M.J. FOSTER PROMISE PROGRAM
What is the M.J. Foster Promise Program?
There are three easy steps to receiving funds from the M.J. Foster Promise Program. All steps must be completed in order to receive a funding decision
FOR CREDIT COURSES
Step 1. Complete an SLCC non-credit application.
Step 2. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Step 3. Complete an application with the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOFSA).
The M.J. Foster Promise Program will be available to all Louisiana residents (21 years or older) with individual student awards available on a first-come, first-served basis. Students will qualify for financial support to earn credentials that align to high-demand jobs in growing industry sectors, such as construction, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and transportation and logistics. Click here to view the list of approved qualified programs.
Check below to see if you are eligible!
- Meet a family income that does not exceed 300% of the Federal Poverty Level or be unemployed or underemployed for six months prior to receiving grant.
- Household of 1 = $38,640
- Household of 2 = $52,260
- Household of 3 = $65,880
- Household of 4 = $79,500
- Household of 5 = $93,120
- To view the most updated poverty thresholds and for households of six or more, visit the U.S. ASPE webpage for more information.
- Have earned a high school diploma or equivalent or co-enroll in a qualified program of study and in a program to earn high school credential.
- Have not previously earned an undergraduate degree at the associate level or above.
- Be a Louisiana resident and U.S. Citizen.
- Commit to reside in Louisiana one year after completion and to perform 20 hours of community service, an internship, or a mentorship annually to maintain the award.
Contact LOSFA staff at MJFoster.Promise@la.gov for more information.
ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS AT SLCC
- Application Software Development
- Aviation Maintenance Technology
- CDL Training
- Culinary Arts & Occupations
- Diesel-Powered Equipment Technology
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic
- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration
- Industrial Agriculture Mechanics Technology
- Industrial Electronics
- Industrial Marine Electronics Technology
- Industrial Scaffolding
- Marine Operations
- Maritime Structural Fitter
- Medical Coding and Billing
- Medical Laboratory Science
- Nondestructive Testing Technology
- Nursing Assistant
- Phlebotomy Technician
- Power Lineman
- Practical Nursing
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