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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 high school graduating seniors from East Baton Rouge Parish (including Baker, Central and Zachary). The deadline for this application is Friday, April 19, 2024 at 11:59pm.

In order to be considered, you must plan to attend Southern University, meet the Scholarship Criteria, and submit a completed Scholarship application.

​Scholarship Criteria 

  • High School graduating senior currently attending school in East Baton Rouge Parish (including Baker, Central, and Zachary)

  • Minimum Cumulative 2.8 GPA.

  • Minimum ACT Composite score of 18 OR SAT Composite of 960.

       Your application packet must include the following: (incomplete applications will disqualify you from consideration):

  • The completed application

  • An official copy of your high school transcript (minimum seven semesters)

  • An official copy of your ACT or SAT scores

  • One letter of recommendation from your high school guidance counselor OR a current or former teacher attesting to your character, motivation, potential, etc. Either upload their letter with your application or have them email it to The letter must be on official school letterhead and must be signed.

  • A two-page essay on the topic "How I Will Use my Southern University Education to have an Impact on the Greater Community


If you are selected as a scholarship recipient, prior to receiving your scholarship, you must:

  1. Submit an acknowledgment to the chapter agreeing to participate in a Home Chapter meeting/event for recognition purposes and to allow your picture to be used in a Home Chapter scholarship event.

  2. Provide proof of enrollment at Southern University and A&M College by presenting a paid billing statement from the institution for the entering semester.


You will receive a portion of the awarded scholarship from the SUAF-Home Chapter in the Fall 2024 semester and the remainder in the Spring 2025 semester.

Incomplete or late applications will disqualify you from consideration.

Email with questions

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