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TOPS - Tech Award

The TOPS - Tech Award is a Scholarship sponsored by Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Full Tuition
Application Deadline: May 1 (priority), July 1 (final without penalty), October 29 (final with penalty)
Requirements: Applicant must be a Louisiana resident or the child of parents who have been Louisiana residents for at least two years prior to graduation and be graduating from a public or state-approved private high school, have 16.5 units of tech core courses in high school, a minimum 2.5 GPA, and minimum composite ACT score of 17. Applicant must submit FAFSA. Applicant must plan to enroll in an applied associate, certificate, or non-academic degree program. Alternate eligibility requirements for home-schooled applicants and Louisiana applicants from out-of-state high schools. Award may be used at Louisiana public technical schools only.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202
Phone Number: 800 259 5626
Fax Number: 225 922 0790

You can find out more by contacting:

Public Information and Communication

Phone Number: 800 259 5626 x1012

It will help if you spend time looking into the latest information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success can be attained by first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the particular aims of the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance and what they hope to achieve with the TOPS - Tech Award. Once that is done, you should determine if there is a reasonable chance to receive the scholarship. If you think that there is a good chance of actually being awarded the TOPS - Tech Award, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

One critical detail in the process of trying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are time consuming and boring, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out precisely and in its entirety. Avoid mistakes that might make you get passed over because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the TOPS - Tech Award confers the award and makes payment of any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the scholarship to help meet any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the TOPS - Tech Award. Increasingly, it is tough to cover the expenses associated with school, and having the additional resources of the TOPS - Tech Award to assist with your expenses is often invaluable. Even if you don't obtain the TOPS - Tech Award, don't give up, there are other scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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