2020 SUNO Scholarships

SUNO net price is at $8,224.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Southern University at New Orleans. SUNO awards an average of $24,348.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, SUNO students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of New Orleans, then those costs could be even higher.

100% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $9,925.00. Furthermore, 93% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,820.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Southern University at New Orleans students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by SUNO while others are open to SUNO students, though not exclusive to Southern University at New Orleans.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Southern University at New Orleans students?

There are 7 scholarships totaling $59,218.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 7 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Southern University at New Orleans students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Southern University at New Orleans scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Southern University at New Orleans study abroad scholarships, Southern University at New Orleans transfer scholarships, and Southern University at New Orleans merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for SUNO study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward SUNO study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to SUNO transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Southern University at New Orleans transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. SUNO transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for SUNO transfer scholarships.

Are these SUNO scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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TOPS - Performance Award

Sponsor by Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance Location Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance, Baton Rouge, LA

Applicant must be a Louisiana resident or the child of a parent who has been a Louisiana resident for at least two years prior to high school graduation. Applicant must be receiving a diploma from a public or state-approved private high school and have completed 17.5 units of core curriculum courses...

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$4,406.00 July 1 Apply Now

TOPS - Opportunity Award

Sponsor by Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance Location Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance, Baton Rouge, LA

Applicant must be a Louisiana resident or the child of a parent who has been a Louisiana resident for at least two years prior to high school graduation. Applicant must be receiving a diploma from a public or state-approved high school, have completed 17.5 units of core curriculum courses with a...

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$4,006.00 July 1 Apply Now

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarship

Sponsor by Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology

Applicant must be a black U.S. citizen or permanent resident and plan to stay in the U.S. after graduation. Selection is based upon academic achievement, essay, recommendations, and financial need.

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$3,000.00 June 15 Apply Now

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships

Sponsor by Thurgood Marshall College Fund Location 4801 Woodway Drive, Suite 300 E, Houston, TX

Applicant must be attending or planning to attend a TMCF member school and be able to demonstrate financial need and leadership ability. Minimum 3.0 GPA and recommendation by a school faculty or staff member are required.

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$40,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

Anthony Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship Fund

Sponsor by Community Foundation of Greater Jackson Location 525 East Capitol Street, Suite 5B, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a full-time junior or senior at a public university in Mississippi or at Southern University in Louisiana majoring in criminal justice, political science, or counseling. Financial aid and strong commitment to community and public service must be demonstrated.

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Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

Sponsor by Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance Location P.O. Box 91202, Baton Rouge, LA

Applicant must have earned 60 or more hours of graded college credit with a cumulative 2.5 GPA. If applicant is enrolled in a post-graduate program in an eligible college or university as a full-time student, applicant must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all credits earned in graduate school and be...

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$3,000.00 July 1 Apply Now

TOPS - Honors Award

Sponsor by Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance Location Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance, Baton Rouge, LA

Applicant must be a Louisiana resident or the child of a parent who has been a Louisiana resident for at least two years prior to high school graduation. Applicant must be receiving a diploma from a public or state-approved high school and have completed 17.5 units of core curriculum courses with...

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$4,806.00 July 1 Apply Now