Alumni Association Graduation Award
This award is offered to Loyola University New Orleans graduating seniors. A $1,000 award will be granted to one graduating senior from each of Loyola’s five colleges—College of Humanities and Natural Sciences, College of Social Sciences, College of Business, College of Music and Fine Arts, and College of Law.
For graduating seniors, the award will be applied towards the recipient’s student loan account upon graduation certification. The $1,000 award will be applied toward tuition only, and must be returned if the candidate does not complete graduation requirements in the year following receipt.
Minimum eligibility requirements
- Candidate must have successfully applied for graduation in the 2013 – 2014 calendar year or be classified as a senior in Fall 2013.
- Candidate will be judged upon academic record (must have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average).
- Candidate must have an outstanding federal or private student loan certified by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
- Two letters of support are required; one must be from a Loyola faculty member. Both should outline the candidate’s campus leadership and potential for future leadership in his/her community and chosen profession.
Candidate must submit a one-page cover letter outlining his/her experience at Loyola and need for this award (please include in the cover letter any factors that might uniquely qualify the candidate for this award) along with a written résumé listing: cumulative Loyola grade point average; expected graduation date and major; campus leadership; community service and civic activities; documented financial need certified by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
The Office of Alumni Relations will verify grade point average and financial need upon receipt of the résumé application.
Résumés and cover letters should be delivered to the Office of Alumni Relations, Third floor of Greenville Hall, Loyola’s Broadway Campus, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications must be received by noon, March 7, 2014.
Finalists will be judged based upon résumé application criteria, financial need, and individual interviews with the award committee. All decisions made by the committee are final. Award will be credited to recipient’s account upon graduation certification.