The following can be attributed to Dr. Joseph Savoie, University of Louisiana at Lafayette president.
Scholarships are available for qualifying first-time freshmen at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2007.
UL Lafayette offers incoming freshmen a host of scholarships that include the Jefferson Caffery Scholarship, the Academic Scholarship, the Centennial Scholarship, the Academic Excellence Scholarship, the Distinguished Freshman Scholarship, the Distinguished Freshman Housing Scholarship and the Centennial Valedictorian Scholarship.
To apply for a UL Lafayette freshman scholarship, candidates must apply for admissions and meet the following criteria:
• Have an ACT composite score of 23 or greater or SAT composite 1060 or greater.
• Have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0
• English ACT of at least 18 or Verbal SAT of at least 450
• Math ACT of at least 18 or Math SAT of at least 430
A copy of the student's high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores may be included with the application. Applications may be obtained from high school guidance counselors, a UL Lafayette Admissions counselor or the UL Lafayette Scholarship Office.
All information should be returned to the UL Lafayette Scholarship Office by January 31, 2007. For additional information, contact the Scholarship Office at (337) 482-6515.
Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Fridays.