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President's Alumni Scholarship

Top Merit-Based Scholarship

The President’s Alumni Scholarship, one of the top merit-based scholarships on campus, is funded through the LSU Alumni Association from an endowment made in memory of Ola and Ruth Cain by Gordon A. Cain and Mary H. Cain.

Selection

Prospective freshmen, with a strong record of high academic achievement, leadership, and service, are nominated for consideration through the admissions process. Prospective students must apply to the university through the Common Application by the scholarship priority deadline, December 15, to be considered. The Office of Enrollment Management, in consultation with the Ogden Honors College, considers applications and selects students to advance to the scholarship competition.

Award

This award includes:

  • Full cost of attendance for four years (covers tuition, fees, room & board, books, supplies, etc.)
    • Louisiana resident value: approx. $33,000 per year
    • Non-Louisiana resident value: approx. $50,000 per year
  • $2,000 study abroad stipend
  • The opportunity to earn up to an additional $1,550 per year by participating in the President's Future Leaders in Research Program 

Retention

To retain the award from year to year, students must remain in good standing with the Honors College and satisfactory progress toward College Honors is required.

Deadline

December 15, 2019

Contact

Lucy Simon, MBA - Coordinator of Honorific Scholarships

Office: (225) 578-4170

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