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EOPS Eligibility Requirements

  • Must meet California resident requirements
  • Qualify for the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver Type A or B
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 units at Merritt College
  • Must not have completed over 70 units of degree-applicable course work in any combination of higher education institutions
  • Must also meet one of the following criteria:
  • Math or English basic skills course placement based on Merritt College Assessment Test scores
  • Completed a previous basic skills class
  • Not a High School graduate or did not complete a GED
  • High school GPA below 2.5
  • First generation college student
  • Former Foster Youth