Financial Aid (FAFSA) - Facts, Access Policy, & More

FINANCIAL AID FACTS

  • Most Louisiana high school graduates are eligible for some form of state or federal financial aid – either merit-based or need-based.
  • State and Federal Financial Aid can be accessed by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Financial Aid can remove the barriers to accessing four-year universities, two-year community colleges, and technical training programs.
  • The results of the FAFSA are used in determining expected family contribution, student grants, work study,and loan amount.
  • For more information on the FAFSA, visit the Louisiana Department of Education's webpage at Financial Aid.
FINANCIAL AID ACCESS POLICY

Louisiana requires public school students graduating spring 2018 and beyond to take one of the following steps as part of their Individual Graduation Plan:

  • Complete the FAFSA; or
  • Complete the Louisiana TOPS form; or
  • A parent or legal custodian (or a student legally emancipated or of the legal age of majority) may opt out of completing the FAFSA or Louisiana TOPS form by completing a waiver. 
    • For more information on the waiver or to request a waiver, please contact your counselor. 
FAFSA INFORMATION
Resources related to the FAFSA are posted below.  For additional information and to begin the FAFSA application, click here.

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