LSU SSS admits eligible undergraduates with an academic need who may have a documented disability, meet the income eligibility below or are first-generation students.
An ideal participant is an undergraduate who meets the eligibility requirements, possesses a strong desire, and is highly motivated to successfully graduate with a postsecondary degree.
Priority consideration is given to students who meet the income criteria and are first-generation OR who meet the income criteria and are a student with a disability.
Ultimately, it is our objective to see our participants stay in college until they earn their baccalaureate degrees.
- a US citizen, US National or permanent resident
an admitted LSU student with a need for academic support - specific examples:
- an ACT score of 24 or lower,
- lack of eligibility for the required math or science courses for the student’s major
- incongruence between high school GPA and ACT scores
- an enrolled undergraduate pursuing a first college degree with a college GPA of 2.99 or below
- other need for academic support identified by the student and approved by the director
- able to demonstrate potential for academic success
- highly motivated to graduate with a postsecondary degree
- A student who meets at least one of the following:
- has a documented disability, OR
- whose parent(s) has/have not completed a four-year college degree, OR
- whose family income is either at or below the following federal guideline requirements