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TRIO Rising Scholars Application

Welcome!

Before beginning your application form, please follow the instructions below to collect the appropriate tax information.

As a federally funded grant program, we (TRIO) are required to verify the income status of every student who applies and enrolls in our program. Please read through the below circumstances and determine which situation most closely applies to you. Follow the corresponding instructions to collect the correct tax information.

If you are not sure how to identify the appropriate circumstance or if you are having difficulty with the instructions provided, email us at atorti@boisestate.edu

Income and Tax Information

We are required to use your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) tax information only. Work with them to access copies of their latest 1040 tax transcript. If they need assistance obtaining copies of tax transcripts, provide them the following link with the instructions on the IRS website. The only two pieces of information that you will need are:

  1. Total number of family members reported on their 1040 tax forms.
  2. Their family’s taxable income (NOT ADJUSTED GROSS), refer to line 15 of the 1040 tax form.

Work with your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to determine their total monthly income from work, investments and child support.

We are required to use your tax information. Collect copies of your latest 1040 tax transcript. If you need assistance obtaining copies of your tax transcripts, use the following link with the instructions on the IRS website. The only two pieces of information that you will need are:

  1. Total number of family members reported on their 1040 tax forms.
  2. Their family’s taxable income (NOT ADJUSTED GROSS), refer to line 15 of the 1040 tax form.

You will need to determine your total monthly income from work, investments and child support.

TRIO Rising Scholars Application

After you have gathered your tax information, you are ready to start your TRIO Rising Scholars application. Please access the application via the button below.

Click here to start your application