The Holt Wallace College Scholarship is a program designed to assist residents of Louisiana who plan to continue their education in college.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.
Applicants of the college scholarship program must be:
*Eligible postsecondary institutions includes: accredited two-year or four-year college or university, graduate school or vocational-technical college.
If selected as a recipient, the student receives:
Financial need is a factor in determining the amount of an award once recipients are chosen. Once scholarship recipients are selected, financial data is used to determine the amount of each award. Honorariums at the minimum award level ($1,500) will be awarded to students who show outstanding achievement but no financial need or who do not complete the financial data section.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the The Holt Family Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the sponsor. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document:
A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
Copy of the first two pages of the most recently filed IRS Form 1040 used for the Financial Information Page. If financial documents are not provided, student will only be considered for a $1,500 honorarium.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 25, 2021 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.