the first generation in your family to attend college with neither parent nor the parent with whom you live or your guardian having graduated from a four-year college or university or you are independent and/or;
disabled with documentation.
How does the program select students?
With a limited number of acceptances, the TRiO/SSS program staff will interview and select applicants based on the above criteria and the applicant’s intent to fully use the program’s services and to graduate.
The TRiO/SSS program gives priority to: - Incoming freshmen and sophomores who are income-eligible, first generation, and full- time; - Incoming freshmen and sophomores who are income-eligible and have a documented disability.