Contact Us

The Office of Access & Equity Programs
Kappa House
9 Library Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Phone: 845-758-7456
Fax: 845-758-7850

Apply for Early College Opportunity Scholarships (ECO)

Please be sure to submit the ECO supplement below in order to have a complete application.

Bard Early College applicants who demonstrate significant financial need and intellectual engagement can apply for Early College Opportunity (ECO) scholarships, which provide funding covering up to full tuition.  ECO Scholars will participate in an expanded orientation program (including a two-week pre-matriculation workshop in Annandale and on-going support and advising through the BEOP office) and will be expected to contribute to the civic life of the Annandale campus community. 

Students who are members of the Bard Early College network include:

Bard Early College New Orleans
Bard High School Early College Baltimore
Bard High School Early College Cleveland
Bard High School Early College Manhattan
Bard High School Early College Newark
Bard High School Early College Queens
Harlem Children’s Zone


Complete the Common Application by January 1, and the ECO supplemental form as soon as you're able.  Be sure to submit the CSS Profile and FAFSA by January 1 as well. Applicants may be asked to participate in interviews, to be held in the spring.  ECO applicants may also be required to participate in an interview via videoconference.

Bard Early College applicants, including ECO candidates, will receive notification decisions in the spring.