Foundation
Scholarships


Donors have established these scholarships to provide opportunities for students from all walks of life to achieve their higher education goals. The application deadlines are included as well as links to the downloadable applications themselves. Please contact Carla Mouton here at the Foundation at 985.893.8757 to reach your educational pursuits.


Available Scholarships


Gene and Betty Van Norman Scholarship

PURPOSE

Through the generosity of Betty Van Norman, 
​the Northshore Community Foundation is able to award scholarships to students enrolled in an Engineering discipline who are attending Louisiana State University (LSU).


INFORMATION

The Gene Betty Van Norman Scholarship Fund was created in 2016 in collaboration with the Northshore Community Foundation to offer college scholarships to students attending LSU who are enrolled in an Engineering discipline. The scholarship is overseen by the Northshore Community Foundation in order to take advantage of the area foundation's management expertise. This fund is to provide a yearly $12,500 scholarship award to 1st, 2nd, 3rd,4th and 5th year students enrolled in an Engineering discipline.


Application deadline: February 1,  2017

Click HERE for application




Bogalusa Scholarship

PURPOSE

Through the generosity of the people who live in Washington Parish, the Northshore Community Foundation is able to award scholarships to Bogalusa High School students who want to pursue higher education.


INFORMATION

The Bogalusa Scholarship Fund was created in 1999 to exist as a permanent scholarship fund. The scholarship is overseen by the Northshore Community Foundation in order to take advantage of the foundation's management expertise.

According to the original articles of incorporation that continue to guide the Fund, income generated by the Fund is to provide cash scholarships to assist selected graduating/graduated high school students who will enroll in a college or university. The scholarship award is to be used toward the following, in order of priority: tuition and fees; room and board; books and supplies; and commuting expenses. The recipients are to be selected by an independent Scholarship Advisory Committee that is appointed by the Foundation.


Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

Click here for APPLICATION pdf





South Slidell Swimming Scholarship Fund 

PURPOSE 

The South Slidell Swimming Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by the Lakeside Swim Association, Inc. through the Northshore Community Foundation.  The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships to high school senior(s) who participated in either the Salmen High School Swim Team or the St. Tammany Swim League located at 497 Cumberland Street (formerly called Lakeside Swim Team) to offset educational expenses to any accredited two and/or four year college or university.  The Fund’s primary objective is to award one scholarship to a Salmen High School student and one scholarship to a St. Tammany Swim League team student.


INFORMATION

The Fund will make available a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to two qualified candidates who will attend an accredited, two and/or four year, college or university.  The scholarship award is to be used toward the following in the order of priority: tuition and fees; room and board; books and supplies; and commuting expenses.  The recipients are to be selected by a Scholarship Advisory Committee.


Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

Click here for APPLICATION pdf




St. Tammany Cancer Fund  

PURPOSE

The St. Tammany Cancer Fund (STCF) is committed to meeting the needs of cancer patients and survivors in the Northshore region.  STCF awards college scholarships to St. Tammany Parish youth who have lost a parent(s) to cancer.


INFORMATION

The St. Tammany Cancer Fund (STCF) provides academic scholarships with special emphasis on propelling local youth to higher learning to those striving to complete a college education while battling cancer of any kind. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $4,000 each.


Deadline to submit the application is April 15, 2017  

Click here for APPLICATION pdf


A second scholarship, the Memorial Scholarship to award a student who has lost a parent to cancer, has been added. Scholarship committee may offer a scholarship to any student whose immediate family member has been diagnosed with cancer.


Deadline to submit the application is April 15, 2017  

Click here for APPLICATION pdf


Please contact Carla Mouton inquire the availability of the above two STCF scholarships at (985) 893-8757 or email cmouton@northshorefoundation.org




Wilbert H. Reisig Scholarship Fund for
​Parkinson’s Awareness
 

PURPOSE

The Reisig Scholarship Fund will offer scholarships to students that have an interest and goal of increasing the awareness in the community of Parkinson’s disease.


INFORMATION

The Reisig Scholarship Fund will offer scholarships to students who are seeking a degree in one of the following fields: Public Health, Social Work, Psychology, Communications, Neuroscience and Nursing. Scholarship amount $1,500 (2 semesters of $750)


Deadline to submit the application is March 15, 2017

Click here for APPLICATION doc





Tulane Legislative Scholarship

Senator Sharon Hewitt’s  District 1 and Senator Jack Donahue District 11 Tulane Legislative Scholarship. 


PURPOSE

This is a merit-based scholarship, with additional consideration given for demonstration of leadership, community service, extra-curricular activities and financial need.


INFORMATION

Tulane University’s scholarship department requests that students who are interested to apply for this scholarship must submit a completed Legislative Scholarship Program Disclosure Form.  Please visit the site for further instruction on this process HERE.