As a federally funded academic support program, TRIO is required to adhere to program
regulations based upon the Higher Education Opportunity Act (formerly the Higher Education
Students must meet ALL of the following requirements at the college level:
- Must be at least a half-time student at Scott Community College
- Be a United States citizen or a legal resident of the United States
- Demonstrate academic need
- Must be degree seeking and transfer bound after graduating from Scott Community College
In addition, students must meet at least ONE of the following requirements at the federal level to apply for the program:
- First Generation Student
If neither of your parents has earned a Bachelor’s degree, you are considered a first generation college student.
- Lower Household Income
Household income must meet the below federal income guidelines.
Federal Income Guidelines Size of
48 Contiguous States, D.C.,
and Outlying Jurisdictions
Alaska Hawaii 1 $18,210 $22,770 $20,940 2 $24,690 $30,870 $28,395 3 $31,170 $38,970 $35,850 4 $37,650 $47,070 $43,305 5 $44,130 $55,170 $50,760 6 $50,610 $63,270 $58,215 7 $57,090 $71,370 $65,670 8 $63,570 $79,470 $73,125
- Documented Disability
If a student has a documented (physical or learning) disability, the student is; “Disability Eligible”. Documentation must come from SCC Disability Services Office.
TRIO Student Support Services Application
If you have any questions regarding eligibility, please call the TRIO Office at 563-441-4074.
Questions? Call toll-free 1-888-336-3907, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the college nearest you and ask to speak to an advisor.
- Clinton Community College, 563-244-7000
- Muscatine Community College, 563-288-6000
- Scott Community College, 563-441-4000
It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, email@example.com or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.