To qualify for the TRIO Program, a student must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be a first generation college student (neither parent has a bachelors’ degree)
  • Be a low-income college student (according to federal guidelines)
  • Have a documented disability

In addition, a prospective TRIO student must meet the following criteria:

  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • A full-time student at Bellevue College
  • Assessed into at least English 72 or higher
  • Assessed into at least Math 70 or higher

Application Process

To apply for TRIO please follow the following steps.

  1. Schedule a “Join TRIO” appointment by going to this link: Appointments
  2. Attend your online appointment.
  3. Contact Barbara Brodsky if you have any questions at

Last Updated October 26, 2021