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 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 2nd year students enrolled in an Engineering discipline, with the goal of following them through their collegiate career with this ongoing support.


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 is March 9, 2018

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.


Deadline is March 30, 2018

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 is April 13, 2018  

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 is April 13, 2018  

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




Greg Zelden Scholarship 

History and Purpose:  Greg Zelden had a great passion for high school sports and the health of students that played them. He spent thousands of volunteer hours on the sidelines at games as Greg believed in the power and importance of having trained professionals nearby. The Greg Zelden Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Greg to honor his life, create a legacy and to support students seeking a career in Allied Health and/or Sports Medicine. The goal of this scholarship is to increase the number of trained professionals available on the sidelines in the future.

Deadline is March 23, 2018

Click here for APPLICATION pdf




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.