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The state significantly reduced TOPS funding for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.  The following table shows the awarding amounts for those terms. The legislature has not determined the TOPS funding for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters. The TOPS amounts will be posted on the ULM Scholarship website after official notification has been received.


TOPS Award Fall 2016 Spring 2017
TOPS Basic $2,692.94 $1,209.59
+ Performance Stipend $186.12 $83.60
+ Honors Stipend $372.24 $167.20

ULM is dedicated to assisting our students with finding additional resources to offset TOPS funding reductions.  We strongly encourage our students to reach out to the offices below:


For more information on TOPS, please visit our FAQ page or http://www.osfa.la.gov/, or contact:
ULM Admissions & Scholarships | Sandel Hall 102| Phone: 318.342.5321 | Email: scholarships@ulm.edu


To discuss other financial aid options, including education loans, please contact:
Financial Aid Services | Sandel Hall 115| Phone: 318.342.5320 | Email: finaid@ulm.edu


To set up a 4-month payment plan to cover Fee Bill balances, please contact:
Student Account Services | Coenen Hall | Phone: 318.342.5128 or 318.342.5124 | Email: sas@ulm.edu