Eligibility

To be eligible for the TRiO program, students must meet at least ONE of these criteria:

  • Be a first generation college student (i.e. the parents or person that raised you does not have a bachelor’s degree) or,
  • Meet low-income eligibility criteria (as listed in the table below) or,
  • Have a documented disability

Because the number of students who can be accepted into the program is capped at 140, preference is given to students planning to transfer to a four-year university.

Low Income Levels

Effective January 18, 2018 until further notice
 

Size of Family Unit

48 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