Louisiana Scholarships

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

Patrick F. Taylor Scholarships

This individual scholarships from The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation for Louisiana high school students attending two-year and four-year Louisiana undergraduate institutions, based on financial need and academic performance.

Louisiana GO Grant

The Louisiana GO Grant is a need-based award funded by the State of Louisiana for certain undergraduate students whose permanent residency in Louisiana and attending Tulane University.

LCPA Education Foundation Scholarships

This scholarship was issued for development of accounting education and the accounting profession in Louisiana by the society of Louisiana CPAs Education Foundation for full-time accounting students annually in Louisiana University to improve their qualifications in accounting.

Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

The Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is a competitive scholarship that awards annually for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife or marine science at a Louisiana Public College or University.

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

Every year, the U.S.A Rice Federation celebrates the National Rice Month in America by awarding the National Rice Month Scholarship Program funded by Dow AgroSciences to high school seniors who create projects and presentations that promote and create awareness for U.S.-grown rice as well as to demonstrate the importance and positive impact of rice agriculture in the United States.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Louisiana

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: General and operations managers Food preparation workers Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
Salary: $79050 $14080 $30745
# of Open Positions: 31900 16610 14770
Competition*: 1.6 1.6 1.9

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Petroleum engineers Chemical engineers General and operations managers
Salary: $92260 $86435 $79050
# of Open Positions: 590 930 31900
Competition*: 4.5 3.7 1.6
Job Title: Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors Marine engineers and naval architects
Salary: $67323 $63077 $62920
# of Open Positions: 1040 450 240
Competition*: 3.8 1.8 4.5

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Louisiana Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Cashiers Retail salespersons Registered nurses
Salary: $14310 $21002 $49618
# of Open Positions: 54290 49290 34350
Competition*: 1.4 1 1.3

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers Pharmacists General and operations managers
Salary: $95555 $79507 $79050
# of Open Positions: 5670 3190 31900
Competition*: 0.8 1.2 1.6
Job Title: Sales managers Financial managers Managers
Salary: $70713 $67586 $60572
# of Open Positions: 4170 4880 4680
Competition*: 1.1 0.8 1.2

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Louisiana table above, which shows where jobs in Louisiana are unusually common compared to other states, the Louisiana Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.