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The scholarship deadline has passed. Please check back next year.


Dear Students,

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Southern University Alumni Home Chapter High School Scholarship! This award is strictly merit-based and awarded to graduating seniors from East Baton Rouge Parish (including Baker, Central and Zachary). The deadline for this application is Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 11:59pm.

In order to be considered, you must plan to attend Southern University, complete the High School Scholarship application and meet the High School specific criteria as shown below.

High School Specific Criteria:

A Cumulative 2.0 GPA.

  • ACT Composite score of 20 OR SAT Composite of 1030.

  • ACCUPLACER score will be considered in lieu of ACT or SAT scores.

  • Two-page essay on "Why I chose to attend Southern University and A&M College”

  • Provide a copy of his/her High School/College Transcript (seven semesters).


High School Scholarship General Criteria:

  • Each applicant must submit an acknowledgment letter to the chapter upon receiving the scholarship award and participate in a Home Chapter meeting/event for recognition purposes.

  • The recipient(s) will receive a portion of the scholarship from the SUAF-Home Chapter in the Fall 2023 semester and the remainder in the Spring 2024 semester.

  • Scholarships will be awarded to incoming Southern University and A&M College students who attend High School in East Baton Rouge, Baker, Central and Zachary.

  • 2.0 Cumulative GPA

  • ACT Composite score of 20 OR SAT Composite of 1030 (ACCUPLACER score will be considered in lieu of ACT or SAT scores)

  • Attend Southern University full time in the fall 2023 and spring 2024

  • Guidance Counselors must attach a letter of recommendation for all approved scholarship applications.

  • Parishes based on the submitted essay, high school cumulative GPA and ACT, SAT or ACCUPLACER score.

  • The scholarship awards will be disbursed through the Home Chapter Scholarship Team upon receiving proof of enrollment at Southern University and A&M College by the student presenting a paid billing statement from the institution for the entering semester.

  • Incomplete or late applications will disqualify you from consideration.

  • Email with questions

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