Fall is here and the end of 2023 is approaching quickly. For many high school students, that means it’s time to start looking for scholarship opportunities as graduation creeps closer. October may seem too early for some, but The Glenn Armentor Pay It Forward Scholarship Selection Committee gladly welcomes applications year-round.
The Pay It Forward Scholarship helps Acadiana students who are at-risk by virtue of family or economic situation attend UL Lafayette.
Glenn Armentor and his family battled poverty throughout his childhood. His destiny changed thanks to the guidance and generosity of others, some of whom were total strangers. Glenn has never forgotten their faith in him, which is why the Pay It Forward Scholarship was born.
The Selection Committee is comprised of 14 prominent community members from around Acadiana, and each one of them is passionate about choosing deserving candidates for this life-changing opportunity.
Past winners of the Pay It Forward Scholarship are young men and women who found success academically despite battling incredible — sometimes unthinkable — hardships. The scholarship not only supplies these students with $10,000 to pursue the major of their choice, but also provides a job at The Glenn Armentor Law Corporation should they wish to accept it.
With the push of the Pay It Forward Scholarship and the assistance of the UL Scholarship Office, recipients are often presented with additional scholarship offers.
Students who apply must be admitted to UL Lafayette as incoming freshmen. Grade requirements to be considered for the Pay It Forward Scholarship include English and Math ACT scores of 18 and 19, respectively. Prospective students must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
The deadline to submit applications for the Pay It Forward Scholarship is March 1st, 2024, but don’t wait! Apply today at glennarmentor.com/pay-it-forward!
Want to know more about the Pay It Forward Scholarship selection process? Hear it from Glenn Armentor at https://youtu.be/gblNgWvpAKA.