TRIO Support Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established by TRIO staff to further assist students who are participating in the TRIO program. The purpose of the TRIO program is to improve grade point averages, retention rates, and transfer rates of students who are first generation college students, low income or have a physical or learning disability. Scholarships are intended to assist students who are actively participating and academically progressing, but are facing challenges with their return to college.

Preference will be given to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed one semester as a TRiO student
  • Are actively participating in TRiO
  • Provide a reference from a TRiO staff member
  • Show academic promise
  • Address challenges/obstacles in attending or returning to college in the essay portion of the application

Scholarship Use
This scholarship award is for the fall semester.

This scholarship award may be used for tuition only.

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Faculty & Staff
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed one semester as a TRiO student and are still actively participating in TRiO?
  2. Preference for this scholarship award will be given to students who provide one reference from a Scott Community College TRIO staff member. If you did not have them as a reference on the general application or other scholarships you can add them here:
    • Name and Email:
      (if you already requested a reference from a TRIO staff member, please select their name in the dropdown below)