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Undergraduate & Graduate Dates to Remember*

Fall Term 2009

August 26-30 Wolfpack Welcome
August 31 Classes begin
September 4
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December 11 Last day of classes
December 12-18 Final Exams

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January 8 New Student Orientation
January 11 Classes begin
January 15 Add deadline
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April 28 Last day of classes
April 30 - May 6 Final Exams
May 8 Commencement - all colleges

*College of Law dates on Law Bulletin

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid provides information for and administers all aid programs on campus. For more complete information, please contact that office at (504) 865-3231, by e-mail at finaid@loyno.edu, or on the Internet at www.loyno.edu/financialaid.

Loyola’s scholarship and financial aid policy is to balance recognition of the superior student and necessary assistance to the needy. In instances where need is indicated, Loyola will try to provide sufficient funds to allow the student to attend Loyola. In instances where there is little or no need demonstrated, Loyola will still attempt to reward academic achievement with appropriate scholarship awards.

TYPE OF ASSISTANCE

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS–A scholarship is a commitment from Loyola that a portion of the tuition cost for an academic period will be covered by gift aid. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding students with superior academic records and national test scores. Preference is given to new freshmen; however, scholarships are also given to transfer students. Students already attending Loyola cannot receive scholarship assistance except to renew a prior year award. Loyola may consider that gift aid from other sources satisfies all or part of a student’s scholarship eligibility.

OTHER GIFT AID–Grants-in-aid that do not have to be repaid may be available to students who can demonstrate substantial financial need. Some grants are not available to students who have already earned a baccalaureate degree.

CAMPUS JOBS–The federal government and Loyola provide employment opportunities for students who can demonstrate financial need and who want to work on campus.

LOANS–Long-term, low-interest loans provide students with an opportunity to borrow a part of the costs of education. The loans must be repaid when you are no longer enrolled "at least half time" at an approved school. Borrowers must be able to demonstrate financial need. Loans with higher interest rates and less attractive repayment conditions are also available to students and parents on a non-need basis.

MAKING AN APPLICATION

If you want to apply for financial aid, you must submit a financial statement via the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can complete the FAFSA on the Internet at www.fafsa.ed.gov

A new student’s financial aid file cannot be evaluated until the student is admitted and the FAFSA has been received at Loyola. A continuing student’s file can be evaluated when the FAFSA is received at Loyola. You may expect a response from Loyola to your request for financial assistance within two weeks, after April 1.

Documentation to verify accuracy of application data is frequently required for federal programs. Requests for such information will be addressed to the applicant as the need arises.

You are urged to apply early and to supply all documentation well in advance of the beginning of the enrollment period. Offers which can be made by May 1 are considered timely and should meet as much of full need as funding permits; later applications will be subject to fund availability.

WHAT AID DOES ONE APPLY FOR?

There is no need to apply for any specific kind of scholarship or financial aid. In fact, application for a specific kind of assistance is discouraged except for merit and talent scholarships.

Merit-based scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis through the Office of Admissions. Interested applicants can contact an admissions counselor for specific requirements.

Scholarships in music are awarded directly by the College of Music. These scholarships are given for ability, need, and talent. Application should be made directly to the dean of the College of Music.

Oftentimes an award will include a combination of the four different kinds of financial aid–scholarships, grants, loans, and jobs. This combination may vary according to the applicant’s eligibility for certain types of funds as well as the availability of funds.

HOW MUCH CAN ONE EXPECT?

How much one receives depends upon one’s need. Need is the difference between the cost of education and what you and your family should be able to pay. Loyola bases the student/family contribution upon information provided on the FAFSA.

MAKING SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS

Students receiving scholarships and/or other financial assistance have the responsibility to make normal progress toward graduation and completion of their program of study. Recipients of assistance who habitually withdraw from classes or who habitually receive grades which show the coursework was not completed may be judged as not making progress.

Recipients who are in danger of losing financial aid eligibility for failure to make progress are normally warned in writing of the conditions to be met in order to maintain progress. Recipients who fail to meet the terms of the warning will lose the right to participate in all financial aid programs until such time as they will have demonstrated, at their own expense, that they are capable of completing their course of study in an orderly manner. Additional information is available on request in the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, located in Marquette Hall, Room 110 or on the Internet at www.loyno.edu/financialaid

Federal regulations also require that all recipients of federal assistance who have completed two years of study have a grade point average that will permit them to graduate. Students beyond the second year whose average is below this level must be denied access to all federal aid programs until the required grade point average has been regained.

SCHOLARSHIPS


Academic Scholarships


A scholarship is a commitment from Loyola that a portion of the tuition cost for an academic period will be covered by gift aid. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding students with superior academic records and national test scores. Loyola may consider that gift aid from other sources satisfies all or part of a student’s scholarship eligibility.

Annual Scholarships

Alpha Kappa Alpha. This scholarship was established by the Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. An annual grant is available to a black female student with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and university status of sophomore or junior who has demonstrated good citizenship and leadership ability and financial need for tuition assistance.

Alpha Sigma Nu Scholarship. Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit Honor Society, established this scholarship at Loyola University. An award is given annually to Loyola for undergraduates to be administered by the university on the basis of scholastic excellence and financial need.

Booth-Bricker Scholarship. This scholarship was established at Loyola by the Booth-Bricker Fund in 1996 to train nuns who presently work, or who will work in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Scholarships are awarded to Daughters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.

Joseph A. Breaux Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the late Judge Joseph A. Breaux to provide scholarships to Loyola students who are residents of Louisiana.

Greater New Orleans Foundation Class of Electric Rate Payers Scholarship. The Greater New Orleans Foundation distributes funds on an annual basis to several colleges and universities in New Orleans, including Loyola University. Each year, the amount allocated differs, as the prorata share is based on the total number of full-time students enrolled in relation to the total number of students at participating universities. Scholarships are awarded to students who have been residents of New Orleans for at least five years; are enrolled full-time; are enrolled in a program leading to a baccalaureate or graduate degree, and who demonstrate academic worthiness and financial need.

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships. This fund was established by the Clare Boothe Luce Program to fund scholarships for junior and senior female students studying the sciences. Science majors who are pre-med are not eligible.

Dr. Robert G. Weilbaecher Scholarship. The Weilbaecher Scholarship was established in 2001 by Dr. Robert G. Weilbaecher, A’60, to encourage students to pursue the study of biology. Candidates must apply for, and receive a grant from the Cancer Association for Greater New Orleans, or other types of support. Recipients are selected by the Department of Biological Sciences.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation. This fund was established by the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation to provide funds for the education of financially needy and academically deserving Christian girls who are residents of any of the following Southeastern states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Virginia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Fanny Edith Winn Education Trust Scholarship. The Fanny Edith Winn Educational Trust, an independent foundation based in Crowley, La., was established to support higher education at Louisiana universities. Scholarships are given annually to outstanding undergraduate students at Loyola.

The Presser Foundation Scholarship in Music. This scholarship was established by the Presser Foundation to recognize the outstanding music major at the end of his or her junior year. The student is selected annually by vote of the College of Music faculty.

Endowed Scholarships

Almar Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship was established through gifts from the Almar Foundation of New Orleans. It will be awarded to outstanding students from the greater New Orleans area.

Alice Powell Anderson Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Mr. Vernon E. Powell in memory of his mother, Alice Powell Anderson.

Dr. and Mrs. Jack Andonie Endowed Scholarship in Biological Sciences and Pre-medicine. This fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Jack A. Andonie. Dr. Andonie was a 1958 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences. It will be awarded to deserving biology and pre-med students.

Barousse Scholarship. This fund was established by the late Eugene Barousse. The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement and financial need.

John and Mary Jane Becker Scholarship. This scholarship was established through gifts from John, A’61, and Mary Jane, A’61, Becker. It will be awarded to outstanding business students.

Ralph "Tom" Bell Endowed Journalism Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the family and friends of the late Tom Bell, who taught journalism for many years at Loyola. It will be allocated to the editor of The Maroon student newspaper.

Rev. Francis A. Benedetto, S.J., and Rev. Karl A. Maring, S.J., Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Fr. Benedetto and Fr. Maring, through gifts from the Department of Physics and former colleagues. Both Jesuits taught physics at Loyola for many years, and this scholarship will be awarded to outstanding physics students.

Guy F. Bernard Memorial Scholarship in Music. This music scholarship was established in memory of Guy F. Bernard. It is awarded annually to an outstanding student in keyboard.

Rev. Emmett M. Bienvenu, S.J., Endowed Scholarship for the Classics. This endowed scholarship was established at Loyola in honor of the Rev. Emmett M. Bienvenu, S.J. It will be awarded to deserving classics students.

M.J. Euphemie Blanc and Louis Alfred Blanc Joint Memorial Scholarship in Music. This scholarship was established with a bequest from Mary Jane Euphemie Blanc. The eligibility for the scholarship is the recipient must be a degree candidate in the College of Music; the recipient must be a vocalist, violinist, pianist, or organist; and first preference will be given to female students.

Regina H. Blanc Memorial Scholarship. In 2000, Loyola University New Orleans received a bequest from the estate of Mary Jane Euphemie Blanc, a donation to the College of Business for the sole purpose of establishing the Regina H. Blanc Memorial Scholarship. The recipient must be a female business student studying to become a certified public accountant.

Boudreaux Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the late Flossie Mae Boudreaux in memory of her late husband, Henry J. Boudreaux, and of Luke S. Boudreaux.

Otto F. Briede Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was created through a gift from Otto F. Briede, Jr., to establish the scholarship in memory of his father. The scholarship is awarded to a worthy student majoring in physics.

Rev. Joseph A. Butt, S.J., Memorial Scholarship. The Rev. Joseph A. Butt, S.J., Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. J.C. Minge, Jr., M.D. The scholarship is to be awarded to needy students majoring in business administration.

Lois Josephine Cahill Scholarship. This arts and sciences scholarship in memory of Lois Josephine Cahill was established by the late William A. Cahill. In awarding this scholarship, priority is to be given first to Candidates, Student Brothers, and Brothers of the Sacred Heart attending Loyola University as beneficiaries thereof.

Loretto Conway Cahill Scholarship. This arts and sciences scholarship in memory of Loretto Conway Cahill was established by the late William A. Cahill. In awarding this scholarship, priority is to be given first to Candidates, Student Brothers, and Brothers of the Sacred Heart attending Loyola University as beneficiaries thereof.

Margaret Mary Conway and Noel Cecelia Cahill Malloy Scholarship in Music. This music scholarship in memory of Mary Margaret Conway and Noel Cecelia Cahill Malloy was established by the late William A. Cahill. In awarding this scholarship, priority is to be given first to Candidates, Student Brothers, and Brothers of the Sacred Heart attending Loyola University as beneficiaries thereof.

Edward Conway Cahill (ROTC) Scholarship. This ROTC scholarship in memory of Edward Conway Cahill was established by the late William A. Cahill. In awarding this scholarship, priority is to be given first to Candidates, Student Brothers, and Brothers of the Sacred Heart attending Loyola University as beneficiaries thereof.

College of Business Alumni Board Scholarship. Created by the College of Business Administration (CBA) Alumni Board , this scholarship is given to a recipient who is a junior or senior at Loyola, pursuing a degree offered by the CBA, and who has a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or above. Preference will be given to children on Loyola alumni.

College of Business Endowed Scholarship. Established by faculty and staff within the College of Business Administration, this scholarship is awarded to deserving students in the College of Business Administration.

James Mark Collins and Katherine Gallaher Collins Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1994 by Philip Collins in memory of his parents. Collins graduated from Loyola’s College of Arts and Sciences in 1939 and the School of Law in 1942.

Eleanore C. Condon Scholarship. This scholarship was established through gifts from Rita M. Condon, M’43. It will be awarded to outstanding business students studying accounting.

Zona B. Davis Memorial Scholarship in Music. This endowed scholarship was established by Zona B. Davis, former executive secretary in the Department of Physics, with the purpose of setting up an endowed scholarship in the College of Music. The recipient must be an outstanding female in the College of Music; the funds must be used to pay her tuition to attend the Loyola University College of Music; and the scholarship be given every four years.

Edmond L. Deramee Scholarship. This scholarship was established through a bequest from the will of Edmond Deramee, a 1924 graduate of the School of Law.

Marie de Renville-Franicevic Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship was a gift of the Marie de Renville-Franicevic Foundation of New Orleans. It will be awarded to outstanding students enrolled in Loyola's Institute for Ministry.

D. Donnaud Scholarship Fund in Music. In 1993, Loyola received a bequest from the succession of Delia Irene Donnaud to establish the D. Donnaud Scholarship Fund. This fund is for scholarships to Loyola’s College of Music for needy music students from New Orleans or the state of Louisiana at the discretion of the directors of the university.

Sally and Adrian Duplantier Boys Hope Girls Hope Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the Hon. Adrian G. and Sally Duplantier. Judge Duplantier, who graduated from the law school in 1949, and his wife have been involved with Boys Hope Girls Hope and Loyola for many years. The scholarship will be awarded to outstanding students who are residents of Boys Hope Girls Hope.

Rev. Larion Elliot, S.J., Scholarship. This scholarship was established through gifts from George L. Sirgo. Jr., L’61, in memory of Fr. Elliot. This scholarship will be awarded to students active with LUCAP.

Department of English Scholarship. This scholarship was established through gifts from Carolyn Callahan, A’88, a member of Loyola’s Board of Trustees. It will be awarded to outstanding students who are majors or minors in English.

Thomas Farr Memorial Scholarship Fund. This scholarship was established in memory of Thomas Farr, a sophomore in the College of Business Administration who passed away in 2003. Recipients must be male, undergraduate students, from a mid-level economic background, who receive help from Loyola’s Academic Resource Center. If there is a tie, the scholarship should go to a student from Atlanta, Ga.

Ferdinand Dominguez and Isabella Depetirate Dominguez Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in honor of Dorothy Roy’s parents and will be used in the College of Arts and Sciences, exclusively for the education department. The funds will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

Evelyn-Mae Durmeyer Fillion Scholarship in Music. The family of Evelyn-Mae Fillion established a scholarship in her memory in the College of Music. A 1938 graduate of the College of Music, Mrs. Fillion was an organist at Temple Sinai and other places of worship in uptown New Orleans. The recipient must be a degree candidate in the College of Music; majoring in cello or piano; with preference given to students in music education or music therapy.

Mary Ann Reising Flynn Scholarship Fund. The Mary Ann Reising Flynn Scholarship Fund was established with a gift from Dr. George Q. Flynn in memory of his late wife, who graduated from Loyola in 1960 from the College of Arts and Sciences. The recipient is to be a female of sophomore standing who shows leadership qualities and is of good academic standing.

Betty Fosberg Scholarship. This scholarship was established through gifts from the family and friends of Betty Fosberg to commemorate her retirement after working for many years in City College. It will be awarded to outstanding part-time undergraduate students enrolled in the Evening Division.

Ingrid Lily Frolich Burns Scholarship. This fund was created by Madeline Burns, a Loyola University Institute of Ministry student in honor of her mother, Lily. The scholarship is awarded to talented students studying within Loyola’s Institute of Ministry.

Msgr. Edward David Frugé Scholarship of Social Justice. This scholarship was established with the purpose of advancing the cause of social justice for all, while facilitating the Jesuit ideal of service to humankind. The funds are specifically for students in the College of Arts and Sciences who are majoring in social justice. The recipient must demonstrate participation in community service, social activism, and strong academic achievement.

Edward Augustin Generelly Scholarship. In 1982, Loyola received a gift from the succession of Gladys LaRoche Generelly to establish the Edward Augustin Generelly Scholarship. The candidate must be of good moral character, have an average grade of A or very close to A, maintain that average at Loyola, and show leadership qualities.

The Geoffrey Scholarship. The Geoffrey Scholarship was created and funded by the Loyola student organization Etcetera and is open to all current Loyola students who have demonstrated commitment and service to the GLBT community. Recipients of this award must be classified as full-time students (non-graduating seniors) currently enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans, and must present a grade point average of 2.75 or above.

William John Gilbert Memorial Scholarship. The William John Gilbert Memorial Scholarship was established through the estate of Gordon D. Gilbert. The scholarship provides for tuition assistance to a student or students of the College of Business Administration.

John J. Grasser Scholarship Fund. This scholarship was established by Edward L. Schmidt, Jr., and Hugh Joseph Hecker, officers for the John J. Grasser Scholarship Fund. It will be awarded to deserving students.

Hearst Minority Scholarship. In 1992, Loyola University received a grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for minority students.

Merl and Rita Huntsinger Endowed Scholarship in Music. This scholarship was funded by Mr. Merl Huntsinger to honor his wife, Rita. Mrs. Huntsinger has been an active supporter of Loyola’s College of Music. Recipients are selected based on academic and musical achievements.

Ingram Scholarship. This scholarship was established through a bequest of Dr. Robert P. Ingram. It will be awarded to deserving students.

International Student Scholarship. Established by Loyola’s International Student Associate, this scholarship provides assistance to the university’s international students. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and need.

Jesuit Community Scholarship. This scholarship was established through a gift from the Jesuit community of Loyola University New Orleans. It will be awarded to students who are graduates of any Jesuit high school.

Gayle and Merrick Jones Endowed Scholarship in Music. The Gayle and Merrick Jones Scholarship was funded by Gayle Jones, in memory of her late husband, J. Merrick Jones, in 2004. The recipient must be an outstanding student in Loyola’s College of Music, and must be selected by the faculty based on academic and musical achievements.

Clifford A. King Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established through a gift from Cyril P. Geary, Jr., in honor of Clifford King. It will be awarded to outstanding business majors.

Jack and Sarah LaNasa Memorial Scholarship. Funded by the LaNasa-Greco foundation, the Jack and Sarah LaNasa Memorial Scholarship was established in 2001. This scholarship is awarded to part-time evening students who demonstrate academic achievement and significant educaitonal goals.

Jack and Sarah LaNasa Memorial Scholarship Fund in Music. Funded by the LaNasa-Greco Foundation, the Jack and Sarah LaNasa Memorial Scholarship was established in 2001. Awards are made annually to outstanding students, in their second year of study, majoring in performance, music industry studies, jazz studies, music education, and music therapy.

Josie Greco LaNasa Memorial Scholarship in Business Administration. Funded by the LaNasa-Greco Foundation, the Josie Greco LaNasa Memorial Scholarship was established in 2001. This scholarship was created to award talented business students.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the Loyola University Alumni Association and is available to children or stepchildren of Loyola alumni.

Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM) Scholarship. This scholarship was created to promote excellence in Loyola’s Institute of Ministry studies by offering incentives to talented students.

Elsa and Irving Lyons Memorial Scholarship in Music. Donated by Ileana Lyons, Peter Claverie, and friends of the College of Music, this scholarship was created to offer incentives to talented students in Loyola’s Music Industry Studies Program.

Marjorie Hebert Mailhes Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Music. This scholarship was established in honor of Marjorie Hebert Mailhes for the purpose of awarding talented music students.

Moses G. Hogan Memorial Scholarship in Music. Funded by friends and supporters of the choral music of the late Moses George Hogan, the Moses Hogan Scholarship is awarded to a student in Loyola’s College of Music who has demonstrated ability in choral music. Preference is given to a student who also has demonstrated talent as a pianist.

Nancy H. and Joseph J. Mansfield Endowed Scholarship in Psychology. Joseph J. Mansfield, former vice president for institutional advancement, and his wife established this scholarship. It will be awarded to undergraduate psychology students.

Rev. A. Ransom Marlow, S.J., Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Fr. Marlow, through a gift from his sister, Therese Marlow Walker. Fr. Marlow taught physics at Loyola for many years, and this scholarship will be awarded to outstanding physics students.

Mayeur Scholarships in Music. Harold M. Mayeur established music scholarships at Loyola in memory of his mother, Antoinette Famularo Mayeur, and himself. They are awarded to outstanding music students.

Dean John F. McCloskey Scholarship Fund. John F. McCloskey studied pharmacy at Loyola from 1933 to 1937 and served as dean of that college from 1933 to 1958. In 1983, his three children established a scholarship fund in his memory.

Rev. C.J. McNaspy, S.J., Scholarship in Music. This scholarship was established through gifts from faculty, staff, and volunteers in the College of Music, in memory of Fr. McNaspy, who taught music and religion at Loyola for many years. It will be awarded to outstanding music students.

Rev. John H. Mullahy, S.J., Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of the late Rev. John H. Mullahy, S.J., longtime chair of the biology department and adviser to pre-med students. It will be awarded to outstanding biology and pre-med students.

Edgar Murray Scholarship Fund. This scholarship fund was established by Edgar Murray and will be awarded to outstanding students.

Northwestern Mutual Life Scholarship. This scholarship was established through gifts from Will S. Hornsby, III, and Joseph E. Mahoney, Jr., A’76, and matching gifts from Northwestern Mutual Life. It will be awarded to outstanding students in the College of Business Administration.

Francis Robert O’Brien, Sr., Memorial Scholarship. J. Patrick O’Brien, dean of the College of Business Administration, and his wife, Karen, made a commitment to the Campaign for Loyola University New Orleans in 1996. Their gift funds a scholarship in the business school in memory of O’Brien’s late father.

Jeremiah and Annette O’Keefe Endowed Scholarship Fund. Jeremiah J. O’Keefe, a 1948 graduate of the College of Business Administration, established an endowed scholarship fund at Loyola in 1996. This scholarship is to supplement federal aid for students who are both academically talented and needy.

J. Freyhan Odenheimer Endowed Music Scholarship. Rita Odenheimer Huntsinger, a member of Loyola’s Board of Trustees since 1995, established this endowed music scholarship in memory of her first husband, the late J. Freyhan Odenheimer. The scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate music students based on talent.

Overture to the Cultural Season Scholarship. In 1982, the Overture to the Cultural Season established a scholarship endowment at Loyola for the benefit of students of the visual or performing arts.

Charles Paddock Memorial Scholarship. Named for Charles Paddock, a former vocal studies faculty member in Loyola’s College of Music, this scholarship is designed to promote excellence in the field of music by offering incentives to talented voice students.

Parents Scholarship for Music Studies Abroad. This scholarship was funded by parents of the College of Music to provide Music students with the opportunity to study abroad. The recipient must be an outstanding student in the College of Music who will participate in a study abroad program.

Physically Challenged Scholarship. This scholarship was made possible through a gift from William M. Broderick, a 1966 graduate of the College of Business Administration. It will be awarded to gifted students with physical disabilities.

Regions Bank Endowed Scholarship in Arts & Sciences. The Regions Bank Scholarship was established through the vision of William G. Pope, Jr., a 1973 Loyola history graduate. Regions Bank is committed to excellence and opportunity in higher education. Regions Bank and Pope seek to help future business men and women to obtain the broad skills in critical thinking that a Loyola education provides. The recipient must be an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences with a grade point average of 3.3 or above. Preference will be given to students from states served by Regions Bank including Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, or Tennessee.

Dr. Norman Roussell Scholarship. This scholarship was created through funds raised by the Black Student Union (BSU) in honor of Loyola’s former vice president for administration, Dr. Norman Roussell. It will be awarded to outstanding students who are members of the BSU.

Louis O. Roy, Jr., and Dorothy Dominguez Roy Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the estate of Dorothy Roy and will be used in the College of Arts and Sciences, exclusively for the education department. The funds will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

Louis O. Roy, Sr., and Mercedes Sugasti Roy Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in honor of the parents of Dorothy Roy’s late husband, Louis O. Roy, Jr., and will be used in the College of Arts and Sciences, exclusively for the education department. The funds will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

Muriel Salvant Memorial Scholarship. The Muriel Salvant Memorial Scholarship was established through a gift from Mrs. Isabel Salvant in memory of her late daughter. It will be awarded annually to a local high school graduate who applies for undergraduate studies at the university.

Roger J. Schuler Scholarship Fund. Southern Marine and Aviation Underwriters, Inc. established the Roger J. Schuler Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is limited to students from the New Orleans area enrolled in the College of Business Administration.

Scully Scholarship. The Scully Scholarship is in memory of Lydia and Raymond Scully. The scholarship is given to visual arts students and awarded based primarily on need, but also considers the merit of the student.

Lydia and Raymond Scully Scholarship. This scholarship was named for Lydia Scully, who taught at Loyola and her husband Raymond, who was an artist. The recipient must demonstrate financial need, academic merit, and must be a student of the visual arts.

Josephine Spato, Joseph Spato, and Sarah Spato Scholarship. This scholarship was established through a bequest from Jennie S. LeBlanc in honor of Josephine, Joseph, and Sarah Spato. It will be used to provide scholarship loans to deserving students.

Lawrence J. Strohmeyer Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Lawrence J. Strohmeyer, A’38, through gifts from his friends and former colleagues. Strohmeyer taught physics at Loyola for many years, and this scholarship will be awarded to outstanding physics students.

The Times-Picayune Scholarships. These scholarships were established with a gift from The Times-Picayune through the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation. They will be awarded to outstanding students from the New Orleans area.

Israel Trestman Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Israel Trestman by Robert, C’86, and Fran, C’97, Lenter, his son-in-law, and daughter. It will be awarded to outstanding Loyola Evening Division students.

Anthony "Val" Valentino Memorial Scholarship in Music. The Anthony "Val" Valentino Memorial Scholarship in Music was established in 2000 by Mary Ann Valentino in honor of her husband. Awards are made annually to an outstanding student, in his or her junior or senior year, majoring in composition.

Dr. Richard P. Wendt Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of the late Dr. Richard P. Wendt, who taught in the chemistry department for many years. It will be awarded to deserving chemistry students.

Wheeler Scholarship. This scholarship fund was established by Virgil M. Wheeler, III, an alumnus of the College of Business Administration, in 1985.

Richard Drew Wilkie Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Drew Wilkie, a junior in the College of Business Administration, who passed away in 2001. Many family members and friends have contributed to establish this endowed scholarship for finance majors who demonstrate both financial need and academic achievement.

Mary Z. Wirth Scholarships in Music Education. These scholarships were established by Harold E. Wirth in memory of his wife, Mary Zichichi Wirth, M’40. They will be awarded to outstanding students studying music education.