Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance/Taylor Opportunity Program for Students Opportunity Level

Program awards 8 semesters or 12 terms of tuition to any Louisiana State postsecondary institution. Program awards 8 semesters or 12 terms of an amount equal to the weighted average public tuition to students attending a LAICU (Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities) institution. Program awards 8 semesters or 12 terms of an amount equal to the weighted average public tuition to two out-of-state Institutions for Hearing Impaired Students: Gallaudet University and Rochester Institute of Technology. Program awards $1744 per year to Approved Proprietary and Cosmetology schools. When you submit the FAFSA, you have automatically applied for all four levels of TOPS, and for Federal Pell Grants and Go Grants. Please do not send separate letters of application to the TOPS office.


Award Amount $436 - $5,936
Number of Awards 24,633
Application Deadline July 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Renewable


Minimum GPA Required 2.5
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency Louisiana
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College Louisiana
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Public Information
Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
Address PO Box 91202
City, State, Zip Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202
Telephone (800) 259-5626
Fax (225) 208-1496
Web Site Web site
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