EOC Eligibility for Services

Participants typically are identified through referrals, outreach, mass mailings, mass media, and public service announcements.

You are eligible to participate in the TRiO-Educational Opportunity Center if you are:

  1. A citizen or national of the United States, or a permanent resident of the United States*
  2. A resident of Wayne County*
  3. 19 years of age and older.* Also eligible are 16-18 year old high school seniors and those 18 years of age who currently participating in alternative educational programs or have graduated or dropped out of Detroit Public Schools. *
  4. A person whose parents did not graduate from a four-year college or university
  5. Considered low-income according to federal guidelines
  6. Are in need of one or more of the services provided by the center in order to pursue a program of postsecondary education
  7. Are a veteran (veterans are eligible to receive all services regardless of living location.)

*necessary to receive services