2017 - 2018 College Scholarships Applications
 
Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is now accepting college scholarship applications for the High School Class of 2018. 
 
If you plan to apply for a Jefferson Dollars for Scholars scholarship, 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
 
 
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 SCHOLARSHIPS RECIPIENTS:

 You will need to renew your scholarship annually at the end of each school year.  Please:

1. Fill out this form by JULY 10 of each year. 

2. Attach a printed copy of your transcript 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.  Photos are posted and you can view them on Shutterfly and print them for souvenirs.

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 and will continue to accomplish in the future!