The Baton Rouge Alliance for Students Announces Scholarship Opportunity for North Baton Rouge Public School Seniors

In partnership with ExxonMobil, the Baton Rouge Alliance for Students is offering North Baton Rouge high school seniors an opportunity to earn one of five $2,000 scholarships to aid in pursuing their post-secondary education. Applications are due April 30, 2021. To learn more and apply, visit: “The Alliance strives to work with families, communities, civic leaders, and policymakers to create a future in which every Baton Rouge student receives an excellent education,” said Adonica Pelichet Duggan, CEO of the Baton Rouge Alliance for Students. “We’re so pleased to partner with ExxonMobil to increase student access to post secondary opportunities in this meaningful way.” The scholarship program will support the Alliance’s mission of elevating student voice through use of an essay question asking applicants to give advice to policymakers about how their K-12 education experience could have been improved. Up to 10 finalists will be invited to participate in a short interview with members of the Alliance’s staff and Advisory Council, as well as one ExxonMobil representative. Eligible students are those who: Live in the 70805, 70802, or 70807 zip codes;Are seniors at a public district or charter school in EBR parish;Plan to pursue post-secondary education (credential or degree) in a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) field; and, Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.