Student Success Grants

The College has been awarded several grants to support student success programs.

Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a U.S. Department of Education grant-funded program. The EOC grant provides assistance and information on the college application process to qualified high school students and adults who would like to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. Services include vocational and career counseling, GED preparation, academic advising, and financial aid and college admissions workshops. The EOC assists residents of Palm Beach County and has a focus on low-income and/or potential first-generation college students. For more information, call 561-868-3681 or 561-868-4068.

Student Support Services

This program is a U.S. Department of Education grant-funded TRIO program serving 175 low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities. Services provided include personalized academic and financial aid advisement, tutoring, career exploration activities, academic workshops, financial literacy, cultural events and university tours. The program assists students with progression, retention, completion and transition from one level of higher education to the next. Students must be enrolled at Palm Beach State College in a degree-seeking program and be a US citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for services. For more information, call 561-868-3392.