Two pre-collegiate and two adult learner (four-total) scholarships will be awarded.Each Florida TRIO Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500.
Postmark deadline. APRIL 7, 2017
Only one nomination may be submitted per TRIO program from each institution or agency. Multiple applications from a single TRIO program will be returned to the sponsoring institution or agency and only one application may be resubmitted. In order to be FERPA compliant, we will not accept any applications or transcripts submitted by e-mail or via FAX.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA- Each Florida TRIO scholarship applicant MUST:
1. Currently participate in one of the federally funded TRiO programs located in the State of Florida.
2. Meet one of these TRIO participant designations;
A. TRIO Pre-Collegiate (two awards)--includes Educational Talent Search,Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math/Science participants who are currently active in the project.Required minimum cumulative GPA- 3.0. GPA along with SAT or ACT scores MUST be included in high school transcript.
B. TRIO Adult Learner(two awards)--includes college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who are currently active in a SSS, VUB, EOC or McNair project.Required minimum GPA- 2.5, which MUST be included in transcript.
3. (Recipients of the scholarship) Provide proof of acceptance or enrollment in college.
A.Former/Current TRIO Pre-Collegiate applicants must be sponsored/ recommended by a staff member of the TRIO project in which the applicant participated in the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
B.Current TRIO Adult Learner applicants must be sponsored/recommended by a TRIO staff member from the project in which the applicant participates.
NOTE:The TRIO staff recommender must be a paid financial member of Florida TRIO.
4. A second letter of recommendation (use the attached Supplemental Form 14-2) from non-TRIO personnel such as a high school official (teacher, counselor, principal, etc.) or a college/university representative (academic advisor, professor, Director, Dean, etc.).
Use the Upload link below to upload all files except transcripts. You can also email or mail documents to the scholarship chair: Rowina Petion.
TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE MAILED TO THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS BELOW:
Palm Beach State College Rowina Petion Student Support Services 4200 Congress Ave MS#28 Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796