Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid can be overwhelming for students and parents. There are many different forms of financial aid, and the website from the U.S. Department of Education provides a comprehensive overview of the types of aid and the application process.

Please be cautious when viewing financial aid and scholarship websites, as there are a variety of scholarship and financial aid scams on the internet.

TOP staff is available to assist you with applying for financial aid and scholarships. The following links are helpful starting points for your search. TOP also offers a free one-credit Transition to University class that will help with the scholarship search and application processes.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC).

Financial Aid for Students with Disabilties-


FAFSA Assistance

FAFSA Walkthrough video with Step by Step Instructions 

IRS Data Retrieval Tool Instructions

IRS Tax Transcript Request

Scholarships Documents

Activity Chart Shell

Recommendation Form

Requesting Letters of Recommendation

Tips for Activity Chart

Tips For OSAC Essay Questions

Financial Literacy

College Factsheet 1

College Factsheet 2

College Factsheet Debt