The graduate dean may award up to 200 tuition exemptions to entering graduate students from underrepresented groups. These tuition awards provide for an exemption from either or both the resident and nonresident fee. Recipients are responsible for paying required University Fees. Preference will be given to African Americans and citizens of Latin American countries.
Students must be regularly admitted to a graduate program at LSU and be nominated by their department. Only newly admitted degree-seeking students may be nominated. Students may qualify and receive this award for first master’s or first doctoral degree. Full time enrollment is required fall and spring. Summer exemptions are available.