TRiO Application


Student Support Services (S3) TRiO

Eligibility Requirements and Benefits

“Helping you to meet your academic, career, and personal goals” 

Eligibility: 	Enrolled at Heritage University’s Toppenish campus either part-time or full-time as an undergraduate student. 	Meet at least ONE of the following criteria:  •	First-generation college student (the parents or person that raised you does not have a bachelor’s degree); or •	Low income (see “Federal Low-income Eligibility” listed in the application); or  •	Have a documented disability 	And •	Is a citizen or national of the United States or meets the residency requirements for Federal student financial assistance •	Has an academic need Benefits: Participants receive: •	Academic, Personal, and Professional Advising •	Career Guidance and Seminars •	Peer Mentoring •	Free Tutoring  •	College Success Workshops  •	Cultural Enrichment Activities  •	TRiO/S3 Scholarship  (You must be active in program activities; however participation does not guarantee a scholarship.) Requirements: How much does it cost and what is required from you?  	All of the services provided through TRiO/S3 at Heritage University are FREE.  	You must maintain a 2.0 GPA and be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credits at Heritage University.  	You are required to meet with your TRiO/S3 advisor to complete an Individual Success Plan (ISP) every semester as well as participate in three (3) TRiO/S3 sponsored events.   Students who do not meet these requirements are not eligible to participate in off campus activities or apply for the TRiO/S3 scholarship.

Next Steps:

Student Support Services (S3) Program Application: Please complete the application and submit. Thereafter S3 staff will evaluate your information for eligibility and need. You will be notified once a decision has been made regarding your program application.



For more information:

Please contact the TRiO Student Support Services office at 509.865.8515 or via email at

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Eligibility Application Form

Please complete to apply and join the (HU) Heritage University - TRiO S3 program.

Questions with RED * are required
Applicant Information

Full Legal Name

Eligibility Information


First Generation
Definition: Neither of my parents/guardians have a bachelor's degree (4-year degree)


Low Income Verification
Demographic Information
Academic Need
Educational Information & Enrollment Status
Future Plans
If yes, please list the colleges you are interested in attending after graduating with your bachelor's degree at HU. (This information helps determine which Universities we will be visiting throughout the year.)
Needs Assessment

Services that may interest and/or benefit you (check all that apply)

Computer Skills

Study Skills

Financial Aid Counseling

What obstacles do you face, or anticipate, in college? (check all that apply):

What motivates you to stay in school and get your Bachelor's degree? (check all that apply):
Release and Affidavid

The information provided within this application is to best of my knowledge. I understand that all information I share with TRiO S3 staff will be kept strictly confidential. I also understand that information from other offices including but not limited to; Financial Aid, Registrar and the Ability Services Department at Heritage University may be requested to complete my TRiO S3 participant file.  Completion of this application does not guarantee acceptance into the program.