Announcements & Scholarship Opportunities

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Grambling University National Alumni Association Scholarship

posted Mar 13, 2018, 12:10 PM by Keri Miles   [ updated Mar 13, 2018, 12:13 PM ]

The Grambling University National Alumni Association, Inc., Shreveport Alumni Chapter, is pleased to offer scholarships to high school students interested in attending Grambling State University beginning with the fall semester of the year 2018-2019.  Payable over a two-semester period, the scholarships will range up to the coveted $2,000 Eddie Robinson Scholarship.

Requirements for applicants:
  1. GPA of 2.5 or above
  2. planning to attend Grambling University
  3. completed application
  4. handwritten essay of 150 words
  5. one letter of recommendation
  6. seven semester transcript with the school seal
  7. headshot photograph
Additional details are included on the attached application packet.  Application packets are due by April 9, 2018.
* To view attachments, you must access this announcement via Mrs. Miles' website.

Help Needed

posted Mar 12, 2018, 7:00 AM by Keri Miles   [ updated Mar 12, 2018, 7:00 AM ]

Are you performing exceptionally well in the classroom?  Would you like to help others do the same? If so, consider joining the Homework Gang.  The Homework Gang is partnering with The Community Renewal Project to offer tutoring to elementary and middle school age children after school at the Friendship House.  See Ms. Simmons for details. 

Bossier Federal Credit Union Scholarship

posted Mar 9, 2018, 12:31 PM by Keri Miles

Bossier Federal Credit Union will award at least one scholarship to provide students with financial assistance toward post-secondary education.  

Please submit the following:  a completed application, a current official transcript, and a typed, double spaced essay of approximately 500 words.

Essay topic:  Discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart, and describe how it can be used to enhance your personal and professional growth in the future.

If you would like an application, please see Mrs. Miles.  Applications are due by April 2.

Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier Scholarship

posted Mar 9, 2018, 7:03 AM by Keri Miles

All applicants must meet the following requirements for the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc. $1,000.00 scholarship.

1. Be a dedicated community volunteer
2. Be a graduating female high school senior in Caddo or Bossier Parish
3. Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
4. Have three letters of recommendation from non-family members (e.g., teacher, principal, volunteer leader, minister, etc.)
5. Complete an application form with principal's signature
6. Submit an essay on why you are deserving of this scholarship
7. Submit a resume listing hours of community service

The deadline to apply is March 15.  See the attached file for the application.
*To view the attachment, you must access this announcement via Mrs. Miles' website.

Taylor Scholar Awards Program

posted Mar 6, 2018, 10:17 AM by Keri Miles

Audubon Nature Institute and the New Orleans Museum of Art in partnership with the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation are rewarding young people with FREE annual memberships through the Taylor Scholars Awards Program!

Students who have earned a 2.5 – 2.9 GPA on a 4.0 scale during the 2017-2018 school year are eligible for a FREE one year membership to the Audubon Aquarium, the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and the New Orleans Museum of Art.  (TAYLOR STUDENTS)

Students who have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the 2017-2018 school year, are eligible for a FREE one year membership to the Audubon Aquarium, the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and the Audubon Zoo.  (TAYLOR SCHOLARS)

The deadline to sign up in the Counselor's Complex is April 6.

NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest

posted Feb 23, 2018, 1:54 PM by Keri Miles   [ updated Mar 6, 2018, 10:08 AM ]

The Louisiana Folklife Center at NSU is sponsoring the 10th annual NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest.  Some quick facts have been listed below and detailed information is attached.

*Note - To view attachments, access this announcement via Mrs. Miles' website.

Quick Facts about the Contest:

·         It’s open to all Louisiana students in grades 9-12

·         Contest Theme – Once Upon a Time in Louisiana

·         Entry Deadline – May 31

·         Three winners will be awarded cash prizes and a $200/semester NSU scholarship

·         The winning essays will be published in the Louisiana Folklife Journal and the students will be invited to present their essays at the 10th annual Louisiana Studies Conference in September 

College Selection Process

posted Feb 15, 2018, 10:29 AM by Keri Miles

Students - 

Many of you have begun receiving college acceptance letters.  Once you have selected the college you will attend, you must let the school (admissions department) know you have decided to accept its offer of admission.  Remember to notify all other schools that you no longer plan to attend.  If you do not do this, you will continue to get emails, phone calls, etc. from the school.     

Lela's FAFSA Completion Scholarship

posted Feb 15, 2018, 9:57 AM by Keri Miles

$10,000 in Scholarships!  Lela will award ten $1,000 scholarships to seniors who complete the FAFSA submission process and qualify for Lela's FAFSA Completion Scholarship Contest.  Students may begin entering at on October 1, 2017 and the deadline to enter is May 31, 2018. 

100% Tuition Exemption

posted Feb 15, 2018, 9:55 AM by Keri Miles   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 10:14 AM ]

Trying to figure out how to fund your college education?

Worried about TOPS Funding? Just needing additional money?

Louisiana State Law, RS 29:36.1 (, provides Tuition Exemption at any state funded college or votech for members of the Louisiana National Guard.


       Join now and start getting trained and paid a drill check one weekend a month

       Attend Basic Training and AIT (job training) over the summer. During that time you’re paid full time pay between $1600- $ 1750 per month

       When you start college you will receive 100% FREE Tuition and receive between $375-$575 per month while a full-time college student.

       Serve one weekend per month and two weeks each summer.

       Drill Pay starting at $200.00 per month

For more information contact your recruiter at CADDO MAGNET today!


318 290 8471


At Home Academy Test Prep & Tutoring

posted Feb 12, 2018, 7:31 AM by Keri Miles

At Home Academy Test Prep and Tutoring registration is open for ACT prep class for March and April ACT Tests. Also available are private tutors for all subjects. Tutoring when and where you want it for Mid Terms and EOC tests. Email Beth Woods or 318-465-6475.

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