TRiO Student Support Services

Eligibility Worksheet

In order to be considered for the TRiO Student Support Services program you MUST meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident; and
  • Have a High School diploma or GED/High School Completion; and
  • Be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled at Edmonds Community College in a college level program; and
  • Be enrolled in a 2-year transfer degree (AA or AS) , an Associate of Technical Arts (ATA) or an Associate in Applied Science-T (AAS-T) degree (no certificate programs); and
  • Not already have a degree from a 4-year college or university; and
  • Be a first generation college student (neither parent or guardian has graduated from a four-year college or university) AND
  • Be low income (according to federal low income guidelines - see table below) OR
  • Have a documented disability and be registered with Services for Students with Disabilities 

Federal Low Income Levels

Number of Household Members Taxable Income
1 $17,655
2 $23,895
3 $30,135
4 $36,375
5 $42,615
6 $48,855
7 $55,095
8 $61,335

For family units with more than 8 members add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,240

If you meet the eligibility requirements and would like to become a TRiO participant

Begin the application process.