Southeastern Scholars Materials and Criteria

Southeastern Louisiana University permits enrollment to superior high school students who have a proven high academic record, along with the recommendation of their principal. Southeastern Scholars can begin their college experiences at Southeastern during the summers and throughout the school year while they are still attending high school. Scholarships are available for part-time enrollment for qualified students who participate. 

Students should not schedule any courses at the University in any subject where high school graduation requirements have not been met. Credit may be applied toward a degree when the student meets regular admission standards, including graduation from high school. Federal (Title IV) financial aid is not available for students participating in this program. A student may not be enrolled in Dual Enrollment courses while also enrolled as a Southeastern Scholar. 

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have received an ACT composite score of 24 or higher (or SAT equivalent).

A minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.


This program offers tuition-free college course credit for up to 6 hours per semester. Students are responsible for required fees outside of tuition each semester. Tuition and fees are due prior to the start of classes in accordance with the fee payment deadlines. 

Students participating in the program must earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative and semester GPA on all Southeastern coursework in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Complete details are listed in the University Catalog.  


Scholar Application Process

1. Complete the online application for admissions as a Southeastern Scholar.

2. Submit official ACT/SAT test scores to Southeastern Admissions. 

3. Submit a copy of your current high school transcript. 

4. Submit the immunization compliance form. 

5. Once admitted, attendance is required at an Early Entry Enrollment Workshop in order to schedule classes. Details will be sent to the students' email listed on the application prior to the workshop.


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