge Parish with a demonstrated need for financial assistance.


Grocery Manufacturers Representatives Scholarship

Application Opens: April 15, 2018
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018

Eligibility: You must be employed by an ADMAX or Associated Grocers store part-time and be an incoming or current graduate currently enrolled full time in a college or university in the fall semester when the scholarship is awarded.


Harriet Babin Miller Scholarship

Application Opens: Feb. 1, 2018
Application Deadline: April 1, 2018

Eligibility: One-time award to a Dutchtown High School student who exhibits scholastic ability, good citizenship, leadership skills, and community service. 


Aaron Bernard Murray and Fay Tyler Murray Education Encouragement Award

Application Opens: Jan. 30, 2018
Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

Eligibility: This scholarship will recognize a person graduating from Baton Rouge High School who has a record of sound achievement in their studies and demonstrates good citizenship. Applicants must show leadership qualities within and beyond their peer group and must have taken initiative in school and/or the broader civic life of the community. Only Baton Rouge High School students nominated by a teacher/school administrator are eligible to apply.


Lori and Richard Pellerin Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Eligibility: You must be in your final year of study for a degree in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy Assistant, or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. You must also be a U.S. citizen enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and related to an employee of Century Rehabilitation or one of its affiliates.


David and Jeannie Price Scholarship

Application Opens: Jan. 1, 2018

University of Missouri Deadline:  April 15, 2018
Louisiana State University Deadline: May 1, 2018

Eligibility: A junior or senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in business at the Louisiana State University or University of Missouri.


St. James Parish Scholarship

Application Opens: Feb. 1, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

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.


Three Cs' Scholarship

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Eligibility: One-time award used to pay tuition for a United States Coast Guard Captains approved license course. The applicant must be a current deck hand in South Louisiana.


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scholarships@braf.org
phone: 225.387.6126
fax: 225.387.6153