Loyola at a Glance
Loyola receives opportunity for new student scholarship funds
November 16, 2007
Loyola University New Orleans has received a new matching opportunity to provide scholarships for students. The Louisiana Board of Regents (BOR) Scholarship Fund is a new state endowed scholarship matching opportunity created for
First-generation college students are those students whose parents or legal guardians have never earned a college degree. They must also have been awarded a federal Pell grant and have been admitted to the university awarding the scholarship.
The new fund provides each four-year university in
From the endowment, $5,000 will be awarded annually to eligible students at the discretion of the university and may be divided among multiple recipients, provided that each student receives at least $1,000 per year in program funds.
In addition to program funds, universities will be required to provide BOR scholarship recipients with active and engaged academic advising and at least 10 hours per week of campus employment over and above the scholarship.
For more information, please contact Karen Anklam at firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 861-5423.
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