Nicholls State University

LADIES: College scholarship applications being accepted

HOUMA – The Women’s Business Alliance is now accepting applications for its 2018 Academic Scholarship Program.

The program is available to two types of female students pursuing higher education: the 2018 graduating high-school senior and the non-traditional student. The nontraditional student is one age 25 or older who has returned to a Louisiana college to pursue a degree. Applicants must be residents of Terrebonne and/or Lafourche Parishes.

Additional criteria for graduating seniors include a cumulative grade-point average of at least a 3.0 and be entering a Louisiana college during the 2017 year. Nontraditional applicants must have completed one semester of college and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. All applicants should visit www.wbahouma.org for further application requirements.

The scholarship program embodies the Women’s Business Alliance mission of improving the quality of life for women by empowering them in professional endeavors and personal relationships. The scholarship, awarded annually, aims to assist future women business leaders in pursuing their educational goals.

The application form and guidelines can be downloaded from www.wbahouma.org. Submission deadline for applicants is April 15, 2018.

Contact:

Crystal Gienger

Scholarship Chair, Women’s Business Alliance

(985) 448-7937

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