Louisiana National Guard

National Guard

100% Tuition Exemption

Louisiana State Law, RS 29:36.1 provides tuition exemption at any state funded college or vo-tech for members of the Louisiana National Guard.

Patriot Scholarship: Pays 100% of approved mandatory fees

Trying to figure out how to fund your college education?

Maybe just need additional money?

Give me a call today!

Example Plan

  • Join the Louisiana National Guard now
  • Attend every quarter Tuition Free
  • Attend Army initial entry training during spring and summer*
  • Return to school in fall tuition free and receive up to $439 per month while full-time student*
  • Serve locally one weekend per month and two weeks each summer paid.
  • Potential opportunity for Split Training Option (no missed school).

*Length and dates may vary depending on job chosen and training availability.


For more information contact your Louisiana Tech Recruiter Today!

          Sergeant First Class Bobby Garrett

Office Location & Phone:
South Hall 2nd Floor (adjacent to LTUPD traffic office)

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United States Army Reserve


The Army Reserve will provide you educational funding to pay for college, and if you’ve already attended college, the Army Reserve will help you pay off your loans.

Army Reserve Educational Assistance Pathway

  • Enlist into the United States Army Reserve
  • Attend Army initial entry training during spring: Standard Training (miss one semester) or during the summer: Split Option Training (no missed classes)*
  • Return to school and receive educational assistance from the Select Reserve GI Bill $13,000 per year and the Select Reserve GI Bill Kicker up to $350 per month while being a full time student*
  • Receive Pay for Drilling with your Reserve Unit, one weekend per month and two weeks in the summer. You are also eligible for low cost health insurance
  • Receive credit for completing your Initial Entry Training and Advanced Initial Training that can be applied to your degree plan


*These are only examples and highlights of benefits. The specific details to include signing bonuses, and the length and dates of training may vary depending on job selection and training availability.

For more information contact your Army Reserve Recruiter Today!

300 West California Avenue  Ruston, LA  71270   318.255.6863


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Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance calculator provides an estimate of the costs associated with attending Louisiana Tech University.  The elements associated with the Cost of Attendance include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Books, Course Material, Supplies, and Equipment
  • Transportation
  • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses
  • Living Expenses (Food and Housing)

To calculate your estimated Cost of Attendance, click here to be taken to our Cost of Attendance calculator.