Entering Freshman University Scholarships

View preliminary criteria for each scholarship below. Select a scholarship name to view full requirements and award details.

*SAT Note: The New SAT is any test taken March 2016 or after. The Old SAT is any test taken before March 2016.

Scholarship Name GPA Minimum ACT Composite Minimum New SAT* Total Score Minimum Old SAT* CR+M Score Minimum Additional Requirements Estimated Award Amount Louisiana Resident Estimated Award Amount Non-Louisiana Resident
Stamps Scholarship 3.5 33 1490 1440 select scholarship name for additional requirements $32,000/year $49,000/year
President's Alumni Scholars Award 3.5 33 1490  1440  select scholarship name for additional requirements  $32,000/year $49,000/year
Flagship Scholars Award 3.0 33 1490  1440  --- $3,500/year $20,500/year
LSU Alumni Association's Global Leaders Award 3.0 33  1490 1440 top 50 entering freshmen $2,000 stipend $2,000 stipend
Academic Scholars Award 3.0 30 1390  1330  --- $2,000/year $15,500/year
Tiger Excellence Scholars Award 3.0  28 1310  1250  --- $1,500/year $7,600/year
Louisiana Tiger Legacy Scholarship - Excellence --- 28 1310 1250 Louisiana resident and child of LSU Flagship Campus graduate or employee $1,000/year ---
Louisiana Tiger Legacy Scholarship - Superior --- 26 1240 1170 Louisiana resident and child of LSU Flagship Campus graduate or employee $750/year ---
Texas Tigers Scholarship 3.0  26 1240  1170 

Texas resident

(cannot be combined with Academic Common Market)

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$3,335/year
(20% non-resident fee exemption)

Tiger Nation Scholarship 3.0  26 1240  1170 

Non-Louisiana resident (except Texas)

(cannot be combined with Academic Common Market)

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$3,335/year 
(20% non-resident fee exemption)

Louisiana Tiger Legacy Scholarship - Merit ---  24 1160  1090  Louisiana resident and child of LSU Flagship Campus graduate or employee $500/year ---
Tiger Alumni Legacy Scholarship --- --- --- --- 

Non-Louisiana resident and child of LSU Flagship Campus graduate

(cannot be combined with Academic Common Market)

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$1,668/year 
(10% non-resident fee exemption)

Distinguished Freshman Award --- --- --- --- College-Sponsored National Merit Finalist who indicated LSU as their first choice institution $2,000/year $2,000/year

 

The criteria above is a guidepost and is subject to change each year.