Exemptions/Vouchers/Waivers

Exemptions/Vouchers/Waivers

Employee Tuition Waiver

Spouse/Dependent Tuition Waiver


Chafee Voucher

The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) Program awards up to $5,000 annually during the academic year to qualified students who have been in the foster care system so they can pursue an academic college education or technical and skill training in college to be prepared to enter the workforce. The actual award amount is determined by the student's financial need, which is calculated in accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.

Qualified students must contact Dr. Alan Jackson, Jr. in the Financial Aid Office.

For more information, visit the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) website.

Louisiana National Guard Exemption

National Guard members are eligible for the State Tuition Exemption Program (STEP) provided certain requirements are met:

  •  Must be a drilling member of the Louisiana National Guard,
  •  Must be domiciled in the state of Louisiana,
  •  Must be in good standing with the Louisiana National Guard,
  •  Must be seeking an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree,
  •  Must maintain good academic standing with school, and
  •  Must pay all fees applied to bill (exemption covers tuition only).

Qualified students must contact Dr. Alan Jackson, Jr. in the Financial Aid Office before the tuition payment deadline each semester.

For more information, visit the Louisiana National Guard website or contact SPC Leonard Acker.