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Taylor opportunity program for students

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.

  • Minimum TOPS Core Curriculum GPA of 2.50
     

  • 19.0 Core Units of the TOPS Core Curriculum
     

  • Minimum ACT Score (or SAT Equivalent) of the prior year state average

  • Minimum TOPS Core Curriculum GPA of 3.25
     

  • 19.0 Core Units of the TOPS Core Curriculum
     

  • Minimum ACT Score (or SAT Equivalent) of 23

  • Minimum TOPS Core Curriculum GPA of 3.50
     

  • 19.0 Core Units of the TOPS Core Curriculum
     

  • Minimum ACT Score (or SAT Equivalent) of 27

  • Minimum TOPS Core Curriculum GPA of 2.50
     

  • 21 units that comprise the TOPS Tech JumpStart Core Curriculum
     

  • Minimum ACT Score (or SAT Equivalent) of 17

Frequently Asked Questions:

ACT Requirements

Eligible postsecondary institutions

Award amounts

How is TOPS Tech different?

Core curriculum 

TOPS application process