In order to participate in the METS program, students must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Be 11–27 years old and reside and/or attend school in the Oakland area
- Be first-generation college-bound (neither parent/guardian graduated from a four-year college)
- Meet federal low-income guidelines
- Be a US citizen or permanent resident (or are in the process)
Applications are accepted year-round. Please submit a completed METS application to the Mills College TRIO Office. If you attend one of the target high schools (Castlemont High School, Coliseum College Preparatory, Fremont High School, LPS College Park, Oakland Technical, and Life Academy), you may also pick up an application from the school and submit it to your school’s main office or college center. A METS advisor will contact you once we receive your application.
Questions? Please feel free to contact us. We can be reached by phone at 510.430.2177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.