Grambling State University Office of Financial Aid

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships is to enhance the overall mission of the university and to help students achieve their educational potential by providing appropriate financial resources. We will use our knowledge of institutional, state, and federal guidelines to manage the financial resources, to educate students and families, and to assist in removing financial barriers for those who wish to pursue a postsecondary education.

Message from the Director

Greetings from the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships! Our #1 priority is to provide you, our students and parents, a level of customer service that ensures you that you are our top priority. Although federal regulations are continuously changing, our commitment to serving you will NEVER change.

Accordingly, as the first step in our customer familiarization process, I would like to introduce you to our highly qualified and experienced team.


Janice Critton Counselor 318-274-6229
Carlever Allen Counselor 318-274-6230
Zaykeeah Smith Counselor 318-274-6125
Anthony Drayton Financial Literacy & Scholarship Counselor 318-274-6236
Kourtlin Williams Information Specialist  318-274-6372
Cherlyn Hatter Administrative Coordinator II 318-274-6277


Please feel free to email or call one of our team members if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to playing a pivotal role in your college matriculation.


LaTisha Sutton,
Interim Director of Financial Aid


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Office Information

Office Hours: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Thu
                     7:30 am to 11:30 am Fri
Office Location: Lee Hall
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 629
Grambling, La 71245
Office Fax: 318-274-3358


Please click here for Financial Aid Forms & Documents
What You Need to Know About the 2017–18 FAFSA


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