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How to Apply

The TRIO SSS and SSS-STEM Programs are currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year. Qualifying for participation in the TRIO SSS and SSS-STEM Program is competitive. Please be sure to complete all parts of the application in order to be considered for the program.

Interested students must be:

  1. A citizen or national of the U.S. or meets the residency requirement for Federal student financial assistance.
  2. A student must be enrolled, as a full-time, bachelor’s degree-seeking student, at NC State University or accepted for enrollment in the next academic semester.
  3. A student must have a need for academic support, as determined by NC State University TRIO SSS & SSS-STEM Program, in order to pursue successfully a post-secondary educational program.
  4. And the student meets one of the following criteria:
    1. Meets income requirements based federal guidelines
    2. First-generation college student (neither parent nor guardian has received a 4-year degree)
    3. An individual registered with the Disability Resource Office