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John Hainkel Louisiana Scholars Award

General Information
The John Hainkel Louisiana Scholars Award is a merit-based scholarship awarded to two superior entering Louisiana freshmen. The award covers the full* cost of tuition, fees, room, board, and an $1200 stipend for the cost of books and supplies and is renewable for four years (or five, for Architecture students) provided the student maintains a 3.00 cumulative grade point average and full-time enrollment in a full-time undergraduate division.

Typical scholarship recipients rank in the top 5 percent of the class, have a rigorous academic program with honors and advanced placement courses, and have an outstanding record of extracurricular activities and score near the top of the range in a college admission test.

Students may not receive a John Hainkel Scholars Award in combination with any other Tulane merit scholarship, ROTC scholarship, Faculty-Staff Tuition Waiver, Athletic or Tuition Exchange Scholarship. Students offered a John Hainkel Scholars Award may qualify for need-based aid. Students guilty of violations of the Code of Student Conduct or Code of Academic Conduct will forfeit all remaining portions of the John Hainkel Scholars Award that they have been offered.

*"Full" is the amount of tuition, fees, room and board amounts contained in the standard full-time undergraduate financial aid Cost of Attendance for the appropriate period of enrollment and student level.  In addition, see "General Renewal Conditions" below for more information.

Application Procedure
In order to be eligible forJohn Hainkel Scholars Award consideration, you must first submit your application for admission and all supporting documents by the Early Action/Single Choice Early Action deadline of November 15, submit the Dean’s Honor Scholarship application and the Scholarship Recommendation (in its own sealed envelope with your teacher’s signature across the seal) by December 15 and also submit the John Hainkel Louisiana Scholars Award application by December 15.

The Dean's Honor Scholarship application may be found on the Office of Undergraduate Admission website, at http://www.admission.tulane.edu/aid/index.php. The John Hainkel Scholars Award application may be found on the Office of Undergraduate Admission website on a different page, at http://www.admission.tulane.edu/aid/louisiana.php.

General Renewal Conditions
The scholarships are guaranteed to match the full-time tuition and mandatory fees cost each year as well as an allowance for room, board and books, provided the student maintains a 3.00 cumulative grade point average and continuous primary enrollment in a full-time undergraduate division.

The scholarship is not applicable to summer semesters and is not applicable for students who are not charged full-time undergraduate division tuition at the standard rate.

Seniors in their last semester before graduation who are not required to take a full load in order to graduate (and of course who are being charged undergraduate tuition at the standard full-time undergraduate division rate) may still receive a portion of the tuition scholarship, but the amount will be adjusted on a pro-rated basis by the reduction in undergraduate tuition from the full-time rate.

Other students who enroll in or drop to less than full-time in the fall semester will have their scholarship reduced on a pro-rated basis by their tuition reduction, if any. They will be allowed to retain their tuition scholarship for the spring semester provided they enroll full-time, but may lose eligibility for all following years since the scholarship guidelines require that students maintain continuous full-time enrollment. Students who enroll in or drop to less than full-time in the spring semester will have their tuition scholarship reduced on a pro-rated basis by their tuition reduction, if any, but may lose eligibility for the scholarship in future semesters.

Students who take an approved leave of absence may regain their scholarship upon their return provided they continue to meet all academic and enrollment conditions and submit documentation verifying the approved leave of absence. Acceptable documentation is either a copy of their college's approved leave of absence form or a letter from their academic dean's office confirming the terms and length of the student's approved leave of absence.

 

This page was last modified on November 8, 2012.

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University Financial Aid, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5723 finaid@tulane.edu