Eligibility requirements include:
- Completion of one or more semesters in an accredited four-year college or university or Community College.
- Proof of enrollment/attendance in the upcoming semester (letter of acceptance or registration of classes).
- Supported by and living with one or more parent or guardian.
- Resident of St. James Parish.
Each councilman will be able to nominate 2 students from their District. Up to 6 additional students will be selected from the remaining applicants.