The minimum ACT score to qualify for the TOPS Tech Award is a 17 (or 920 SAT). The highest composite score achieved on a single exam of either the ACT or SAT will be used to determine the eligibility. TOPS does not consider the essay portion of the ACT or SAT in calculating the composite score needed to qualify.
Does ACT Superscore count for tops?
TOPS uses the highest composite score achieved and does not use superscoring.
How do you get tops?
How do I apply for TOPS? Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the academic year that follows the year you graduate from high school. For 2018 graduates, the application for the 2018-19 college academic year will be available for free online at fafsa.ed.gov and must be filed between Oct.
Can Louisiana tops be used out of state?
2. CAN I USE TOPS OUT OF STATE? ANSWER: No, but you can use remaining semesters in-state if you met renewal requirements.
What is the average ACT score?
The composite score on the ACT ranges from 1 to 36. The national average composite score was 20.6 for the class of 2020, per recent data from the ACT organization. This number marks a slight dip from the prior year, when the composite score averaged 20.7 for the class of 2019.
How long do you get tops?
You may receive a TOPS Award for a maximum of 8 semesters or 12 quarters.
What ACT score is needed for LSU full ride?
Open to entering freshman who graduated in top 15% of high school class with a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1100 or above or an ACT composite score of 25 or above.
What is the lowest GPA to graduate high school?
A 2.0 GPA meets high school graduation requirements but most colleges—and some trade schools—expect a high school GPA of at least 3.0 (B) or better.
What is a TOPS stipend?
The TOPS Honors Award pays the TOPS Award Amount set by the administering agency for a student at a particular institution during the 2016-2017 academic year unless increased by Act of the Legislature plus an annual stipend of $800.
WHAT IS THE TOPS Opportunity Award?
TOPS is the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students that provides Louisiana high school graduates meeting specific eligibility requirements with a scholarship if they choose to attend a Louisiana public college or university.
Can tops be used for room and board?
Like other scholarships, TOPS only covers tuition; students and their families are still on the hook for fees, room and board, books and other expenses.