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Nicholls State University

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Thibodaux, LA

University Website:  www.nicholls.edu
Apply Online:  www.nicholls.edu/apply/

Nicholls State University, founded in 1948, is a public university located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA. Nicholls is part of the University of Louisiana System of universities. Originally called Francis T. Nicholls Junior College, the university is named for Francis T. Nicholls, a former governor of Louisiana, and member of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

The 287-acre (1.16 km2) campus, once part of historic Acadia Plantation, fronts on Bayou Lafourche, about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of New Orleans and 60 miles (97 km) southeast of Baton Rouge.

Nicholls is located in Acadiana, also known as "Cajun Country," an area rich in tradition and culture. It is also located in the heart of the Mississippi River Delta, allowing easy access to the river, its distributaries, Louisiana's wetlands, and the Gulf of Mexico. The school is sometimes referred to as "Our Harvard on the Bayou;" the university bookstore even sells shirts sporting this light-hearted nickname. The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) at Nicholls—which focuses on critical thinking—has the motto "L'esprit engagé," which means "the engaged mind."

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Nicholls State University College Scholarships

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Fox Pest Control Scholarship

Fox Pest Control

$2,000 June 01, 2022 See Details
 

Fox Pest Control Scholarship

Fox Pest Control

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$2,000

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June 01, 2022
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Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship

American Ground Water Trust

$2,000 June 30, 2022 See Details
 

Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship

American Ground Water Trust

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$2,000

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June 30, 2022
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UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany

UAS7 International

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UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany

UAS7 International

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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