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Interested in becoming a Opportunity Scholars participant? 

Applicants need to meet one of the following eligibility requirements: 

  • Be a first-generation college student or
  • Meet specific income guidelines as established by the U.S. Department of Education or
  • Experience a physical or learning disability.


Services Opportunity Scholars Provides to Participating Students: 


  • Personal counseling
  • Tutorial Services
  • Cultural Activities
  • Assistance in gaining admission to graduate and professional schools
  • Academic advising and counseling
  • Financial aid counseling


What Participants Receive: 


  • A more detailed orientation to the University
  • Opportunities to have a mentor
  • Trips to graduate schools and job fairs
  • Scholarship Opportunities for Pell-eligible freshmen
  • Opportunity Scholars Pre-Orientation Summer Activity