Help with FINANCIAL AID: Frequently Asked Questions


  1. Where can I get the forms and how can I complete?

  • You can access Financial Aid Forms here
  1. I don’t qualify for financial aid, How can I apply for loans?

  • Federal student loans are a type of financial aid. If you do not qualify for financial aid, you do not qualify for loans.
  • You may be eligible to receive the GAP scholarship. The GAP scholarship will match your out-of-pocket funds up to $200.
  1. Do I qualify for financial aid?

  • First complete the FAFSA and our office will assist with determining your eligibility.
  • You must Not have any defaulted student loans and a good SAP STATUS.
  • You must also have not exceeded your aggregate funding limits.
  • Males 18 and older must be registered with selective service.
  1. What do I need to do for an appeal application?

  • On the Financial Aid Webpage---www.susla.edu- put financial aid in the search bar, then “get forms”
  • Select “Appeal Application”
  • The application lists the items needed to complete the financial aid appeal process.
  1. How do I submit completed forms?

  • You can scan documents to financialaid@susla.edu, bring them to our office (Administration building A-43), fax them to 318-670-6313 or mail them to: Southern University at Shreveport, Financial Aid Office, 3050 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107.
  1. Federal Work Study:

    See Attached Info
  2. ALL Other Financial Aid Questions here


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