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Eligibility & Application

In order for students to participate in the SSS STEM Program at the UL Lafayette, they must meet eligibility criteria. In order to receive services, a student must be:

  • A US Citizen or a national, permanent resident or have INS documentation
  • Enrolled in a UL Lafayette undergraduate program pursuing their first baccalaureate degree in a STEM related program

In addition, students must be one of the following:

  • A "first generation" college student (NEITHER of their parents has a bachelor's, master's, or doctorate degree)


  • Eligible for or are receiving need-based financial aid for the student’s education and/or meet the federal government's guidelines for low income individuals/families 

Program information is available in the SSS STEM office, located in DeClouet Hall, room 106-L. We understand that you may have a busy schedule so you can also fill out an application and email it to us at or by fax at (337) 482-6833.  We look forward to hearing from you and are excited to help you reach your next educational milestone. 

If you would like any additional information about the Student Support Services STEM program, please visit the U.S. Department of Education's website.