H&SS Study Abroad Scholarships

 

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Study Abroad Scholarships

  • Dean's Study Abroad Scholarship FT HSS student with demonstrated financial need
  • Humanities & Social Sciences Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship HSS student with financial need; must have 3.50 GPA overall and in LSU System
  • Joy Louise Sullivan Memorial Travel Abroad Scholarship FT HSS student (sophomores, junior, or seniors only)
  • Robert B. Allen Scholarship for Student Travel Abroad FT HSS student (sophomores or juniors preferred); enrolled in H&SS Residential College during freshman year

  Application period for H&SS Study Abroad Scholarships will open on Monday, November 27, 2017. 

 

H&SS Scholarships

LSU offers many scholarship opportunities. Click here for general LSU scholarship information. In addition, the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences awards many scholarships to its students each year. These one-year awards range in value from $500 to $1,000. Descriptions of the scholarships for entering freshmen and undergraduate students appear below. Information from the LSU application for admission will be used in selecting students for these scholarships. Students can supply further information by logging on to their myLSU account, clicking on Financial Services, and then clicking on, filling out, and submitting the Scholarship Application form found there. All scholarships are awarded in the spring semester for the upcoming academic year.


Eligibility

  • Students must be pursing a major in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, be enrolled full-time for both the fall and spring semesters of the academic year the scholarship is awarded, and have no more than 110 semester hours.
  • The recipients must have at least a 3.4 GPA, both overall and in the LSU system, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Judging Criteria

Primary

  • Scholastic achievement
  • Evidence of financial need

Secondary

  • Community activities

 

Award Notification Timeline

  • Incoming freshman will be notified of scholarship awards in early summer. For a complete list of H&SS scholarship opportunities for incoming freshman, click here.


College of Humanities & Social Sciences Undergraduate Students Scholarships 

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Athletic Scholarship
    HSS student; must have 3.50 GPA overall and in LSU System; can’t be a LSU athlete; can’t have no other major LSU scholarship
  • Humanities & Social Sciences Advisory Council Scholarship HSS student with financial need; must have 3.50 GPA overall and in LSU System; LSU and community activities
  • Humanities & Social Sciences Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship HSS student with financial need; must have 3.50 GPA overall and in LSU System
  • George Warren Bofinger Endowed Scholarship HSS student with financial need; must have 3.5 GPA overall and in LSU System 
  • James J. Bolner, Sr. and Dudley Rochelle Carter Scholarship in Political Science HSS junior or senior majoring in Political Science with financial need; must have 3.5 GPA overall and in the LSU System
  • Thomas A. and Peggy S. Collins Scholarship Full-time incoming freshman enrolled in HSS with financial needs; if no student in HSS than incoming freshman enrolled in LSU; preference of Jena High School or LaSalle Parish resident; 3.0 GPA
  • Cheryl Colletta Fasullo Scholarship HSS student with financial need; must have 3.5 GPA overall and in LSU System; priority out-of-state student majoring in psychology or sociology; priority be given to students interested in pursuing a teaching career and demonstrated passion for LSU through university related activities
  • Elise S. and Charles E. Kaufman Endowed Scholarship HSS student with financial need; must have 3.50 GPA overall and in LSU System
  • Herbert Huey McElveen Scholarship HSS student; must have overall 3.50 GPA overall and in LSU System
  • Nora McLin and John Evans McGowan Scholarship FT UG majoring in History or Economics; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Mr. & Mrs. James S. McHugh Scholarship HSS student with financial need; must have 3.5 GPA overall and in the LSU System
  • Kevin Moore Memorial Scholarship HSS sophomore student majoring in HIST or ENGL; must have 3.5 GPA overall and in the LSU System
  • Mu Sigma Rho Outstanding Upperclassman Scholarship HSS junior or senior; must be a graduate of Louisiana high school; must have 3.5 GPA overall and in the LSU System
  • Roddy L. Richard General Studies Scholarship At least 36 hours in Interdisciplinary Studies curriculum; at least 3.00 GPA overall and in the LSU System
  • Karl and Sue Roider Undergraduate Scholarship HSS student with financial; must have 3.5 GPA overall and in the LSU System
  • Harvey Jay and Betty Adele Jacobs Schwartzberg Fellowship First year Graduate student enrolled in HSS; 3.50 undergraduate GPA.  2/3 of the money goes to graduate student and 1/3 money goes to undergraduate student in ROCT or AROCT with exceptional leadership skills; 3.5 GPA overall and in the LSU System
  • Thomas Clayton Simmons Memorial Scholarship Full-time incoming freshman enrolled in HSS; 3.5 GPA; preference of Bossier Parish resident and participant in 4-H
  • Thomas E. & Rebecca Reeves Simmons Scholarship in Memory of Thomas Clayton Simmons Full-time incoming freshman enrolled in History; preference of Bossier Parish resident & participant in 4-H

 

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Incoming Freshman Scholarships

 

  • George C. and Merrit D. Betts Endowed Scholarship Nonresident of Louisiana; must be U.S. citizen; upperclassman must have 3.5 GPA overall and in LSU System; if a freshman must have an ACT score of at least 27 and 3.5 or higher high school GPA
  • Thomas A. and Peggy S. Collins Scholarship
    Full-time incoming freshman intending to pursue a major in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences; must have a 3.0 or higher GPA; preference for Jena High School or LaSalle Parish resident.
  • T. Clayton Simmons Memorial Scholarship
    Full-time incoming freshman intending to pursue a major in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences; must have a 3.0 or higher GPA; preference for Bossier Parish resident and participant in 4-H.
  • Thomas E. & Rebecca Reeves Simmons Scholarship in Memory of Thomas Clayton Simmons
    Full-time incoming freshman intending to pursue a major in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences; preference for Bossier Parish resident and participant in 4-H.