TRIO SSS Eligibility Guidelines
Who is eligible?
Students are eligible to apply for TRIO Student Support Services at USM if they meet the following U.S. Department of Education guidelines:
- Are enrolled in a USM undergraduate degree program or accepted for enrollment at USM (must be working towards first bachelor’s degree)
- Are citizens of the United States or have permanent residency
- Are in need of academic support
And meet at least one of the following criteria:
§ Neither parent graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college
§ Meet government income guidelines based on taxable income* (currently $36,450 for a household of 4)
§ Have a documented physical, medical, psychological, or learning disability
How do I apply?
To be considered for acceptance into the TRIO Student Support Services Program you must complete an application and return it to:
Gorham: 7 College Avenue or 119 Bailey Hall
Portland: 102 Bedford Street
Lewiston-Auburn: 119 Student Success Center
Mailing address: 7 College Avenue, Gorham, ME 04038