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    Delgado Community College
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Catalog

Scholarships and Awards


Scholarships are funds that do not have to be repaid. Scholarships are usually based on academic merit but can be based on a student’s interests, hobbies, religion, ethnicity, and/or financial need. The following scholarships will be awarded in the spring and/or summer for the upcoming fall academic year.  Awarded amounts will be equally divided between fall and spring semesters, unless otherwise noted. See the Office of Student Financial Assistance Scholarships webpage for more information.
 

Academic

  • For High School students
  • Based on GPA
  • ACT=20
  • Excludes Developmental Education/ESL in 12 hours
  • $2,800.00

Adult

  • For new adult learner
  • Outstanding work performance/ no prior college experience
  • Includes Developmental Education/ESL
  • Amount varies

Amarillo College

  • Full time Students
  • Financial need
  • GPA= 2.75
  • Award Amount varies

Barbara Rose Memorial Scholarship

  • For continuing students
  • GPA=2.50
  • Music Major
  • Piano course scheduled each semester
  • $150.00 per year

Brian Fazekas Memorial Scholarship

  • Enrolled in Delgado’s Registered Nursing (RN) program - AS-NURS
  • Possess a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Enrolled in minimum of 7 credit course hours
  • Possess unmet financial aid need
  • Applicants must submit recommendation letter from a clinical instructor (full-time or adjunct) who can address the applicant’s:
    • academic proficiency
    • commitment to excellence in clinical practice
    • level of caring, compassion
    • how the applicant is giving of themselves to others.

Chancellor Scholarship (Book Voucher) 

  • Minimum  2.0 GPA

Café Reconcile Scholarship

  • For Café Reconcile graduates only
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Annual award
  • Amount varies
  • Must indicate Café Reconcile graduate to be considered

Chet Pourciau

  • For Interior Design Majors
  • Amount Varies
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

Culinary Scholarship

  • For Culinary Arts Majors
  • Amount Varies year-to-year
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

Delgado Nursing Scholarship

  • For Delgado students in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Registered Nursing (RN)Programs
Delgado Achievement Fund
  • For new and continuing students
  • Amount varies
  • Annual award

Fry Family Leadership (3 Scholarships Available Annually)

  • For continuing students
  • GPA=3.0
  • Students must attend full-time, participate in a student organization, and demonstrate financial need
  • $2,500.00
  • Annual award
  • Must Maintain GPA and continuous enrollment
  • Application requires Written Essay and Recommendation Letters

 Funeral Program Scholarship

  • For Funeral Service Education Majors
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

Honors

  • For High School students
  • GPA=3.08
  • ACT=22
  • Excludes Developmental Education/ESL in 12 hours
  • Full tuition and fees

Jacobs Tech Scholarship

  • For students in any Delgado technical program
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

Leadership

  • For High School students
  • Must show leadership experience
  • Excludes Developmental Education/ESL in 12 hours
  • $392.00 per semester

 Melissa Deno Scholarship

  • Yearly award (Fall-Spring)
  • Awarded to students professionally diagnosed with Dyslexia and ADHD
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Student will submit Delgado’s Scholarship Application (which requires an essay).
  • Recommendation letter & medical documentation of their diagnosis is required
  • Student must possess minimum of 24 credit hours earned
  • Enrolled in minimum of 6 credit hours per semester
  • No minimum number of students awarded; Number will depend on how many meet criteria & how much financial need is required

Methodist Health Systems Foundation Scholarship

  • For Delgado students in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
  • Must reside in specific zip codes encompassing New Orleans East, Gentilly, and St. Bernard Parish
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Successfully completed their first semester of core nursing classes
  • Consideration of employment in Greater New Orleans area
  • Amount varies

Seymour Weiss Memorial Scholarship

  • For students in each of the College’s divisions
  • In recognition of outstanding academic performance at Delgado based on successful completion of at least 15 credit hours at Delgado, cumulative GPA, activities, and service at Delgado
  • $500 per semester
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Annual award

NOTE: Full-time faculty and staff are not eligible for Delgado Scholarships.

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