Student Financial Aid

A school must be accredited and approved by the FSA US Department of Education in order to participate in the Federal Financial Aid programs.  Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana has been approved as an eligible institution by the United States Department of Education to participate in Federal Financial Aid Programs — PELL grants, Stafford subsidized and unsubsidized loans, and PLUS Parent Loans. All student and parent loans can be taken through any approved lender.

To Apply fill out your FAFSA online:
Click here to fill out the Federal Application for Student Aid form..>>

Our school code is 038105 when completing the FAFSA. Please note your
EFC number after completing your FAFSA for future reference.

For additional information and to answer any questions you may have in this regard, please call to speak with the Financial Aid Officer at (225) 292-1950 or email Student Financial Services Office at sfs@cril.edu.

VA Education Assistance Funding:  Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana court reporting program is also approved by the Veterans Administration for education assistance to veterans.

For additional information and to answer any questions you may have in this regard, please call to speak with the Financial Aid Officer at (225) 292-1950 or email the Student Financial Services Office at sfs@cril.edu.

Lousiana TOPS Tech Grant:  Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana is approved to offer the Louisiana TOPS Tech Grant to its students. Please have your FAFSA submitted before July 1 of this year. FAFSA’s submitted after July 1 will be penalized and submissions after October 29 may not be processed for this coming award year.

The student must enroll in a program by the next semester after the first year of graduating from high school. Other qualifications are listed below.

All transcripts and SAT and/or ACT scores must be sent to the school for consideration for the Louisiana TOPS Tech Grant. http://www.osfa.state.la.us/TOPS_T.htm

Standard Eligibility Requirements

– Minimum High School GPA of 2.50 (GPA computed on core courses only)
– 17 Tech Core Units for Option 1
– 19 Tech Core Units for Option 2
– Minimum ACT Score (or SAT Equivalent) of 17
– Must enroll full time as a first time freshman, by the first semester following the first anniversary of high school graduation
– Be a US citizen or permanent resident
– Meet TOPS Louisiana Residency requirements

*BESE-Approved Home Study Eligibility – ACT/SAT Score of 19 (2 points above standard in lieu of core units and GPA)
*Louisiana Residents graduating from an eligible out-of-state high school – ACT/SAT Score 20 (3 points above standard in lieu of core units and GPA)

For new students who file their FAFSA after the July 1 year of graduation deadline, but by July 1 following the year after graduation, TOPS funding is delayed one year to the Fall semester after graduation. However, the student can receive 2 years of funding (if all continuation requirements have been met).

For additional information and to answer any questions you may have in this regard, please call to speak with the Financial Aid Officer at (225) 292-1950 or email the Student Finanical Services Office at sfs@cril.edu.

To Apply fill out your FAFSA online:
Click here to fill out the Federal Application for Student Aid form..>>
Our school code is 038105 when completing the FAFSA. Please note your
EFC number after completing your FAFSA for future reference.

Student loans are also available through private entities like Louisiana Capitol Federal Credit Union at its area locations to accommodate students.

For additional information and to answer any questions you may have in this regard, please call to speak with the Financial Aid Officer at (225) 292-1950 or email the Student Financial Services Office at sfs@cril.edu.

An accredited Court Reporting School in Baton Rouge Louisiana