All of these forms are either available online or as downloads. The downloadable forms are in .pdf format and you will need to use Adobe Acrobat Reader to read and print these forms on your printer. If you don’t have this software loaded on your PC you can get it for free from Adobe. Follow their instructions carefully to download, install and configure your browser. Once your browser is configured just click onto the “download” link next to your desired form. Keep in mind where you save the form so you can retrieve it later at your convenience.
TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)
- TOPS Online Application
- Consent Form
For use by the parents and guardians of students enrolled in the eighth through the twelfth grades in Louisiana public schools. The parent or guardian must give consent or deny consent to the collection of their child’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and the distribution of the PII through the Louisiana Department of Education to LOSFA and through the Board of Regents to the postsecondary institutions. This form is not required for students completing BESE-approved home-study programs or private school students. The completed form must be submitted to the student’s high school.
- Consent Cover Letter
To be used with the Consent Form above.
- 18 year old Consent Form
For use by schools to obtain consent for students who are 18 years old or older and for students who are emancipated.
- FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
You must complete the FAFSA Form in order to apply for the TOPS scholarship unless you meet the criteria for the TOPS on-line application.
- FERPA Consent To Release My Educational Records
Use this link to sign into the Student Hub to authorize the release of your educational records.
- FERPA Consent To Release My Child’s Educational Records
Use this form to authorize LOSFA to release any and all of my child’s educational records.
- Application to Return from an Out-of-State College
Use this form if you wish to return to a Louisiana college from an Out-of-State College.
- Request for Exception
Use this form to request an exception to the continuous or full time enrollment requirement.
- Care of Grandparent(s) Questionnaire
Complete this form if you are requesting an exception to the TOPS continuous enrollment requirement based on the care of your grandparent or great grandparent.
- Residency Affidavit
Affidavit of Residency
For students who have not completed the last two years at a Louisiana high school or graduated from an out of state or out of country high school.
Affidavit of Residency – Students
For students who have completed the last two years at a Louisiana high school.
Affidavit of Residency – Hurricane
For students enrolled in an eligible Louisiana high school in a designated parish on the designated dates, but who were not enrolled in an eligible Louisiana high school during ALL of the twelfth grade.
Affidavit of Residency – Out of Country
For students graduating from high school or completing a home study program outside the United States or its territories.
- 2023 TOPS Summer Payment Request
Use this form to request payment for Summer 2023.