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

  • Be a first generation college student (neither parent has a bachelors’ degree) -or-
  • Be a low-income college student (according to federal guidelines) -or-
  • 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 and Form

To apply for TRIO please follow the following steps.

  1. Download and complete the application below.
  2. Email your completed application to
  3. Schedule a “Join TRIO” appointment by going to this link: Appointments
  4. Attend your online appointment.
  5. Contact Barbara Brodsky if you have any questions at

TRIO Application

Last Updated July 8, 2020