Scholarships

Honeywell Scholarship ($500-1,000)

Awarded annually to incoming freshmen Computer Science majors. Students must have a composite score of 25 or more on the ACT test and must participate in scholarship testing at UL Lafayette. Special consideration is given to minority students. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 during the fall semester in order to receive the scholarship in the spring semester.

McIlhenny Scholarship ($1,000)

Awarded annually to a student entering their junior or senior year and majoring in computer science. Recipient must be a Louisiana resident with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the fall semester in order to receive the scholarship in the spring semester.

Manning P. Menard Memorial Scholarship ($1,000-2,000)

Awarded annually to students who are entering their junior year and are majoring in computer science. Recipient must be a U.S. citizen, a Louisiana resident, and have graduated from an accredited high school in Vermilion, Iberia, or St. Martin parishes. The candidate must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 at the time of application for the scholarship. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the fall semester in order to receive the scholarship in the spring semester.

Frank Piccione Sr. Scholarship ($250,500)

Awarded annually to students who are entering their junior year and are majoring in computer science. Recipient must be a U.S. citizen and a Louisiana resident. The candidate must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 at the time of application for the scholarship. Financial need will also be considered in the selection process. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 (semester and cumulative) during the fall semester in order to receive the scholarship in the spring semester.

Shell Scholarships ($500-1,000)

Several scholarships are awarded annually to Computer Science juniors and seniors. The number of scholarships and the amount of the scholarships vary depending on Shell’s contribution. Criteria for selection include GPA, financial need, and extracurricular activities. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the fall semester in order to receive the scholarship in the spring semester.