17:3046.1      Eligibility


The Board of Regents shall provide for the participation of any student who meets the following requirements:


(1) Is a Louisiana resident at the time of application.


(2) Meets the admission requirements and is enrolled in a Louisiana public college or university or a regionally accredited independent college or university in the state that is a member of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, hereafter referred to collectively as "eligible colleges and universities".


(3) Is a recipient of a federal Pell Grant or has submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is a recipient of a financial need grant from an eligible college or university or any other need-based aid as determined by the Board of Regents.


(4) Is determined to have unmet needs with regards to the ability to pay the cost of attendance for the eligible college or university in which the student is enrolled.


(5) Maintains steady academic progress as defined by the Board of Regents for continued participation.


(6) Meets any other eligibility criteria the Board of Regents may require.


Added by Acts 2010, No. 655, ยง 1, eff. June 29, 2010.