TOPS, Financial Aid, and Scholarship Information

YOU CAN AFFORD YOUR EDUCATION !

YOU CAN AFFORD YOUR EDUCATION !

TOPS

-TOPS money can be used for postsecondary education institutions in the state of Louisiana only

-There are three levels of TOPS awards. See requirements for each here.

-Eligibility for lowest level: 2.5 Weighted GPA, ACT Composite Score 20, completion of 19 Core Units

-More information available at LOSFA’s website: http://www.osfa.la.gov/

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

-FAFSA is used to determine a student’s eligibility for financial aid including grants, loans, and work-study. FAFSA must be filed in order to be considered for financial aid (including TOPS). 

-Both the student and parent/guardian must create an FSA ID before completing the FAFSA. Make sure to record your information so you can access your account later!

-Complete the FAFSA online here

-Visit asklela.org or call the AskLela HELPline at 844-463-2372 for more assistance filling out FAFSA, and you can always ask us if you need help!

Scholarship Resources

-There are many reputable resources for searching for scholarships. These are a good place to start:

 

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