Enrollment in TRIO College First


Who is Eligible?

Two-thirds of the enrolled participants must:

  • Show a potential for enrolling in a college or university of their choice.
  • Enrolled in 6th grade through 12th grade, or if having left high school before graduation, wishes to return to school.
  • From a family with an income not to exceed 150% of the poverty level set by the US Dept of Commerce.
  • Will be the first person in the family to graduate from college
  • A student with a documented disability
  • Is a citizen or national of the US;
  • A permanent resident of the US;
  • Is in the US for other than a temporary purpose and provides evidence from INS of his or her intent to become a permanent resident;
  • Is a permanent resident of Guam, Northern Mariana Islands or Palau; or,
  • Is a resident of Micronesia or the Marshal Islands

How to Enroll:

  • If you meet the above qualifications or have any questions, please call 503-491-7143 to get more information or you may contact the school counselor at your school.
  • The student and parent will complete a two page TRIO application that is obtained from the TRIO Advisor in the school that the student attends.
  • The student requests a recommendation from their school counselor
  • The student meets with the TRIO Advisor

If you feel that you do not meet the qualifications but wish to talk to TRIO College First, please call 503-491-7143 and we will be happy to talk to you.

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