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WEOP Information

Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs (WEOP)

WEOP’s mission is to prepare youth and adults to pursue higher educational opportunities by providing college and career readiness programs, resources, and support.



All WEOP services are free. This is accomplished through four statewide programs and three regional programs:

WI WEOP Programs
Program Eligible to Apply
State Talent Search Program High School seniors and adults
Talent Incentive Program Grant (TIP) First time college students
Precollege Scholarship Program Grades 6-12
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Grades 6-12
Early Identification Program (EIP) Grades 8-12
Federal Talent Search Program (FTS) Grades 6-12
Upward Bound Program (UB) Grades 9-12

WEOP is located in five offices in Ashland, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Wausau. For map and contact information, see Program Offices.  

DPI-WEOP Student Enrollment Forms:

For more information on WI WEOP programs or to apply, please click on your program of interest.