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SCHOLARSHIPS
 
 
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Incoming Freshman Scholarships
 
There are many scholarships available at UL Lafayette through a variety of sources. Incoming freshmen should apply during their senior year of high school. Scholarships are based on ACT scores, high school grades, school and community activities and, in some cases, by major. Scholarship applications can be obtained from high school guidance counselors or by contacting:

UL Lafayette Scholarship Office
P.O. Box 44050
Lafayette, LA 70504-4050
Phone: 337/482-6515
Email: scholar@louisiana.edu
Web Site: http://admissions.louisiana.edu/scholarships/

Listed below are a few of the scholarships offered

THE JEFFERSON CAFFERY SCHOLARSHIP
Contact: UL Lafayette Scholarship Office

UL LAFAYETTE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
Contact: UL Lafayette Scholarship Office

UL LAFAYETTE CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Contact: UL Lafayette Scholarship Office

UL LAFAYETTE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Contact: UL Lafayette Scholarship Office

UL LAFAYETTE DISTINGUISHED FRESHMAN HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP
Contact: UL Lafayette Scholarship Office

UL LAFAYETTE DISTINGUISHED FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Contact: UL Lafayette Scholarship Office

UL LAFAYETTE CENTENNIAL VALEDICTORIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Contact: UL Lafayette Scholarship Office

LOUISIANA’S TUITION OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS (TOPS)
Contact: Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9292
1-800-259-5626 Ext: 1012
http://www.osfa.state.la.us/

TOPS is a comprehensive program of state scholarships and one of the most innovative and progressive student assistance programs in the nation. TOPS has five award components each with eligibility requirements
 
 
Student Financial Aid
 
Grants - These are “gifts” which never have to be repaid by recipients.

Campus Jobs - Students are paid minimum wage to work at the university or some community service organization.

Loans - Students borrow money to be paid back after they leave UL Lafayette. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the basic criterion for determining your eligibility for a Pell Grant, College Work Study and other federal loans and grants. Apply by March 1 of your senior year if you’ll begin in the summer or fall session, or by October 1 if you’ll enter UL Lafayette in January. To apply for financial aid, pick up a Free Application for Federal Student Aid from your high school guidance counselor or the UL Lafayette Financial Aid Office.

Student Financial Aid
Foster Hall, Lobby
P.O. Box 41206
Lafayette LA 70504
Phone: 337/482-6506
E-Mail: finaid@louisiana.edu
 
 
Honors Program
 
Honors Program
Judice-Rickels Hall, Room 206
P.O. Box 43250
Lafayette, LA, 70504-3250
Phone: 337/482-6700
E-Mail: honors@louisiana.edu

First-time freshmen with an ACT composite score of 26 or better,, or SAT of 1180 composite, who had the results sent to UL Lafayette will be invited to join our program.

Continuing students with a 3.2 GPA can seek admission by scheduling an appointment with the Director.

More information (from Honors Program site).
 
 
Advanced Credit Exams
 
The UL Lafayete Advance Credit Exam program offers high achieving students an opportunity to earn course credit even before they begin their first semester at UL Lafayette.

More information (from Orientation site).
 

Document last revised Thursday, June 12, 2008 4:46 PM

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College of Liberal Arts, P.O. Box 40397, Lafayette LA 70504
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