Louisiana Tiger Legacy Scholarship for Transfer Students

Criteria and Award

  • Residency Requirement: Louisiana Resident
  • Legacy Requirement: parent graduated from the LSU Flagship Campus or is currently employed at the LSU Flagship Campus
    • Students must be claimed as a dependent on their parent’s most recent tax returns
    • A parent can be a biological parent, adoptive parent, or stepparent
    • The LSU Flagship Campus comprises LSU A&M, the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, and the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
    • An employed parent must be employed full-time for at least one year
  • Credit Hour Requirement: 30 college-level transferable credit hours
  • Transfer GPA Requirement: see below for award levels based on transfer GPA requirements


Award Levels Transfer GPA Minimum Award per Year*
Excellence 3.5 $1,000
Superior 3.0 $750

*for up to six semesters

This award can be combined with most other LSU scholarships.


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