Howard and Eloise Mulder Endowed Scholarship

LSUA is pleased to announce the opening of the Howard and Eloise Mulder Scholarship for first-time freshman students.

Learn more and how to apply below.


Howard and Eloise Mulder provided leadership to the Louisiana State University at Alexandria Foundation, having served on its Board of Directors since its establishment in 1993. They provided extensive gifts to LSUA students, faculty and staff through the LSUA Foundation. Mrs. Mulder passed away in 2004 and Mr. Mulder passed away in 2011.

As a part of the gift that Mr. and Mrs. Mulder provided to LSUA, an endowed scholarship for students has been established that is known as the Howard and Eloise Mulder Endowed Scholarship Fund at Louisiana State University of Alexandria. Students receiving the scholarship will be known as a Mulder Scholar.

This scholarship is for freshmen students of Fall 2024.


Eligibility for First Year Students

This scholarship shall be rewarded to four first-time freshman students who have shown exceptional leadership, service and academic success with an overall 3.0 grade point average or better in high school. The recipients must be admitted to LSUA no later than February 1, 2024. This scholarship cannot be used for students pursuing a 100% online degree.


Amount of the Scholarship

The award is for $5,000/year and can be retained for a total of four years.



Any interested, qualifying student must complete the application and submit to the Enrollment Management Office no later than February 1, 2024. The scholarship committee will review all applications submitted and select final candidates no later than February 15, 2024. Finalists will be invited to an on-campus interview with a selection committee on March 8, 2024.


Retention of the Scholarship

Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be actively involved in at least one student organization.


Loss of the Scholarship

The scholarship may be withdrawn for any of the following reasons:

  1. Resignation from LSUA;
  2. Registering for or maintaining fewer than 12 hours during a fall or spring semester;
  3. Being placed on disciplinary probation;
  4. Failure to maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
  5. No involvement in a student organization


To Apply

Complete the application below and attach a typed, double-spaced 750-1000 word answer to the following question:

RISE: Resilience, Integrity, Service, and Excellence

Define one of these LSUA Core Values through your life experiences and future goals. Specific examples will enhance your response.




Please contact the LSUA Foundation at with any questions.