Lake Charles, LA Area Scholarships

Lake Charles (French: Lac Charles) is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. state of Louisiana, located on Lake Charles, Prien Lake, and the Calcasieu River. Founded in 1861 in Calcasieu Parish, it is a major industrial, cultural, and educational center in the southwest region of the state.

As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,993. Lake Charles is the principal city of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area, having a population of 202,040. It is the larger principal city of the Lake Charles-Jennings Combined Statistical Area, with a population of 225,235. The 2010 population of the five-parish area of Southwest Louisiana was 292,619.

It is considered a regionally significant center of petrochemical refining, gaming, tourism, and education, being home to McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College. Because of the lakes and waterways throughout the city, metropolitan Lake Charles is often referred to as the Lake Area.

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Lake Charles, LA Area Scholarships

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Skip Rogers Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Skip Rogers Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Sara Ann Chronister Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Sara Ann Chronister Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Philip Tarver Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Philip Tarver Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Gene Garrett Memorial Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Gene Garrett Memorial Scholarship

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Eastern Star-Moss Bluff Chapter #242 Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Eastern Star-Moss Bluff Chapter #242 Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Canaday Language Arts Studies Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Canaday Language Arts Studies Scholarship

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Barbe High School Kiwanis of South Lake Charles Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Barbe High School Kiwanis of South Lake Charles Scholarship

McNeese State University

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Schools in and around Lake Charles, LA

McNeese State University
Four or more years; Public; $13,186 average out-state tuition; $5,148 average in-state tuition
SOWELA Technical Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,762 average out-state tuition; $3,335 average in-state tuition
Delta School of Business and Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $9,590 average out-state tuition; $9,590 average in-state tuition
Stage One-The Hair School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Avery James School of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit