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Financial Aid

TOPS Scholarships

TOPS (Louisiana’ s Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)

administered by

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA)

Address: P.O. Box 91202 – Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 1-800-259-5626 / 225-219-1012
Website: www.osfa.la.gov
Email: custserv@la.gov

Below are the four types of TOPS Awards available to student along with program enrollment type required for each.

Please note: TOPS Award Recipients are required to enroll full-time, 12 or more credit hours, each semester.

TOPS TECH Approved Programs at RPCC

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Business Office Administration

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Drafting and Design Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Industrial Instrumentation Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Process Technology

Medical Coding Specialist

Practical Nursing

Medical Assistant

Patient Care Technician

AC & Refrigeration

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Welding Technology

Electrical Technology

Pipefitting Apprentice

Retention requirements are determined by LOSFA. Please visit LOSFA for more information. Current award amounts for RPCC = $1607.07 per semester not including any applicable stipends.

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Campus Locations


Gonzales Campus
925 W. Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA. 70737

Reserve Campus
181 Regala Park Road
Reserve, LA. 70084

St. Charles Campus
13145 HWY 90
Boutte, LA. 70039

Westside Campus
25250 Tenant Road
Plaquemine, LA. 70764

RPCC C.A.R.E.S.

River Parishes Community College is committed to collaboration, accountability, respect & inclusion,
excellence, and sustainability.

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