Take a free, full-length ACT Practice Test in real time to see what the test is like and to experience the testing process. Students get a detailed score report so they can identify their strengths and weaknesses and create an effective study plan.

Space is limited, and PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors only. Click here to register.

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Princeton Review ACT Practice Test
A/V Conference Room, East Bank Regional Library, Metairie


Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Scholarships for Class of 2019

When you apply to Jefferson Dollars for Scholars through our one free online application, you can indicate which of these awards you are interested in receiving.  After completing all parts of the application, you must SUBMIT it so we receive it.  Changes to awards may occur at any time and will be posted when they become available.  


Corporate & Privately Funded Scholarships

 Corporate and privately funded scholarships are usually worth $500.00 per year for a total 4-year value of $2,000.00.

Chef Andrea Apuzzo Scholarship

Atmos Energy Scholarships

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation Scholarships

Capital One Bank Scholarships

Cox Communications Scholarships

Entergy Corporation Scholarships

Fidelity Bank Scholarship

Bruce J. Heim Foundation Scholarship

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Scholarships

Jefferson Financial Credit Union Scholarship

Lake Lawn Metairie Scholarship

Sun Kim, Kee Lee Family Scholarship

Metairie Bank & Trust Scholarship

New Orleans Baby Cakes Scholarship

Henry and Pat Shane Scholarships


Tulane Legislative Scholarships

The Tulane Legislative Scholarships are 1-year tuition waiver awards.

These are available to students in the legislator's district. Eligible applicants may attend private, parochial or public schools or be a current or transferring to Tulane student.


Senator Conrad Appel Legislative Scholarship

Representative Kirk Talbot Legislative Scholarship


College/University Scholarships


Delgado Community College

Will be posted when confirmed.


Dillard University

 $500.00 from Jefferson Dollars for Scholars and $500.00 from Dillard each year.

Total 4-year value $4,000.00


LA Tech University

 $2,600.00 per year from LA Tech plus $500.00 Jefferson Dollars for Scholars match.

Total 4-year value $12,400.00


Loyola University  

 $1,000.00 from Loyola and $500.00 from Jefferson Dollars for Scholars per year.

Total 4-year value $6,000.00


Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University will offer

 Academic Honor Scholarships   ACT 27, 3.8 GPA

 Academic Honor Scholarships   ACT 24, 3.0 GPA

 Academic Honor Scholarships   ACT 23 or lower, 3.0 GPA

Additional $250.00 per year from Jefferson Dollars for Scholars


Northwestern State University

 Presidential Honors Awards  

$500.00 per year from Northwestern

Total 4-year value $2,000.00 (ACT 23, 3.25 GPA)


Southeastern Louisiana University

  Southeastern Scholarship for $1000.00 per year for 4 years, with

$500.00 per year match from Jefferson Dollars for Scholars.

Total 4-year value $4,000.00


Southern University and A&M College (SUBR)

$1000.00 per semester for Honors College students selected for award

Total 4-year value $8,000.00


University of Holy Cross College

  $1,000.00 per year for 4 years.

Total 4-year value $4,000.00


University of Louisiana at Lafayette  

Additional $500.00 per year from ULL

Total 4-year value $2,000.00


University of New Orleans

 5 Jefferson Premier Scholarships for $1000.00 first year,

in addition to UNO awards.

Followed by continuing student scholarship eligibility for remaining years.


Xavier University of Louisiana  

 25 Jefferson Dollars for Scholars applicants are eligible for priority consideration for

the next level scholarship at Xavier University of Louisiana.  


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In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed $1 million over the next four years to Scholarship America to implement a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

To learn more and apply, visit scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship.

South Arts is offering Southern Prize and State Fellowships for

the 2018-2019 school year.


South Arts State Fellowships: $5,000.00

The South Arts State Fellowship is a state-specific prize awarded to artists whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South. A national jury will select one winner per eligible state, with artistic excellence being the sole criterion. State Fellowship recipients will be required to attend the awards ceremony on April 15, 2019 in Columbia, SC.


South Arts Southern Prizes: $10,000.00 and $25,000.00

Nine State Fellowship recipients will compete for the South Arts Southern Prize. Prizes will be awarded to artists whose work exhibits the highest artistic excellence. The Southern Prize winner will also receive a two-week residency at The Hambridge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences.


For questions or comments, visit the Southern Prize website, contact them by email at southernprize@southarts.org or call 404.874.7244 ext 10.

 The Early FAFSA form can be filed

as early as October 1, 2018!  

This will determine your student aid package

earlier than ever before. 

Click here for FAFSA Guidelines in English.

Click here for FAFSA Guidelines in Spanish.

High School Class of 2019 College

Scholarship Applications

Carefully read the requirements and

submit your completed application

Application Deadline is TBA.


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. Parent's 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 2018 - August 2019


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.


Click below to log into the

 ChapterNet Student Dashboard!  

Remember----- there is no minimum or maximum length for essays.

Remember ----- after you complete your application, you must
              SUBMIT it for us to receive it. 

Important Resources

Click on the links below to learn more about our application process and answer any questions you may have. Or contact us at mail@jeffersondollarsforscholars.org or 504.831.1565.

You can also visit Scholarship America to view their

"open scholarships" which are available to the general public. Now 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 asked to select the recipients of the Tulane Legislative Scholarships sponsored by Senator Conrad Appel and Representative Kirk Talbot.

These Scholarships are open to incoming first-year students graduating from public, private, or parochial high schools AND to Tulane undergraduates living in these districts.

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

Applicants apply through our online application and select Tulane Legislative Scholarship as your choice. In order to have your application accepted online, please follow these unique instructions JUST FOR Tulane Legislative Applicants.

1.  LAST NAME - enter last name, first name

2.  FIRST NAME - enter name of school you are currently attending.

3.  In High School, enter Cuillier Career Center.  

4.  In your essays, please very clearly state that you are applying for Tulane Legislative Scholarship and that you live in an appropriate district.

NOTE:  Be sure you submit your transcript, financial info, and letters of recommendation. 

I am a student. How do I apply for a college scholarship?

You have come to the right place! You can now submit your Jefferson Dollars for Scholars scholarship application online. 

Check here to see if you meet our minimum eligibility requirements at this time.

There are three reasons you'll love our new scholarship application process:

1. Check up on your application and update your information easily! You'll fill in all the basic information as you would on our paper scholarship application, and know immediately when we receive it. You will also be able to store and update your important information like your GPA, ACT scores and extracurricular activities. So you don't have to look for those letters of recommendations or your high school transcript anymore. It's all here! So access it at anytime - throughout your high school and college career - which means you only have to fill it out once, for potentially multiple opportunities! Best of all, each time you update your profile, your eligible scholarships are also automatically updated!


*There are no minimum/maximum word requirements for essays.

*Letters of Recommendations are not required but are strongly recommended.

2. One Student Profile; multiple nation-wide opportunities for scholarships. By filling out a Student Profile, you will see any and all of our chapter's local scholarships you qualify for - and you can apply to them by answering just a few additional questions with a couple of clicks! And that's not all! Across the nation, our parent organization, Scholarship America, is working with partners to add new scholarships to the program. Any time your profile matches the criteria for a new scholarship, no matter who or where it is, you will be able to apply to it with just a few clicks! This means, in addition to over 100 local scholarships you apply for through Jefferson Dollars for Scholars, now it's 1000s!

3. Much more than applying for scholarships! Have free access to a wealth of financial aid information and resources! And when you're finally in college, come back and get some success tools and additional information for staying debt-free! Your Student Profile and the Student Dashboard is an invaluable tool. It is where you will fill out and update your information to provide a single source for a wide array of invaluable information. You will even be able to export a resume based on all your high school accomplishments!


Fill out your profile today! Start Now, Finish Later!

I am a parent. What is this?

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is grateful you are helping your child out on the overwhelming process of applying for college. However, you don't have to wait until senior year to start thinking about college!

Registering with us and using our website is a tool that students can start using as early as 6th grade. Don't wait another minute to find out what scholarships your child is eligible for. Best of all, you can find out how far along your child is on his applications with a click of a button. So keep tract of all scholarship opportunities through our website!

ChapterNet allows your family to be competitive and helps demystify the college application process. So register today and see for yourself!