KPLC & Home Furniture Non-endowed Scholarship - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana


Deadline: July 1, 2016

The KPLC and Home Furniture Non-endowed Scholarship will provide a scholarship in the amount of $1,500 per semester for the fall and spring to three incoming, first time freshmen planning to attend SOWELA Technical Community College (at the main campus in Lake Charles or at the Morgan Smith site in Jennings, Louisiana). Priority will be given to high achieving students with demonstrated financial need.

The amount awarded can only be used towards tuition, fees, and books.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • First time students admitted to SOWELA Technical Community College‚Äôs main campus in Lake Charles or at the Morgan Smith site in Jennings, Louisiana
  • Minimum 2.5 high school GPA or 450 GED/HiSET score
  • Submit a completed SOWELA Scholarship Application
  • Completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on file at SOWELA
  • Have demonstrated financial need
  • Resident of one of the following parishes: Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, Cameron, Beauregard, and Allen
  • United States Citizen
  • Enrolled full time for the fall and spring semester
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA at the end of the fall semester to receive the subsequent disbursement for the fall 2016 (this scholarship is nonrenewable and awarded for one year)
For more information, call SOWELA at (337) 421-6565.
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