Scholarships

Donors have established these scholarships to provide opportunities for students from all walks of life to achieve their higher education goals. The application deadlines are included as well as links to the downloadable applications themselves. Please contact the Foundation at 985.893.8757 with questions or for more information about our available scholarships.


Music With A Mission Scholarship

PURPOSE 
The Music With A Mission Fund was created in 2018 in collaboration with the Northshore Community Foundation to offer music scholarships to individuals with financial need and/or special needs in our community. 

INFORMATION
The scholarship will support suitable music lessons and/or a music program to enrich lives. The music scholarship will be awarded for choir, private music lessons, and up to 2 semesters for Tunes Together and Tots-N-Tunes.

 Music scholarships to be used toward tuition at Northlake Music Academy located at 1713 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, LA  70471.  The recipients are to be selected by an independent Scholarship Advisory Committee that is appointed by the Foundation.

Deadline to apply: Friday, November 30, 2018

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Amanda Shaw Foundation Orchestrating Dreams Scholarship

PURPOSE

The Amanda Shaw Foundation Orchestrating Dreams Scholarship was created in collaboration with the Northshore Community Foundation to provide scholarships to young people to support their passions and fulfill their dreams.

 INFORMATION

The scholarship will assist school-aged children to facilitate or offset the cost associated with developmental and/or educational programs and creative events. The goal of the Orchestrating Dreams Scholarship is to foster, build, sustain and empower strong Louisiana families through music, food and culture.

Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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Gene and Betty Van Norman Scholarship

PURPOSE

Through the generosity of Betty Van Norman, the Northshore Community Foundation is able to award scholarships to students enrolled in an Engineering discipline who are attending Louisiana State University (LSU).

INFORMATION

The Gene Betty Van Norman Scholarship Fund was created in 2016 in collaboration with the Northshore Community Foundation to offer college scholarships to students attending LSU who are enrolled in an Engineering discipline. The scholarship is overseen by the Northshore Community Foundation in order to take advantage of the area foundation's management expertise. This fund is to provide a yearly $12,500 scholarship award to 2nd year students enrolled in an Engineering discipline, with the goal of following them through their collegiate career with this ongoing support.

Deadline to Apply: April 5, 2019

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Van Norman 2018 Scholarship

Jacob Miller, 2nd year electrical engineering student, Betty Van Norman and Ashley Short, 2nd year mechanical engineering student both at LSU.


Bogalusa Scholarship

PURPOSE

Through the generosity of the people who live in Washington Parish, the Northshore Community Foundation is able to award scholarships to Bogalusa High School students who want to pursue higher education.

INFORMATION

The Bogalusa Scholarship Fund was created in 1999 to exist as a permanent scholarship fund. The scholarship is overseen by the Northshore Community Foundation in order to take advantage of the foundation's management expertise.

According to the original articles of incorporation that continue to guide the Fund, income generated by the Fund is to provide cash scholarships to assist selected graduating/graduated high school students who will enroll in a college or university. The scholarship award is to be used toward the following, in order of priority: tuition and fees; room and board; books and supplies; and commuting expenses. The recipients are to be selected by an independent Scholarship Advisory Committee that is appointed by the Foundation.

Application Deadline is March 8, 2019

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Bogalusa Scholarship Recipient for 2016

Miya Tate of Bogalusa High School


 South Slidell Swimming Scholarship Fund

PURPOSE

The South Slidell Swimming Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by the Lakeside Swim Association, Inc. through the Northshore Community Foundation.  The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships to high school senior(s) who participated in either the Salmen High School Swim Team or the St. Tammany Swim League located at 497 Cumberland Street (formerly called Lakeside Swim Team) to offset educational expenses to any accredited two and/or four year college or university.  The Fund’s primary objective is to award one scholarship to a Salmen High School student and one scholarship to a St. Tammany Swim League team student.

INFORMATION

The Fund will make available a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to two qualified candidates who will attend an accredited, two and/or four year, college or university.  The scholarship award is to be used toward the following in the order of priority: tuition and fees; room and board; books and supplies; and commuting expenses.  The recipients are to be selected by a Scholarship Advisory Committee.

Deadline is March 29, 2019

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South Slidell Scholarship Recipients 2018

Joseph Kelley & Emily Legnon both of Pope John Paul II Catholic High


 St. Tammany Cancer Fund Scholarship

PURPOSE

The St. Tammany Cancer Fund (STCF) is committed to meeting the needs of cancer patients and survivors in the Northshore region.  STCF awards college scholarships to St. Tammany Parish youth who have lost a parent(s) to cancer.

INFORMATION

The St. Tammany Cancer Fund (STCF) provides academic scholarships with special emphasis on propelling local youth to higher learning to those striving to complete a college education while battling cancer of any kind. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $4,000 each.

Deadline is March 15, 2019 

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St. Tammany Cancer Fund Memorial Scholarship

A second scholarship, the Memorial Scholarship to award a student who has lost a parent to cancer, has been added. Scholarship committee may offer a scholarship to any student whose immediate family member has been diagnosed with cancer.

Deadline is March 15, 2019  

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Please contact the Foundation to inquire about the availability of the above two STCF scholarships at 985-893-8757 or email donorservices@northshorefoundation.org

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St. Tammany Cancer Fund Scholarship Recipients 2018

Katherine Hancock, Lakeshore High

Joshua Authement, Fontainebleau High

Gianna Toce, of Mandeville High

Hope Mejia, of Lakeshore High

Meghan Lackner, Fontainebleau High

Callie Matthews, Fontainebleau High


 Greg Zelden Scholarship

History and Purpose:  Greg Zelden had a great passion for high school sports and the health of students that played them. He spent thousands of volunteer hours on the sidelines at games as Greg believed in the power and importance of having trained professionals nearby. The Greg Zelden Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Greg to honor his life, create a legacy and to support students seeking a career in Allied Health and/or Sports Medicine. The goal of this scholarship is to increase the number of trained professionals available on the sidelines in the future.

Deadline is March 8, 2019

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Greg Zelden Scholarship Recipient for 2018

Diamond Sampson, Salmon High, between Greg's sister Deonne & brother Matt


 Tulane Legislative Scholarship

Senator Sharon Hewitt’s  District 1 and Senator Jack Donahue District 11 Tulane Legislative Scholarship. 

PURPOSE

This is a merit-based scholarship, with additional consideration given for demonstration of leadership, community service, extra-curricular activities and financial need.

INFORMATION

Tulane University’s scholarship department requests that students who are interested to apply for this scholarship must submit a completed Legislative Scholarship Program Disclosure Form.  Please visit the site for further instruction on this process HERE.

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Tulane Legislative Scholarship Recipient 2018

Riley Loria