Income Eligibility

Contact Information

Educational Opportunity Program

Phone: 315.684.6075

You must meet all of the following five requirements to be eligible for the Educational Opportunity Program:

  • Be a first-time college student or transfer from another EOP, HEOP, SEEK, or equivalent program.
  • Be a resident of New York State for 12 months.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalency (GED) by the time of enrollment at Morrisville.
  • Be unable to be admitted to the college under regular admission guidelines, yet have the potential to successfully complete college-level work.
  • Meet household income requirements.

You will need to fill out the EOP Financial Information Form.


Household Income Requirements

Total Annual Income in Prev. Calendar Year*

Educational Opportunity Program Economic Eligibility Guidelines, Academic Year 2018-19

Household Size 
(including head of household)
Total Annual Income in 
2016 Calendar Year
1 $22,311
2 $30,044
3 $37,777
4 $45,510
5 $53,243
6 $60,976
7 $68,709
8 $76,442
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $7,733 for each additional person.

Income Guidelines Also Do Not Apply If:

  • The student’s family is the recipient of Family Assistance or Safety Net payments through the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance; or through a county Department of Social Services; or Family Day Care payments through the New York State Office of Children and Family Assistance;
  • The student lives with foster parents who do not provide support for college and the student’s natural parents provide no such support;
  • The student is a ward of the state or county.