Educational Opportunity Center
Educational Opportunity Center is a federally funded TRiO Programs that offers free assistance to adults (19 and older) with the process of entering into a post secondary education program (beyond high school). Although housed at Rich Mountain Community College, EOC does not recruit for RMCC, but aims to assist individuals with the often confusing process of entering college throughout Arkansas. EOC provides assistance and information to adults who seek to enter or continue a program of post-secondary education. It also provides information on financial and academic assistance to individuals who want to pursue a program of post-secondary education, and to provide assistance to such persons for admission including preparing necessary applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers.
Who is Eligible?
EOC services are available for persons who reside in Scott, Polk, Montgomery, Howard, Sevier, or Pike County and are primarily from low income,first generation backgrounds.
What Services are Available?
v College Preparation
v Financial Aid Assistance
v Academic Advising
v Career Planning
How Do I Apply?
Click here to download an application. Simply fill it out and fax to (479) 637-4692.
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EOC serves 1000 adults in Polk, Scott, Montgomery, Howard, and Sevier counties
2008-09 budget:$408,555; 100% funded through federal TRIO funds
Rich Mountain Community College • 1100 College Drive • Mena, Arkansas 71953 • (479) 394-7622