Alumni Association Graduation Award

We are now accepting applications for the graduating Class of 2020!

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 Nursing and Health, and the College of Music and Media.

For graduating seniors, the award will be applied towards the recipient’s Spring 2020 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 2019 – 2020 academic year or be classified as a senior in Fall 2019.
  • Candidate will be judged upon academic record.
  • Candidate must demonstrate financial need.

Application Instructions

 Candidates must submit:

  • Complete the online application form found here.
  • Submit a cover letter and a resume. Cover letter should outline your 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). Email to

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 Deadline is Friday, October 11, 2019.

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