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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.

Services

All TRIO-EOC services are free and include but are not limited to:

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

Benefits

TRIO-EOC services will benefit you by helping you:

  • Become informed about college, university, and vocational opportunities available
  • Understand your opportunities for funding your education
  • Become aware of career opportunities
  • Stay connected to community resources
  • Gain access to on-going mentorship and support

Eligibility

You are eligible to participate in TRIO-EOC if you are:

  • 19 years of age or older; or less than 19 and not participating in TRIO-Talent Search
  • a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, and
  • Express a desire to enroll, or are enrolled in a program of postsecondary education, and request information or assistance in applying for admission to, or financial aid for such a program;
  • Have not earned a Bachelor’s degree
  • Are a veteran, regardless of age, and meet the above requirements.

Priority provided to individuals who:                              

  • Have limited income
  • Have parents who have not yet earned a Bachelor’s degree.

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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Let us help you get started!

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

Our schedule of events

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Scholarships

Hundreds of Scholarships with deadlines approaching:

*The Educational Opportunity Center at Texarkana College is funded through a grant from the United States Department of Education. The grant is funded for $272,753 each year through August 31, 2026.

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Contacts

Tenequa Martin
Director of EOC
903-823-3356
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Cameron Bailey
Educational Specialist
903-823-3272
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Ashley Childs
Educational Specialist
903-823-3103
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