What is the Louisiana GO Grant?
A. The Louisiana GO Grant is a state grant program that assists students who can demonstrate financial need to pay for the cost of postsecondary education. The GO Grant is used to pay a portion of the cost of attendance at an eligible Louisiana institution.
Q - 2 Which schools are considered eligible participating institutions?
A. All Louisiana public colleges or universities and regionally accredited independent colleges or universities in the state that are members of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (LAICU), AND
Louisiana public colleges that have been granted regional Candidacy Status, but are not yet eligible to participate in Title IV programs. Candidacy Status institutions must require students to complete a FAFSA and the institution must determine a student's eligibility.
Q - 3 How does a student qualify for a GO Grant?
A. The student must:
A) Be a Louisiana resident; AND
B) File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); AND
C) Receive a federal Pell grant; AND
D) Have remaining financial need after deducting Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) and all federal/state/institutional grant or scholarship aid (gift aid) from student's Cost of Attendance (COA).