Scholarship Information

 

Available Scholarships for various majors under our College:

 

Humanities

Joy Jackson Memorial Endowment for Humanities

  • Senior status (minimum of 90 hrs earned) 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Humanities major 
  • Full time student 
  • Submit written proposal for project targeting Florida Parishes region 
  • Retain: Demonstration of project progress

Contact: Office of Scholarships

The Frederick William Reimers Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Cultural Resource Management

  • Minimum 3.25 high school GPA 
  • Must be a Cultural Resource Management major 
  • Student must be of moral character that exemplifies the spirit and intent of Frederick William Reimers 
  • Student must submit a written statement and include a letter of recommendation with application 
  • Student must be enrolled full time 
  • If minimum 3.0 GPA is maintained the scholarship may be kept for up to 8 semesters 
  • Up to five (5) scholarships may be awarded each semester

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

 Liberal Arts

E.P. and Mildred Kuhn Excellence in Liberal Arts Endowed Scholarship

  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.5 
  • Resident of Ponchatoula 
  • Must be a Liberal Arts major 
  • Retain: Continue to meet the above criteria

Contact: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

 

Department of English

Elliott Courtright Family Endowed Scholarship in English

  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA 
  • Majoring in English 
  • Available to beginning freshmen 
  • Good moral character 
  • Full time student 
  • Need may be considered 
  • May keep for 8 semesters 
  • Retention: Continue to meet above criteria and maintain 2.75 overall GPA

Contact: Office of Scholarships

The Senior English Scholarship

  • The award is one-time, one-semester scholarship given out at the beginning of each fall & spring semester to the graduating senior in the English Dept. with the highest cumulative GPA that semester 
  • Student must be a major in the English Dept
  • Must have filed for graduation prior to the beginning of the semester in which he/she is scheduled to graduate
  • The cumulative GPA includes all grades up to the final, graduation semester
  • The student must be a full time student

Contact: Department of English

 

Department of History and Political Science

The Gregory Caballero Memorial Endowed Scholarship in History

  • This scholarship is intended to support a student who is not qualified academically for TOPS 
  • The student must be a resident of Louisiana 
  • The student may be a female or male student who is majoring in History 
  • The student must be of good moral character 
  • Financial need will be considered 
  • Student must be enrolled full time 
  • Scholarship may be retained for 8 semesters

Contact: Department of History and Political Science

  

James H. Morrison Excellence in Government Endowed Scholarship

  • High school GPA of 3.0 
  • Majoring in History or Political Science 
  • Full time student 
  • Retain: May keep for 4 years if criteria above are met

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Department of Languages and Communication

The Margaret Waldrep Alford Memorial Scholarship in Foreign Languages

  • Minimum high school or college GPA of 3.0 
  • Must major in Foreign Languages 
  • Must be of good moral character 
  • Must be a full time student (12 hours) 
  • Retention: 8 semesters if criteria are met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

The Dr. Beatrice Baldwin and Michael D. Materne Endowed Scholarship for Language and Cultural Studies Abroad

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Student must be a junior or a senior 
  • Student must submit an essay on why he/she wants to participate in study abroad and the significance of study abroad to academic career and goals 
  • Student must be enrolled in and complete a study abroad program that includes foreign language courses and cultural/historical studies as part of the program.

Contact: Department of Languages and Communication

    

The Erna Deiglmayr Endowed Scholarship 

  • Overall 3.0 college GPA 
  • Preference will be given to a student majoring in French, however, a student with a French minor will be considered 
  • Student must have taken a minimum of 4 semesters of French 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Retention: 6 semesters if all criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

Department of Psychology

The William B. Abernathy Endowed Scholarship in Industrial Organizational Psychology

  • Student must be enrolled in a BA or MA
  • Psychology program with a concentration in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern
  • Application with essay is required

Contact: Department of Psychology

 

Department of Music & Performing Arts

The Herbert E. Cagle Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Music

  • Minimum 3.5 high school GPA
  • Student must be a Music Education Major and plan to teach in public schools
  • Student must play a string, woodwind, brass or percussion instrument
  • Student must be of moral character consistent with the talent and intent of Herbert E. Cagle
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semesters if criteria are met and 3.25 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

Catha-Lambert Endowment for Music

  • Full time student 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 
  • Junior or Senior status 
  • Resident of 6th district 
  • Financial Need will be considered 
  • Submit latest federal income tax return 
  • Music major 
  • Retain: Upon the review of the selection committee and meeting of above criteria

Contact: Music

The Leona Colmer Crawford & First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula Endowed Scholarships in Music

  • Minimum 3.0 college GPA, minimum 3.2 high school GPA 
  • Majoring or planning to major in music 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be a resident of Tangipahoa parish 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Scholarship may be retained for 8 semesters if criteria are met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Michael Galasso Endowed Scholarship fund for SLU Orchestra Students

  • No Guidelines

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 Holly and Smith Architects Inc. APAC Excellence in Visual Arts or Music

 
  • Graduate of a high school in one of the following parishes: Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, or West Feliciana, Ascension or Livingston 
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA 
  • Major in Visual Arts or Music 
  • Retain: May keep for four years provided the student continues to major in Visual Arts or Music and maintains a 2.75 GPA 
  • Other: A Visual Arts student must leave a piece of their art for Southeastern 
  • Other: A Music major must perform a concert in his or her senior year

Contact: Office of Scholarships

The Marjorie A. Morrison Endowed Scholarship in Music

  • Minimum 3.0 college GPA, or 3.25 high school GPA 
  • Student must be talented and have a passion for instrumental music with potential for a distinguished career in the field of music 
  • Student must be majoring or planning to major in Music 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semesters for undergraduate, 4 semesters for graduate students

Contact: Office of Scholarships

Ralph R. Pottle Honor Scholarship in Music

  • Award is made to the outstanding freshman Music major at the end of the freshman year 
  • Selected on the basis of musicianship, scholarship, leadership and contribution to the Department of Music

Contact: Music

The Leola Purcell Endowed Scholarship in the Visual and Performing Arts

  • Minimum 3.25 high school GPA or minimum 3.0 college GPA
  • Student must be majoring or planning to major in a degree program offered in the visual and performing arts areas 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semesters if criteria continue to be met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

The Jamie Renton Endowed Scholarship in Performing Arts

  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA 
  • Student must be majoring in one of the areas related to Performing Arts 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semesters if all above criteria are met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

Hans Schneider Excellence in Music Endowed Scholarship

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • Graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • Full time student 
  • Majoring in Music 
  • Accept the Code of Ethics of the National
  • Association of Schools of Music 
  • Student must have a talent and passion for instrumental, piano or vocal music with a potential for a distinguished career in the field of music 
  • Undergrad must be enrolled 16 hours, Grad student must be enrolled 9 hours 
  • Retain: Continue to meet above criteria

Contact: Music

Marietta Reimers Schneider Endowed Piano Scholarship

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • Graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • Full time student 
  • Majoring in Music 
  • Accept the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Schools of Music 
  • Student must have a talent and passion for instrumental, piano or vocal music with a potential for a distinguished career in the field of music 
  • Undergrad must be enrolled 16 hours, Grad student must be enrolled 9 hours 
  • Retain: Continue to meet above criteria

Contact: Music

The Thomas Sharp Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Music

  • Minimum 2.5 college GPA, or minimum 2.75 high school GPA 
  • Student may be male or female graduate or undergraduate majoring in Music 
  • Student must be of moral character that exemplifies the spirit and intent of Thomas Sharp 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semesters as undergraduate or 4 semesters as graduate provided all criteria are met.

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

 

Department of Visual Art & Design

 Helen Entrikin Art Scholarship

 
  • Junior or Senior status 
  • Factors to be considered: quality of creative work, GPA, service to department, service to community and financial need 
  • Retain: Continue to meet above criteria

Contact: Visual Arts

The Hymel G Falgoust Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Visual and Performing Arts

  • Minimum 3.25 GPA 
  • Student must be junior majoring in Visual Arts or Theatre 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semester if all criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

Vonnie Borden Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA 
  • Majoring in communications 
  • Minimum ACT of 21 
  • Retain: Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and satisfactory participation in co-curricular/scholarly department activities

Contact: Department of Languages and Communication

 Holly and Smith Architects Inc. APAC Excellence in Visual Arts or Music

 
  • Graduate of a high school in one of the following parishes: Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, or West Feliciana, Ascension or Livingston 
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA 
  • Major in Visual Arts or Music 
  • Retain: May keep for four years provided the student continues to major in Visual Arts or Music and maintains a 2.75 GPA 
  • Other: A Visual Arts student must leave a piece of their art for Southeastern 
  • Other: A Music major must perform a concert in his or her senior year

Contact: Office of Scholarships

The Lacy Ann Livingston Memorial Scholarship in the Visual Arts

  • Minimum 3.0 college GPA, or 3.25 high school GPA, if student is incoming freshman 
  • Student must be an art major 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: Scholarship may be kept for 8 semesters if criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 The Marjorie A. Morrison Endowed Scholarship in Visual Arts

 
  • Minimum 3.0 college GPA, or 3.25 high school GPA 
  • Visual Arts Major 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semesters if criteria are met and 3.0 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

 

The Leola Purcell Endowed Scholarship in the Visual and Performing Arts

  • Minimum 3.25 high school GPA or minimum 3.0 college GPA
  • Student must be majoring or planning to major in a degree program offered in the visual and performing arts areas 
  • Student must be of good moral character 
  • Student must be enrolled full time at Southeastern 
  • Retention: 8 semesters if criteria continue to be met and 2.75 GPA is maintained

Contact: Office of Scholarships

Department of Visual Arts Endowed Scholarship

  • Guidelines being developed

Contact: Visual Arts

 

Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Richard A Kent III Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Criminal Justice

  • Full time student 
  • Criminal Justice major 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 
  • Financial need 
  • Academic merit 
  • Submit one-page written essay 
  • Retain: Maintain minimum GPA of 2.5 and remain full time student

Contact: Office of Scholarships

The George Bedsole Criminal Justice Award Endowed Scholarship

  • Minimum 3.0 high school or college GPA 
  • Student must show strong desire to continue college education 
  • Student must be enrolled full time 
  • Student must be a graduate of any high school in Tangipahoa, St. Helena or Livingston Parish 
  • Student must be enrolled in the Criminal Justice Program 
  • Retain: As long as guidelines are met

Contact: Office of Scholarships