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Louisiana Pigment Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: November 2, 2020 3:00 pm CT

Louisiana Pigment, Co., L.P. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This 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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Louisiana Pigment Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be dependent* children of full‑time Louisiana Pigment employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children are defined as any natural, adopted, or stepchildren of a Louisiana Pigment employee.
  • Be high school seniors with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
  • Plan to enroll for the entire 2021-22 academic year in full‑time undergraduate study pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four‑year college or university in the United States

OR

  • Plan to enroll for the entire 2021-22 academic year in full-time study at an accredited two-year vocational-technical school in Louisiana or Texas and be pursuing one of the following courses of study: Associate’s Process Technology Degree or a Welding, Instrumentation, Electrician, Machinist, Millwright, or Pipefitter Certification.

 

Awards

The authorized distribution for new awards will be $10,000.  Awards ranging from $1,250 to $2,500 will be granted.

  • Three $2,500 awards will be granted to recipients attending an accredited college or university pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the United States.
  • Two $1,250 awards will be granted to recipients attending an accredited vocational-technical school in Louisiana or Texas.

For those pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university, awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is based upon the student maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent), full-time enrollment (minimum 12 hours per semester), continued parental employment at Louisiana Pigment and continuation of the program by Louisiana Pigment.

For those attending an accredited community college or vocational-technical school in Louisiana or Texas, awards are renewable for one additional year or until an Associate’s Degree/Craft Certification is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is based upon the student maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent), full time enrollment (minimum 12 hours per semester), continued parental employment at Louisiana Pigment and continuation of the program by Louisiana Pigment.

Awards are for undergraduate study only. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the consideration of academic performance, record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and objectives, any unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Louisiana Pigment Co., L.P. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in January.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Louisiana Pigment Co., L.P.  Payment is made in August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • 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.

One online recommendation form must also be submitted on your behalf.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Louisiana Pigment, Co., L.P. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!