The amount of scholarships available for college students is so high that it can seem overwhelming. Here are a few resources that can help focus your search for the right scholarship (or scholarships) for you. These two databases are a good starting point for Louisiana students: (Scholarships specifically for Louisiana students) (Scholarships from the Louisiana Department of Education)

Here is a more detailed list of some of the most scholarships and scholarship resources available for prospective college students:

Scholarship Value Website Deadline
Louisiana Smart Start Scholarship Program Varies January 30th
Regions Riding Forward Scholarship $5,000 February 26th
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program $25,000 February 27th
Shell Foundation Scholarship $2,000-5,000 February 26th
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship $7,500 February 15th
Sandisk Scholarship $10,000 March 3rd
Spence Reese Scholarship $4,000 March 31st
Myer Epstein Bishop Scholarship $1,000 April 1st
Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship Varies April 30th
Discover Scholarship Varies April 30th
Jack & Jill Foundation Scholarship $2,500 June 1st
Tylenol Scholarship $2,500 May or June
Big Future Varies Varies
College Green Light Varies Varies
United Negro College Fund Varies Varies
Scholarships Online Varies Varies
Scholarship America Varies Varies

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