Jefferson Dollars for Scholars®, a chapter of Scholarship America® is located in Metairie, Louisiana. We strive to provide educational opportunities for the students in Jefferson Parish and help keep students local, growing our community. Click on the "About Us" tab above to learn about all our programs and how you can help.

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We appreciate your participation for

Youth, Education, and Scholarship.

All Your Generous Donations

become part of our

YES Fund

for Youth, Education, and Scholarship!


Our 2017 Summer Camp List is now available.

Click here to download a copy.


Scholarship America, our parent organization

offers "open scholarships" that you may be

eligible for! That means you have

even more opportunities to help

pay for college.

Just go to www.ScholarshipAmerica.org

to see if you are eligible.

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars has been selected to choose
the recipients of the
Tulane Legislative Scholarships
sponsored by 
Senator Conrad Appel and Representative Kirk Talbot.

Applicants for Tulane Legislative Scholarships may be
graduating from public, private, or parochial high schools
or currently attending Tulane University.

These scholarships are open to incoming first-year students
AND to students currently enrolled as Tulane undergraduates.
Applicants can submit an application through our website.

Click here to apply.

You MUST live in either Senator Appel's
or Rep. Talbot's district.

You must complete the Financial Information requested
by your chapter to be eligible for this scholarship.

Only one application is required. You DO NOT
need to submit an application to Tulane University.

***All applicants for these awards must also comply with
Tulane University requirements and deadlines.***  

Check out our 2016 Report Card


High School Class of 2017 College

Scholarship Applications

Carefully read the requirements and submit your completed application. 


1. Graduating from a Jefferson Parish Public School or a Jefferson Parish resident graduating from the LA School for Math, Science and the Arts

2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0

3. A minimum ACT composite score of 20

4. A complete ONLINE application including Counselor's evaluation with ATTACHED transcript.

A. Parents' Financial information

B. Student Profile at 100% completion

C. Completed recommendation(s)

D. Custom questions regarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice colleges

E. "Submit" button grayed out on your Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Chapter's Scholarship

5. Graduating from high school December 2016 - August 2017

Have more questions? Click here to find out more!
Have questions about FAFSA? Click here for more information!
PLEASE be sure to check out this checklist to make you are submitting a COMPLETED application.

To view pictures from our 2016 Awards Ceremonies, please visit our Photo Gallery!!!!

2016 College Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars® held our 22nd annual College Scholarship Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 to celebrate our new scholars. From 4:00-6:00 pm, Jefferson Dollars for Scholars was at the Marriott Metairie at Lakeway, 3838 N. Causeway Boulevard to celebrate this momentous event. Our scholars worked so hard to receive these scholarships, and we love to recognize their talents.

Have you liked us on Facebook yet? Not on Facebook? No worries! You can still view them on Shutterfly and print them at your nearest Walgreens or onto your computer!

Please bookmark http://jpschools.org/department/jps-tv/programming-schedule/ for all future viewings.


2016 Enrichment Camp Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Our summer enrichment program celebrated another successful year on Thursday, April 21st! We gave out over 130 scholarships for students to attending over 150 camps throughout Louisiana and Missisippi. For any parent or student still unsure of which summer camp to choose, don't fret. A copy of our official summer camp list can be found here! Reminder to all recipients: Jefferson Dollars for Scholars cannot pay for any sports nor day camps. Please only choose the sessions/classes listed on this form.

Have you liked us on Facebook yet? Not on Facebook? No worries! You can still view them on Shutterfly and print them at your nearest Walgreens or onto your computer! 

Please bookmark http://jpschools.org/department/jps-tv/programming-schedule/ for all future viewings.

If you have any pictures of your child attending one of our sponsored camps, please send them to us at mail@jeffersondollarsforscholars.org or post them on our Facebook album and tag them!

We need to hear from our recipients about their experience. Please turn in your Summer Camp Report as soon as you're done with camp. We would love to share your wonderful stories with our supporters and sponsors.

Thanks and we hope everyone had a great summer!



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                                                           Don't Blow your TOPS!

    Learn about maintaining your TOPS scholarship here. It is very important that you renew your TOPS each year that you are enrolled in school. Don't lose your scholarship because you didn't know the TOPS renewal criteria!

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars

3100 Ridgelake Drive, Ste. 206 

Metairie, LA 70002

Office: 504.831.1565

Fax: 504.831.2621

Email: mail@jeffersondollarsforscholars.org