BBS is a TRIO Student Support Services program funded by the Department of Education. Its purpose is to assist students who are first-generation college students, meet federal low-income guidelines, and/or have disabilities stay in school, graduate, and transfer.
This application is part of a process to collect data and assess information from students who apply to join BBS. Participants must meet requirements set forth by the Department of Education and the BBS program to be eligible. Turn in this completed application to room R-286 or submit an electronic application. You will be contacted about your status. If you qualify, you must meet with BBS staff for an orientation and complete additional paperwork before you are officially a member of BBS. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Did You Include? ✅ Copy of your Student or other photo ID ✅ Signed copy of your 2019 or 2020 Income Tax Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (not W2 forms) ✅ If you are less than 24, unmarried, and no children, signed copy of your parents’ 2019 or 20120 Income Tax Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (not W2 forms) 1 a: Upload Student or other photo ID *
Please upload a copy of your Student or other photo ID
1 b: File Upload for all Documents *
Please upload a signed copy of your 2018 or 2019 Income Tax Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (not W2 forms). If you are less than 24, unmarried, and no children, signed copy of your parents’ 2018 or 2019 Income Tax Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (not W2 forms).
PERSONAL INFORMATION First Name: * Middle Name: Last Name: * Other Names: Cell Phone: * Email * Citizenship *
(If Other, Submit copy of Resident Alien card or Visa with this application)
Submit copy of Resident Alien card or Visa
Ethnicity/Race (check ALL that apply) * OPTIONAL – DISABILITIES DISCLOSURE Do you have a documented disability? * If yes, what type of disability do you have? Is this on file with the Office of Special Services in the Counseling Center? * EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION
Your Educational Level
If yes, year earned Your Major * Educational Goal at Galveston College (may be more than one) * Language | Do you have difficulty speaking or understanding English? * PARENTAL INFORMATION
Highest level of education attained by BOTH of your parents (must answer for both)
Income eligibility is based on your and/or your family’s Annual Taxable Income.
Have you applied for financial assistance? (FAFSA or Pell Grant) * Are you eligible to receive a Pell Grant? * If not, please explain: * Questionnaire Why do you want to become a member of BBS? * Have you participated in another TRIO program? If so, which program and where? (SSS, UB, VUB, TS, EOC) * I certify that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. * I give permission to the BBS staff to access my academic, financial and disabilities information to verify my eligibility for Building Bridges to Success. I understand that this information will be kept confidential and will be used for the program's purposes. *