MMRB&H | Scholarship Program
Advancing Opportunity Here at Home
Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik offers financial assistance to qualified individuals of St. Landry and Evangeline Parishes seeking educational opportunities in any field of study. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage deserving applicants to pursue a degree and to encourage these individuals to seek employment within St. Landry and Evangeline Parishes upon graduation in their field of study.
Scholarships will be awarded based on academic background (must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA), maturity of the applicant, financial need, community involvement, the availability of resources and funding, and the applicant’s chosen career field. All applicants must be permanent residents of St. Landry or Evangeline Parish.
Approximately fifteen (15) scholarships will be awarded for $2,500 for the year or $1,250 per semester. These scholarships will be awarded as a one-time award for the 2020-2021 school year. Scholarship amounts and guidelines will be set by the MMRB&H Scholarship Committee and may be adjusted on an annual basis. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the educational institution. Applicants must be attending an educational institution/college in the state of Louisiana. Applicants may apply during any portion of their educational career (i.e., undergraduate, graduate, professional school, etc.). Applicants can also be current TOPS recipients.
Application forms must be submitted with a photo of applicant (at least a 4 x 6), two letters of recommendation, original high school transcript/GED and all original post-secondary transcripts (college) if applicable. All documents, including application, should be submitted to the Foundation Office by mail or in person no later than end of business day on March 27, 2020. Applications may be mailed to the following address: OGHS Foundation, Post Office Box 1389, Opelousas, LA 70571. All applications will be considered without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment or veteran status. Applications will be reviewed by the MMRB&H Scholarship Committee and the top candidates will be called for interviews with the committee. The final decision will be made and approved by the OGHS Foundation Board of Directors and is not subject to appeal. Scholarships will be awarded in May.
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