TOPS - Tech Award

Applicant must be a Louisiana resident or the child of a parent who has been a Louisiana resident for at least two years prior to high school graduation. Applicant must be receiving a diploma from a public or state-approved high school and have completed TOPS Opportunity 17.5 option or TOPS Tech 17 (option 1) or TOPS Tech 19 (option 2) core curriculum units with a minimum 2.5 GPA over the core courses only. Minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 810 (composite ACT score of 17) required. FAFSA must be filed between January 1 and July 1, 2012 (for 2011 high school graduates). Alternate eligibility requirements for home-schooled and Louisiana applicants from out-of-state high schools.

Renewable if recipient maintains full-time enrollment each semester, completes a minimum of 24 credit hours with a grade of "D" or higher at the end of each academic year (spring, fall, and summer semesters), and maintains a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA at the end of each term.


Deadline: July 1

Award type: Scholarship

Award coverage: Comprehensive Tuition

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Enrollment level: College Freshman

Country: United States

State: Louisiana

Misc: Vocational/technical School Student

Contact Information

Mona Smith Kraushaar
Public Information and Communications Representative
Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202 United States
Phone: (800) 259-5626 ext. 1012
Fax: (225) 208-1496