Louisiana National Guard Program

Members of the Louisiana National Guard are eligible for FREE Tuition at in-state, public colleges, and universities through the Louisiana State Tuition Exemption Program (STEP)? In order to be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be an actively drilling member of the Louisiana National Guard
  2. Live in the state of Louisiana
  3. Must be in good standing with the Louisiana National Guard
  4. Must be seeking an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  5. Must maintain good academic standing with school
  6. Must pay all additional fees applied to bill (LA STEP only covers tuition, not the fees)

Qualified students must contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships during normal business hours or by email at financialaid@susla.edu each semester.

To find out more information on this program, please contact:

Mr. Leonard Acker
Desk: (504) 278-8273
Cell: (504) 224-0076
Louisiana National Guard website


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