TRIO Scholars Award
TRIO SSS students are eligible for this scholarship. These are scholarships of $750 per semester for full-time (12+ credits), $500 per semester for part-time (6-11 credits) and $250 per semester for less than part- time (3-5 credits) students. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet ALL of the following criteria by the scholarship deadline:
- Must be a current TRIO SSS participant
- Must have completed a minimum of twelve (12) credits at GOCC and be registered for at least three (3) credits in the upcoming semester
Have participated in at least one (1) contact with TRIO staff during the previous semester of attendance (i.e. intake, academic advising, career advising, etc.)
Participated in at least one (1) TRIO SSS on-Campus/on-line workshop or have met with TRIO staff to complete a make-up workshop during the previous semester of attendance
Currently have and maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA
Complete the application, recommendation letter, creative piece, reflection/essay and contract requirements (see application)
- Have not previously received two (2) TRIO Scholars Awards for the semester for which you are applying
Submit the application packet by the deadline listed on the application
Applications are released at least one (1) 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.
Contact the TRIO Student Support Services Program
TRIO Student Support Services is federally funded at 92% by the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $220,000 and 8% funded by Glen Oaks Community College for the 2015-2016 year.