TRIO Student Support Services Scholarship

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 being 3-2-1 complete each semester they are in the program. All new TRIO SSS participants must attend Camp TRIO on Saturday August 20, 2022.

Applicants must also complete 3 short answer essays and financial literacy training (via to be considered for this scholarship.

**If you would like to apply to join the TRIO SSS program you can go to to access our application.

TRIO Student Support Services
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you been accepted in the TRIO Student Support Services Program?
  2. All TRIO SSS scholarship applicants must complete financial literacy training. Complete one workshop out of the seven options below. Visit CashCourse at Please indicate which course you plan to complete.
  3. Provide proof of completion of the financial literacy training.
  4. 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 overcame it.
    • How do you hope TRIO SSS will impact your college experience?
    • Why are you applying for this scholarship? If you are awarded this scholarship, how will it contribute to your success as a student?