Click here for a downloadable Graduate Student Scholarship Application (Completed applications may be mailed to 353 Leo, Shreveport, LA 71105 or faxed to 318 868-3580) Essay must accompany the application.
The Louisiana Counseling Association will grant eighteen (18) registration scholarships for attendance at the LCA annual conference from the following two (2) categories:
Two (2) additional scholarships may be made available at the discretion of the president and/or executive director for professional members with extreme need.
The purpose of awarding scholarships is not only to encourage membership and participation in the association and attendance and participation at the annual conference, but also for the Association to gain needed assistance in conducting and facilitating the conference.
Students and PLPCs
Graduate Student Applicant must be a current student member of LCA and be currently enrolled in a masters (or doctoral) of Counseling Program at one of the regionally accredited universities in Louisiana.
Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor Applicant must be a PLPC member of LCA and registered with the LPC Board of Examiners.
Address any questions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Member Extreme Need Scholarships
In these difficult times, at the discretion of the current president and Executive Director, special requests for professional member registration fee reduction or waivers will be considered on a case-by-case basis, not to exceed the cost of two full conference fees per year. Criteria used may include:
To apply, a member must contact the Executive Director (email@example.com) and submit a request in the form of a letter addressing the reason for the financial need and citing number of years of continuous LCA membership, offices held in the organization or other LCA leadership activity, and any other situations that they wish to be considered. Deadline for consideration is six weeks prior to the opening date of the conference. In exchange for any fee reduction or waiver, the recipient will serve as a conference volunteer for a minimum of 14 hours, which can include conference and pre-conference activities.