Program Eligibility
Federal regulations require that the participants be at least one of the following:

  • A low-income student (family meets Federal Government Income
  • Eligibility Guidelines, verified by Eastern Gateway
  • A first-generation college student (signifies that neither parent nor guardian has graduated from a four-year institution at the time of student’s enrollment)
  • A college student with documented disabilities.

EGCC TRIO/SSS participants MUST be:

  • An undergraduate student.
  • A U.S. citizen, permanent resident or refugee.
  • A student with academic need.
  • A student with commitment to succeed in college.