American Indian Students
If you are an enrolled member of an American Indian tribe you may be eligible for financial assistance through your tribe or through the Bureau of Indian Affairs. If you can verify your Indian ancestry and acquire a tribal membership, you may also be eligible for assistance.
Vocational Rehabilitation has several educational assistance programs for disabled persons designed to equalize employment opportunities for those persons who, because of accident, disease or congenital deformity, have an impairment that constitutes a barrier to employment or preparation for it. For detailed information concerning these programs, contact the Office of Rehabilitation Services, 3651 Cedarcrest Avenue, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Private loans are an option for students (and their parents) who do not show financial aid eligibility for other types of financial aid, or who need additional funds to meet educational expenses. Most private alternative loans require a credit check.