Louisiana TOPS N1 Opportunity Award

The TOPS Opportunity Award pays for tuition and certain fees at any of the Louisiana Public Colleges and Universities. If a student attends a college within the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the award amount will be the weighted average tuition of public-degree granting schools.


Standard Eligibility Requirements
- Minimum high school GPA of 2.50 (GPA computed on core courses only)
- 17.5 core units
- Minimum ACT score (or SAT equivalent) of the prior year state average (currently 20)
- Must enroll full time as a first-time freshman, by the first semester following the first anniversary of high school graduation
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Meet TOPS Louisiana residency requirements
- BESE-Approved Home Study Eligibility: ACT/SAT Score of 2 points above standard (currently 22)
- Louisiana Residents graduating from an eligible out-of-state/country high school: ACT/SAT Score of 3 points above standard (currently 23)

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