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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Student Aid


 

Loans

The School of Dentistry Memorial Student Emergency Loan Fund - Established as a living memorial by faculty and staff of the School and by the dental community of Louisiana, the fund provides for interest -free loans to needy dental students, on a short-term basis, to cover emergency financial needs. Contributions to this fund provide a continual and worthy memorial.

The Carl Baldridge, D.D.S., Endowed Student Loan Fund - Due to the generous donation from the late Dr. Carl Baldridge to the School of Dentistry a dental student loan fund was established through the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation. Available loans are based on the yearly earnings of the fund. The loan is available to first-year dental students and is awarded according to the priority processing date established by the Financial Aid Office. Loans are based on federal methodology that produces expected family contributions. The amount and number of students depend on yearly projected student costs and the need balance after the student receives Federal Stafford Student Loan money. The loans are interest free and repayable over an 8-year period commencing 6 months after graduation.

Scholarships

Dental

The LSU Health Sciences Center Honors Scholarship - This scholarship is given to the student who earns the highest GPA at the end of the first year, and it continues for the next three years, if the student remains qualified.

The Grace Voigt Scholarship - The late Mrs. Grace Voigt served as director of student affairs from 1968-1992. In her honor the Alumni Association of the LSU School of Dentistry established the scholarship fund through the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation. The amount of the scholarship derives from the yearly earnings of the Fund. Each year, a rising second-, third-, and fourth-year dental student who exhibits outstanding leadership, character, concern for fellow students and patients, and dedication to dentistry each receives this scholarship.

The Hotel Dieu Medical & Dental Staff Scholarship in Dentistry - In 1997, due to the generous donation of the Hotel Dieu medical staff, a scholarship fund was established through the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation. The amount of the scholarship derives from the yearly earnings of the fund. This scholarship is awarded annually to a fourth-year dental student who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship, leadership, and professionalism for the first three years of dental school.

The William F. Toler Memorial Scholarship - The family and friends, in memory of Dr. William F. Toler, established a scholarship through the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation. The amount of the scholarship derives from the yearly earnings of the fund. This scholarship is awarded to the third-year dental student who has demonstrated accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, leadership, professionalism to include participation in activities that develop responsibility, and financial need.

The Baldridge Scholarship - Due to the generous donation from the late Dr. Carl Baldridge to the School of Dentistry a scholarship fund was established through the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation to honor academically outstanding dental students. Scholarships are awarded annually based on the yearly earnings of the fund.

James L. Rodriguez Rodgers and Betty Ann Rodgers Scholarship - Due to the generous donation of Dr. and Mrs. Rodgers a scholarship was established through the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation. The amount of the scholarship derives from the yearly earnings of the fund. The scholarship is awarded yearly and provides assistance and encouragement to worthy dental student who have completed the LSUSD Summer Enrichment Program.

Dental Hygiene

Tracy Helm, RDH, Scholarship in Dental Hygiene - The family of the late Tracy Helm donated $10,000 the LSUHSC-NO Foundation to establish a scholarship in her memory. The scholarship amount derives from the yearly earnings of the fund. This scholarship is given annually to a second-year dental hygiene student who, in the opinion of the dental hygiene faculty, is the most outgoing, kind, and considerate of his/her fellow students and patients.

Dental Laboratory Technology

The John Lapez Scholarship - Friends of Mr. John Lapez have contributed to the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation to establish the scholarship. The amount of the scholarship derives from the yearly earnings of the fund. This scholarship may be awarded annually to an outstanding dental laboratory technology student who, in the opinion of the dental laboratory technology faculty, shows scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

The Office of Student Affairs can provide scholarship information.