Alumni Association Graduation Award

We are now accepting applications for the graduating Class of 2019!

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 the following colleges—College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Law, College of Graduate and Professional Studies and College of Music and Fine Arts. 

For graduating seniors, the award will be applied towards the recipient’s Spring 2019 tuition expenses. 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 2018 – 2019 academic year or be classified as a senior in Fall 2018.
  • Candidate will be judged upon academic record.
  • Candidate must demonstrate financial need.

Application Instructions

 Candidates 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)
  • a written resume listing: cumulative Loyola grade point average, expected graduation date and major, campus leadership, community service and civic activities, along with documented financial need.
  • 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.

The Office of Alumni Engagement will verify grade point average and financial need upon receipt of the resume application.

Finalists will be judged based upon resume 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.

Submission Requirements:

  • Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018
  • Resumes, Cover Letters, and the two letters of support should be sent to the Office of Alumni Engagement at or mailed to the Office of Alumni EngagementCampus Box 909, 7214 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118

For more information
Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 861-5454, or e-mail