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In-State Scholarship Opportunities

The following are the scholarship offers available to first-time in-state freshmen for 2016-2017. Students must meet the criteria below by January 31.


Jefferson Caffery Scholarship

Selection Criteria

  • ACT Composite: 30+ (new SAT 1390+/old SAT 1330+)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • National Merit Finalist or Semifinalist

Award ($63,400*)

  • $1,700/semester for 8 semesters
  • Room and Board for 8 semesters
  • Campus Job for 8 semesters
  • Laptop Computer for 8 semesters    
  • Participation in Study Abroad

Outstanding Student Scholarship

Selection Criteria

  • ACT Composite: 32+ (new SAT 1450+/old SAT 1400+)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA

Award ($55,400*)

  • $1,200/semester for 8 semesters
  • Room and Board for 8 semesters
  • Campus Job for 8 semesters
  • Laptop computer for 8 semesters

Academic Scholarship

Selection Criteria

  • ACT Composite:  28+ (new SAT 1310+/old SAT 1250+)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA

Award ($18,400*)

  • $1,200/semester for 8 semesters
  • Partial housing for 4 semesters

Centennial Scholarship

Selection Criteria

  • ACT Composite: 27 (new SAT 1280-1300/old SAT 1210-1240)
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA

Award ($7,600 - $8,400)

  • 3.5 - 4.0 cumulative GPA          $1,050/semester for 8 semesters
  • 3.0 - 3.49 cumulative GPA        $   950/semester for 8 semesters

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Selection Criteria

  • ACT Composite: 25-26 (new SAT 1200-1270/old SAT 1130-1200)
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA

Award ($6,400 - $7,200)

  • 3.5 - 4.0 cumulative GPA          $ 900/semester for 8 semesters
  • 3.0 - 3.49 cumulative GPA        $ 800/semester for 8 semesters

Distinguished Freshman Scholarship

Selection Criteria

  • ACT Composite: 24 (new SAT 1160-1190/old SAT 1090-1120)
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA

Award ($1,400 - $1,600)

  • 3.5 - 4.0 cumulative GPA          $ 800/semester for 2 semesters
  • 3.0 - 3.49 cumulative GPA        $ 700/semester for 2 semesters

Dr. Ray P. Authement Valedictorian Scholarship

Selection Criteria

High school valedictorians should contact the UL Lafayette Scholarship Office upon graduation.

Award ($1,000)

  • $500/semester for 2 semesters

 

* Approximate value