Kids' Chance Newsroom

LBF Kids' Chance Recipient Receives Jim Hudak and Sally Silvia Scholarship

Tyran Nogess, recipient of a 2021-22 Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids' Chance Scholarship receives the Jim Hudak and Sally Silvia Scholarship from Kids' Chance of America. See the full story in the new Kids' Chance Chronicle.

The Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids' Chance Scholarship Program is helping kids achieve their dreams. The program provides scholarships to the children of Louisiana workers who have been killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers' Compensation Act or law.

Click here for more information about LBF Kids' Chance.

Too Young for College? Register with Kids' Chance of America's Planning for the Future now! Planning for the Future is an initiative designed to identify potential scholarship applicants, especially those who are not yet of college age.

 

 

Scholarships for Children of Injured Workers-Apply Now

Online applications are now open for the The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program. This scholarship is for dependents of Louisiana Workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident. Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are available, click here to apply online now. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 26.

Are you eligible for LBF Kids' Chance? Check out our information and guidelines.

Too young for college? Sign up for Planning for the Future and when the time is right, Kids’ Chance will make contact. 

Contact Dee Jones if you have questions, call 504-561-1046 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Apply Now!

 

 

LBF Kids' Chance to award $27,000 in scholarships to children of injured Louisiana workers

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship program is awarding $27,000 in scholarships to eight students in Louisiana for the 2021-22 school year. Scholarships are awarded to dependent children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers’ Compensation Act or law.

The LBF Kids' Chance Program was started in 2004 and is administered by the LBF and governed by a committee representing a cross-section of the state's legal and workers compensation communities.

Since 2004, the LBF has awarded 322 scholarships totaling $784,000.

2021-22 recipients are: Tyler Byrd, Pearl River; Katelyn Cobbs, Hollister, MO; Matthew Garrett, Montegut; Mason Graham, Luling; Blake Ledet, Houma; Breanna Leleaux, Lafayette; Tyran Nogess, New Orleans; and Hallie Rogers, Patterson.

For more information about LBF Kids’ Chance visit our website.

 

Gov. Edwards Proclaims Kids' Chance Awareness Week

Governor John Bel Edwards has proclaimed November 9-13, 2020 Kids' Chance Awareness Week in the state of Louisiana. Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) President Skip Philips is holding the official proclamation.

Every year the entire Kids’ Chance community (now in 48 states) dedicates one special week to raising awareness of Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program nationwide. The LBF Kids’ Chance committee will send care packages to our current Kids’ Chance scholarship recipients and work to raise awareness of Kids’ Chance in Louisiana.

You can help with Kids’ Chance Awareness Week this year-

  • You can host a “Dress Down for Kids’ Chance Day,” with donors getting to wear jeans to work for the day.
  • Host a “Pizza Party for Kids’ Chance,” letting donors have a fun pizza party at work while sharing Kids’ Chance information with them.
  • Become a sponsor or make a one time donation 

The LBF Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program is for dependents of Louisiana Workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident. Applications for the 2021-22 academic year will be available online December 1, 2020.

Too young for college? Sign up for Planning for the Future and when the time is right, Kids’ Chance will make contact.

Contact Dee Jones if you have questions or want to get involved with helping families of Louisiana workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident, call 504-561-1046 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Louisiana Bar Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana.

 



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