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Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation
 Call us at: 225-342-0334
NOMINATION AND APPLICATION PERIOD WILL OPEN NOVEMBER 7, 2018.

November 7, 2018
Educational Advancement Opportunity (EAO) Applications & Women of Excellence (WoE) Nominations Forms Available Online

Friday, February 8, 2019
Deadline to Receive Applications & Nomination Forms

April 2019
Scholarship & Award Recipients Announced

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. (Location:  To be determined)
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 this criteria.  
2. EAO Character Reference Form and Letter
3. EAO Letter of Recommendation Form and Letter
4. EAO Online Application
5. See the EAO Rubrics from 2018 - This will give you an idea as to how your material will be evaluated.  

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 this criteria.
​2.  Nomination Form 
3.  Recommendation Form
4.  Online Application - This must be completed by the college student.  
***NOTE:  This form is not for graduating high school seniors.  
​5.  See the College Women of Excellence Rubrics from 2018 - This will give you an idea as to how your material will be evaluated.


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 2019 and be a resident of Louisiana. (Other criteria apply.)

1. Award Criteria - Please read this criteria.
2. Nomination Form 
3. Recommendation Form
4. Online Application - This must be completed by the student.
5. See the High School Woman of Excellence Rubrics from 2018 - This will give you an idea as to how your material will be evaluated.
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.