Eligibility Requirements

An individual is eligible to participate in the Educational Opportunity Center project if the individual meets all of the following requirements:

  • Is a citizen or national of the United States; or
    Is a permanent resident of the United States; or
    Is in the United States for other than a temporary purpose and provides
    evidence from the Immigration and Naturalization Service of his or her intent to
    become a permanent resident; or
    Is a permanent resident of Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, or the
    Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Palau); or
    Is a resident of the Freely Associated States—the Federated States of
    Micronesia or the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
  • Is at least 19 years of age; or
    Is less than 19 years of age, and the individual cannot be appropriately
    served by a Talent Search project
  • Has not already earned their Bachelors Degree
  • Lives in one of the following counties:
    Black Hawk
    Bremer
    Buchanan
    Butler
    Chickasaw
    Tama