U.S. Department of Education: Educational Opportunity Centers Program
Release Date: TBD
Workshops: Pre-Application webinars held in January. See website for details and registration instructions
Amount: Estimated Range of Awards: $236,000-$1,207,694 (Based on 2016 round)
Eligibility: IHEs, public and private agencies and organizations including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth; combinations of such institutions, agencies, and organizations; and secondary schools.
Last competition was FY 2016. The purposes of the EOC Program are to: provide information regarding financial and academic assistance available for qualified adults who want to enter or continue to pursue a program of postsecondary education; provide assistance to those individuals in applying for admission to institutions at which a program of postsecondary education is offered, including preparing necessary applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers; and assist in improving the financial and economic literacy of program participants.