The Educational Opportunity Center helps you plan your educational future.  We will help you navigate through the admissions and financial aid process of the college, university, or vocational school of your choice.

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EOC Services

  • Admissions applications assistance
  • Financial Aid application assistance
  • Academic guidance
  • GED/Secondary School Guidance
  • Career Planning
  • Workshops on College Success Strategies
  • Transfer Information
  • Fee Payment assistance

EOC Requirements

  • US citizen or permanent legal resident
  • 19 years old or older
  • Bowie or Cass county resident
  • Low Income
  • First Generation College Student
  • You have never earned a certificate or degree from a college or vocational program

GED Students

Texarkana College TRIO-EOC team partners with the Adult Education & Literacy Program for students interested in earning a High School Equivalency Diploma.

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The Educational Opportunity Center team is located on the Texarkana College campus in the Nelson Administration building in the Office of Enrollments services.

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Scholarships

The Gates Scholarship
Deadline September 15, 2019
Must be a high school senior
https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

Markley Scholarship
Deadline September 30, 2019
Must be at least classified as a sophomore/Must be involved in and contribute to the field of student activities and/or student activities employment/ Have at least a 2.5 GPA
https://www.naca.org/Foundation/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Jack Kent Cook Foundation – College Scholarship Program
Deadline November 13, 2019
Must be a high school senior planning to enrol in a four-year college beginning in fall 2020. Must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 and receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 of ACT Composite of 26.
https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/

Overcoming Barriers EOC Scholarship
Deadline October 4, 2019
Must be a participant of the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at Texarkana College and have at least a 2.5 GPA
https://www.texarkanacollege.edu/educational-opportunity-center/

Jack Kent Cook Foundation – Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Deadline November 20, 2019
Cannot have any previous enrollment or attendance at a 4-year institution. Must bet at Sophomore standing by January 1, 2019 and plan to enrol at a 4-year accredited college in the Fall 2019
https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarship/

Single Parent Scholarship
Application opens in October 2019; Priority Deadline for continuing applications is November 15th; Regular deadline for new applicants is January 15th
Must be a single parent residing in Arkansas or Bowie County, Texas.
https://www.aspsf.org/

Best Scholarship Fund
Deadline November 30th
Must be in a TRIO Program
http://www.compansol.com/scholarship.php

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Application Opens in December
Must be of Hispanic Heritage and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Plan to enrol full-time.
https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

NLHA Education Fund
Application opens in December
Current Resident of affordable housing
https://nlhascholars.communityforce.com/

Hundreds of Scholarships with deadlines approaching:

Scholarships with September Deadlines

https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/september-scholarships/

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Scholarships with November Deadlines

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Scholarships with December Deadlines

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*The Texarkana College Educational Opportunity Center is funded through a grant from the United States Department of Education. The grant is funded for $241,900.00 through August 31, 2021.

Overcoming Barriers EOC Scholarship fund

Applications open in September 3 – October 4

Apply for EOC Services online

Get started today, apply online for assistance from the EOC.  Descargue un formulario de solicitud en español.

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Contacts

Lee Williams III
Director of EOC
903-823-3016
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Chaddrick Moore
EOC Coordinator
903-823-3106
email

Tenequa Martin
EOC Specialist
903-823-3356
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Millie Serrano
EOC Specialist
903-823-3272
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