To qualify for the TRiO SSS Program participants must:

  • Attend Polk State College as a freshman or sophomore
  • Enroll in a program which transfers to a four-year degree program at a college or university
  • Be eager to improve their academic performance and attain their full potential
  • Meet federal eligibility guidelines in at least one category: first-generation, low-income, or student with a disability

Feel free to stop by our main office located in the Administration Building of the Winter Haven campus, WAD 167 for more information and an application.

If you are interested and would like to apply, please feel free to download our application and the supplemental Federal Programs worksheet. Please do not forget to include your most recent tax returns (i.e., IRS Forms, 1040, 1040 A, 1040 EZ).

Upon completion, please return and submit your application to anyone of our offices on the Winter Haven or Lakeland campus, or JDA Alexander Center.