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

Higher education can be a very expensive endeavor. Very few students and families have the money to handle the expenses without some type of assistance. Fortunately, LOSFA has been helping students find ways to finance their education since 1962.

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a critical step in the search for federal financial aid, but it is also important to save some money through START and through research scholarships.

Work Study Programs

Work-study programs are a form of financial aid in which you perform work in exchange for money for your education. Federal government programs are the…

Financial Aid Options in Challenging Economy

In these challenging economic times, the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) wants students and parents to understand their student financial aid options. Many…

Student Loans

LOSFA was the state agency designated by the U.S. Department of Education to be the guarantor of student loans that originate in Louisiana under the…

Completing the FAFSA®

What is the FAFSA® form?  The FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form is the application for federal student aid, including the Pell Grant…
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