Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Eligibility for TRIO Talent Search

Patty and Sophia

Patty and Sophia

To be eligible for TRIO TS a student must:

  • Be a first generation college-bound student. A student is a first generation college student if neither of her or his parents has received a four-year college degree
  • Meet low-income eligibility guidelines as determined by the Federal Office of TRIO Programs in the U.S. Department of Education
  • Attend one of our target schools
  • Have and maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States

*You must fill-out and turn-in a completed application to be considered for the program.

What if I Don't Meet the Eligibility Requirements?

Students who demonstrate a need for TRIO TS services who do not meet the two requirements above may still be admitted into the program as mentioned previously.

To Apply

  1. Fill out the TRIO application.
  2. Mail the TRIO application to:

    TRIO Talent Search
    Portland Community College, WCC/301
    P.O. Box 19000
    Portland, OR 97280-0990

For students:
TRIO TS flyer

For teachers, counselors, parents or agencies:
TRIO TS flyer, TRIO application, and individual nomination form, group nomination form

Still have Questions?

TRIO TS has assigned an Advisor to your school. Visit the advisor directly or call at 971-722-7572.