Explore LOSFA Financial Assistance including Scholarships & Grants!

Special Populations

Special populations are student groups who are given priority to receive services.  These Priority Populations are also listed in several other federal grant programs that are aligned in some way with the goals and objectives stated in the Louisiana Carl Perkins State Plan.

Virtual Student Network Groups: for M.J. Foster Recipients

By Sarah Seavey
Sarah Seavey
Read more »

How to Get a Referral for Any Job – Even If You’re Changing Careers

The Truth about Career Change

Let’s be honest: Career change is hard.

While you may desperately want to become a web developer, data scientist, or digital marketer, the recruiters for those roles want you to stay put.

Why?

Because sad …

By Jeremy Schifeling - Break Into Tech
Break Into Tech
Get more tech tips at breakinto.tech
Read more »

2021 in Review for Women at Work | Takeaways from McKinsey & LeanIn.org’s Annual Report

In the second year of the global pandemic, we experienced and witnessed unprecedented workplace challenges, labor shortages, increased stress and grief, and the growing demand for racial equity. These issues all appear to have disproportionately affected people with marginalized identities. …

By Minah Kim - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
Read more »

Sidebar

Resources

TMobile Project 10: Free Internet & Hotspots

T-Mobile is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to support Project 10Million. Free internet and hotspots also available …

March2Success, U.S. Army

March2Success provides an online study program to help students prepare for standardized tests (SAT, ACT), improve schoolwork, and review materials. …

Family Independence Temporary Assistance (FITAP)
Family Independence Temporary Assistance is a financial aid (cash award) for children. View the resource to see who is eligible …
MJ Foster Promise Program

The M.J. Foster Promise Program provides financial assistance to eligible students who enroll in a qualified program at a two-year …

A career guidance tool to identify the top three Career Clusters of interest based on their responses. Offered in both

Adult Student College Prep Checklist

If you’ve never been to college, or started but never finished, this checklist is for you. Need to improve your …

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Latest News

COMMUNITY FEEDBACK & QUESTIONS