Ernest Duncan and Sophia Stockton Holloway First Generation Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet the following:

  • Recipient(s) must be a resident of Louisiana
  • Recipient(s) must be an undergraduate first-generation college student (i.e., neither custodial parent(s) nor legal guardian(s) have earned a college degree) with remaining financial need after deducting Estimated Family Contribution and all federal/state/institutional grant or scholarship aid from student’s Cost of Attendance and/or students, whether first-generation or not, awarded the federal Pell grant.
  • Recipient(s) must meet university standards for acceptance at the University of Louisiana Monroe, must be admitted to the university, and must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree.
  • Scholarship may be renewed if a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is maintained. The scholarship may be renewed up to a maximum of seven semesters for an incoming freshman only.
  • All other classifications will receive the scholarship for the remaining semesters required to complete a four-year degree.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe TRiO Programs Office will select recipient(s). The name of recipient(s) shall be forwarded to the Scholarship Office as soon as selection is made.

Undergraduate Students, First Generation Scholarships- TRIO, Foundation Scholarships, General (All Majors Eligible)