Application for TRiO SSS

Personal Information
Citizenship/Residency Verification

After submitting your application online, applicants will be required to submit either their Social Security Number or Permanent Residency Number in person at the TRiO SSS office.

First Generation Verification
Income Verification

All applicants are required to submit income eligibility documentation regardless of whether the applicant will qualify under this category. This application is not complete until income documentation is submitted to the TRiO SSS office.

Dependent students are required to submit:

  • A signed copy of the previous calendar year's federal income tax form
  • A signed copy of their parent(s) or guardian(s) federal income tax form from the previous calendar year

Independent students are required to submit:

  • A signed copy of the previous calendar year's federal income tax form

* If the student and/or parent(s) or guardian(s) did not file taxes in the most recent year, an income verification form must be completed at the TRiO SSS office.

Students With Disabilities Information
Disability information will be verified with Hagerstown Community College's Office of Disability Support Services.
Academic Information
Applicant Statement
Applicant Certification

This application is a supplement to the required Hagerstown Community College application and in no way replaces the Hagerstown Community College application.

I certify that the information in this application is complete and accurate. It is also my understanding that the TRiO SSS staff may exchange academic and financial information with HCC personnel to ensure my academic success.

I understand that eligibility does not guarantee admission to the TRiO SSS program. Further, I understand that preference is given to full-time, degree seeking students, with a GPA of 2.0 or greater.

I understand that all applicants must have an academic need as determined by the project director. I understand that I am responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures listed in the current Hagerstown Community College Catalog and Student Handbook.