Other Scholarships

Southeastern offers a variety of scholarships administered by varying departments and offices on campus. For additional information on these opportunities, please contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships at scholarships@southeastern.edu

Scholarship Inquiry Form

Students interested in Southeastern scholarships should complete the Scholarship Inquiry Form to be included in the scholarship database. Consideration for various University scholarships is given to students who complete this submission. The Scholarship Inquiry Form is located in the Self Service section of your LEONet account. Students must be accepted into the university with an existing Southeastern ID number in order to apply. This form is not required for New Freshman or New Transfer Student Scholarships.  


Graduate Assistantship/ Waiver

Graduate Assistantships: Southeastern's Office of Research and Graduate Studies offers an excellent assistantship program for graduate students. Graduate assistants receive a stipend and, in most positions, a waiver of in-state and out-of-state tuition. For more information on eligibility requirements, how to apply for an assistantship, and available assistantship positions, please view the Graduate Assistantships page.

Dependent Fee Waiver

Dependent Fee Waiver: Spouses and children of Faculty and Staff members who are employed full-time as of the last day of registration for the semester of enrollment may attend Southeastern Louisiana University. Waiver amounts are awarded to undergraduate students only with respect to hours registered. Generally, children who qualify will be limited to those who are eligible dependents for tax purposes during the calendar year in which the fee exemption is issued.

For information on how to obtain the Faculty Dependent Waiver, please click here.

Faculty/Staff Fee Waiver

Faculty/Staff Fee Waiver: Faculty and Staff members who are employed full-time by the last day of registration for the semester in which enrollment is requested are eligible for a fee waiver. Waiver amounts are awarded with respect to hours registered.

For information on how to obtain the Faculty/Staff Fee Waiver, please click here.

Senior Citizen Waiver

Senior Citizen Fee Waiver: Students who are 60 years of age or older (proof of date of birth is required) and are a resident of Louisiana are not charged general fees for three credit hours nor an ID fee. Other registration fees and special fees will not be waived under this policy nor will individuals enrolled under this waiver be granted reductions in cost for materials and supplies required at the University Bookstore. This fee waiver will be limited to three credit hours only. In order to receive this waiver, first-time students must apply in the Controller’s Office.

Veteran, Dependent, and Currently Serving Military Benefits

Veteran and Military Education Benefits: If you are a veteran, a dependent of a veteran (child or spouse), or a currently serving member of the United States Armed Forces, you may have funding available through the VA or Department of Defense to help you pay for college. Please refer to the Office of Military and Veteran Success and navigate to their Education Benefits page for more information. You should contact veterans@southeastern.edu with any specific questions you may have.

Louisiana Guard Tuition Exemption

National Guard Tuition Exemption: Award amount covers the base cost of tuition for undergraduate or graduate students who are deemed eligible by the Louisiana National Guard (Army or Air) and who maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Contact the Office of Military and Veteran Success via email at veterans@southeastern.edu to inquire. 

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Commuter Meal Plan Scholarship

Commuters registered for at least 6 credit hours will receive the Commuter Meal Plan Scholarship for Fall 2023/Spring 2024. Qualified students do not have to apply for the scholarship. It will be automatically applied to the student's account.The scholarship provides 10 all-you-can-eat meals at the Mane Dish plus $20 in Cub Cash which can be used at any campus dining facility, including the campus markets. Commuter Meal Plan meals and Cub Cash will expire on the last day of the Spring 2024 semester.


ExCEL Leaders' Scholarship Program

  • Demonstrate leadership, citizenship and community service

  • $500/semester for 8 semesters

  • Must submit an application to be considered, limited space available

Information on the application process can be found at Excel Scholarship page.


Third Party Scholarships

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