Qualifications for Scholarship Awards:
Any student enrolled in pre-K-8 Lafayette Parish Public school
who has specific needs related to academic, cultural or personal enrichment. (Examples)
Instructional fees will not be funded.
Who is eligible to submit applications?
Any teacher, guidance counselor, or principal of a pre-K-8
Lafayette Parish public school may submit an application. No more
than five (5) applications per classroom, per event will be considered.
Amounts of grants are subject to students' needs and available
The committee should receive applications by the 1st
of the month to be considered in that month. Those applications received
after the 1st will be considered the following
month. Applicant will be notified of the outcome by the second week of that month.
- Applications must be signed by all of the following:
a) Teacher or guidance counselor, b) Parent or Legal guardian, c) Student,
and d) Principal
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
-These materials are neither sponsored or endorsed by the Lafayette Parish School System.
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