How To Apply

  • Eligibility Requirements:
    To be eligible for the program, an applicant must:
    • Be a U. S. citizen, national, or meet the residency requirements for federal student financial assistance.
    • Meet the Federal guidelines for first-generation college student, low-income, and/or disability.
    • Be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment at BCCC.
    • Be committed to earning an Associate degree, Certificate, or transferring to a 4-year college upon graduation from BCCC.
    • Have two or more semesters remaining at BCCC.
    • Be in Good Academic Standing.
    • Have successfully completed or be exempted from 80 and 91 levels of developmental courses in at least two basic skill areas.
    • Demonstrate a need for academic support for college level course work.
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    If you are interested in applying, click on the STAIRS Application link, fill it out, and email the completed application to Natalie Comas at ncomas@bccc.edu
     
    Please review your application before you submit. Verify that you have provided all the information requested, answered every question, signed, and dated it. Also, include a copy of your Student Inquiry Report (SIR). You can obtain the SIR on the Student Portal. 

    INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.