Eligibility for federal, state, and institutional aid requires that students must successfully meet a variety of specific criteria established by the funding providers. These criteria are established by federal regulation, state law, or institutional policy. Below is a brief summary of the basic eligibility criteria.
For more details visit the Federal Student Aid website.
For more details on standard eligibility requirements for the State of Louisiana’s TOPS program visit the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance website.
Eligibility standards merit scholarship consideration are determined byt he respective admissions office awarding such an award. Need-based scholarship eligibility (generally only available to full-time undergraduate students) follows institutional methodology protocol (completion of the CSS Profile and submitting all requested documents). Institutional awards also often require:
NOTE: All eligibility requirements are subject to change and may require necessary documentation for federal verification and/or institutional validation.