Scholarship

March 18, 2018 - 11:27 am
(WWL.com) - Despite talk of budget cuts to public colleges and TOPS, a record 23,000 students have applied for entry at LSU for the academic year that starts in August. The school’s chief enrollment officer, Jose Aviles, says they hope for an incoming freshman class of 5,800, but TOPS funding is a...
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April 12, 2017 - 10:03 pm
Southeastern Louisiana University receives a $10 million bequest, the largest single donation in its history. SLU spokesperson Mike Rivault says Seth Ryan, a Class of 1953 graduate, became an anonymous donor 15 years ago. He says Ryan donated much of his estate to the university when he passed away...
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March 30, 2017 - 2:11 pm
WWL.com Reporting Legislation has been filed that would require TOPS recipients who leave Louisiana after graduating to pay 50% of their scholarship back to the state over time. Alexandria Senator Jay Luneau says the goal of his bill is to keep the best and brightest in the Bayou State. “Would...
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