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L’Ecrevisse Scholarship

An endowed scholarship has been established from residual funds of the class action lawsuit “Craig West et al vs. G & H Seed Company et al. The Law Center scholarship will benefit immediate family members of claimants, crawfish farmers or landowners from the affected region, or other LSU Law students from this ten-parish area.
Preference is given to students in the following order:
1) Immediate family members of claimants who presented a valid claim and received payment in the matter entitled “Craig West et al vs. G & H Seed Co. et al”, bearing docket number 99-4984-A, in the 27th Judicial Disctict Court for St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
2) Immediate family members of crawfish farmers from the parishes of St. Landry, Acadia, Evangeline, Avoyelles, Calcasieu, Iberia, Jeff Davis, Lafayette, St. Martin, or Vermillion.
3) Immediate family members of landowners engaged in crawfish cultivation from the 10 Parish area.
4) Immediate family members employeed in the commercial crawfish enterprise from the 10 parish area.
5) Other students from the 10 parish area.