McNeese State University Foundation Scholarships

Academic Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified full-time students who remain in good standing. When making scholarship awards to incoming freshmen, university selection committees use standardized test scores, high school grade point average and class standing, and courses completed as the basis for initial consideration. For transfer and continuing students, cumulative collegiate grade point average is the primary basis for award. Secondary factors in selection for all awards include: extracurricular participation, leadership positions held, and honors/awards received. Academic scholarships may be used to pay for educational expenses and range from $100 to $3,200 per semester. Students may apply for academic scholarships by completing the McNeese Academic Scholarship Application found in the application packet or you may download the application. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $3,200
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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