Are you eligible?

Eligible students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a student in grades 9-11 wishing to pursue a college degree

  • Attend Highland Park, Topeka, Lawrence, JC Harmon, or Washington High Schools

  • Meet U.S. Department of Education family income guidelines or be the first in their family to attend college

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

How are students selected?

To be selected, students should exhibit academic potential and desire a college education. They should also meet U.S. Department of Education family income guidelines and/or be a potential first generation college student.

If the above qualifications are met students should submit an application. After MSC staff have determined that a student is eligible for the program a parent/student interview is held with a MSC staff member. Eligible candidates are then admitted into the program or placed on a waiting list until a position becomes available.

Students standing outside at the University of Kansas
TRIO Math & Science Students at Summer Camp