Explore Louisiana Financial Assistance, including Scholarships & Grants!

Special Populations

Special populations are student groups who are given priority to receive services.  These Priority Populations are also listed in several other federal grant programs that are aligned in some way with the goals and objectives stated in the Louisiana Carl Perkins State Plan.

Scholarship Opportunity for Students Who Have Been in the Foster Care System

The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) Program offers up to $5,000 annually to Louisiana students who have been in the foster care system to help them pursue college or technical education.

Note that you will need to complete a

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Each day during my work with clients, I hear three terms used interchangeably: outdated, overqualified, and ageism. But these terms do not mean the same thing. One term is possibly a legitimate reason for not being hired that you can devise …

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Resources

Louisiana Balance of State Continuum of Care Housing Services

The Louisiana Balance of State Continuum of Care (LA BOSCOC) is a self-governing coalition of organizations and people dedicated to …

Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) is a program to provide behavioral health services to individuals who are …

Family Independence Temporary Assistance (FITAP)

Family Independence Temporary Assistance is a financial aid (cash award) for children. View the resource to see who is eligible …

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

To support all families in accessing high-quality child care, the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides financial assistance to low-income …