University College Scholarships

Continuing Students

Scholarships awarded by University College generally require no formal application. Information is queried from the LSU Student Aid and Scholarship office to determine the students who meet the criteria for each scholarship, then a committee reviews the information from the qualifying lists. Committee review and selection is based on the criteria set forth by each scholarship.  

 

Lonnie J. and Carol S. Dore Family Scholarship

Open to a full-time freshman student enrolled in University College with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA. Financial need may be a consideration. Amount varies depending on earnings of scholarship. This award is not renewable.

 

Dr. Gerald L. and Gayle W. Foret Scholarship

Open to a full-time student enrolled in University College, with preference given to a freshman. Recipient must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA and financial need a consideration.

 

Elayn Hunt Memorial Scholarship

Amount varies depending on earnings of scholarship. Open to a female freshman student having completed a minimum of 15 credit hours and a 2.0 GPA during the first semester at LSU. Student must be a Louisiana high school graduate. Financial need and academic ability are also considerations. Scholarship will be awarded over two semesters. To retain the scholarship, student must be enrolled full time at LSU, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be in good standing. This award is not renewable.

 

Liuzza Family Scholarship

Open to a full-time student enrolled in University College having completed a minimum of 24 credit hours and at least a 3.2 overall GPA. Student must be a U.S. Citizen, Louisiana residence, and graduate of Jefferson or Orleans Parish High School. Preference given to student in pre-dentistry or pre-medicine, with second priority given to a student entering the College of Humanities & Social Sciences or the College of Engineering.

 

Dr. Mahlon P. Poche Jr. Scholarship 

Open to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in University College and member in good standing of the LSU Tiger Band. Students must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours and earned at least a 3.0 GPA. This award is not renewable.

 

Don Redden Scholarship

Amount varies depending on earnings of scholarship. Open to a freshman student with a minimum of 15 credit hours and at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be a U.S. citizen and can hold no other scholarship, excluding TOPS. Scholarship will be awarded over two semesters. To retain the scholarship, student must be enrolled full-time at LSU, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be in good standing. This award is not renewable.

 

Ryan Paul Shannon Memorial Scholarship

Open to full-time student enrolled in Allied Health who has at least a 3.0 GPA and an ACT score of 23 or above. First preference will go to a student from St.Charles, Orleans, Jefferson, or St. John the Baptist Parish. Financial need is a consideration. Scholarship will be awarded over two semesters. To retain the scholarship, student must be enrolled full-time in Allied Health at LSU, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be in good standing. Amount varies depending on earnings of scholarship. This award is not renewable.

 

Glenda W. Streva Scholarship

Open to full time student enrolled in pre-nursing who has at least a 2.0 GPA. Student must be from St. Mary, St. Martin, or Iberia Parish. Scholarship will be awarded over two semesters. To retain the scholarship, student must be enrolled full-time in pre-nursing at LSU, maintain a 2.0 GPA, and be in good standing. Amount varies depending on earnings of scholarship. This award is not renewable

 

Sue Tweedy Memorial Scholarship

Open to a full-time student enrolled in University College in pursuit of an undergraduate degree to be earned from LSU. Recipient must have at least a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA and completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at LSU. Financial need a consideration. Amount varies depending on earnings of scholarship. This award is not renewable.

 

Tiger Athletic Foundation Sophomore Award

Open to a full-time freshman student with a minimum of 15 credit hours and at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be a U.S. citizen and can hold no other scholarship, excluding TOPS. Scholarship will be awarded over two semesters. To retain the scholarship, student must be enrolled full-time at LSU, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be in good standing. This award is not renewable.

 

Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship

Open to a full-time freshman student with a minimum of 15 credit hours and at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be a U.S. citizen and can hold no other scholarship, excluding TOPS. Scholarship will be awarded over two semesters. To retain the scholarship, student must be enrolled full-time at LSU, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be in good standing. This award is not renewable.

 

University College Athletic Department Endowed Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this scholarship may be selected from one of the following criteria: (1) Must be full-time freshman student with a composite ACT score of between 22-28 and a minimum high school GPA of 3.0. Recipient(s) must be a graduate of a Louisiana high school; or (2) must be full time undergraduate student at Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College enrolled in University College with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Preference may be given to students determined as “Bengal Legacy Scholarships for Nonresident Sons and Daughters of LSU Graduates” in accordance with LSU policies and procedures; or (3) chosen from participants in one of LSU University College’s programs, such as but not limited to the following programs: McNair Research Scholars, Summer Opportunity, Summer Provisional, Summer Scholars, and Student Support Services.

Financial need may be a consideration.  Students who have any four-year institutional award from Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College will not be eligible, excluding TOPS.

This award is not renewable.