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Admissions and Financial Aid

Guaranteed Scholarships

Attending college should be affordable for any student. LSUS is dedicated to offering low tuition cost and generous scholarships so every student who applies has the opportunity to start and end their college career successfully and with little to no student debt. The deadline for fall scholarships is July 1 of every year.

Guaranteed Scholarships

  1. Louisiana Scholarship
    • Award: Full tuition and fees plus $1200 stipend annually
    • Criteria: 30 ACT and minimum 3.5 high school GPA
  2. Red River Scholarship
    • Award: $3,600 annually
    • Criteria: 26-29 ACT and minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  3. Shreveport Scholarship
    • Award: $3,000 annually
    • Criteria: 22-25 ACT and 3.0 high school GPA
  4. Purple & Gold Scholarship
    • Award: $2,000 annually
    • Criteria: 20-21 ACT and 2.5 high school GPA

There is no extra application to apply for these scholarships. Once you have applied to the university, your information will be reviewed, and you will be notified regarding which scholarship you may be qualified to receive. You must be accepted to LSUS in order to be considered for one of the LSUS guaranteed scholarships.

You may be eligible for other types of financial aid including federal and state grants, loans, work study, and other LSUS scholarships. More information about financial aid is available here.

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