Financial Aid Office

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships is to enhance the overall mission of the university and to help students achieve their educational potential by providing appropriate financial resources. We will use our knowledge of institutional, state, and federal guidelines to manage the financial resources, to educate students and families, and to assist in removing financial barriers for those who wish to pursue a postsecondary education.

Message from the Director

Thank you for choosing to join the Grambling State University (GSU) Tiger family. The Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships is committed to supporting the university mission to assist you achieve your higher educational goals. Financing your college education is a challenging and important investment for you and your family. At Grambling State University, we believe that students depend on the support and care of family, staff and faculty to achieve their educational goals. Students are offered the best financial aid package possible in the form of institutional, state, federal, and private grants, scholarships, student employment, student , parent, and private loans.

The largest percentage of the financial aid resources consists of federal funds based on the information you report on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The information on this website as well as our annual Application Guide should help you understand the application process and to identify scholarships opportunities. You are encouraged to take advantage of various online processes for a faster and timely response. All our communication with you will be through your GSU email.

Best wishes for a successful academic career. For more information, you may contact the office at 1-800-761-8077 or email any of the staff members indicated on the next page.

Good Luck,

Student Financial Aid & Scholarships


Please click here for Financial Aid Forms & Documents