Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Scholarships

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is currently accepting applications for 2018 college scholarships that include Corporate & Privately funded scholarships as well as College & University awards. Over 100 scholarships are available to students who attend a Jefferson Parish public high school.

Each year, students are selected from a pool of hundreds of applicants to receive 4-year renewable awards. Those selected are honored at Jefferson Dollars for Scholars’ annual College Awards Ceremony. The ceremony is a televised event that can be seen multiple times on JPPSS TV.

To be eligible, students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a minimum ACT composite score of 20. All awards are based on both need and merit. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

To apply, go to the Jefferson Dollars for Scholars website,, for the online application and instructions.