"One person can make a difference, and everyone should try."
- John F. Kennedy
The Louisiana Heroes' Scholarship Fund provides college and vocational school tuition to the children of Louisiana's teachers, coaches, law enforcement officers, and first responders. Scott Chafin created the fund, in conjunction with the Community Foundation, by making an initial donation of $25,000.00. The fund will be kept alive by annual fundraisers and private donations. The Louisiana Heroes' Scholarship Fund will award (5) $2,500 scholarships each year to Louisiana students based on merit and need.
Apply For The Scholarship
Qualified students are invited to download the Louisiana Heroes' Scholarship Application by clicking the button below. Details about the qualification requirements are listed on the application. The deadline to mail in your application is August 1st, 2018.
We are inviting businesses and individuals from all over Louisiana to partner with us in honoring our state's teachers, coaches, law enforcement officers, and first responders. One way we are are honoring these and growing the fund, is through our Heroes Fundraising Gala. To learn more about how you can get involved, click below.
In The News
We are thrilled to have been interviewed by Sarah Carson at KSLA News 12 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Watch above as Scott Chafin shares important details about the Louisiana Heroes' Scholarship Fund, and where the inspiration to begin the fund came from.