TOPS is a programs 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 or institutions that are a part of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. Eligibility is determined by Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) following a student’s graduation from high school. Award letters will be mailed to students by LOSFA starting in May.   Additional information is available on LOSFA’s website (www.osfa.state.la.us) or by telephone (1-800-259-5626, ext. 1012).

TOPS Award Amounts for 2014-2015  AWARD YEAR  
   2014-2015 TOPS Annual Amounts  for Delgado                                       2,921.95  
   2014-2015 TOPS Amount Per Semester / Quarter  for Delgado            1,460.97  



TOPS Eligibility/ Qualifications

  • TOPS are awarded based on the student’s ACT score

  • TOPS pays tuition not fees
  • TOPS recipients must complete 24 earned hours within the academic year or they will lose TOPS

  • Students must be enrolled full time (at least 12 semester hours)

  • Students must be enrolled in Certificate of Technical Studies or Associate of Applied Science (TOPS Tech students only)

  • TOPS is not paid until the 15th day of class

  • TOPS recipients who withdraw will lose their TOPS for the semester


For additional information regarding TOPS please refer to the following website: