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What are Education Opportunity Programs (EOP) and TRIO Programs?

EOP and TRIO Programs are one in the same. TRIO Programs are federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post baccalaureate programs. HEC sponsors three of the eight programs which include the following: Educational Talent Search (ETS), Upward Bound (UB), and the Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC).

Program Services Include:

  • The ETS and UB programs are designed to encourage and support middle and high school students who have a desire to attend college.

  • The EOC program is designed to encourage and support adult learners in their pursuit of a college degree.

  • iiParents and children both gain priceless training that can be very useful to younger siblings, other family members, friends, and neighbors.

  • All three programs provide participants with academic, career, and financial aid assistance.  All of the services provided by the EOP programs are FREE.

Participants Eligibility

​EOP participants are very diverse in their socio-economic and racial backgrounds.

Whether you are just starting out in middle school, have recently graduated from high school, have just lost your job, or just completed your military service, the EOP programs are here to serve you, your family and the community.

Through the combined participant eligibility requirements and program service offerings of the ETS, UB, and EOC programs, the whole family can be served.

low-income individuals

first-generation college students

individual

with

disabilities

adult

learners

in their pursuit

of a college degree

The ETS and UB programs are designed to encourage and support middle and high school students who have a desire to attend college.
All three programs provide participants with academic, career, and financial aid assistance.
Through the combined participant eligibility requirements and program service offerings of the ETS, UB, and EOC programs, the whole family can be served.

What are the benefits of being in the program?

The whole family benefits from the valuable offerings of programs such as tutoring, personal interest assessments, college comparisons, student loan counseling, financial aid and scholarship application assistance, college tours, one-on-one educational counseling, college and career mapping, and ongoing follow-up, support, and advocacy.

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What are Education Opportunity Programs (EOP) and TRIO Programs?

EOP and TRIO Programs are one in the same. TRIO Programs are federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post baccalaureate programs. HEC sponsors three of the eight programs which include the following: Educational Talent Search (ETS), Upward Bound (UB), and the Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC).

Program Services Include:

  • The ETS and UB programs are designed to encourage and support middle and high school students who have a desire to attend college.

  • The EOC program is designed to encourage and support adult learners in their pursuit of a college degree.

  • Parents and children both gain priceless training that can be very useful to younger siblings, other family members, friends, and neighbors.

  • All three programs provide participants with academic, career, and financial aid assistance.  All of the services provided by the EOP programs are FREE.

Participants Eligibility

​EOP participants are very diverse in their socio-economic and racial backgrounds.

Whether you are just starting out in middle school, have recently graduated from high school, have just lost your job, or just completed your military service, the EOP programs are here to serve you, your family and the community.

Through the combined participant eligibility requirements and program service offerings of the ETS, UB, and EOC programs, the whole family can be served.

low-income individuals

first-generation college students

individual

with

disabilities

adult

learners

in their pursuit

of a college degree

The ETS and UB programs are designed to encourage and support middle and high school students who have a desire to attend college.
All three programs provide participants with academic, career, and financial aid assistance.
Through the combined participant eligibility requirements and program service offerings of the ETS, UB, and EOC programs, the whole family can be served.

What are the benefits of being in the program?

The whole family benefits from the valuable offerings of programs such as tutoring, personal interest assessments, college comparisons, student loan counseling, financial aid and scholarship application assistance, college tours, one-on-one educational counseling, college and career mapping, and ongoing follow-up, support, and advocacy.