< ULM Scholarship Office
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Recruitment & Admissions
Monroe, LA 71209
(*Scholarships MAY be awarded as funds are available)
Freshman Academic Scholarships*
These University scholarships recognize students whose high school record demonstrates a high level of academic achievement and promise. First-time, full-time freshmen are eligible for these scholarships.
Priority scholarship application deadline is Monday, December 3, 2012. The application for admission also serves as the academic scholarship application.
To qualify, students must
Qualified students who
may be eligible for 50% of the Award and Housing amounts ONLY, as funds are available.
Freshman academic scholarships offering housing allowances and meal plans are available ONLY to students living on campus.
Academic scholarships are awarded for four years or until graduation, whichever comes first, and provided all specified retention criteria are met. They are valid only if the recipient enrolls at ULM in the Fall semester of the initial award year. If the student chooses not to accept the housing, meals, or campus job, the award(s) not accepted may be forfeited for all semesters.
Awards are based on available funding. Values are based on current available rates.
This scholarship grid reflects the YEARLY scholarship award a student MAY qualify to receive:
Scholarship Award Table
(Louisiana Residents: Amounts do not include TOPS)
Click here for an Interactive Institutional Scholarship Look-Up Tool to see what award your ACT and GPA will qualify you for.
TOPS (Louisiana's Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)
This is a tuition entitlement awarded to Louisiana residents by the state of Louisiana based on academic standards. For more information visit the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance TOPS website, or call (800) 259-5626, ext. 1012. To apply for TOPS, the student must annually submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Valedictorian Scholarship* ($1,000 one-time award per school; $500 per semester; divided evenly for multiple valedictorians per school)
Awarded to entering freshmen achieving the honor of Valedictorian at their high school. One award per school; amount divided evenly for multiple Valedictorians per school. To qualify, a student must have a letter of validation submitted by school official (counselor or principal) confirming the student's status upon graduation.
For Out-of-State Freshmen, see also Scholarships for Out-of-State Students
For scholarships for all Undergraduates, see also Scholarships for All Undergraduates
For Freshman Transfer Students, see Freshman Transfer Scholarship