KAREN E. MAILLET-DOMINGUE AND SOLVAY/ECO SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP FUND

HISTORY
This scholarship was established by Solvay/Eco Services formally known as Rhodia, and the Domingue family to honor Karen E. Domingue-Maillet’s life and work. The Scholarship Advisory Committee includes members of the Solvay/Eco Services Community Advisory Panel (CAP), a group of local community members in the Scotlandville area who meet monthly with Solvay/Eco Services staff to discuss issues of mutual concern and give advice and feedback.

ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must be in the upper 50% of their senior class, demonstrate good character, be a U.S. citizen, and must also be a resident of East Baton Rouge Parish with a demonstrated need for financial assistance. This scholarship is only open to May high school graduate students attending either Baker, Glen Oaks, Istrouma, or Scotlandville High Schools.

AWARD
The Scholarship Committee will determine the number of scholarships awarded each year. Scholarship awards are $1,000 per semester (fall and spring only). After the first semester, an additional $250 per semester will be awarded to students who maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and an additional $250 upon completion of the final semester, making the scholarship a maximum of $10,000.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Application

  • Previous semester’s academic transcript

  • ACT/SAT

  • Academic Resume

  • An essay that details the student’s background, interest, and future plans

  • Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or principal

  • Proof of financial need – FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) showing your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

APPLICATION OPENS
January 1, 2019

DEADLINE
April 15, 2019

RENEWAL
To maintain the scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum 2.0 overall GPA each semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. At the end of each semester, the recipient will provide the Foundation with an official transcript and proof of full-time enrollment for the next semester. The subsequent checks will be issued only upon receipt of these documents.


Questions about scholarships?

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