2022-23 Scholarships and Awards

CC&E Award Description Department Recipient(s)

Andrew L. “Drew” Wilbert Memorial Scholarship

Generously donated by family, friends, and CC&E’s Coast and Environment Graduate Organization, in memory of Drew Wilbert, this award recognizes a CES sophomore, junior, or senior with 3.25+ GPA.

CES

Madeline Fryer

Bert Turner Memorial Scholarship

Generously donated by Moo and Martin Svendson, in memory of Moo’s father Bert Turner, this award recognizes CES students based on merit and need.

CES

Kaili Cruz

Callais Scholars for the Advancement of Louisiana’s Coastal and Marine Industries

Generously donated by Mike and Blanche Callais, this renewable award recognizes CES majors based on financial need and community service

CES

Dakota Sievers

Candace Chun Memorial Scholarship

Generously donated by Dr. Edward Laws, this renewable scholarship recognizes CES (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) and DES students with a 3.25+ GPA and gives special consideration to women and minorities.

CES/DES

Madeline Fryer
Olivia Hurley
Aine O'Nuanain
Ruth Daniel

CC&E Endowment for Excellence Graduate Student Fellowship

Presented by the College of the Coast & Environment, this award recognizes graduate students for exceptional contributions in outreach or mentoring

DOCS

Ashley Rossin
Courtney Hammond
Vanessa VanHeerden

CC&E Graduate Scholarship Fund

Presented by the College of the Coast & Environment, this award recognizes graduate students for their academic achievements

DES

Jessica Stephens

CC&E Outstanding Thesis Award

Presented by the College of the Coast & Environment, this award recognizes an exceptional M.S. thesis

DES

Rachel Rogers

CC&E Undergraduate Scholarship

Presented by CC&E, this award recognizes CES students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

CES

Stephanie Procopio

CCA/Sealy Family Endowed Scholarship

Generously donated by the J. Pollard Sealy, Jr. family and Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana, this award recognizes a DOCS graduate student with a 3.0+ GPA conducting research on Louisiana estuarine or marine finfish that is primarily related and directly beneficial to recreational fishery

DOCS

Jade Carver

Coypu Endowed Scholarship in Coastal Environmental Science for Workforce Development

Donated by the Coypu Foundation, this award recognizes a sophomore or higher with a 3.0+ GPA who intends to pursue a career working on the societal and environmental needs of coastal regions

CES

Hannah Orff

DES Graduate Student Support

Presented by friends of the Dept. of Environmental Sciences, this award provides support to an incoming graduate student in the Dept. of Environmental Sciences based on financial need

DES

Megan Arias

Dr. Theodore B. “Ted” Ford, III Memorial Fellowship

Generously donated by the Ford family, in memory of Ted Ford, LSU Professor Emeritus in marine sciences and former Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries, this award recognizes a graduate student with a 3.0 GPA or higher who is researching marine fisheries

DOCS

Jade Carver

Joseph Lipsey, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Award

Generously donated by Richard A. & Joseph Lipsey, Jr., this award recognizes an LSU student graduating and staying at LSU to pursue an advanced degree from the Dept. of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences.

DOCS

Mercedes Pinzon

Kayne's Fire Award

This award recognizes an ENVS teaching assistant who encourages undergraduates' excitement about science

DES

Kejin Wang

Kuniko Fujisaki Honor Award

Presented by the Dept. of Environmental Sciences, this award recognizes a graduate research assistant in the Dept. of Environmental Sciences for outstanding service

DES

Kejin Wang

Leadership in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

Presented by CC&E, this award recognizes faculty or staff member or a graduate student who provides leadership and outstanding contributions in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion at the College of the Coast & Environment

 

Ed Laws & Courtney Hammond

Richard A. & Joseph Lipsey, Jr. Graduate Student Incentive Awards

Generously donated by Richard A. & Joseph Lipsey, Jr., this award honors top-level, incoming graduate students with a 3.0+ GPA.

DOCS

Jacob Reinhardt

Tiger Athletic Foundation Student Scholarship

Donated by the Tiger Athletic Foundation, this award recognizes CES seniors with 3.30+ GPA.

CES

Eva Coman
Aine O'Nuanain
Siarah Hall
Morgan Coleman

Warren Mermilliod Scholarship

Generously donated by Iris Mermilliod, this scholarship recognizes master's students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for their thesis research in coastal aquatic natural resources

DOCS

Jacob Cheng

William H. Patrick, Jr., Scholarship for Wetlands Expertise

Made possible by Dr. Ruth Patrick, in memory of Boyd Professor Bill Patrick, this award recognizes DOCS students who are studying wetlands and have a 3.5+ GPA.

DOCS

Mercedes Pinzon
Robert Feder

CC&E Outstanding Dissertation Award

Presented by the College of the Coast & Environment, this award recognizes exceptional Ph.D. dissertation.

CC&E

Yadav Sapkota

CC&E Outstanding Faculty Research

Presented by CC&E, this award recognizes tenure-track or tenured faculty for exceptional research and scholarly activities, as evidenced by publications, presentations, and grantsmanship.

CC&E

Robert Twilley

CC&E Outstanding Research Staff

Presented by CC&E, this award recognizes exceptional performance from research staff.

CC&E

Andre Rovai

DES Sustainable Environment Honor

Presented by DES, this award recognizes an outstanding research thesis that furthers the understanding of social and ecological resilience.

DES

Lindsey Lamana 

Joseph Lipsey, Jr. & Richard A. Lipsey Excellence in Teaching Award 

Generously donated by Richard A. & Joseph Lipsey, Jr., this award recognizes faculty who excel in teaching, mentoring, professional accomplishments and contributions to the college.

CC&E

Cassandra Glaspie 

 

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