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Click on a heading or scroll down to find out more information about the following types of Financial Assistance:
The Pell Grant Program is a federal assistance program designed to provide financial assistance to students attending postsecondary educational institutions. Pell Grants are intended to be the "floor" of a financial assistance package and may be combined with other forms of assistance in order to meet the full costs of education. The amount of the student's Pell Grant is determined on the basis of her/his financial resources. It is a grant, not a loan. Attendance and satisfactory progress of the student are monitored. Students must meet obligations to maintain the grant award. WIA recipients must apply for a Pell Grant. Pell Grant Applications are available in the Office of Student Affairs. Applicants may also apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Stategies to Empower People (STEP)
LEAP/SLEAP State Grant
The Student Tuition Assistance and Revenue Trust Program, commonly referred to as the “START Saving Program,” is an innovative college savings plan designed to help families contend with the growing costs of educating their children after high school.
Board of Regents Early Start
Tech Award $859.92
TOPS Tech Early Start
An Academic Competitiveness Grant provides $750 for the first year of study and $1,300 for the second year. Note: The amount of the ACG, when combined with a Pell Grant, may not exceed the student's cost of attendance.
The Louisiana Army National Guard 100% Tuition Exemption Program waives the cost of tuition only for Louisiana Army and Air National Guard soldiers attending a Louisiana State college, university, or community college program that is funded by the Louisiana Board of Higher Education. Any actively participating soldier of the Louisiana Army National Guard is entitled to a100% tuition only in any state-funded college program. The provisions of the law apply equally to full-time and part-time students enrolled in state-funded college programs. Montgomery GI Bill programs can be utilized in conjunction with this State program. The soldier must maintain the academic standards of the learning institution during the entire benefit period.
HeaRTS helps students find training programs in the medical field with reduced costs. Students in a lower income bracket may be eligible while in training for childcare, transportation, or other expenses directly related to training such as books, uniforms, special fees, etc. The funds are paid directly to the vendors or to the schools.
All healthcare trainees are subject to a background check and drug testing. Students have to work in a Tier Parish for 6 months, which are the parishes designated by the federal government as most affected by Katrina and Rita. They are as follows: Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Vermilion, and Washington.