Thank you for your interest in CCA's TRIO Student Support Services - English as a Second Language program!  Please complete this application as thoroughly as possible. You cannot save and restart this application. The TRIO program serves a limited number of students each year and applying for the program does not guarantee acceptance. Applications are evaluated based on the number of available slots, individual academic need, motivation, and federal eligibility. To be eligible for this program you must meet the following: 1. Accepted for enrollment at CCA. 2. Have a need for academic support to aid in successful completion of courses at CCA. 3. Be considered low-income (according to the US Census Taxable Income levels) OR Be a first-generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree) OR Be an individual with a documented disability 4. Be eligible to receive federal financial aid based on citizenship status.  If you have any questions, please call our office at 303-361-7370.

General Information:
School ID *
First Name *
Middle Name:
Last Name: *
Address: *
Address 2:
City: *
State: *
Zip Code: *
Cell Phone Number: *
Alternate Phone Number:
Email Address: *

Biographical Information
Date of Birth: *
Is English your first language? *
If "No" what is your first language?
What Country are you from?
Are you a U.S. Citizen? *
Are you a Permanent Resident? *
If "Yes" what is your Permanent Resident number?
Do you have a documented disability? *
If "Yes" is this information on file with CCA's Office of Disability & Equity?
If you would like to disclose your disability, please do so here. This voluntary information will be kept confidential and refusal to provide it will not subject the applicant to discrimination on the basis of handicap.

Family Information: 
Has your parent earned a bachelor's degree or higher? *
Are you currently, or have you ever been, homeless?
Are you currently, or have you ever been, in Foster Care?
How many people are in your household at home?
Family Taxable Income Range:
Please attach your most recent federal tax returns: IRS Form 1040

Academic Information: 
Select which of the following that you have: *
Which option describes your status as a CCA student? *
What program are you pursuing at CCA? *
Have you attended a college other than CCA?
Have you earned a college degree? *
Do you plan to transfer to a university to earn a bachelor's degree? *
What are your academic or career goals? *

Are you currently, or have you ever been, a participant in another TRIO program?
If "Yes" what program and where?
How did you hear about the TRIO ESL program?
Describe your primary reason for applying:
Please tell us which TRIO services you plan to use (Check all that apply):
Transfer planning
College visit program
Academic development workshops
Exposure to Cultural Events
Career planning
General study skills
Financial aid/scholarship information
Financial Literacy Programming
Time management skills
Technology Loan Services
One on one help
Tutoring in writing, math, and/or science
Academic planning

Sign and Submit:

Participant Agreement:

TRIO Participants must commit to the following to remain eligible for the program:


  • Attend the annual KEY Connections Conference in August of each year while attending CCA.
  • Register for classes with TRIO Staff (a hold is placed on TRIO student account preventing registration until you meet with your TRIO Academic Coach).
  • Complete the FAFSA applications with TRIO staff every October.
  • Meet with assigned TRIO academic coach a minimum of three (3) times each semester while enrolled at CCA. 
  • Attend at least two (2) CCA workshops, events, or activities each semester.
  • Complete at least one (1) online Financial literacy online lesson/workshop.
  • Attend tutoring sessions as necessary for growth and improvement of understanding.


Terms of Submission:
By submitting this application, you acknowledge that all of the above information is correct and accurate to the best of your understanding. Additionally, submission of this application provides consent for the TRIO program to enroll you in text message notifications from the program, enrollment in our Desire to Learn (D2L) platform, and receiving electronic and paper notifications from the program.

Applicant Signature *
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