Jaguar Scholars




Jaguar Scholars is an elite college readiness program designed to help young adults (ages 16 to 24) both navigate and succeed in the college environment. Students are enrolled in technical training based on career interest for 12 months or less and are provided job placement assistance upon graduation.


• U.S. Citizen/Legal Resident/Deferred Action Status
• Between the Ages 16-24
• Low-Income
• Live in the Following Parishes: (Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, Desoto, Webster)
• Tuition Assistance
• Housing Assistance
• Meal Plan Assistance
• Career Readiness / Job Placement
• Activities to Strengthen Independence
• Individualized Support / Services
Approved Training Programs

• Accounting Technology Clerk
• Administrative Technology Specialist
• Asbestos Training
• Child Development
• Computer Networking; Information Systems
• Core Construction
• Dialysis Technician
• Emergency Medical Tech – Basic
• Information Technology
• IT fundamental G Suite

• Healthcare Access
• Microsoft Office Specialist
• Nursing Assistant
• Patient Care Technician
• Pharmacy
• Phlebotomy
• Sterile Processing Technology
• Web Development
• Welding

Contact Information:

Kristie Holmes
Personal Career Counselor
318.676.7850 (office)
318.676.7856 (fax)
Johnita Tisby
Employment Counselor
318.676.7850 (office)
318.676.7856 (fax)




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