Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
A Program of the Board of Regents

Scholarship Information

1. Follow this link below to get information on the Eduguide Challenge inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. where students 6th through 12th grade can compete for $100 Amazon gift cards or a $1,000 scholarship. Just submit a video about how you plan on serving others and how you will use your education to prepare.

2. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program rewards students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is offering up to $25,000 per year for 50 first-time freshmen or existing college students, renewable for up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program.

3. Seventeen students will be selected to receive a one-time, non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $1,700.00 through the Follow Your Dreams Foundation. View the requirements here.

4. The Burger King Scholarship assists employees, employees’ spouses or domestic partners, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. To date, the program has awarded more than $22.6 million in scholarships and the program continues to grow. Last year alone $2.6 million in scholarships were awarded.

5. The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen who served with Marines. Scholarships go to students attending accredited community colleges, colleges, universities, and vocational/technical institutions, to those who have demonstrated financial need, and to those whose parents have been killed or wounded in action. The needs-based scholarships are $1,500 to $40,000.

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What is the FSA ID, and Why Do I Need One?
The FSA ID is a username and password that is used to sign and submit the FAFSA. The FSA ID has the same status as a written signature and is used to sign legally binding documents electronically.

Who Needs A FSA ID?
Each student completing a FAFSA would need his or her own FSA ID. Dependent students will also need a parent to create an FSA ID. Parents can use the same FSA ID for multiple children. However, each user would need his or her own email address.

How Do I Create an FSA ID?
1. Go to fsaid.ed.gov
2. Enter your email address.
3. Create a username and password (passwords require a capital letter, a lowercase letter and a number or special character).
4. Enter your social security number, date of birth and name.
5. Enter your Federal Student Aid PIN if you have one (parents with older children may already have an established PIN number that they can link to their FAFSA).
6. Enter your mailing address.
7. Enter your phone number and an alternate phone number.
8. Set up five challenge questions.
9. Read and accept the terms.
10. Verify your email address by entering the six digit secure code that was emailed to you.

FSA IDs will take 1-3 days to be confirmed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). You will receive an email from the SSA informing you of the results

Completion Events

FAFSA Completion events are available for students and parents across the state. FAFSA completion events take place in a computer lab or a library where attendees have access to computers. LOSFA representatives are available to help students and parents fill out the FAFSA and can provide line by line assistance. Students and parents will each need to create their own FSA ID prior to completing the FAFSA. Parents can use the same FSA ID for multiple children; however, each student would need his or her own unique ID. Once the FAFSA has been completed, the LOSFA representatives can explain the confirmation page and answer any questions about the Student Aid Report information.

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