In 1964, the Educational Opportunity Program was introduced at UC Berkeley as a faculty initiative to support the disproportionately small numbers of first-generation college and low-income students admitted to the University.
Today, undergraduate students who meet ANY of the criteria below are EOP:
Pell Grant or Dream Act Scholarship eligible as verified by the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
First Generation College Student
Parent(s) have not graduated from a four-year college or university in the United States
African American, Chicano/Latino, and/or Native American Students