Funding Scholarships

Over 94% of Centenary students receive some kind of financial aid. Your donation allows Centenary to continue to enable students to develop their talents and achieve academic success. We are committed to providing the best education possible for our students, and your support is an integral part of this goal.

Establishing A Scholarship

Listed below are the different types of scholarship funds available to donors at Centenary College of Louisiana:

Named 1825 Scholars Award
Awarded annually to a superior student, requiring a minimum gift to endowment of $500,000 or a minimum annual gift in the amount equivalent to full tuition for one student.

Named Academic Merit Scholarship
Awarded annually to a highly qualified student based on academic merit, requiring a minimum gift to endowment of $250,000, or a minimum annual gift in the amount equivalent to half of tuition for one student.

Named Centenary Award
Awarded annually to a student based on academic credentials and co-curricular activities, requiring a minimum gift to the endowment of $100,000, or a minimum annual gift in the amount equivalent to 20% of tuition for one student.

Named Performance Award
Awarded annually to a student who exhibits exceptional artistic talent in the performing arts. Requires a minimum gift to endowment of $50,000 or a minimum annual gift equivalent to 10% of tuition for one student.

Named Centenary Grant
Grant-in-aid based on need awarded administratively to students who qualify under federal guidelines, requiring a minimum gift to endowment of $25,000 or a minimum annual gift of $1,000.

Scholarship Funding Policies
Gifts to endowment of $25,000 or more may be made in the form of pledges paid over a period of time up to five years.

Annual scholarship award gifts must be pledged by February 1 and paid by August 1 prior to the academic year in which the award is made.

More Information

For more information about getting involved with funding Centenary Scholarships, contact:

David Henington
(318) 869-5151 or 1-800-259-6447
email

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