Apply for TOP

Online Application | Apply Here


Paper Form | Download Here (pdf)

If you choose to apply using the paper form, return the completed form to the TOP Office in one of the following ways:

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


Students must qualify in ONE of the following categories:

  • Low Income: You and your family's adjusted gross income falls below the Department of Education's current Low Income Levels.
  • First Generation: Neither of your parents 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

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, Angela Archer.

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 25 miles round-trip to campus;
  • 4 or more withdrawals in the last 3 terms or 2 or more incompletes in the last 2 terms;
  • course completion ratio of 75% or less over the last 2 terms.

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