For Current Students, Complete Your Application Today!

For Students New to Oregon Tech in Fall of 2024, Complete Your Application Today!

Please return the completed form to the TOP Office in one of the following ways:

  • In person: Learning Resource Center, 2nd Floor.
  • Via email:
  • Fax: 541-885-1126
  • Mail: Oregon Institute of Technology, TOP Office, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.


Students must qualify in ONE of the following categories:

  • Low Income: Your and your family's taxable income falls below the Department of Education's current low income levels.
  • First Generation: Neither of your parents or legal guardians have obtained a Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Student with a disability: You have a documented physical or learning disability.


Students must demonstrate an academic need by meeting one of the criteria below:

  • High school GPA of 2.75 or below or
  • any SAT subtest score of 500 or below or
  • any ACT subtest score of 19 or below or
  • placement into any remedial course or
  • college cumulative GPA below 2.5, or below level needed to maintain any academic scholarship, or below major program requirements or
  • have not attended school for five years or more.
  • were former participants is a TRiO program
  • other

Note: The above list does not include all possible criteria. Other factors may apply and a student may be deemed eligible at the discretion of the Program Director. 

Additionally, students who meet two or more of the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • deficits in computer literacy;
  • admitted to Oregon Tech as a special admit;
  • commute more than 12 miles round-trip to campus;
  • four or more withdrawals in the last 3 terms or 2 or more incomplete grades in the last 2 terms;
  • course completion ratio of 75% or less over the last 2 terms.
  • other
If you are not sure whether you qualify for TOP, please submit the application, and we will be glad to check your eligibility.


 Learning Resource Center
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.