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TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) Date Bulletin #
TOPS Core Curriculum Regarding AP Physics I and AP Physics II 8/7/17 T2017-1
ASPIRE and Pre-ACT Successor to ACT PLAN for TOPS Tech Early Start 10/13/16 T2016-6
TOPS Tech Early Start Application Beginning Fall 2016 9/2/16 T2016-5
"Opt Out" Procedures for Students Receiving a TOPS Award During a Budget Shortfall 8/24/16 T2016-4
TOPS Tech Award Eligible Programs for 2017 Graduates 5/5/16 T2016-3
Revised Application for TOPS Tech Early Start and Supplemental Course Allocation 3/7/16 T2016-2
Revised TOPS Tech Early Start Payment Request File Format 1/21/16 T2016-1
End of Academic Year Alignment 9/16/15 T2015-7
End of Academic Year Alignment 9/16/15 T2015-7
Changes to the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules for TOPS to Implement Acts 101, 230 and 403 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature relative to citizenship and changes to the TOPS Tech Core Curriculum 8/17/15 T2015-6
Consent Form for the TOPS Tracker, Determination of TOPS Eligibility, and College Admissions 8/7/15 T2015-5
Award Level Upgrade/Downgrades and Cancellations 6/19/15 T2015-4
TOPS Cumulative Grade Point Average (Opportunity, Performance, Honors) 6/18/15 T2015-3
TOPS Tech Early Start Approved Training Providers 3/16/15 T2015-2
TOPS Tech Early Start Eligible Program List 1/6/15 T2015-1
Consent Form — 18 Years old or Emancipated Minors for the TOPS Tracker, Determination of TOPS Eligibility, and College Admissions 10/27/14 T2014-8
Reporting Academic Information for TOPS and Non-TOPS Students to the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance — FERPA Compliance 10/27/14 T2014-7
Consent Form for the TOPS Tracker, Determination of TOPS Eligibility, and College Admissions 10/13/14 T2014-6
Exception Request Form 9/24/14 T2014-5
Guidance on Submission of Payment Requests and Grades 8/20/14 T2014-4
File Format Changes in the Louisiana Award System 8/20/14 T2014-3
Amends the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to provide TOPS Recipients Who Complete a Certificate, Diploma or Associate's Degree and Who Have Remaining TOPS Eligibility May Delay Enrollment in a Second Program of Study 5/7/14 T2014-2
Revises the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to Change the Definition of Tuition and adds New Responsibilities for Public Post-Secondary Schools: Replaces T2013-04 4/23/14 T2014-1
Revises the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to Change the Definition of Tuition and adds New Responsibilities for Public Post-Secondary Schools 10/7/13 T2013-4
Change to the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules for TOPS to Implement Acts 140 and 359 of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature relative to high school eligibility and changes to the TOPS Core Curriculum 6/27/13 T2013-3
Addition of dispositions to the LOSFA Award System database 6/20/13 T2013-2
Change to the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to add AP Human Geography as an equivalent to World Geography in the TOPS core curriculum 4/30/13 T2013-1
New TOPS Request for Exception Form 10/30/12 T2012-7
AY2013 Average Annual Award Amount 9/5/12 T2012-6
TOPS Legislative Changes from the 2012 General Session 7/30/12 T2012-5
TOPS Initial Eligibility for 2012 Graduates 6/25/12 T2012-4
TOPS Tech Early Start Revised Application and Qualifying Top Demand Occupation List Update 4/25/12 T2012-3
TOPS Academic Year Includes Summer Session, Summer-Fall Intersession 3/21/12 T2012-2
Publication of the TOPS Student Roster File Definition and Description 2/15/12 T2012-1
TOPS Initial Eligibility Processing for Academic Year 2011-2012 6/2/11 T2011-3
TOPS Definitions of Tuition, Academic Year and Intersession 1/19/11 T2011-1
Notice of Changes to the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS)  REVISED 2/1/11 2/1/11 T2010-3
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Early Start Program Date Bulletin #
Louisiana Early Start Program — 2012-2013 2/23/12 S2012-1
Revised 2011-2012 Early Start Allocation, Framework and Application 6/13/11 S2011-4
Early Start Framework for 2011-2012 Academic Year 1/11/11 S2011-1
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Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship Date Bulletin #
Changes to the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship Program Effective with the 2010-2011 Academic Year 5/13/10 S2010-3
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Go Grant Date Bulletin #
GO Grant Allocations for 2017-2018 7/18/17 S2017-1
GO Grant Allocations for 2016-2017 7/15/16 S2016-1
GO Grant Allocations for 2015-2016 7/8/15 S2015-1
GO Grant File Format Changes 10/10/14 S2014-2
GO Grant Allocations for 2014-2015 7/2/14 S2014-1
GO Grant Allocations for 2013-2014 7/2/13 S2013-4
Emergency Rules for the GO Grant Program and Notice of Intent to make the rules permanent 3/26/13 S2013-3
Notice of Change in Methodology in Awarding the Louisiana Go Grant Beginning AY 2013-14 1/29/13 S2013-1
GO Grant Allocations for 2012-2013 6/28/12 S2012-4
Louisiana Go Grant Eligibility Change Effective Immediately 3/20/12 S2012-3
Go Grant Funding Update — 2012-2013 2/23/12 S2012-2
2011-2012 Go Grant 6/14/11 S2011-5
Summer 2011 Go Grant 5/19/11 S2011-3
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LEAP/State Matching Funds Grant Date Bulletin #
State Matching Funds Grant 8/22/11 S2011-6
LEAP/SLEAP Recipient Roster Batch File Layout 4/4/11 S2011-2
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Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) Program Date Bulletin #
Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) Program Pre-Approval Process 12/17/13 S2013-6
Grade Reporting for Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) Program 2/21/13 S2013-2
2012-2013 Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) Program and Chafee Program Automation 8/10/12 S2012-5
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Strategies to Empower People (STEP) Program Date Bulletin #
Adult Education and Vocational Education for the Strategies to Empower People (STEP) Program 10/7/13 S2013-5
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Supplemental Course Allocation (SCA) Date Bulletin #
Supplemental Course Allocation (SCA) 8/4/15 S2015-2
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