The 431 Exchange provides an invaluable ‘hand-up’ to adults determined to transform their lives through education. The Scholarship Fund is open three times a year to adults ages 18 and older, primarily in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Texas. Whether aiming for a college, university, vocational, or trade school program, top-scoring men and women are awarded $1,431 and runners-up are awarded $431, helping meet some of their educational expenses.
Scholarship applicants must be 18 years of age or older. General scholarship applicants must be a resident of or have graduated from high school in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, or Texas. All scholarship applicants must be registered at a college, university, vocational or trade school that normally maintains a regular educational faculty, curriculum, and student body where its educational activities are conducted. Scholarship monies awarded are to be used for educational program needs such as tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, room, board, travel, and/or research incidentals. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate their financial plan for continuing education and contingency plans should unexpected needs occur. Scholarship recipients must show proof of enrollment prior to accepting the award. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.