Program Eligibility
 
To qualify for the TRiO/SSS program, a student must be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States, demonstrate an academic need for services as defined by the institution AND meet at least one of the following criteria:​ 
  • First-generation college student: An individual whose parents have not completed a B.A./B.S. degree
  • Must have the drive and desire to succeed in high school and college
  • Academic: Student must be enrolled in or completed at least ENGL 251 and have a 2.5 gpa or better
  • Low Income: Household taxable income meets the TRiO federal guidelines established by the US. Department of Education
Federal TRiO Programs
Current-Year Low-Income Levels
(Effective January 25, 2016 until further notice)
Size of Family Unit
Household Income
1
$18,090
2
$24,360
3
$30,630
4
$36,900
5
$43,170
6
$49,440
7
$55,710
8
$61,980
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Last Updated: 2/10/2017 10:27 AM