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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.