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Legislative Scholarship

Legislative Scholarships are one-year full-tuition scholarships funded by Tulane University in accordance with Louisiana State law.

Appointments are for one year and can be extended if the student submits the annual application form and the legislator nominates the student again. Legislators can nominate a student for up to four years of undergraduate study (five years for Architecture students) provided the student maintains a 2.300 cumulative grade point average, residency in Louisiana, and full-time enrollment in a Tulane undergraduate college.

For information regarding deadlines, requirements, application procedure, exclusions and the notification process, see  http://tulane.edu/government_affairs/scholarship-guidelines.cfm.

Students may not receive a Legislative Scholarship in combination with any other Tulane merit scholarship, ROTC scholarship, Faculty-Staff Tuition Waiver or Tuition Exchange Scholarship. Students may combine the award with a partial athletic scholarship. Legislative Scholarships may be combined with the Louisiana Valedictorian Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship, and/or Louisiana TOPS as long as the combination of all financial aid does not exceed the student's Cost of Attendance

If a student is not re-nominated a subsequent year for a Legislative Scholarship and he/she was initially awarded a Tulane merit scholarship, you must contact the University Financial Aid Office to initiate the consideration of reinstatement of the merit scholarship.  There is a possibility that the initial Tulane merit scholarship can be reinstated after careful review.  Please note that in order for a Tulane merit scholarship to be reinstated, you must satisfy merit scholarship renewal criteria ( including the cumulative grade point average requirement for the particular merit scholarship program).

If a student is not re-nominated a subsequent year for a Legislative Scholarship and he/she was not initially awarded a Tulane merit Scholarship, the Tulane Need-Based Scholarship can be applied for to help cover educational expenses (of course, a student must demonstrate financial need to be considered).

Page last modified on March 23, 2012.

Citation information:

Page accessed: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Page URL: http://tulane.edu/financialaid/grants/legis.cfm

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