Authentically financial support can make a great influence on any students life! If you are high school seniors who will pursue a major in an energy-related field, then put a full stop to your search. The Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) is thrillingly offering their valuable Mack Energy/McCasland Foundation Scholarship Fund. Candidates should be a high school senior in Acadiana (includes the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion) attending any four-year college or university with preference given to institutions within the state of Louisiana to be eligible for these scholarships.
The Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) has created these scholarships to free the students from educational expenses. The foundation is aware that accomplishing higher education is not easy, especially for students from financially unstable backgrounds. The foundation wants students to focus on their academic well being and not of financial barriers, and for helping them with it, these scholarships have been created.
The Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) is one of the known foundations of the Acadiana having a positive influence on residents’ lives. The foundation has created amazing programs that can take the success of the people to the next level. Most of the initiatives are focusing mainly on education. The programs include scholarships, grants and other multiple programs that can make a difference and enrich the progress of foundation.
Here is the table is given here for more information about the scholarships:
|Organization||The Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA)|
|Educational Level||High school senior|
|Number of Awards||2|
|Application Deadline||March 15, 2021|
|Requirement||Application, essay, LoR, Transcript|
Who May Be Eligible
Please check the mandatory needs given below before starting to apply for scholarships:
- Candidates should be a high school senior in Acadiana (includes the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion) attending any four-year college or university with preference given to institutions within the state of Louisiana to be eligible.
- Fellows must be majoring in an Energy-Related field (including, but not limited to, Geology, Petroleum Engineering, Energy Management, Professional Land & Resource Management) and should be attending the university full-time as defined by the institutions’ standards by maintaining a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
- Applicants must not have already captured any large scholarships (excluding TOPS – Taylor Opportunity Program).
How to Apply
All students can apply for the scholarships by filling the online form available on the website. Please fill all the required information in the application and make sure the data you are providing is complete and valid. Don’t submit late applications as those will not be accepted by the foundation. Inadequate submissions done will not be entertained and considered for scholarships.
- Application with transcript and letter of recommendation and an essay of 400 – 600 words on the following questions.
Explain why you want to pursue a degree in an Energy-Related field? What interests you about the degree program that you will study? What do you hope to accomplish through this field of study in school and/or your career? Also, explain your desired career path post-college should be provided.
The foundation will select two students who will be awarded a four-year scholarship which pays $2,000 each fall and spring semester. The amount should only be used to pay the candidates’ educational needs like fees, room, and other needs. The process is simple of the scholarships and makes education effectively simple for students.
The last date to submit applications for these scholarships is Monday, March 15, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.