College advises spill-affected students on aid

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University officials are reminding students that they may be eligible for aid if their financial situation has changed because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

In a news release, Nicholls notes that those students who haven't qualified for aid in the past may be eligible now if the spill has resulted in a loss of income. And those who receive aid now should see whether they qualify for more.

Nicholls is in Thibodaux in Lafourche Parish, 1 of the coastal parishes affected by the oil spill.

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