How do I apply for a
Jefferson Dollars for Scholars scholarship?

 

You have come to the right place. You can now submit your Jefferson Dollars for Scholars scholarship application online. 

Check here to see if you meet our minimum eligibility requirements at this time.

You'll love our scholarship application process and here's why:

1. Check your application and update your information easily! Fill in all the basic information and know immediately when we receive it. You'll also be able to store and update important information like your GPA, ACT scores, letters of recommendation and extracurricular activities. Access it at anytime - throughout your high school and college career - which means you only have to fill it out once, for potentially multiple opportunities! Best of all, each time you update your profile, your eligible scholarships are also automatically updated!

Notes:

*There are no minimum/maximum word requirements for essays.

*Letters of Recommendations are not required but are strongly recommended.

2. One Student Profile; multiple nation-wide opportunities for scholarships. By filling out a Student Profile, you will see any and all of our chapter's local scholarships you qualify for - and you can apply to them by answering a few questions with a couple of clicks! And Scholarship America works with partners to add new scholarships to the program, so any time your profile matches the criteria for a new scholarship, no matter who or where it is, you will be able to apply to it with just a few clicks! This means, in addition to over 100 local scholarships you apply for through Jefferson Dollars for Scholars, now it's 1,000s.

3. Much more than applying for scholarships! Have free access to a wealth of financial aid information and resources! And when you're finally in college, come back and get some success tools and additional information for staying debt-free! Your Student Profile and the Student Dashboard is an invaluable tool. It is where you will fill out and update your information to provide a single source for a wide array of invaluable information. You will even be able to export a resume based on all your high school accomplishments!


Click below to log in to the ChapterNet Student Dashboard

Remember -- there is no minimum or maximum length for essays.

Remember --- after you complete your application, you must SUBMIT it for us to receive it.


High School Class of 2022 College Applications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS for eligibility

1. Graduating from a Jefferson Parish Public School or a Jefferson Parish resident graduating from the LA School of Math, Science and the Arts

(Exception: Tulane Legislative Scholarships are available to all students in the districts of the legislators who have asked us to select their recipients. This includes Tulane students. Click here for specific instructions on how to apply for the Tulane award.)

2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0

3. A minimum ACT composite score of 20

4. A complete ONLINE application including Counselor's evaluation with ATTACHED transcript

a. Parent's Financial Information

b. Student Profile at 100% completion

c. Completed recommendation(s)

d. Custom questions regarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice colleges

e. "Submit" button grayed out on your Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Chapter's Scholarship

5. Graduating from high school December 2021 - May 2022

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Have questions about FAFSA? Click here to go to our Student Resources page.

Please be sure to check out this checklist to make sure you are submitting a COMPLETED application.

Click here if you have questions about financial aid from the government.


The Scholarship Renewal period is May - July of each school year. Award recipients must remember to renew their award each year in order to receive their funds. 

Note: ONLY students that are a recipient of a Jefferson Dollars for Scholars scholarship award should submit a scholarship renewal form.

 

To renew:

1. Complete an updated Scholarship Renewal Form by the deadline (July of each year)

2. Submit a legible and printable copy of your transcript. Your transcript must include grades from both fall and spring semesters AND a cumulative GPA.

 

Send your renewal information by:

email - mail@jeffersondollarsforscholars.org

mailing address - Post Office Box 6526, Metairie, LA 70009

 

3. Have a great summer.