Eligibility

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The eligibility requirements for the TRIO SSS Program are determined by federal guidelines.  To be eligible, all students must meet at least ONE of the following criteria:

  • Be a First Generation College Student – One or both of your parents do not have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Have a documented disability
    OR
  • Meet the federal low income requirements:
    Federal TRIO-SSS Programs Current-Year Low-Income Levels
    Size of Family Family Taxable Income
    1 $18,210.00
    2 $24,690.00
    3 $31,170.00
    4 $37,650.00
    5 $44,130.00
    6 $50,610.00
    7 $57,090.00
    8 $63,570.00

In addition to the above requirements, students must also: 

  • Be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or non-citizen eligible for federal financial aid AND demonstrate an academic need. 

Application Process:

  1. Complete the application and turn it into the TRIO-SSS Office located in Building 1400, Room 1433
  2. Schedule an intake appointment with our TRIO-SSS Director
  3. Complete a Program Plan with one of our TRIO-SSS Advisor

Click here for our 2018-2019 Application

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