Educational Opportunity Centers Program

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Applicant Information


Last Competition: FY 2011
Application deadline: May 23, 2011

See workshop and webinar schedules

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

Please note that the FY 2011 competition for the EOC Program is closed.

More Information

  • Department of Education responses to public comments received on the EOC FY 2011 draft application package: download files MS Word (56K) | PDF (36K)
  • Higher Education Opportunity Act (P.L. 110-315) of 2008, amending the Higher Education Act of 1965: download files Text | PDF
  • Official Final Regulations Amending TRIO Regulations, as published in the Federal Register on October 26, 2010. These final regulations amend the Educational Opportunity Centers Program regulations.
  • Unofficial compilation of Educational Opportunity Centers regulations with the changes resulting from the final regulations amending the TRIO regulations: download files MS Word (95K) | PDF (180K)
  • Low-Income Guidelines

Tips and Assistance

EOC Program FY 2016 Technical Assistance Workshops and Webinars:

The U.S. Department of Education will conduct five technical assistance webinars for applicants interested in preparing grant applications for fiscal year 2016 new awards under the EOC Program. The information presented during each session will be identical. Please register for the date and time that works best for you.

  • Monday, December 14, 2015, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm EST
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm EST
  • Thursday, December 17, 2015, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
  • Friday, December 18, 2015, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar.

Application Contact

Rachael Couch, (202) 502-7655
Federal TRIO Programs
U. S. Department of Education, OPE
1990 K Street, N.W., Suite 7000
Mail Stop OPE-K-7-7063
Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: (202) 502-7600



Last Modified: 11/18/2015