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Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation
 Call us at: 225-342-0334
NOMINATION AND APPLICATION PERIOD 
Opens:  November 15, 2017
Closes:  February 2, 2018

November 15, 2017 
Educational Advancement Opportunity (EAO) Applications & Women of Excellence (WoE) Nominations Forms Available Online

Friday, February 2, 2018
Deadline to Receive Applications & Nomination Forms

April 2018
Scholarship & Award Recipients Announced

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
LLWC Women of Excellence Awards & Scholarship Ceremony & Reception

 

A​PPLY FOR WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS:

College Woman of Excellence (ages 18 to 25):

High School Woman of Excellence (for graduating seniors)



APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS:


Educational Advancement Opportunity Scholarships - $1,000

The Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus Foundation Educational Advancement Opportunity (EAO) Scholarship assists in the advancement of the overall education of  women in Louisiana.  Each scholarship award is $1,000 and is to be used for tuition, room & board and/or books. The Foundation typically awards numerous EAO Scholarships depending upon its scholarship budget. 

1. EAO Scholarship Criteria - Please read.
2. EAO Character Reference Form and Letter
3. EAO Letter of Recommendation Form and Letter
4. EAO Online Application

LLWC Foundation Scholarships - $2,500

The Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus Foundation Scholarship award for $2,500 is awarded to the winners of the High School Woman of Excellence Award and the College Woman of Excellence Award.

1.College Woman of Excellence (ages 18 to 25) – A young woman who personifies excellence in integrity, character, academics, leadership and community service and who is within the age range of 18 to 25. The nominee must have a grade point average of 3.0 and be currently enrolled in a two-year technical or community college, four-year college/university or a graduate/professional school. (Other criteria apply.)

1.  Award Criteria - Please read.
​2.  Nomination Form - includes the nomination character reference form and letter.
3.  Recommendation Form - includes an additional recommendation form and letter.
4.  Online Application - This must be completed by the college student.  
***NOTE:  This form is not for graduating high school seniors.  


2.High School Woman of Excellence (must be a graduating high school senior) – A young woman who personifies excellence in integrity, character, academics, leadership and community service. The nominee must have a grade point average of 3.0, be a graduating senior in a Louisiana high school or approved home school program, graduating in the class of 2017 and be a resident of Louisiana. (Other criteria apply.)

1. Award Criteria - Please read.
2. Nomination Form - includes the nomination character reference form and letter.
3. Recommendation Form - includes an additional recommendation form and letter.
4. Online Application - This must be completed by the student.
LLWC Foundation Awards & Scholarships
NOTE: The foundation reserves the right to discontinue any and/or all scholarships, categories or awards should an inadequate number of candidates apply, inadequate number of suitable candidates nominated or lack of scholarship funding realized.  Previous award and scholarship recipients of the LLWC Foundation are not eligible to apply.