TRIO Student Support Services Scholarship

TRIO Student Support Services is a program that works with students who are first generation college students, have a documented disability, or who are income eligible. If you’d like to apply to join the TRIO SSS program you can go to to access our application (click on the application button at bottom of the page). Now currently accepting students for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024!

This scholarship is only available for incoming new TRIO SSS students. Students who have applied and completed their intake interview (including any follow up documentation that is needed) with the program director of the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program are welcome to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be Pell Grant eligible and be able to demonstrate financial need. If you are a current UTSA student you must be in good academic standing (GPA above 2.0). All applicants must commit to fully participating in the TRIO SSS program by completing all program requirements and must attend our TRIO SSS orientation program: Camp TRIO on Saturday August 24th, 2024.

Applicants must also complete 3 short answer essays.

TRIO Student Support Services
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed your application for the TRIO Student Support Services Program?
  2. Have you attended your interview with the Program Director John Bonner to double check your admission into the program?
  3. This section is short answer essays. Please thoughtfully answer each question with at least 200 words.
    • Describe a challenge you have faced and how you worked through it.
    • If you are awarded this scholarship, how will it contribute to your success as a student?
    • Please describe what you hope to gain from your experience with the TRIO Student Support Services program.