TRIO Programs were the first national college access and retention programs to address the serious social and cultural barriers to education in America. The three original TRIO programs were Upward Bound (created in 1964), Educational Talent Search (1965), and Student Support Services (1968). These three programs provided the umbrella term “TRIO”. There are now eight TRIO programs.
Through this federally funded program, our mission at Spring Hill College is to provide these support services for students:
Through our TRIO services, we will work with students to increase college success and graduation rates of all participants.
Individuals with an academic need who also meet ONE of the following eligibility requirements:
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For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $7,080 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $8,850 for Alaska; and $8,145 for Hawaii. The term “income eligible individual” means an individual whose family’s taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount. The figures shown under family income represent amounts equal to 150 percent of the family income levels established by the Census Bureau for determining poverty status. The poverty guidelines are in effect as of January 21, 2023. Federal Register notice was published January 12, 2023.
Download the TRIO application form
You may also contact us at email@example.com or call us at 251-380-3470.
TRIO SSS Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.