UL Lafayette offers incoming freshmen many scholarships including 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 freshmen scholarship, candidates must apply for admissions and meet the following criteria:
• ACT composite score of 23 or greater or SAT composite of 1050 or greater;
• minimum 3.0 high school cumulative GPA;
• English ACT of at least 18 or Verbal SAT of at least 450;
• Math ACT of at least 19 or Math SAT of at least 460.
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 Scholarship Office by Jan. 31. For additional information, call 337-482-6515. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays.
About UL Lafayette
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is the second largest university in the state, with over 16,000 students. It’s a public institution that awards bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. It includes diverse offerings from the humanities to scientific research and leads the nation in areas like computer science, biology and nursing. Its sutudent-athletes - Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns - compete in NCAA Division 1, the highest level of collegiate competition.