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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. 

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 award will be $250/student.  

To be eligible, students must:

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

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



TRIO Achiever 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 biggest improvement in cumulative GPA in the previous semester. The award will be $250/student.

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






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 2014-2015 year.