Our Application Cycle for the Class of 2027 is Open! 

Applications for students interested in joining the Edgecombe Early College Class of 2027 are available now! You can find important dates on the flowchart below. If you have any questions about this process or applications, please contact our High School Counselor, Sheri Hayes, at shayes@ecps.us. We look forward to working with all prospective scholars.


  • To download a copy of the application to print and handwrite responses, click here.
  • To download an editable PDF copy of the application to type responses, click here.
  • In addition, applications will be available from each School Counselor at our ECPS middle schools beginning on November 10, 2021.


I submitted an application, what happens next?

  • January & February, 2022 – Our team will process applications.  Do not worry if you do not hear from us yet.  It takes us a lot of time to thoroughly review all completed applications.
  • By March 1, 2022 – Scholars will receive an email updating their application status
  • March 2022 – Some scholars will be invited to interview with our team.  After the conclusion of interviews, applications will go back to the team for further review and final decision making.
  • April 14, 2022 – Letters will be mailed to scholars indicating final application status
  • May 2022 – New Student Orientation for invited scholars
  • July 2022 – Required Bridge Week transition program
In case you missed one of our Virtual Information Sessions, please feel free to view the recording here.