Applying for Aid

What is Federal Financial Aid?

Federal financial aid at Louisiana Tech University is composed of the following: These are grant programs:

  • Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG) – The work-study program requires that the student earn the money allocated on the offer before it is paid. It cannot be used to cover initial charges for enrollment.
  • Federal Work-Study (FWSP) The following are loan programs which should be used responsibly. Funds borrowed from these programs must be repaid
  • Direct Stafford Loans
    • Stafford subsidized (US Gov pays interest while in school)
    • Stafford unsubsidized (Student pays interest while in school)
    • Parents Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)