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Mack Energy/McCasland Foundation Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications

The Mack Energy/McCasland Foundation Scholarship Fund, at Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA), is accepting applications for its scholarship cycle to award two, four-year scholarships. The cycle is open to high school seniors who will pursue a major in an energy-related field.
The scholarship pays $2,000 per spring and fall semester to two high school seniors who declare a major in an energy-related field including, but not limited to, Geology, Petroleum Engineering and Energy Management.
Students from both private and public high schools in Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion Parishes may apply. Applicants may attend any four-year college or university with preference given to institutions within the state of Louisiana.
Applications must be completed online at https://buff.ly/2q6zVTK. Students must provide two letters of recommendation, a high school transcript, and an essay when completing the application. The deadline for applications is Monday, March 16.
This scholarship is made possible by the McCasland Foundation, an independent trust established by Thomas Howard McCasland in 1950 through his success with Mack Energy. The purpose of the trust is to support higher education, cultural organizations and arts institutes, social services and community improvement.

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