BIG is now accepting applications for its 2020 Scholarship Program!
DUE TO STAY AT HOME ORDER, THE SCHOLARSHIP APP DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 1, 2020 AND REQUIREMENTS FOR COUNSELOR’S SIGNATURE AND OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS HAVE BEEN WAIVED.
SEE UPDATED DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION BELOW.
Graduating high school seniors in Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Mary and Assumption Parishes who will be enrolled at Nicholls State University or Fletcher Technical Community College in Fall 2020 are eligible to apply.
Completed applications with essay must be mailed by MAY 1, 2020 in order to be considered.
DUE TO STAY AT HOME ORDER, the requirement for counselor/principal signature and enclosed official high school transcripts is waived effective 3/30/20. Applications containing signatures and transcripts are certainly acceptable, but these are no longer required. We do ask for applicants to provide name and email address of counselor on the updated scholarship application. If student has completed an application but has not mailed, please simply write in counselor’s name and email address anywhere on the completed form or attach a note with this information.
All previously received/mailed applications are safe and acceptable as is. Recipients will be notified by July and scholarship payments will be made directly to schools in the recipients’ accounts.
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Each year, Bayou Industrial Group awards scholarships to students in the Bayou Region for enrollment at Nicholls State University and Fletcher Technical Community College. The BIG Scholarship Fund is supported by contributions from members with annual dues, the BIG Seafood Social for Scholarships, and other scholarship fundraising activities that may be held throughout the year.
In 2019, BIG awarded $29,500 in scholarships to 10 local students – our highest award total to date! Thank you for your support of the BIG Scholarship Fund!
2019 BIG Scholarship Recipients
- Abdul Bangura, Jr. – graduate of Thibodaux High School
- Cade Duplantis – graduate of E.D. White Catholic High School
- Taylor Rice – graduate of Terrebonne High School
- Megan Soileau – graduate of Berwick High School
- Kayla Trahan – graduate of Assumption High School
- Katilin Vizier – graduate of South Lafourche High School
- Bailey Ordoyne – graduate of Thibodaux High School
- Madison Loupe -graduate of Central Lafourche High School
- Tristan Ourso – graduate of Thibodaux High School
- Connor Toups – graduate of South Lafourche High School