TRIO Scholarships

Participants can apply for the TRIO Student Support Services scholarship three (3) semesters per year: fall, spring and summer. Scholarship notices will be sent to all participants via email. Notices will also be placed on posters in the TRIO offices. All applications MUST be submitted by the posted due date. Please check your email regularly each semester for these notices.

Scholarship Requirements

Students must:

  • Have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher (4.0 scale)
  • Be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester
  • Have a completed FAFSA application on file
  • Have a minimum of 4 participation credits per semester

To qualify for a TRIO scholarship, students must have a completed FAFSA application on file. Remember the following when applying for financial aid: 

  • Read all the instructions carefully
  • File your income tax early
  • File your FAFSA as soon as possible
  • Save time and file electronically
  • Be aware of deadlines
  • Keep a copy of your application

Federal Aid Requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma
  • Students must be working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Maintain satisfactory academic standing
  • Enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester

Visit Paying for College and Financial Aid for more information.