What is LOSFA?

The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) is a Program under the Louisiana Board of Regents, administering the state’s scholarship and grant programs and the state’s Internal Revenue Code Section 529 college savings program. Among the programs administered by LOSFA are Louisiana’s premier merit-based scholarship program, the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS); the state’s 529 college savings plan, the Student Tuition Assistance and Revenue Trust (START) program; and the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship program. More ->

Our Vision:

To be Louisiana's First Choice for College Access

Our Mission:

To Promote and Provide College Access

Our Philosophy:

Education is the door to a productive and satisfying life for the citizens of Louisiana and is an essential ingredient for a healthy economy and a capable and motivated workforce. Financial assistance opens that door.

Our Goals:

  • To achieve and maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction.
  • To maintain statutory and regulatory compliance.
  • To effectively and efficiently administer programs and services.
  • To augment student services and programs by maximizing federal revenues.
  • To become the primary source for student financial assistance programs and services.
  • To partner with the Board of Regents and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to maximize access to postsecondary education through state student financial assistance policies and programs.

Organization and Governance:

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How To Get In Touch:

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Code of Conduct:

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE