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TRiO Scholar's Award


TRiO SSS students are eligible for this scholarship. Awards will be offered during Fall, Winter and Spring/Summer semesters of $750/full-time (12+ credits), $500/part-time (6-11 credits) and $250/less than part time (3-5 credits) students.  TRiO SSS students must also meet the following criteria:
  • Be a currently active TRiO SSS participant
  • Have completed a minimum of 12 credits at GOCC and be registered for at least 3 credits in the upcoming Spring/Summer semester
  • Have participated in at least one (1) scheduled contact with a TRiO staff member during the previous semester of attendance (i.e. intake, academic advising, career counseling, etc.)
  • Participated in at least one (1) TRiO SSS On-Campus/On-line Workshop or have met with a TRiO SSS advisor to discuss information presented from a workshop-related topic (if a student had to miss due to a scheduling conflict, work, etc.) during the previous semester of attendance
  • Currently have and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Complete the application, recommendation letters and essay requirements (see application and recommendation request forms above)
  • Submit the application by the deadline listed on the application

Applications are released at least one month prior to the application deadline (toward the end of each semester). Applications can be found on the TRiO SSS GO-zone page or requested from any TRiO SSS staff.

Limit: 2 awards per student per semester (6 total awards maximum)


TRiO Academic Success Scholarship


This scholarship is only offered for Fall and Winter semesters. Scholarships will be automatically awarded to the two (2) TRiO SSS students with the HIGHEST GPA of the previous semester (Fall or Winter only). The monetary award will be $250/student.  TRiO SSS staff will be assessing the indicated semester’s term GPA.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Have a current cumulative GPA (must have attended the semester previous)
  • Have attempted/completed at least 12 credits during the semester being assessed
  • Have participated in at least 1 scheduled contact with a TRiO staff member during the semester being assessed (i.e. intake, academic advising, career counseling, etc.) 

 Limit: 2 awards per student per semester (4 total awards maximum)



TRiO Achiever Scholarship


TRiO SSS will assess the difference between the student’s beginning semester cumulative GPA and their ending semester cumulative GPA (based on the assessed GPA).

To be eligible, students must:
  • Have a current cumulative GPA (must have attended the semester previous)
  • Have attempted/completed at least 12 credits during the semester being assessed
  • Have participated in at least 1 scheduled contact with a TRiO staff member during the semester being assessed (i.e. intake, academic advising, career counseling, etc.) 

Limit: 2 awards per student per semester (4 total awards maximum) 




Contact the TRiO Student Support Services Program

Phone: (269) 294-4324
Email: sssprogram@glenoaks.edu
Located in Student Services



Funded by the US Department of Education



TRiO Student Support Services is federally funded at 83% by the U.S. Dept. of Education in the amount of $212,888 and 17% funded by Glen Oaks Community College for the 2013-2014 year.