Completers Grant

What is the Completers Grant?

  • Provides scholarships to students who are within 30 credit hours of completing a degree or a credential in high demand fields such as healthcare and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Although priority is given to healthcare and other STEM fields and teacher education, all programs are eligible for funding.
  • No more than two consecutive semesters of funding will be awarded.
  • Fund dollars are available through September 30, 2023.

Priority Criteria

  • First, to those students who are expected to complete their program of study/graduating in the Spring 2022 semester who have significantly depleted or who have no other sources of financial aid
  • Second, to those students who are expected to complete your program of study/graduate in Summer 2022 and have significantly depleted or have no other sources of financial aid

Student Eligibility Requirements  

To be eligible for the Completers Grant, a student must:

  • Be a Louisiana resident
  • File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the academic year during which the award will be received
  • Meet one of the priority criteria listed above
  • For credit programs, students shall meet the enrolling institution’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy for receipt of Title IV aid
  • For non-credit programs, students shall successfully complete course(s) sufficient to continue in their program of study as determined by the institution
  • Be enrolled through the 14th class day

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information on the Completers Grant, visit Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOFSA) or email completers@la.gov.