OLOL College

Scholarships

Institutional Scholarships

Find out about available institutional scholarships:

• 2015-2016 Franciscan Scholarship Application

This prestigious scholarship is awarded to five entering freshmen who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and leadership skills in high school, and show promise of continuing such performance in college and beyond. Students who are admitted to OLOL College and meet the following minimum criteria may apply for consideration.

  • High School GPA of 3.5 or better 
  • ACT Composite score of 24 or SAT Composite score of 1110

Candidates will be evaluated based on their academic credentials, leadership and activity record, and essay.
Recipients are offered a scholarship package valued at the cost of tuition and fees for up to eight semesters. Con-tinued scholarship eligibility is contingent upon a 3.0 GPA and service to the College through various activities.
Click here to download application.

2014-15 Student Aid and Scholarships
Ambassador Scholarship Application and Requirements  
Scholarship Tips

Outside Scholarships

Find out about available outside scholarships:

•  AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund

The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.

One scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded each quarter.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

Application Link
http://aftercollege.com/content/article/aftercollege_aacn_scholarship/?source=ur-sch-nursing-aacn

• APIASF GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP

The APIASF General Scholarship is open to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) high school and college students who will be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the upcoming academic year. There are multiple scholarship opportunities that vary in award amount, number of years, field of study, location, and more.  The three scholarships below are open to our students.

APIASF/AT&T Scholarship
APIASF/Wells Fargo Scholarship
APIASF/Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarship (beginning freshmen)

For high school seniors, current college students, and students with GED entering college in Fall 2015
Application Deadline: January 9, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST

Link
http://apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

• CampusRN Scholarship Fund Nursing Scholarship

CampusRN has $15,000 in Scholarships Available to Nursing & Allied Health Students. Click here to download application.

• College Woman of Excellence Scholarship

The women legislators created the Women of Excellence Awards to recognize and honor the exemplary achievements and contributions of extraordinary Louisiana women, who personify excellence in their leadership, profession, academics, community service, character and integrity. 

The winners of the College Woman of Excellence Award and the High School Woman of Excellence Award will each receive the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation Scholarship for $1,000. Since 2010, the women legislators through their foundation have awarded $25,000 in scholarships to deserving young women in Louisiana.

Criteria:

College Woman of Excellence – A young woman who personifies excellence in integrity, character, academics, leadership and community service and who is within the age range of 18 to 25. The nominee must have a grade point average of 3.0 and be currently enrolled in a two-year technical or community college, four-year college/university or a graduate/professional school.  A nominee must be nominated by someone, self-nominations will not be accepted.

Deadline: February 6, 2015
Link to application
http://llwc.louisiana.gov/2015Forms/CWoE_Information_2015.pdf

• Excel Builders

Excel Builders is proud to announce our first-ever college scholarship for the 2015 school year. It is our hope that this $1,000.00 scholarship will make a big difference towards helping one student achieve his or her dreams. The scholarship is available to college students and high school students entering college. Entry close date is December 30th, 2014. Winner will be chosen January 15, 2015.

About Our Scholarship

Few industries are as close to the changing way that people live their lives as home construction. We’ve seen amazing changes in the way people live their lives since we started in this business, in everything from style to comfort and efficiency. We know that new life-changing innovations are always just around the corner. Who better to tell us about the homes of the future than the nation’s students? Your mission, should you choose, is to prepare an essay on one of the following topics:

  1. Luxury Topic: With Companies Like Nest Popping Up, Home Design and Customization Has Never  Been So Interesting. What Features would You Like to See on the Homes of the Future?
  2. Sustainability Topic: Environmentally Friendly Home Building is a Hot Topic. How Can We, As Potential Home Buyers, Come to the Aid of our Planet?
  3. Novelty Topic: Oh no! A zombie plague has swept across the land. Tell us about the defensive and comfortable features of your post-apocalyptic pad.

You will also be asked to include a personal statement. 

Website Link http://excelbuilders.com/scholarship

• Freshman Scholarship Newsletter

This newsletter is filled with scholarship opportunities and useful tips specifically for incoming freshmen. Click here for more information.

• Gates Millennium Scholars

GMS provides outstanding, low income African American, American Indian/Alaska native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Click here for more information.

• NDNA Nursing Scholarship

Click here for more information

• Nursing Scholarships

The following scholarships are one-time awards of $1000. Each scholarship applied for must have its own application submitted.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

The Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students who are in financial need and are accepted and enrolled into an accredited school of nursing.

Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship

A one-time $1,000 scholarship for students who are in financial need and who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. A letter of acceptance into the Nursing Program or the transcript stating that the applicant is in the Nursing Program must be enclosed with the application. Preference will be given to candidates from the Lowell, MA area.

Deadline: February 15, 2015

Scholarship Link
http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/nursing-medical-scholarships

• Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships (RMHC) are awarded to eligible high school students with high academic performance and community service as well as financial need. Four types of scholarships are available for students who might not otherwise have an opportunity to attend college.

There are four types of scholarship awards: RMHC/Scholars is open to all students. RMHC/Asia is available for Asian-Pacific students. RMHC/African American Future Achievers accepts applicants of African American or Black Caribbean heritage, and RMHC/Hacer is open to Hispanic/Latino students.

Applicants must be high school seniors, must be younger than 21 years old, and must be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study. Applicants must also maintain a grade point average of 2.7 and contribute at least 25 hours of community service in order to be eligible.

RMHC is the official foundation of McDonald's Corporation, and their mission is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. Since 1985, more than $48 million in scholarships have been awarded to extend educational support to students in financial need.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in JANUARY of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,000 - $8,000.
For more details, visit www.rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships

• TG's Milton G. Wright Scholarship

The Milton G. Wright Scholarship awards thousands of dollars each year to students through TG events and special promotions on TG’s Adventures In Education website. Students may enter for a chance to receive one of our monthly $500 scholarship awards. Click here for more information.

• The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association General Scholarships

Scholarship Bio

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association General Scholarships are awarded to qualified nursing students. Applicants for these scholarships must be students currently enrolled in a state-approved school of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master’s programs. Award amount: $1,000-$2,500.

Applicants for this scholarship must be enrolled in an accredited nursing school.

Deadline: January 01, 2015

Application Link
http://www.nsna.org/FoundationScholarships/FNSNAScholarships/UndergraduateScholarship.aspx

• Veterans Caucus Physician Assistant Scholarship

The 2014--2015 Veterans Caucus Scholarship Program is designed to help support eligible Physician Assistant students in their quest to complete PA training in one of the ARC-PA accredited programs across the United States. Through the generous contributions of our many friends and sponsors, the Caucus is able to provide a portion of the funds needed in this intense educational process.

Eligibility Criteria:

AAPA Veteran Caucus Scholarships are intended for those veterans or active members of the Guard or Reserves of the Uniform Services. Some scholarships in the past have also been intended for sons, daughters, or spouses of a past or present veteran. These special scholarships are based on availability for that year. Please look under the Scholarships Available section. These scholarships are for those students that are at least a semester/quarter physically in a PA program. Please do not apply yet if you have been accepted but have not started the program.

  1. Honorably discharged (served) veterans of any Uniformed Service of the United States or active member of the Guard or Reserve of any Uniformed Service of the United States that are enrolled in Physician Assistant Training at an accredited PA program in the USA may compete for scholarships that are offered for that year.
  2. Sons, daughters, or spouses of any past or present honorably served veteran may apply to some scholarships if available that year - see Scholarship availability for that year. Applicants for these scholarship(s) must include an appropriate scanned DD-214 from the veteran who was their sponsor (Chan-Padgett). The Chan-Padgett Scholarship requires that the veteran was in the US Army Special Forces and the DD214 designates this status. Please indicate your submission for these special scholarships in the comments section of the online application.

Note:  Please read the scholarship instructions before submitting applications

Deadline: March 15, 2015

Veterans Caucus of the AAPA Scholarship Instructions Link:
http://www.veteranscaucus.org/index.php/services/scholarships/instructions

Veterans Caucus of the AAPA scholarship Application Link:
http://www.veteranscaucus.org/index.php/services/scholarships/scholarship-application

• TOPS Brochure

Louisiana Taylor Opportunities Program for Students (TOPS) is a comprehensive program of state scholarships and one of the most innovative and progressive student assistance programs in the nation. Click here for more information.


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