We are now reviewing 2022 B.I.G. scholarship applications! The deadline to apply was Saturday, April 30, 2022.
2022 Scholarship Program Description and Rules (Important: You must read this document before applying!)
Each year, Bayou Industrial Group awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors 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.
New in 2022: While the main focus of our scholarship program is still on graduating high school seniors, we will now also consider applications from non-traditional students residing in Lafourche, Terrebonne, Assumption, or St. Mary parishes.
New in 2022: While the main focus of our scholarship program is still on 2 and 4 year degree programs, we will now also consider applications for students pursuing industrial certifications and non-degree programs. Scholarship amounts for these programs will depend on program costs and other factors. We recognize the importance of these certifications to the employers in our region, and we proudly support students’ efforts in attaining them since it improves our local workforce.
Contact B.I.G.’s Executive Director Stacey Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Make sure to allow enough time for a response before the deadline.
2022 Scholarship Applications
New in 2022: All applications will be completed on-line using a user-friendly system. Please make sure you follow directions and fill out the correct application based on your individual situation:
- Application for graduating high school seniors attending Nicholls:
- Application for graduating high school seniors attending Fletcher (all programs and industrial certifications):
- Application for non-traditional students (anyone except May 2022 graduating seniors) attending Nicholls:
- Application for non-traditional students (anyone except May 2022 graduating seniors) attending Fletcher (all programs and industrial certifications):
In 2021, BIG awarded $24,000 in scholarships to 9 local students. Thank you for your support of the BIG Scholarship Fund and congratulations to these students!
2021 BIG Scholarship Recipients
2021 Fletcher scholarship award winners were:
- Trevor Berryhill, Berwick High School
- Johnise Bowie, Centerville High School
- Keeley Canafax, Covenant Christian Academy
- Peter Earl Trosclair, Houma Christian
2021 Nicholls scholarship award winners were:
- Alaina Callais, South Lafourche High School
- Kailey Doiron, South Terrebonne High School
- Donna Kaye Joles, Assumption High School
- Ricardo Mendez, Berwick High School
- Joshua Joseph Scioneaux, South Lafourche High School