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

Let’s Teach Louisiana

What is the Louisiana Geaux Teach Program?

The Geaux Teach scholarship program was established to provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in teacher preparation programs or alternate certification programs approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) at postsecondary education institutions within the state.

What are the eligibility requirements?

  1. The student must be a United States citizen and if required, registered with the Selective Service.
  2. Be a Louisiana resident for at least two years prior to July 1 immediately preceding the academic year of enrollment.
  3. Have at least a 2.50 cumulative college grade point average.
  4. Be enrolled full time in an approved teacher preparation program or alternate certification program.

What costs are covered?

The maximum annual award is $5,000. Scholarship awards shall be applicable only to the cost of tuition, required fees, and textbooks and instructional materials required for the course of study. The award shall be used only after all other state or institutional financial aid and awards are applied and only for any remaining balance due for tuition, required fees, and textbooks and instructional materials required for the course of study.

How do I apply?

Students currently enrolled in a teacher preparation program approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) can apply by contacting their college or university school of education.

Which schools are participating?

  • LSU SYSTEM

    Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge
    Louisiana State University-Alexandria
    Louisiana State University-Shreveport

  • SU SYSTEM

    Southern University-Baton Rouge
    Southern University -New Orleans

  • UL SYSTEM

    Nicholls State University
    Grambling State University
    Louisiana Tech University
    McNeese State University
    University of Louisiana Monroe
    Northwestern State University
    Southeastern Louisiana University
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    University of New Orleans

  • INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

    Centenary College of Louisiana
    La Christian University
    Loyola University New Orleans
    Tulane University
    University of Holy Cross
    Xavier University of Louisiana

  • ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

    Caddo Teaching Academy (CTA)
    iteachLOUISIANA
    Jefferson Parish EMBARK Aspiring Educators
    Louisiana Resource Center for Educators (LRCE)
    Oxford Teachers Academy at Reach University (OTA)
    Relay Graduate School of Education (Relay)
    Teach Ascension Academy (TAA)
    Teach St. Bernard (TeachSB)
    Teach St. Tammany
    Teach Tangi
    The New Teacher Project (TNTP Academy)

Bulletins

Geaux Teach Program BulletinsDate 
Geaux Teach Scholarship Program9/19/20PDF
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