Eligibility Information

Eligible Undergraduates

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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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

 Low Income Tables for 2018-2019