District 100 residents may submit applications to State Representative Jason Hughes for the 2022-2023 Tulane University Louisiana Legislative Scholars Program.
The Louisiana Legislative Scholars Program provides a one-year full-tuition scholarship to Tulane University for Louisiana residents who are graduates of Louisiana high schools and meet the eligibility criteria. Scholarship awards are made on an annual basis. The successful District 100 Louisiana Legislative Scholars recipient will be awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Tulane University for ONE year and will be eligible to apply for the scholarship for three additional years, for a maximum of four years should they continue to meet the eligibility criteria of the program.
Interested District 100 applicants should first review the qualifications for the Tulane University Louisiana Legislative Scholars Program by visiting: https://governmentrelations.tulane.edu/legislative-scholarships. (*Please Note – prospective District 100 applicants must first be accepted to Tulane University for the fall 2022 academic semester in order to qualify for the program.) Prospective District 100 applicants who meet the aforementioned criteria must also submit a District 100 application packet. A completed application MUST include the following:
- Letter of acceptance from Tulane University for the 2022-2023 Academic Year
- Cover letter
- Two (2) letters of recommendation – One letter must be from an educator who has taught the applicant or a high school guidance counselor who has advised the applicant. The second letter must be from an individual who can attest to the applicant’s character and leadership ability. (*Please Note – the second letter should NOT be from an educator who has taught the applicant or a high school guidance counselor who has advised the applicant.)
- Copy of applicant’s voter registration card
Completed applications must be received by 5:00 pm CST Friday, February 25, 2022. Applications may be submitted electronically to District100scholarship@gmail.com. Electronic applications must be submitted as ONE file in PDF format. Multiple attachments and non-PDF files will not be accepted. Applications may also be mailed to the following address:
Representative Jason Hughes
Attention: District 100 Scholarship
P.O. Box 872461
New Orleans, LA 70187
The successful applicant will be notified in March. For questions and inquiries regarding the District 100 scholarship, please contact: District100scholarship@gmail.com.