Eligibility and Application

Who is Eligible?

  • Low income and/or first-generation college students  (first generation means neither parent obtained a Bachelor's Degree)   

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident 

  • Disabled students who are also low-income

  • Enrolled in minimum of 9 semester units or completed a minimum of 9 semester units in the previous semester (if you are an OSS student, enrolled and/or completed a minimum of 6 units) 
  • Interested in obtaining an Associate degree and transferring to a four-year university.

  • Should have a GPA of 2.0 or higher if already attending college

  • Must be educationally disadvantaged or have academic need, according to federal guidelines

How Can I apply?

To apply, please visit the TRIO Student Support Services office to pick up an application.  We accept applications on a rolling basis, but only admit students as space permits, therefore, please be patient during the application process.