Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
A Program of the Board of Regents

Take advantage of some, if not all, of the scholarships below!  

At LOSFA, we are dedicated to promoting ways for you to maximize gift aid each month; because we know, financial aid begins long before a student has to pay for college.

Here’s our monthly scholarship list. Check them out and see what you may qualify for! 

  • March Scholarships

    March 2023


    Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship

    Due Date: March 15, 2023

    Amount: $2,500

    Eligibility: Any student enrolled full-time in one of the following majors: geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical, or petroleum engineering.

    Instructions: Complete the online application.


    Leadership Excellence Scholarship

    Due Date: March 16, 2023

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility: Currently attending a college or university as an undergraduate student and will be a future member of their university’s Greek Life or honors program. Must be at least 18 and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

    Instructions: Complete the online application and upload the required forms and information.


    The Voyager Scholarship 

    Due Date: March 22, 2023

    Amount:  Up to $50,000 in financial aid

    Eligibility: Plan to enroll full-time in their junior year at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. in Fall 2023. Eligible students are finishing their sophomore year in Spring 2023 and will be considered juniors based on the total number of credits earned at their institution by Fall 2023. Must have four semesters or six quarters of full-time academic coursework remaining before graduating and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must demonstrate a commitment to public service and plan to pursue a career in public service upon graduation. Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or an individual granted deferred action status under the DACA Program.

    Instructions: Complete the online application and upload the required forms and information. The application will only be complete if all the necessary materials are submitted electronically.


    Black & Positively Golden Scholars

    Due Date: March 27, 2023

    Amount: Up to $15,000

    Eligibility: Any full-time undergraduate student enrolled full-time at an HBCU during the 2023 – 2024 academic school year. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.

    Instructions: Complete the online application and create a 2-minute video responding to the question.



    UNCF General Scholarship Application 

    Due Date: March 31, 2023

    Amount: Varies

    Eligibility: Students must be enrolled full-time at a UNCF Member College or University and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need.

    Instructions: Complete the online application.



    The Sherelle T. and Timothy T. Carper III Legacy Scholarship

    Due Date: March 31, 2023

    Amount: Varies

    Eligibility: African American women (ages 18- 31) who are enrolled in an accredited college/university majoring in a STEM, Aviation, Political Science, Communications, or Business Management related field.

    Instructions: Complete the online application form and submit a 300-word essay.



    Discover Student Loans Scholarship

    Due Date: March 31, 2023

    Amount: $5,000

    Eligibility: Any U.S. student at least 16 years old currently in alternative school, home-schooled, undergraduate, or graduate program.

    Instructions:  Create an account and sign up to get emails about college tips and resources.



  • April Scholarships

    April 2023


    2023 Annual Essay Contest

    Due Date: April 15, 2023

    Amount: $1,000

    Eligibility: Any student who has suffered injuries due to an accident or has been impacted personally by a loved one’s accident. Must be enrolled in a community college, an undergraduate program, or graduate school.

    Instructions: Write an essay between 750 – 1,000 words detailing how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life.



    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship

    Due Date: April 28, 2023

    Amount: $60,000

    Eligibility: Open to African American or Black students attending an accredited college or university full-time. Must be a graduating senior entering law school upon receiving an undergraduate degree or an undergraduate alum entering law school as a first-year law student. Must have a 3.0 GPA and be a legal permanent U.S. resident.

    Instructions: Complete a 2-part online application including a 5-minute video essay.



    Boomer Esiason Foundation Academic Scholarship

    Due Date: April 28, 2023

     Amount: $10,000

    Eligibility: Must be attending a college or university in the U.S. and have a cystic fibrosis diagnosis OR have a sibling with a CF diagnosis OR have a parent living with cystic fibrosis.

    Instructions: Complete the online application.


    All About Education Scholarship

    Due Date: April 30, 2023

     Amount: $3,000

    Eligibility: Anyone who is at least 14 years of age or older and is a U.S. student.

    Instructions: Create an account to apply for the scholarship.



    SARA Scholarship

    Due Date:  April 30, 2023

    Amount: $2,000

    Eligibility: Female graduating high school seniors enrolling into an accredited college or university in the U.S. with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Must demonstrate financial need and be actively involved with the sport of golf.

    Instructions: Download and complete the application form.



    2023 Shawn Carter Foundation Application

    Due Date: April 30, 2023

    Amount: Varies

    Eligibility:  Students pursuing their first undergraduate degree (high school seniors, students with GED diplomas, students enrolled in 2-year or 4-year undergraduate programs, students enrolled in vocational or trade schools). Must be 25 years old or younger, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and have a household income that does not exceed $75,000.

    Instructions: Create an account and complete the online application.



    Single Parent Scholarships

    Due Date: April 30, 2023

    Amount: $500

    Eligibility: Enrolled full or part-time as an undergraduate at an accredited college or university and have at least a 3.0 GPA or be a first-semester student. Must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children.

    Instructions: Email your contact details, attach a 400 – 500-word essay, and respond to the following: “How will you use your education to improve your family?”



    Think for Yourself Essay Contest

    Due Date: April 30, 2023

    Amount: $8,000

    Eligibility: Students at least 15 years of age and currently a junior or senior in high school. Must enroll by 2026 in a postsecondary institution of higher education (two-year or four-year college or university, trade school, online or vocational program).

    Instructions: Complete the online application and write an original essay responding to one of the five topics.



  • May Scholarships

    May 2023 Scholarship


    Rover Scholarship

    Due Date: May 1, 2023

    Amount: $2,500

    Eligibility: A graduating high school senior or freshman, sophomore, or junior in college pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

    Instructions:  In 400-500 words, answer the following question: “How did growing up with a pet in your life (could be a friend’s or family member’s) impact the person you are today?



    Stephan L. Daniels Lift As We Climb Scholarship

    Due Date: May 19, 2023

    Amount: $5,000

    Eligibility:  Open to African American high school seniors or undergraduate students pursuing a major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

    Instructions: Create an account and, in 400 – 600 words, respond to the following essay question: Why do you want to pursue a career in STEM, and how will you use the degree to help uplift the community?



    Charles Cheesman’s Student Debt Reduction Scholarship

    Due Date: May 30, 2023

     Amount: Varies

    Eligibility: Open to African American or Hispanic students who are first-generation students. Must be an undergraduate, graduate, or college graduate with student loan debt.

    Instructions: Create an account and respond to the following essay topic: Tell us a little about yourself, your educational pursuits, career/life aspirations, community involvement, and significant accomplishments. What will you do with the money you save by paying down your student loan(s)?



    WomenIn Scholarship

    Due Date: May 31, 2023

    Amount: $2,500

    Eligibility: Any woman attending full-time as an undergraduate or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university OR working as an early professional (within two years in the industry). Must be 21 or older and have a 3.3 minimum GPA.

    Instructions: Write a two-page personal statement, letter of recommendation, and complete the online application.



    Girls for Gaming

    Due Date: May 31, 2023

    Amount: Varies

    Eligibility:  Full-time undergraduate or early professionals pursuing the business of interactive entertainment, including but not limited to marketing, law, producing, and product management.

    Instructions: Complete the online application form.



    American Indian College Fund

    Due Date: May 31, 2023

    Amount: Varies

    Eligibility: Student must be an enrolled member (or descendant of one) of a federally or state-recognized tribe. Must be full-time and have a 2.0 GPA.

    Instructions: Complete the online application form.



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**DISCLAIMER:  The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) makes no endorsement, expressed nor implied, to any scholarship promoted on our media platforms. Although scholarships are vetted by LOSFA, all eligibility requirements and instructions are determined by the sponsor of the scholarship.  LOSFA exercises no control over the promoted scholarships. LOSFA’s media platforms may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you, and not as an endorsement by LOSFA. LOSFA does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, content and/or information of third party web sites or the collection of your information on linked third-party websites. LOSFA does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party web sites. If you decide to access linked third party web sites, you do so at your own risk.

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