Early Awareness Programs in Louisiana
Louisiana's "TOPS" Scholarship Program
- TOPS Core Curriculum- review this list of required courses that students must complete while in high school (for Spring 2013 Grads)
- TOPS Core Curriculum this list of required courses is applicable to Spring 2014 graduates and beyond.
- TOPS Eligibility Brochure -this brochure explains all the requirements of the program (September 2012)
Programs for Middle School and Junior High Students
Check this page for information geared to middle school and junior high school students.
Louisiana NEXT web site
The Louisiana NEXT Web site outlines all the amazing opportunities for local students to continue their studies in Louisiana.
The College Admissions Project
In the College Admissions Project, volunteers are paired one-on-one with Orleans and Jefferson Parish public school seniors to guide them through the paperwork and requirements necessary to gain successful entry into a college of their choice. The program is sponsored by the Young Leadership Council (YLC).
Loyola's UPWARD BOUND Program
Loyola's Upward Bound Program is works with high schoool students to increase skills in language arts, mathematics, laboratory science, and foreign language. The program also provides academic and career advisement, postsecondary orientation and preparation; and a variety of motivational and cultural enrichment activities.
Urban League College Track Program
Urban League College Track is an after school program in New Orleans for under-resourced high school students who are motivated to earn a college degree. College Track sets high expectations and provides rigorous academic preparation, opportunities for leadership development and enrichment, and guidance through the college application and selection process.
- Check out additional resources from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance on YouTube and Twitter
Updated November 17, 2012