Financial Aid – TOPS


Taylor Opportunity Program for Students


How to Apply

Yearly application deadline is July 1

  1. Complete ONE of the applications at this link
  2. Receive an official award notice from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) during late summer following high school graduation.

View Current TOPS eligibility

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Qualifying for TOPS

The qualifying award level is provided in the eligibility letter from LOSFA.

  HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE BESE APPROVED HOME STUDY
PROGRAM ACT COMPOSITE
Award Level GPA* ACT
Honors 3.0 27 28
Performance 3.0 23 24
Opportunity 2.5 20 22
Tech* 2.5 17 19

* See Eligible TOPS Tech Programs section below

What you need to know

Don't Blow Your TOPS


Eligible TOPS Tech Programs

ASSOCIATE DEGREES CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Associate of Applied Science Certificate of Technical Studies
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Management
  • Accounting Technology - Account Clerk
  • Human Resources Management
  • Administrative Technology Specialist
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Chemical Technician
  • Fire Service Technology
Associate of Science Certificate of Applied Studies
  • Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Abdomen & OB/GYN)

Award Retention

– Information about retaining TOPS eligibility is available via the following links:

Use these LOSFA Links for more information in relation to: TOPS

 

Request an Exception and Other TOPS Forms 

 

Problems with submitting the application or questions about TOPS?

·         Email custserv@la.gov

·         Visit the LOSFA website at: Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance.