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

CLICK HERE to view the qualifications for each level of TOPS funding, including TOPS Tech*, Opportunity, Performance, and Honors, including requirements to maintain your TOPS while enrolled.

* See Eligible TOPS Tech Programs section below

Eligible TOPS Tech Programs:


Associate of Applied Science
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Management
  • Surgical Technology

Associate of Science
  • Care and Development of Young Children
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care


Certificate of Technical Studies
  • Accounting Technology - Account Clerk
  • Human Resources Management
  • Administrative Technology Specialist
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Chemical Technician
  • Fire Service Technology


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?