Program Eligibility Requirements

Room 51, lower level of the Student Union
MHCC/TRIO-SSS, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, OR 97030

Program Eligibility Requirements

Who may be eligible for the TRiO Student Support Services program:

  • Students who are preparing to transfer to a 4-year college or university,
    AND
  • who intend to earn a Certificate or Associate degree from MHCC prior to transferring to a 4-year college or university
    AND
  • who are enrolled at least ¾ time (9 or more credit hours)
    AND
  • who are U.S. citizens or nationals of the United States or meet the eligibility requirements to receive federal student financial assistance,
    AND
  • who are motivated to succeed, willing to utilize, and able to benefit from program services
    AND
  • who have a need for academic support as indicated by one or more of the following:
    • current enrollment or current placement in any of the following courses: RD90, RD 115, WR90, WR 115, *MTH 20, MTH60, MTH65, MTH95, ENL 201R, ENL201S, ENL201W (*If in MTH 20, must be enrolled in course and get instructor recommendation after mid-term)
    • failing grade(s) on college transcript
    • GPA between 1.0 and 2.49
    • just returning to education (within past 6 months) after being out of school 5 or more years
    • just returning to education (within past 6 months) after earning a High School Equivalency or GED
    • limited English proficiency
    • need to raise or maintain grades to reach specific career goal or gain admission to specific program
    • undecided on career goal
       
    AND
  • who meet at least one of the following:
    • federal low-income eligibility (family taxable income does not exceed 150% of the poverty level)
    • first generation college eligibility (a parent or guardian has not earned a bachelor’s degree)
    • documented disability eligibility
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