Please read the information below; scroll down to complete the online scholarship application and submit applicable documents.
The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide a one-time award of $1,000 to eight high school seniors who will be attending their first year of college. Recipients will be selected from public high schools throughout Louisiana.
Recipients of the LASAFAP scholarship award will be selected by the LASAFAP Scholarship Committee.
Winners of the LASAFAP scholarship will be selected based upon the following criteria:
• Official high school transcript from fall semester 2020 (20 points)
• Extracurricular activities/leadership roles within the community and/or church (20 points)
• Three letters of recommendation – one each from the candidate’s principal (or assistant principal), a previous or current teacher, and one from a community representative (30 points)
• A one page essay outlining the candidate’s future goals and ambitions (10 points)
• Financial need as described in a one page double-spaced narrative (20 points)
The scholarship will be made in full payable to the student. It is the responsibility of each scholarship recipient to submit an official college/university schedule and a tuition invoice/fee bill with a $0 balance from the institution to the scholarship chairperson. The scholarship chairperson will submit the required documents to the organizations’ treasurer and president for review and approval. The scholarship will be disbursed when the president and treasurer approve the required documentation.
The student’s application and companion forms must be submitted online by Friday, March 5, 2021.
MAIL-IN APPLICATION FORM
If you prefer to fill out a hard copy of the application and mail it in, please click on one of the links below to download and print the scholarship application.
Scholarship Application (as a Word document)
Scholarship Application (as a PDF)
If you can't see the online application below, please print out the application by clicking on one of the links above, fill it out, and mail it in to the address on the application.
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