Selection for the TRIO Achievers program is partially based on students meeting at least one of the following federal requirements:
First-Generation college student means:
- First-Generation College Students
- A student, neither of whose natural or adoptive parents received a baccalaureate degree; or
- A student whose sole custodial parent did not receive a baccalaureate degree;
Low Income Eligible
Based on the U.S. Department of Education low-income guidelines, determine if your family's taxable income fell at or below the listed income for your family size.
If a student has a documented (physical or learning) disability, the student is eligible for the TRIO Achievers program.
Students who have a disability, as defined by Section 504/ADA, may be eligible for participation in TRIO Achievers as a result of the educational needs stemming from that disability. Submit a copy of disability documentation or ask your counselor in Disability Resource Center to send a referral notice to the TRIO Achievers office.
We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come first served basis until the program is full. We encourage all qualifies students to apply.