This scholarship shall be rewarded to a first time freshman student who has shown exceptional academic success with an overall 3.5 grade point average or better in high school. The recipient must be admitted to LSUA no later than February 15, 2020. This scholarship cannot be used for students pursuing a 100% online degree.
Amount of the Scholarship
The award shall cover the full cost of a semester's tuition, fees, books, and on-campus housing and meal plans incurred as a direct result of the recipient's attendance at LSUA. This scholarship will pay any outstanding balance after applying state and federal free financial aid, not including loans.
Any interested, qualifying student must complete the attached application and submit to the Enrollment Management Office no later that January 15, 2020. In addition, the student must apply for admission to and receive acceptance to LSUA. The scholarship committee will review all applications submitted and select final candidates no later than February 15, 2020. Finalists will be invited to an on-campus interview with a selection committee on March 14, 2020.
Retention of the Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded for no more than 8 consecutive semesters (fall and spring) provided that the student has maintained a 3.5 cumulative grade point average for all course work taken. No awards will be made for the summer sessions.
Loss of the Scholarship
The scholarship may be withdrawn for any of the following reasons:
- Resignation from LSUA;
- Registering for or maintaining fewer than 12 hours during a fall or spring semester;
- Being placed on disciplinary probation
- Failure to maintain a 3.5 grade point average.