Services are provided (at no charge) to all participants accepted by the TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers Program.

All participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Be at least 19 years of age or older.
  • Reside in the City of Wichita or Sedgwick County.
  • Have not earned a Bachelor's degree.

Priority provided to individuals who:

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

The following are strongly encouraged to apply: Displaced workers, underemployed workers, veterans, military connected persons, women, ethnic minorities and individuals with disabilities.


Notice of Nondiscrimination
Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, color, diability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran, Retaliation against an individual filing or cooperating in a complaint process is also prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Complaints of concerns related to alleged discrimination may be directed to the DIrector of Equal Opportunity or the Title IX Coordinator, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260-0138; telephone (316) 978-3187.