TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) is a program of state scholarships for Louisiana residents who attend either one of the Louisiana Public Colleges and Universities, schools that are a part of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Louisiana approved Proprietary and Cosmetology Schools or institutions that are a part of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
The four different award components of the TOPS Program are:
Important TOPS Information:
TOPS funding is contingent upon appropriations by the Louisiana Legislature. In the 2020 1st Extraordinary Legislative Session, appropriations were made to fully fund TOPS, as projected, for the 2020-21 academic year. Go to Current TOPS Funding Status for the amount a TOPS Award will pay during the upcoming academic year.