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The Southern University System Foundation Scholarship program provides significant financial support for high achieving SU students. The scholarships are available at all five campuses: Southern University Agriculture and Extension Center, Southern University Baton Rouge, Southern University Law Center, Southern University New Orleans, and Southern University Shreveport.

Our scholarships are categorized as endowed and non-endowed scholarships.

An ENDOWED scholarship is a scholarship where the benefactor(s) has made a contribution(s) to an assigned scholarship fund where the original contribution(s) remain intact. The scheduled investment income from the aforementioned contribution(s) are then used to make annual scholarship award determinations.

A NON-ENDOWED scholarship is a scholarship where the benefactor(s) makes a regular contribution(s) to an assigned scholarship fund. The contributions are then used to make annual scholarship award determinations.

All applications must be submitted with the following required documentation, if applicable: Personal information to include permanent and/or local mailing address, email, phone; Parent/Guardian personal information to include household data; High School transcript, grades, GPA, FAFSA award, ACT/SAT scores, resume’, short bio, 1-3 recommendation letters, list of financial aid applied for and received for upcoming academic year.

Applicant must be a fulltime student attending one of the Southern University System campuses to receive scholarship award. Scholarship award is funded after enrollment, attendance and eligibility by the Office of Financial Aid are completed.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS – ONLINE ONLY


Academic Year 2024-2025
Scholarship Applications Open: Monday, December 4, 2023 12 Noon
Scholarship Applications Close: Friday, January 19, 2024 8pm CT
Award Notifications Mailed Starting: March 1st

Disbursements Begin:
August 2024 (Fall) and January 2025 (Spring)


Endowed Scholarships

A.Z. Young Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: John Breaux Department: Various Code: E025 Summary of Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time student at Southern University who is majoring in history, political science, mass communication, sociology, psychology or public administration. The recipient must be a citizen of the United States, a resident or native of Louisiana, and must be a sophomore or higher. The recipient shall also have a true financial need and maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Average Award: Not Available

Alice and Adrian L Wallace Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: A&A Wallace Department: Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science Code: E96 Summary of Criteria: Recipient must be a full-time student at SUBR; sophomore or higher; maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA; demonstrate leadership and financial need after financial aid fully accepted. Multiple Awards.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Scholarship – SUBR

Type: Endowed Benefactor: AKA Foundation Department: All Majors Code: E095 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Scholarship – SUNO

Type: Endowed Benefactor: AKA Foundation Department: All Majors Code: E104 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUNO, good academic standing; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Scholarship – SUSLA

Type: Endowed Benefactor: AKA Foundation Department: All Majors Code: E104 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUSLA, good academic standing; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Artis Davenport II Memorial Endowed Scholarship at SUNO

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Anonymous Department: SUNO majors Code: E092 Summary of Criteria: The student must be a graduate of a high school in Orleans or Jefferson Parishes and attend SU New Orleans campus; maintain a 3.2 GPA or higher; Sophomore or higher to qualify; Exhibit leadership and financial need. Renewable if criteria is maintained, student must apply annually.

Average Award: Up to $8,000 per year

Ben Johnson Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Johnson Family Department: Various Code: E012 Summary of Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time incoming student or continuing student having graduated from a Louisiana High School, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher. The recipient shall have a financial need.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Brenda & Lennel Greg Paul Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Brenda & Lennel Paul Department: History Department, SUBR Code: E029 Summary of Criteria: SUBR student must unequivocally have financial needs, maintain a 2.5 GPA, must be in good standing with the University, provide character reference letter, and must be a sophomore or junior. Recommendation must be by department chairman and two designees.

Average Award: Up to $1,250 per year Contact at (225) 771-3260

City National Bank Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: City National Bank Department: Business Code: E005 Summary of Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time incoming student or continuing student having graduated from a Louisiana High School, maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA or higher. The recipient shall have a financial need and submit a narrative that demonstrates leadership skills through extracurricular activities or community activities.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Clyde and Carrie W. McHenry Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Clyde and Carrie W. McHenry Department: Various Code: E058 Summary of Criteria: This scholarship is awarded to an incoming high school graduate who plans to enroll in a four-year baccalaureate degree program at the Southern University Baton Rouge campus. The recipient shall be a graduating high school senior and demonstrate significant financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. The student must also prove that she/he is a first-generation college student and have a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT score of 21 or its SAT equivalent. The student must also exhibit leadership ability through extracurricular or community service activities.

Average Award: Up to $5,000 per year

College of Engineering BP 1, 2, & 3

Type: Endowed Benefactor: BP Corporation North America (Larry Thomas GM) Department: College of Engineering, SUBR Code: Summary of Criteria: Incoming SUBR freshmen must have a 23 or above ACT score or a cumulative score of 1497 or higher on the SAT. Must be a current SUBR students with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher to apply.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Cynthia N. Clemmons Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Myrtle E. David Department: Visual and Performing Arts, SUBR Code: E002 Summary of Criteria: The recipient must be a sophomore or junior level student in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Southern University Baton Rouge and planning a career in piano or vocal music with a 3.0 GPA or better. Student must be a citizen of the United States, have a financial need, and must be an SU Student and a DeBose Piano Competition Contestant of Highest Achievement College Level VB.

Average Award: Not Available

Diageo Endowed Scholarship – SUBR-SUNO-SUSLA

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Diageo N.A. Inc Department: All Majors; All campuses Code: E99 Summary of Criteria: Diageo North America Inc established a scholarship fund to support students systemwide. Students must be full-time in good academic standing with no code violations. Currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in any major, but preference will be given to Chemistry, Communications, Engineering and Marketing majors. Each student must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher to be selected. Multiple Awards.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Dr. George E. Robinson Jr Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Gwendolyn J. Robinson Department: Agriculture & Home Economics, SUBR first time freshmen. Code: Summary of Criteria: Student must have been accepted and enrolled in SUBR as a full-time student at the undergraduate level, declare a major in agriculture with an animal science concentration, complete and submit an application to the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumers Science by March 1. Student must have earned a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in high school courses for seven semesters and a score of 21 or higher on the ACT or equivalent SAT, and meet other requirements consistent with the SUS System policies.

Average Award: Up to $1,500 per year

Earline Jacques Knox Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Yamai Taina Knox Department: All Majors Code: E115 Summary of Criteria: The student must be a graduate of an E Baton Rouge high school, full-time undergraduate in good standing; maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher; provide evidence of financial need; demonstrate community involvement. Renewable if criteria met and student applies.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Emma C. Glynn & Joseph R. Glynn Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Emma C. & Joseph R. Glynn Department: College of Education Code: E008 Summary of Criteria: Must be admitted to SUBR as a full-time student at the undergraduate level, have earned a 2.3 GPA or better in high school for at least six semesters or maintain a 2.0 GPA or better, and student must have a financial need.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Evelyn M. Adams Scholars

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Evelyn M Adams Department: Social Work Code: E117 Summary of Criteria: The scholarship supports a male student, junior classification, majoring in social work attending SUBR. The scholar must provide evidence of an ACT score of 23 or higher, SAT equivalent; maintains a 3.0 GPA or higher. Students must demonstrate leadership, provide evidence of financial need, and be currently involved in community outreach and student organizations. Renewable if criteria meet and applies.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Georgia Caesar Mckay and George Mckay Jr, Memorial Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Gail Nell McKay Department: English/Liberal Arts Code: E090 Summary of Criteria: The student applicant must attend SUBR campus, members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc preferred; student to provide evidence of high school and/or undergraduate minimum 3.2 GPA. Student must provide evidence of financial need; statement student is from single-parent home.

Average Award: Not Available

Irving J. & Darlene A. Matthews Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Irving J. & Darlene A. Matthews Department: College of Business, SUBR Code: E015B Summary of Criteria: Student must be an African-American incoming male freshmen with a demonstrated financial and social need, be a full-time student on the Baton Rouge campus, provide a written statement of educational goals, produce two letters of recommendations; matriculate in a department within the College of Business, must have a minimum ACT score of 18 or a 3.0 GPA for the last two years of high school, must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of four years as long as student maintains a 2.5 GPA or above.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Irving J. & Darlene A. Matthews Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Irving J. & Darlene A. Matthews Department: College of Engineering, SUBR Code: 5015A Summary of Criteria: Student must be an African-American incoming male freshmen with a demonstrated financial and social need, be a full-time student on the Baton Rouge campus, provide a written statement of educational goals, produce two letters of recommendations to probe for character traits, values and motivation; matriculate in a department within the College of Engineering, must have a minimum ACT score of 18 or a 3.0 GPA for the last two years of high school, must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of four years as long as student maintains a 2.5 GPA or above.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Jack Binion/MBE Incubator Endowed Scholarship SUSLA

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Lacy M. Johnson- -Jack Binion Incubator Fund INC Department: SUSLA Business, SUBR Code: E010 Summary of Criteria: Must be a student at Southern University Shreveport, Female Business Major, and have a 3.0 GPA or better.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Josie Dugue’ Lain Endowed Scholarship of Higher Education

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Josie Dugue’ Lain Department: STEM Code: E045 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a resident of Louisiana, a full=time student with a major in a STEM curriculum; must have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid, and must have a cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains the above criteria but must reapply each year. For more information about the benefactor visit: JDLSCHOLARSHIP.ORG. Multiple awards (2).

Average Award: Up to $1,500 per year

Kathleen S. Anderson Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Milbank Memorial Fund Department: MPA SUBR Code: E098 Summary of Criteria: Southern University Baton Rouge, Master of Public Administration student who aspires to care in public service. Submit two letters of recommendation one from employer and a faculty member; short narrative on the affect of this financial gift and how it will enhance your life and career.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Knights of Peter Claver Council #119 Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Knights of Peter Claver Council #119 Department: Various Code: E047 Summary of Criteria: Must be a resident of North Iberville area, Iberville Parish, LA which includes the municipalities of Grosse Tete, Maringouin, and Rosedale, La. The student must attend college/university as a full-time undergraduate student, must submit a high school transcript with a current 2.8 GPA or higher, must submit current ACT score of 20 or higher, and provide a letter demonstrating need for financial assistance with undergraduate college/university’s tuition and fees. Tuition assistance shall be provided for freshmen year only.

Average Award: Up to $1,500 per year

Lee Harold Carmichael “Peyback” Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Anonymous Department: Various Code: E086 Summary of Criteria: The recipient must be a full time SUBR sophomore with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher. Student must demonstrate a financial need for this scholarship and be active in community service activities.

Average Award: Up to $8,000 per year

Lolalisa DeCarlo King Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: David Clark Department: Various Code: E057 Summary of Criteria: The scholarship recipient shall be an active member of the Beta Psi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The student must also community service centered qualities as explained in one page short essay that is to be submitted upon application. The scholarship recipient must be a full-time student attending Southern University and A&M College with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The scholarship is renewable if the recipient maintains the above criteria.

Average Award: Not Available

Louis Brock Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Virgie Brock – SU Alumni St. Louis Chapter Department: Various Code: E001 Summary of Criteria: SUBR student must be a graduating senior who attended a high school located in the greater St. Louis area. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, have some participation in physical fitness either on a sports team and/or participation in regular physical education classes will suffice.

Average Award: Up to $5,000 per year

Mark and Dawn Malveaux Endowed Scholarship – COB

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Malveaux Family Department: Business Majors Code: E094 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR; sophomore or higher; good academic standing; maintains a 3.0 GPA or higher; must be Pell Grant eligible; 1st generation student; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Mary Meadors Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Meadors Family Department: Various Code: E013 Summary of Criteria: Summary of Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time incoming student or continuing student having graduated from a Louisiana High School, maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA or higher. The recipient shall have a financial need and submit a narrative that demonstrates leadership skills through extracurricular activities or community activities.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Melvin and Sylvia Sanders Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Melvin and Sylvia Sanders Department: Various Code: E031 Summary of Criteria: Must be a full-time minority student from Louisiana at Southern University Baton Rouge with a 3.0 GPA, be of good moral character, and demonstrates leadership ability and financial need.

Average Award: Up to $1,500 per year

NAUW Scholar SUNO

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Nat’l Assoc Univ Women Department: All Majors Code: E111 Summary of Criteria: The National Association of University Women-New Orleans Branch offers a current female student who is a native or resident of Louisiana enrolled full-time at SUNO. She must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; demonstrate leadership; provide evidence of financial need; community or organization involvement. The recipient is required to write a thank you letter to the donor that includes a brief description of her career plans. Renewable up to 2 years maintaining criteria.

Average Award: Not available

Paul & Norma Duell Memorial Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Heishma and Paula Northern, Stephanie Duell Department: All Majors Code: E110 Summary of Criteria: Student applicants must be a resident EBR, WBR, or Rapides Parish, Louisiana; Student must demonstrate leadership; provide evidence of financial need; community or organization involvement for past 12 months; Minimum a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Student to submit a one-page essay entitled, “The Importance of Education of Me’ or “Importance of Education for Economic Growth in a Community”.

Average Award: Up to $5,000 per year

Picou Family Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Monique Picou Department: Engineering Code: E082 Summary of Criteria: Be a current full-time Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) student; Demonstrate a financial need after accepting all awards as provided by the Office of Student Financial Aid; Maintain a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.75 on 4.0 grade scale; Pursuing a degree in the College of Engineering for past 2 years; Junior or Senior classification at time of award; Donor may require finalist to submit a short essay before selection is completed; The award is renewable if the recipient maintains the above criteria, must reapply to be considered. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity INC Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: National Chapter Department: Varies Code: E042 Summary of Criteria: This scholarship is for a member of Beta Sigma Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Must be a full-time student enrolled at SUBR, minimum GPA 2.5, in good standing with the school and fraternity. Chapter advisor and/or National designee to select recipient from list of applicants.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Percy and Eva Butler Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Eva M. & Percy E. Butler Sr. Department: College of Education, SUBR Code: E049 Summary of Criteria: Student must have completed high school in an Iberville Parish school, or West Baton Rouge Parish school and pursuing a degree in a major in the SUBR College of Education. The student must be a full-time undergraduate, and demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains the above criteria.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Rev Dr Alvin E Miller and Rita Watson Johnson

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Alvin E Miller Sr D Min Department: Teacher Education Code: E112 Summary of Criteria: The students who are residents of listed county in Florida are priority recipients, although all students are eligible to apply. The benefactor’s preference is a student athlete or ROTC participants. Students must major in the College of Education with a commitment to teach in public education and maintain a 2.3 GPA or higher. Open to low-income African American students with preference to those native to Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, or Treasure Coast of Florida, and preference to African American males who qualify. Students must demonstrate leadership, financial needs as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid, community, or organization involvement. Should no student meet the criteria for enrollment to Southern University, an eligible education major may be selected.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Sandy Bonhomme Snedecor Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Dr. Sonya J. Snedecor Department: STEM Code: E046 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a full-time freshmen or above student at Southern University Baton Rouge majoring in a STEM curriculum, and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or above. Special consideration will be given to those demonstrating financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

SU Class of 1967 Honors Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Class Officers Deamer and Ware Department: Various Code: E051 Summary of Criteria: Must be an incoming or continuing full-time student at SUBR and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Community service and extracurricular school involvement and demonstrate a financial need.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Todd and Gwen Graves Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Todd and Gwen Graves Department: College of Business Code: Summary of Criteria: The scholarship recipient shall be a fulltime student attending Southern University and A&M College. The selected recipient must be pursuing a degree within the College of Business. Qualifying students must be classified as a freshman or above with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The student must also demonstrate the financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains the above criteria. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

W.E. “Bill” Tucker Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Bill Tucker Department: Finance Code: S030 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 3.0 or higher, ACT 22 or above or compatible SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; majoring in Business Finance; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have a financial need.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Winford Roan, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed Benefactor: Winford Sr., and Lucille Roan Department: Various Code: E004 Summary of Criteria: Must be a SUBR full-time student and have a 2.5 GPA or above, be in good standing with SUBR, and demonstrate a financial need.

Average Award: Not Available

Non-Endowed Scholarships

ACS-HACH Land Grant Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: American Chemical Society Department: Education/Chemistry Code: 0020 Summary of Criteria: Each scholar must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 grade scale. Each scholar must be, and continue to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student. Each scholar must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and have a declared major in Chemistry and demonstrate a commitment to become to become a high school chemistry teacher. Each scholar must agree to submit a brief annual written statement to the Donor describing their career status for the first five years following graduation. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $10,000 per year

AEA Foundation Dancing Dolls Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: P Allen Sr Department: All Majors Code: SC080 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, Current member of the dancing dolls team; good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.5 or higher GPA; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds. Multiple Awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

AEA Foundation Gold N Bluez Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: P Allen Sr Department: All Majors Code: SC080 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, Current member of the Gold n Bluez dance team; good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.5 or higher GPA; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds. Multiple Awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Anna M. Jones Scholar-1880 Society Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Anna M Jones Department: Varies Code: 0121 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 23 or above ACT score or comparable SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have a financial need. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $1,800 per year

Arlana Janell Miller Memorial Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Janice Tappin-Miller Department: All Majors Special Group: Active Cheerleader Code: SC091 Summary of Criteria: This scholarship is to memorialize the legacy of Arlana. Must be a full-time undergraduate SUBR student active on cheerleader squad; have an unmet need and zero estimated family support per FAFSA reporting.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

ASPIRE SCHOLARSHIP

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Southern U Deltas Department: All majors Code: SU0177 Summary of Criteria: Student must attend SUBR; maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA; must provide evidence of their financial need; full time status; must be active and involved in community activities. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

BILLIE FRANCES STOVES JONES SCHOLARSHIP

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Billie Jones Estate Department: Secondary Education Code: C003 Summary of Criteria: Student must attend SUBR; be a native of Shreveport, LA; classification (junior or senior in award semesters); majoring in secondary education; must be a full time student with a 3.0 GPA or higher; demonstrate leadership and/or community service involvement; and provide evidence of their financial need. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Browns Group Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: James and Betty Brown Department: College of Business Code: 0040 Summary of Criteria: Residents of Houstons, Texas or North Webster Parish, Louisiana preferred. Students must be full time at SUBR or SUS in good standing with the university and have a 2.5 GPA or higher. Special considertation will be given to those demonstrating financial needs.

Average Award: Up to $500 per year

Carey Family Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Carey Family Department: All Majors Code: Summary of Criteria: The Carey Family has established this scholarship for first generation students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Students must demonstrate leadership, provide evidence of financial need, community and/or organization involvement and maintain a GPA of 2.8 or higher.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Caroline Francois, Eola Mae, and Blanche Minerva Jones Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Thurston Jones Department: Various Code: 051 Summary of Criteria: Must be a Top Jags Woman student meeting the Honors College/Timbuktu Academy eligibility requirements and be classified as a college sophomore.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Chris and Katie Bakken Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Chris and Katie Bakken Department: Electrical Engineering Code: 0046 Summary of Criteria: Candidates must be fulltime students in good standing in the Electrical Engineering department at SUBR. Candidates must have an overall 2.5 GPA or higher. Candidates must demonstrate a financial need for this scholarship. Students applications will be reviewed by Professor Fred Lacy, for more details email: fred_lacy@subr.edu, 225.771.2541. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Cleo Perry Sr Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Gwen K Perry-Honore Department: Mathematics Code: S044 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 3.0 or higher, ACT 22 or above or compatible SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have a financial need.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Cornelius and Gragulee Smith Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Alton Smith Department: All Majors Code: E56 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.5 or higher GPA; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds. Renewable if recipient maintains criteria and applies.

Average Award: Up to $3,000 per year

Darjean Jones Wines Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Chauncey Jones, MD and Dawna Jones, PhD Department: Agricultural Sciences Code: AG01 Summary of Criteria: The Darjean Jones Wines continuing education scholarship supports students majoring in agricultural sciences. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at Southern University; enroll full-time and submit a resume. Applicant selection will include an interview, an essay (question to be provided if selected) and donor programs. Direct inquiries or questions to robert_easly@suagcenter.com.

Average Up to $3,000 annually

David James Jordan SR and David James Jordan Jr Memorial Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Jeanie & Juan Jones Department: Various Code: E074 Summary of Criteria: The student applicant must attend SUBR campus, maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher; sophomore or higher undergraduate student; member of golf team may be a freshman. Short essay, what is the importance of giving back after graduating?

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Derrick S Pugh Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Derrick S Pugh Department: All Majors Code: SC101 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate student attending SUBR, good academic standing; be a graduate of a high school in the state of Georgia or have grown up in Georgia; and selected by the Jaguar Foundation of Atlanta, GA or SUSF committee; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Dow Alumni Scholarship Fund

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Dow Chemicals Department: Various Code: E040 Summary of Criteria: Student must maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA or better, be accepted into the SU System, be a graduate of an accredited Louisiana School-If currently in SU System, applicant must be a Louisiana school graduate. The student must be a minority, first generation student, U.S. Citizen and be matriculating towards first undergraduate degree and indicate a financial need.

Average Award: Not Available

Dr. Nodie M. Washington Chemistry Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Dr Nodie M Washington Department: Chemistry Code: 0045 Summary Of Criteria: Student must be a sophomore or higher, Chemistry major with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students to contact the Chemistry department, Conrad_Jones@subr.edu for more details.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Dr Milton L Cofield STEM Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: The Cofield Family Department: STEM Code: SC102 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a graduate of Natchitoches Central High School LA or another high school from Natchitoches Parish majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math with the college of engineering. Must be enrolled as a freshman at SUBR with a 3.0 GPA, current student must maintain 3.2 GPA at the time of application. Students should demonstrate leadership through involvement and activity with student clubs, societies, or community service initiatives and provide evidence of financial need.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Ego and Cassandra Hayes Scholar- 1880 Society Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Ego and Cassandra Hayes Department: Various Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 23 or above ACT score or comparable SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have a financial need. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

ENBRIDGE PARTNERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Enbridge Inc Department: Various Code: S000 Summary of Criteria: Students must attend SUBR; identify as Black, African American or Afro Latinx; incoming freshmen must have minimum 21 ACT or SAT 1030+ equivalent; applicants must have 3.00 GPA or higher; maintain full time enrollment of 12 credit hours or more per semester to remain eligible; must be active and involved in extra curriculum activities outside of the classroom; must provide evidence of their financial need based on FAFSA results. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Entergy Louisiana Scholar- 1880 Society Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Entergy Louisiana Department: Various Code: 0121 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 23 or above ACT score or comparable SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have a financial need. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Golden Roots Annuitant Club Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Golden Roots Annuitant Club/ExxonMobil Department: Various Code: 0014 Summary of Criteria: Student must maintain at least a 2.8 GPA, be a resident of State of Louisiana, be enrolled full-time at Southern University Baton Rouge, an undergraduate student, and the student must have a remaining financial need after receiving grants or scholarship aid, based on the FAFSA information, and the expected family contribution. EXCLUSIONS: Student athletes, students who are relatives of Exxon Mobil employees or annuitants cannot qualify for this scholarship, neither the donor nor any member of their extended family may benefit from the scholarship funds. A signed certification statement will be required to state you meet the above criteria prior to selection. Renewable if students meets criteria. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Houston Community Ambassadors Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Hammond and Lewis Group Department: College of Ag, Business, Nursing, Sciences Code: S084 Summary of Criteria: The scholarship recipient shall be a full-time student attending Southern University, and from the Greater Houston, TX area. The award recipient must be pursuing a degree within the College of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science, College of business, College of Nursing and Allied Health or College of Sciences and Engineering. The student must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0, and is expected to possess good character, demonstrates leadership, and active in community volunteerism. This award will be based on merit, however special consideration will be given to those demonstrating financial needs.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Human Nutrition & Food Department

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Dr. Celeste Clark Department: Food and Nutrition, SUBR Code: C011 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a SUBR sophomore studying dietetics and/or food management and in good academic standing, maintain a 3.0 GPA or above, completed freshmen year and in second semester of freshmen year when applying; and must be willing to be advised and mentored during curricula study. Students who transfer from Dietetics/Nutrition, Food Management or into another college will no longer be eligible to receive the scholarship.

Average Award: Up to $5,000 per year

Jefferson Parish Residents Scholarship Fund – SUNO

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Jefferson Parish City Council Department: All Majors Code: SNO10 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending Southern University New Orleans campus; must be a resident of Jefferson Parish; good academic standing; have an unmet need and zero estimated family support per FAFSA reporting; special priority to children aging out of foster care, veteran. Participate in one leadership development activity hosted by the SUNO students suited for successful career service center per semester. Multiple awards – 12 annually

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Jimmie Charles Copeland Memorial Scholarship SUNO

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Charlton Copeland Department: All Majors Code: SC101 Summary of Criteria: In memory of Jimmie Copeland, this scholarship will support a non-traditional student at SUNO. Must be an undergraduate seeking a first undergraduate degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Joshua Hayward Burnett Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Joshua Hayward Burnett Department: Various Code: 0034 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a fulltime SUBR undergraduate student, a graduate of an Ascension Parish, Louisiana high school, and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Special consideration will be given to those demonstrating financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains the above criteria

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Kelvin W. & Felica W. Coney Scholarships

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Kelvin W. & Felica W. Coney Department: Engineering Summary of Criteria: This scholarship is awarded to an incoming high school graduate who plans to enroll in a four-year baccalaureate degree program at the Southern University Baton Rouge campus. The recipient shall be a graduating high school senior and demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. The student must also prove that she/he have a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT cumulative score of 21 or its SAT cumulative equivalent of 1060. The student must also exhibit leadership ability through extracurricular or community service activities. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $3,000 per year

Lake Charles Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Lake Charles Alumni Department: Varies Code: 0000 Summary of Criteria: Must be a graduate of area high school in Calcasieu Parish. Incoming freshman, sophomore or junior with 2.8 GPA or higher attending SU Baton Rouge campus, demonstrate financial aid need and community service involvement.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Larry Jene Oby Jr Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Calandra Murry Department: Engineering Code: SC042 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, resident of Louisiana; good academic standing; maintain minimum 3.0 or higher GPA; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Laura Dunbar Netter Memorial Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Amy D Netter Department: All Majors Code: SC086 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.75 or higher GPA; Graduate from West Feliciana high school or Southern Lab; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds. Renewable if recipient maintains criteria and applies. Short narrative may be requested by donor.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Leon E. Valdry Scholar- 1880 Society Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Leon E. Valdry Department: Various Code: 0121 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 23 or above ACT score or comparable SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have a financial need. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $1,800 per year


Lorena Jack Chavis & Family Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Lorena Jack Chavis Department: Elementary Education, SUBR Code: 0035 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a full-time student at Southern University Baton Rouge, must be a graduating teacher candidate majoring in Elementary Education and will receive a teacher certification in both Elementary and Special Education, must be of good moral character, demonstrates leadership ability and financial need, and must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Average Award: Up to $500 per year

Macqueline Jenkins Joseph Scholarship Fund

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Joseph and Jenkins Families and friends Department: All Majors Code: SC100 Summary of Criteria: Student applicant must be a full-time student entering his or her junior year at SUBR. Must have a 2.9 GPA or higher, provide a statement of community service during freshman and sophomore years, and must attest that he/she has complied with the university standards of conduct. Students demonstrate leadership, financial need, community, or organization involvement.

Average Award: Up to $1000 per year

Marcus T. Gray Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Anonymous Department: All Majors Code: S085 Summary of Criteria: The scholarship is awarded every two years to 2 incoming freshmen who graduated from a high school in Jackson, MS. Student applicants must have minimum 2.5 GPA; maintain full-time status, be in good standing with the University throughout their eligibility period (2 years). Must be eligible to receive the federal pell grant for both years of their eligibility period.

Average Award: Up to $7,500 per year

Marino Casem Memorial Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Alliant Ins Department: Business Code: E97 Summary of Criteria: This scholarship is honoring the Godfather of Black college football, Marino Casem. Recipient but be full-time undergraduate student attending SUBR; good academic standing; maintain minimum 3.0 or higher GPA; evidence of remaining financial need as determined by the office of financial aid. Renewable if recipient maintains the criteria and applies.

Average Award: Up to $2,000 per year

Milton L. Beard Memorial Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Cynthia Beard Department: Business Code: SC90 Summary of Criteria: Students must major in College of Business; with a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate leadership, provide evidence of financial need, community, or organization involvement.

Average Award: Up to $1,000

Norman Joseph St Amant III Memorial Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Norman St Amant Jr & Leon Tarver Department: Varies Code: 0071 Summary of Criteria: Must be a SUBR full time student with a 3.2 GPA or above, demonstrating leadership, community service involvement and have a financial need.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Nutrien Company

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Nutrien Company Department: Engineering, Chemistry, AgriScience Code: SC98 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a full-time engineering student or chemistry major attending SUBR; must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate leadership, provide evidence of financial need, community, or organization involvement. Multiple Awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,000

Penn Entertainment

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Justin Carter Department: Engineering, Business, Allied Health Code: SC92 Summary of Criteria: Students must major in STEM disciplines: (engineering, allied health, business). Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and be in good academic standing. Students must demonstrate leadership, provide evidence of financial need, community, or organization involvement. Renewable for up to 5 years maintaining criteria. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $3,000 per year

Reed-Leonard Memorial Scholarship – 1

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Burke Reed Department: Education – Senior only Code: SC087 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.3 or higher GPA; Must be a Senior education major; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $1,500 per year

Reed-Leonard Memorial Scholarship – 2

Type Non-Endowed Benefactor: Burke Reed Department: Education – Junior only Code: SC087 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.3 or higher GPA; Must be a Junior education major; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $750 per year

Reed-Leonard Memorial Scholarship – 3

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Burke Reed Department: All Majors Code: SC087 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.3 or higher GPA; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds.

Average Award: Up to $500 per year

RISE SCHOLARSHIP

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Southern U Deltas Department: All Majors Code: SU0177 Summary of Criteria: Student must attend SUBR; maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA; must provide evidence of their financial need; full time status; must be active and involved in community activities. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Robert Henry Lee Athletic Scholarship Fund

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Patricia Washington Department: College of Education and/or Athletic Department, SUBR Code: 0015 Summary of Criteria: Must be a full-time SUBR student and either a student athletic or physical education major, must be of good moral character, demonstrates leadership ability and financial need, must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

SOAR – ALPHA TAU MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Southern U Deltas Department: All Majors Code: SU0177 Summary of Criteria: Student must be currently enrolled full-time; active member of Alpha Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $3,000 per year

SU Class of 1968 Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Class of 1968 Department: All Majors Code: SC Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.5 or higher GPA; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds. Renewable if recipient maintains criteria and applies.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

SUS Foundation – 1880 Society Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: SUS Foundation Department: Various Code: 0121 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 23 or above ACT score or comparable SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have a financial need. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $1,800 per year

TMPAA Charities Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: TMPAA Department: COB Risk and Insurance Concentration Code: SC094 Summary of Criteria: Full-time undergraduate students attending SUBR, good academic standing; maintain minimum 2.5 or higher GPA; must be enrolled in business department risk and insurance courses toward concentration. Priority to military; junior recommended by department faculty or chairperson; evidence of remaining financial need after all support and office of financial aid funds. Renewable if recipient maintains criteria and applies.

Average Award: Up to $5,000 per year

Todd and Gwen Graves Annual Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Todd and Gwen Graves Department: College of Business Code: 0049 Summary of Criteria: The scholarship recipient shall be a fulltime student attending Southern University and A&M College. The selected recipient must be pursuing a degree within the College of Business. Qualifying students must be classified as a freshman or above with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The student must also demonstrate the financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains the above criteria. Multiple awards.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

TRIPLE G SCHOLARSHIP

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Green Family Department: Various Code: S000 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman, preferred, with 3.0 high school GPA with a 23 ACT or above or comparable SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrate leadership and/or community service involvement; and provide evidence of their financial need.

Average Award: Up to $2,500 per year

Turner Construction Company Scholars

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Turner Construction Co Department: Engineering Majors Code: SC Summary of Criteria: Engineering students currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate sophomore or junior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students will have to provide evidence of financial need and send a 300-word essay to the attention of Dr Fred Lacy, fred_lacy@subr.edu to complete application and be eligible for award. Civil, electrical, environmental, and mechanical engineering majors; no transfers into department are eligible.

Average Award: Up to $5,000 per year

Vera & Louis Henry Sr Memorial Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Vera H Ingram Department: All Majors Code: SF199 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a full-time SUBR undergraduate student with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Special consideration will be given to those demonstrating leadership ability through extracurricular or community service; financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

Average Award: Up to $1000 per year

William and Laurabeth Hicks Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Hicks Family Department: Education and Social Sciences Code: S030 Summary of Criteria: Incoming freshman must have a 3.0 or higher, ACT 22 or above or compatible SAT score; current SUS student applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher; demonstrates leadership and/or community service or extracurricular school involvement; must have financial need.

Average Award: Up to $1,800 per year

Willie Honeywood Smith Scholarship Fund

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: AKA/Beta Psi 1998 Department: Various Code: 0013 Summary of Criteria: Must be a full-time student at SUBR, be an active member of the Beta Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Incorporated on the campus of Southern University Baton Rouge, must demonstrate leadership ability in the sorority, in the community and on the SUBR campus, must have a 3.3 GPA or higher, upload Community service letter, and must not be a graduating senior at the time of selection.

Average Award: Up to $1,000 per year

Willie T. & Clara Byrd Square Memorial Scholarship “Book Award”

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Willie T. & Clara Byrd Square Department: Various Code: 0036 Summary of Criteria: Student must be a resident of the Scotlandville community and a graduate of Scotlandville High School, must be enrolled at Southern University Baton Rouge full-time and an undergraduate student, and must have a remaining financial need after receiving grants or scholarship aid based on the FAFSA information and the Expected Family Contribution.

Relatives of the Square family cannot qualify for this scholarship.

Average Award: Up to $500 per year

Yes I Can Scholarship

Type: Non-Endowed Benefactor: Chester and Gloria Lee Department: Engineering, Science, Education, Math, Computer Science, and Business Code: 0038 Summary of Criteria: Must finish in top ten percentage of high school class, be accepted for admission at Southern University Baton Rouge, demonstrate financial need after scholarships and grants, maintain a 2.8 GPA or higher, and major in one of the following areas: Engineering, Science, Education, Math, Computer Science, and Business. The purpose of the Yes I Can Scholarship is to provide support, reward, recognition, and encouragement for high school graduates from St. John the Baptist Parish who have demonstrated excellence in academics leadership, and citizenship.

Average Award: Up to $7,500 per year

Southern University System Campuses

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