2017 - 2018 College Scholarships Applications
 
Jefferson Dollars for Scholars will be accepting college scholarship applications for the High School Class of 2018. Please stay tuned.
 
If you are interested and plan to apply for a Jefferson Dollars for Scholars scholarship in the fall, you must complete our online application. Please note this application is only available online and can be found after you complete your student profile here!
 
Not sure if you qualify?
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS for eligibility:
 
1. Graduating from a Jefferson Parish Public School or a Jefferson Parish resident graduating from the LA School for Math, Science and the Arts (exception: Tulane Legislative Scholarships are available to all students in the districts of the legislators who have asked us to select their recipients! This includes continuing Tulane students.)
 
2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
 
3. A minimum ACT composite score of 20
A. Minimum of 19 in Math sub-score
 
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 2017 - August 2018
 
Have more questions? Call the office at 504.831.1565 for more information.
 
Have questions about FAFSA? Click here for more information!
 
Please be sure to check out this checklist to make sure you are submitting a COMPLETED application.
 
In the meantime, if you have any questions about financial aid from the government, check out this FAFSA information: http://www.understandingfafsa.org/


 

ATTENTION COLLEGE CLASSES OF 2017-19 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS RECIPIENTS:

We hope that you have just completed a successful year of college. You will need to renew your scholarship for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Please:

1. Fill out this form by FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2017. 

2. Attach a printed copy of your grades from the school year (needs BOTH Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 grades as well as your OVERALL/cumulative GPA)

3. Return to our office via fax, mail or email: mail@jeffersondollarsforscholars.org.

4. Have a great summer!

 


2017 College Scholarship Award Ceremony

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars® recently held our 23rd Annual College Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 4, 2017 to celebrate our new scholars. From 4:00 pm - 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 work 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!

Check out the video rebroadcast of our event. Please bookmark http://jpschools.org/department/jps-tv/programming-schedule/ for all future viewings.

Congratulations to all our recipients! We are so proud of all you've accomplished so far!