STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
|TOPS BULLETIN NUMBER:||T2006-3|
|DATE ISSUED:||July 28, 2006|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||As Indicated|
College, University and LAICU Chancellors, Financial Aid Offices, Business Offices, Registrars and Auditors; Parish Presidents and Superintendents; High School Principals and Counselors; Proprietary Schools; Louisiana Legislators, Officials and the Congressional Delegation; Higher Education Board; Libraries; Commission Members; Technical College Campus Deans and Student Personnel Services Officers
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TOPS Tech Early Start Funding will be available for the 2006-07 award year for qualified public high school juniors or seniors who dually enroll in a program that provides an occupational or vocational education credential in a TOP Demand Occupation offered at a public postsecondary institution. The TOPS Demand Occupations are the same as were determined in the prior year and can be found on the LOSFA website at www.osfa.state.la.us/SandG.htm. The students’ application may also be accessed from this site.
The following dates will be used for this award year:
|2006 Fall Semester|
|July 24, 2006||TOPS Tech Early Start Portal open to accept fall semester reservations|
|September 11, 2006||Schools may submit payment requests for enrolled students|
|October 6, 2006||Portal closes and payment processing begins|
|2007 Spring Semester|
|November 27, 2006||TOPS Tech Early Start Portal open to accept spring semester reservations|
|February 5, 2007||Schools may submit payment requests for enrolled students|
|March 2, 2007||Portal closes and payment processing begins|
Please refer to TOPS Bulletin T2005-3 dated August 9, 2005 for detailed information and the rules for this program. Bulletins may be accessed from the LOSFA website at www.osfa.state.la.us and click on “Information Center”. For information regarding logon IDs and passwords, contact Lisa Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org. For other program information contact Bonnie Lavergne at email@example.com.