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LOSFA - The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance

TOPS Forms

All of these forms are either available online or as downloads.  The downloadable forms are in .pdf format and you will need to use Adobe Acrobat Reader to read and print these forms on your printer.  If you don't have this software loaded on your PC you can get it for free from Adobe.  Follow their instructions carefully to download, install and configure your browser.  Once your browser is configured just click onto the "download" link next to your desired form.  Keep in mind where you save the form so you can retrieve it later at your convenience.

If you have a problem downloading a form or questions about a form, click here or call 1-800-259-5626.

TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) Online Download
Consent Form

For use by the parents and guardians of students enrolled in the eighth through the twelfth grades in Louisiana public schools. The parent or guardian must give consent or deny consent to the collection of their child's Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and the distribution of the PII through the Louisiana Department of Education to LOSFA and through the Board of Regents to the postsecondary institutions. This form is not required for students completing BESE-approved home-study programs or private school students. The completed form must be submitted to the student's high school.

Consent Cover Letter

To be used with the Consent Form above.

18 year old Consent Form

For use by schools to obtain consent for students who are 18 years old or older and for students who are emancipated.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

You must complete the FAFSA Form in order to apply for the TOPS scholarship unless you meet the criteria for the TOPS on-line application.

FERPA Consent To Release My Educational Records

Use this link to sign into the Student Hub to authorize the release of your educational records.

FERPA Consent To Release My Child's Educational Records

Use this form to authorize LOSFA to release any and all of my child's educational records.

Application to Return from an Out-of-State College

Use this form if you wish to return to a Louisiana college from an Out-of-State College.

Request for Exception

Use this form to request an exception to the continuous or full time enrollment requirement.

Care of Grandparent(s) Questionnaire

Complete this form if you are requesting an exception to the TOPS continuous enrollment requirement based on the care of your grandparent or great grandparent.

Residency Affidavit   Download
Residency Affidavit for Out-of-Country Students

This form is an affidavit of residency for Students Graduating from High School or Completing a Home Study Program Outside the United States or its Territories.

2019 TOPS Summer Session Payment Form   Download

Telephone: 1-800-259-5626
Write LOSFA at:
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA 70820-9202