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The University of Louisiana Monroe just received notification from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance, LOSFA, a program under the Board of Regents, has sufficient funding to pay TOPS awards for the Summer 2017 term.

Eligibility requirements for TOPS awards for a student enrolled in an academic program for a summer term are:

TOPS eligible students who desire to use a term count for summer school term should complete the 2017 Summer School Acknowledgement Form and return the form to ULM's Scholarship Office.  You may alsovisit osfa.la.gov for more info and to fill out the form.

Students who use TOPS to pay for a 2017 summer term will have their remaining TOPS elibibility reduced by one term.  Any hours earned during the 2017 summer term can be used to meet the TOPS 24 hour annual requirements.  Also, a student's TOPS cumulative grade point average will include all grades earned during the summer term, including failing grades.

You may contact ULM Office of Scholarships with questions regarding ULM and TOPS at 318-342-5430 fax at 318-342-3553, or scholarships@ulm.edu.

PLEASE NOTE: ULM will not know the payout amount until June, 15, 2017.


TOPS FALL 2017 & SPRING 2018

The state’s budget for fiscal year 2017 - 2018 provides for the full funding of TOPS. TOPS will pay 100% of eligible students’ tuition at ULM. Please see the table below which shows the awarding amounts for these terms.


TOPS Award Fall 2017 Spring 2018
TOPS Basic $2,893.76 $2,893.76
+ Performance Stipend $200.00 $200.00
+ Honors Stipend $400.00 $400.00


For more information, please visit our website(s) listed 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 discuss Fee Bill questions or concerns, please contact:
Student Account Services | Coenen Hall | Phone: 318.342.5128 or 318.342.5124 | Email: sas@ulm.edu