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KTC New Orleans Persistence Fund

Purpose: The purpose of the KIPP New Orleans Persistence Fund is to ensure that short-term financial emergencies do not prevent former KIPP New Orleans students from making the transition to college and/or remaining enrolled at their existing college.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be a graduate of a KIPP New Orleans School (either high or middle).
  • All applicants must be accepted and starting, or already be enrolled at, a two or four year university; career and technical educational program; or actively enrolled in the military.
  • Request for financial assistance must be directly linked to a situation that would prevent the applicant from obtaining their goal of making it to and through college.
  • Requests for financial assistance cannot exceed $1,500 for any twelve month period.
  • Any funds awarded through this program must be used for the purposed outlined in the grant application. Funds will not be given directly to applicant.
  • All applicants must be willing to either grant back the amount awarded within a twelve month period to the Persistence Fund, or volunteer service hours over school breaks.
 
Download application and email with other required documents to ktc@kippneworleans.org

 

For Current College Students; Non-School-Specific


Local Scholarships

  • Epsilon Phi Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Ro Sorority
  • Ozanam Inn Scholarship offered every winter ($3,000-experienced homelessness, recommendation, enrolling in post-secondary-ideal age 16-30)
  • RC Blakes: https://rcblakesscholar.com/ (for HS seniors; $20k over 4 years)
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship Legacy Scholarship  for District 2 students
  • MIDNIGHT BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: LINK
  • Patrick Taylor Foundation Scholarships (tuition/need based)- http://www.pftaylorfoundation.org/education/scholarships/

Scholarships for Undocumented Students

 

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

 

Employer Based Scholarships


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University Specific Scholarships


Delgado Community College

http://www.dcc.edu/student-services/financialaid/scholarships.aspx

http://www.dcc.edu/student-services/financialaid/coca_cola_foundation_scholarship.aspx

For Community College Students: https://pointfoundation.org/point-apply/community-college/

Goya Culinary Arts - www.goya.com students with 3.0+ GPA planning to pursue a 2 or 4 year degree in culinary arts (including DACA students)


University of New Orleans (http://www.uno.edu/scholarships/)

  1. Search in portal
  2. Identify scholarships you want
  3. Visit Financial Aid Office to ask how to apply

Women's Center Scholarships

Southeastern Louisiana University

https://www.southeastern.edu/admin/fin_aid/scholarships/

Students can also search scholarships on their degree/major webpage for additional opportunities


Patrick Taylor Foundation Scholarships (tuition/need based)-

http://www.pftaylorfoundation.org/education/scholarships/