EOP

The SUNY Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at Tompkins Cortland specializes in assisting economically and academically disadvantaged students that show promise to succeed in college. The program is designed to help the student acclimate to the college’s social and cultural environment through mentorship, financial support and academic support counseling. 

Requirements to Apply 

  • First-time college student
  • (Transfer students who previously attended another institution are eligible if they were enrolled in a similar post-secondary  opportunity program)
  • New York resident for 12 months prior to enrollment
  • Must be economically disadvantaged as determined by the State established criteria for the Educational Opportunity Program.
  • High School GPA of a 70 - 86

Benefits of Joining 

  • Three-week summer pre-semester program
  • Academic and social support system, and leadership development
  • Earn a $100 book stipend in the fall and spring

Requirements of the Program 

  • Arrive in August for an intensive 3-week long pre-semester program
  • Participate in all program-based meetings, workshops, activities and certifications
APPLY Today! 

Application materials received by April 30, 2022 will receive priority review. 

EOP Interest Form 

EOP Application 

LSAMP

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program is dedicated to increasing the number of STEM associate degrees awarded to populations historically underrepresented in these disciplines.  

Requirements to Apply 

  • Undergraduate first-year student or new transfer student
  • Underrepresented minority as described by the LSAMP program description (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, Native Pacific Islander)
  • A U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate major in a STEM discipline
  • High School GPA of a 70 or higher

Benefits of Joining 

  • Three-week summer pre-semester program
  • Annual research and project opportunities
  • Access to research and project funding
  • Field activities/social events
  • Assigned a Faculty Mentor
  • Earn a $300 stipend during the summer institute

Requirements of the Program 

  • Arrive in August for an intensive 3-week long pre-semester program
  • Participate in all program-based meetings, workshops, activities and certifications

APPLY Today! 

Application materials received by April 30, 2022 will receive priority review. 

LSAMP Interest Form 

LSAMP Application