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Grants & Scholarships do not require repayment and are awarded based on a number of factors including academic merit and financial need.

*Eligiblity is subject to change.  If you have any questions, email the Louisiana College Financial Aid Office

Federal

The U.S. Department of Education offers an extensive amount of money to LC students pursing undergraduate degrees.

To apply for federal aid, please complete a FAFSA.  In addition to completing your FAFSA, you should review the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy or SAP for Federal Student Aid: Undergraduates/Graduates.

SOURCE
ELIGIBILITY
AMOUNT PER YEAR

Pell Grant

Financial need (determined by FAFSA)

$626 - $5,775

FSEOG (Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant)                             

  • extraordinary financial need
  • Pell Grant eligible

$400

Louisiana

 

The following grants are available for qualifying Louisiana residents.

SOURCE
ELIGIBILITY
AMOUNT PER YEAR

TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)

see TOPS website @ http://www.osfa.state.la.us/

$5,114

TOPS Performance award

see TOPS website @ http://www.osfa.state.la.us/

$400

TOPS Honor award

see TOPS website @ http://www.osfa.state.la.us/

$800

Go Grant

  • Be a Louisiana Resident                     

  • File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);

  • Receive a federal Pell grant;

  • Have remaining financial need after deducting Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) and all federal/state/institutional grant or scholarship aid ("gift aid") from student's Cost of Attendance (COA);

  • Be a student enrolled in an eligible Louisiana institution on at least a half-time basis

  $1,000

Institution

Institutional Scholarships for new incoming Freshmen.

SOURCE
ELIGIBILITY
AMOUNT PER YEAR

TAG (Tuition Assistance Grant)

ACT score of 17-19

GPA of 2.00

$2,000

LC Academic Scholarship

ACT score of 20-22

GPA of 2.00

$2,700

LC Academic Scholarship

ACT score of 23-26

GPA of 2.00

$3,100

LC Academic Scholarship

ACT score of 27

GPA of 3.00

$5,500

Top 30 Competition

ACT score of 28 or above

By invitation only

$8,500

Top 30 Winner

Winner of Top 30 Competition

Full Tuition, Fees & Books

Out of State Grant

Must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana

GPA of 2.00

$2,000

CLIA (Central Louisiana Incentive Award)

Must live off campus and commute to Louisiana College GPA of 2.00

$1,000

Minister's Dependent Scholarship

Separate application required annually from Financial Aid. Must be dependent, unmarried child or spouse of a Southern Baptist ordained minister or full-time minister of music, education, or youth. 

$2,000

Transfer Academic Scholarship

GPA of 2.00

$3,000

Transfer Academic Scholarship

GPA of 3.00

$3,600

Matthew 20:28 Scholarship

  • Must live on campus

  • Great leadership skills

  • Volunteerism

$1,800