TRIO Program Application

Qualifications

A student is eligible to participate in the TRIO Program/Student Support Services if she/he is a citizen or national of the United States of America, has an academic need, and is enrolled at the College for a first baccalaureate degree.

Additionally, applicants must meet one or more of the following requirements:

  • Low Income as determined by federal guidelines
  • First generation college student (*You are the child of parents who did not graduate with a bachelor’s degree)
  • Individual with disabilities

Federal TRIO Programs – Current-Year Low-Income Levels (effective January 18, 2018 until further notice)

# in Household 8 Contiguous States, D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions Alaska Hawaii
1 $18,210 $22,770 $20,940
2 $24,690 $30,870 $28,395
3 $31,170 $38,970 $35,850
4 $37,650 $47,070 $43,305
5 $44,130 $55,170 $50,760
6 $50,610 $63,270 $58,215
7 $57,090 $71,370 $65,670
8 $63,570 $79,470 $73,125

Taxable Income can be found: Form 1040          Line 43                  Form 1040EZ      Line 6                    Form 1040A        Line 27

WARNING: Falsifying information on this form is a federal offense, punishable by a fine, or imprisonment, or both.