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American Gas Association Scholarship

The American Gas Association represents more than 200 local energy companies committed to the safe and reliable delivery of clean natural gas to more than 65 million customers throughout the nation.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.80.
  • Applicants must have a 2.8 GPA or higher prior to each distribution of the fund and the applicant must not have been a recipient of a scholarship from this Fund in prior semesters.

This Fund is established for students enrolled in degree or certificate programs on the BRCC campuses in Welding, HVAC Technology Mechanical Systems, or Engineering Technology/Technicians
Scholarships will be awarded beginning in the Spring of 2014.

Scholarship Award Range:

1000.00 - 3000.00


Formosa Scholarships in PTEC

Founded in 1954 Formosa is a global leader in petrochemical, plastics, and a variety of other industries.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.60.
  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.6 and 2.6 in PTEC courses.
  • The applicant must have been admitted to the PTEC program.
  • The applicant must have completed a successful 30 hours in PTEC courses.

The applicant must obtain an AAS in PTEC from BRCC.

Scholarship Award Range:

500.00 - 1000.00


Georgia Gulf Process Technology Scholarship( Axiall)

Formally known as Georgia Gulf, Axiall is a new leader in the chemistry sector, with holdings and expertise in chlor- Axiall and chlorovinyl materials.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.60.
  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.6 and 2.6 in PTEC courses.
  • The applicant must have completed a successful 30 hours in PTEC courses.
  • The applicant must be able to verify they are present or past residents of Iberville Parish by proof of address or driver’s license.

Scholarship recipients must maintain the required GPA for the duration of the scholarship period stated in the award letter.

Scholarship Award Range:

250.00 - 1000.00


Hollywood Casino

Located across the street from the state capital on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Baton Rouge, Hollywood Casino has been committed to supporting the local community since they first opened their doors in 1994

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.50.
  • Must be majoring in Hospitality and Tourism, Culinary Arts, Information Technology, Marketing or Business Administration
  • Geographic Restrictions: The applicant must reside in one of the following parishes: Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, or St. Helena parish.

Recipients are selected based on financial need; special consideration is given to employees of Hollywood Casino and their children. Scholarship recipients must maintain the required GPA for the duration of the scholarship period stated in the award letter.

Scholarship Award Range:

500.00 - 1500.00


Mid-City Merchants Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the Mid-City Merchants Association which works to improve the neighborhood and businesses in the mid-city area of Baton Rouge.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.00.
  • The applicant must be majoring in business.

Scholarship recipients must maintain the required GPA for the duration of the scholarship period stated in the award letter.

Scholarship Award Range:

300.00 - 500.00


Solvay USA Scholarship in PTEC

Established in 1863 and located on Airline Highway, Solvay USA is a global company driven by proud and committed chemists. Their products serve diversified markets worldwide, from consumer goods to energy, with one main aim - to improve quality of life and customer performance.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 3.00.
  • The applicant must complete the scholarship application process as administered by BRCC.
  • The applicant must be registered in PTEC classes.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain the required GPA for the duration of the scholarship period stated in the award letter.

Scholarship Award Range:

500.00 - 1000.00


Vision 21 Scholarship

The founders of Vision 21 Foundation have a simple plan "to collectively perform good and honorable acts, with the hope that these acts improve the work we know and our descendants will know.”

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.50.
  • The applicant must have completed one full-time semester at BRCC
  • The applicant must not be receiving TOPS.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain the required GPA for the duration of the scholarship period stated in the award letter.

Special consideration is given to students who have an interest in community service. 
Financial need may be considered.
$1300.00- for fall and spring semester and $400.00 for the summer.

Scholarship Award Range:

400.00 - 1300.00