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Types of Aid

Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ENTERING STUDENTS 

First-time, full-time freshman students may qualify for one of three guaranteed scholarships.  These scholarships, in addition to the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS), may give some students a free education!   Your complete Admissions Application is your scholarship application.  The application deadline is July 1, for fall enrollment and December 1, for spring enrollment.   To apply for admission click here.    

Louisiana Scholarships  
-Tuition and fees plus book allowance
-30 ACT and 3.5 high school GPA 

Red River Scholarships       
-$1,800 per semester
-26 ACT and 3.0 high school GPA

Shreveport Scholarships  
-$1,500 per semester
-24 ACT and 3.0 high school GPA

First-time, full-time freshman students who do not qualify for one of the guaranteed scholarships listed above, may qualify for the Purple and Gold Scholarship.  Purple and Gold Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and are not guaranteed.  Your complete Admissions Application is your scholarship application. The application deadline is January 31, for fall enrollment. Purple and Gold scholarships are not available for spring enrollment. 

Purple and Gold Scholarships
-$1,000 per semester
-20 ACT and a minimum 2.5 high school GPA

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Full-time, entering transfer students may qualify for a transfer scholarship. Your complete Admissions Application is your scholarship application.  The application priority deadline is May 1, for fall enrollment, and November 1, for spring enrollment.    

Transfer Scholarships  
-$1,000 per semester
-3.0 college GPA        
-Earned a minimum of 12 hours  

 

The following scholarships are provided through the LSUS Foundation and funded by private donors.  Scholarships are awarded to students once a year and begin in the fall semester.  

Scholarship applications must be submitted ONLINE via our Academic Works scholarship management site.   CLICK HERE to create your account and submit your scholarship application.   

Note: You must be admitted to the university before you can apply for a scholarship.  To apply for admission click here

Applications for NEWLY ADMITTED FRESHMAN students are open September 1- January 31 for the upcoming academic year.  Selected students will be notified of their award in mid-February for the upcoming fall semester.    

CONTINUING and TRANSFER student scholarship applications are open January 1- March 15.  Selected students will be notified in April for the upcoming fall semester.  

 

INCOMING FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Amanda Clark Scholarship 

Bobbie Cates Hicks Endowed Scholarship for Top Scholars

Dalton J. and Sugar Woods Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

Doris Adair Howe Kilkuskie Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Lacy and Edie Williams Top Scholar Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Phillip and Alma Rozeman Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

Harman and Renae Chandler Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

John and Ann Ballard Foundation Endowed Scholarship for North Caddo High School Students

John and Ann Ballard Foundation Endowed Scholarship for Top Scholars (North Caddo High School Students)

Kathie Giddings Troquille Memorial Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

Maedean Emerson Wallis & Lionel G.D. Wallis, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Michael and Tracie Woods Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

New Pilot Scholarship for Freshmen

Race to Win Top Scholar Endowed Scholarship

Salvadore & Kendra Miletelio Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

The Alta and John Franks Foundation Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

The John and Cheryl Good Charitable Foundation Endowed Scholarship for First Generation College Students

 

CONTINUING LSUS OR TRANSFER STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

Fred and Sybil Patten Pilot Endowed Scholarship at LSUS

Freta S. Daniel LSUS Zonta Book Scholarship

Isabel & Dadie Goldman Foundation Scholarship

Marge Kozak Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Margery Norton Endowed Scholarship at LSUS

Matel and Bessie Hall Dawson Endowed Scholarships

Matel Dawson, Jr. Endowed Scholarships

Ned and Kittie Dawson Endowed Scholarships

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIPS 

Cole, Evans, & Peterson Accounting Scholarships

Daniel S. Sklar Endowed Merit Scholarship

Frank & Helen Katzenstein Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Insurance Professionals of Shreveport/Bossier Endowed Scholarship

John and Joanna Magale Scholarship for Business

KPMG Accounting Scholarship

LSUS Alumni Business Endowed Scholarship

Re/Max Executive Realty Endowed Scholarship

S. Berton Heard Scholarships in Accounting

Samuel E. Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Shelia Herring Chumley Scholarship

Shreveport-Bossier Better Business Bureau Endowed Scholarship

Traffic and Transportation Endowed Scholarship

Travis A. White Endowed Scholarship

U.L. Coleman Real Estate Scholarship

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS 

B.E. Tabarlet Endowed Scholarship

Bennett Christopher Mangin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Caddo School Counselors Association Arminda D. Riser Scholarship

Dr. Jimmie N. Smith Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Psychology

Earl Gray & Dorothy Adams McCalla Endowed Scholarship in Education

Educational Leadership Graduate Fellowship in Memory of Betsy L. Trusty & Martha S. Trusty

Elaine Williams Parker Endowed Scholarship in Education

George A. Khoury, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

George A. Khoury, Jr. Endowed Scholarship for Part-Time Students

George & Myrtle Evans Endowed Scholarship in Psychology

LSUS Alumni Education Endowed Scholarship

Mary Edna Adams Brossette Endowed Scholarship

Southwest Shreveport Rotary Club Tabarlet Education Award

Wesson-Bridger Endowed Scholarship

 

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS

Allena J. Longfellow Scholarship for MLA Students

American Studies Endowed Scholarship

Byrd/ Fitzgerald Scholarship

Cory Katherine Hiers MLA Endowed Scholarship

Dept. of Communications Academic Award Scholarship

Dr. Bernadette Jones Palombo Memorial Scholarship

Eric J. Brock Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Evelyn Herring English Club Scholarship

H. F. Sockrider Jr. Pre-Law Endowed Scholarship

H.J. Sachs Scholarship

John & Joanna Magale Endowed Scholarship for Liberal Arts

LSUS Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for Liberal Arts

Mass Communication Scholarship

Milton Finley Scholarship for Excellence in History & Social Sciences

MS in Nonprofit Administration Scholarship

Norman A. Dolch Scholarship

Roddy Spigener Endowed Scholarship

Shreveport Historic Preservation Society

Simons- Lincove Scholarship

Walter O. Bigby Endowed Scholarship

Zeak Buckner Writing Award

 

SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS

Alpha Omega Laser, Inc. Computer Sciences Endowed Scholarship

Annie Lowe Stiles Scholarships

Carroll Hoffpauir Endowed Scholarship

Daniel S. Sklar Endowed Merit Scholarship

Gary K. Brashier Memorial Chemistry Endowed Scholarship

J. P. Morgan Chase Endowed Scholarship in the College of Sciences

John & Joanna Magale Endowed Scholarship for Sciences

John T. & Elizabeth S. McBride Endowed Scholarship

Kurt M. Pickett Endowed Scholarship

LSUS Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for Sciences

Neal Dlin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Willis M. and Lillene M. Herring Pre-Nursing Endowed Scholarship

 

NOEL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Ruth Herring Noel Freshman Scholarships 
Applications are accepted from September 1- December 1, for the upcoming fall semester. 

Noel Foundation Inc. Transfer Student Scholarships 
Applications are accepted from November 1, to March 15, for the upcoming fall semester.  

Noel Foundation Inc. Continuing Student Scholarships   
Applications are accepted from November 1, to March 15, for the upcoming fall semester.  

Noel Foundation Inc. Graduate Student Scholarships  
Applications are accepted from November 1, to March 15, for the upcoming fall semester. 

For the scholarships below please contact the respective program directors/coaches
LSU Shreveport Debate Scholarships
LSU Shreveport LaPREP Scholarships
Athletic Scholarships

LSU Board of Supervisors Scholarships 
Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of members of the LSU Board of Supervisors to full-time and part-time students who are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at the various LSU System campuses.  Additional information including the application process is located on the LSU Board of Supervisors website at http://www.lsu.edu/bos/scholarship.php

For more information on scholarships at LSUS, please contact our office at 318-797-5363, or e-mail us at finaid@lsus.edu