To be eligible for program
services, students must complete a TRIO Student Support
Services Program Application and meet established
guidelines. A student must provide evidence of U.S.
citizenship or resident alien status, low income status,
be the first in his/her family to graduate from college,
or have a documented disability.
In summary, TRIO Student Support Services is openly
available to students who are seeking a college degree
(associate, baccalaureate); students must:
Be a U.S. citizen
or a permanent resident;
Be accepted for
enrollment or currently enrolled at Miami Dade
first-generation college students (neither
parent/legal guardian has graduated from college);
disadvantaged, limited/low income;
Be a student with
a documented disability;
motivation to successfully complete college course
work with plans to transition to upper division
studies after graduation from MDC.