This award is available for U.S. African American graduating high school seniors who are legal residents of and attend high school in Louisiana. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, have an ACT score of 19 or higher, and must plan to attend a four year college/university in the state of Louisiana
Full tuition (less financial aid), a paid internship at JPMorgan Chase in the summer, and a $500 stipend for books and supplies are awarded annually, renewable for three years. Each recipient will also be provided with a support network of mentors, peer advisors and Smart Start Program Management. Each recipient must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or higher during his/her freshman year and a 3.0 or higher thereafter.
The application deadline has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to be the same as last year. The date shown here is tentative based on last year's deadline date. Please check back... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.