How to Apply for TOP

If you are interested in participating in the Tech Opportunities Program (TOP), you may either fill out the online Application in the "Inside" section, or download and complete the PDF version of the application from the "File Downloads" section. If you choose the PDF version, you can return the completed application to the TOP Office by emailing the application to top@oit.edu, faxing it to 541-885-1126 or mailing it to:

TOP Office
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls OR 97601

Eligibility

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

AND

You must demonstrate Academic Need

Academic need is defined as: High school GPA of 2.75 or below; any SAT subtest score of 500 or below; any ACT subtest score of 19 or below; placement into any remedial course; college cumulative GPA below 2.5, or below level needed to maintain any academic scholarship, or below major program requirements; have not attended school for five years or more.

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.

File Downloads

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