TRIO Eligibility

TRIO Eligibility (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34 – Education, 646.3)

A student is eligible to participate in TRIO Student Support Services if the students meets all of the following requirements:

  1. Is a citizen or national of the United States or meets the residency requirements for Federal student financial assistance.
  2. Is enrolled at the grantee institution or accepted for enrollment in the next academic term at that institution.
  3. Has a need for academic support, as determined by the grantee, in order to pursue successfully a postsecondary educational program.
  4. Is –
    1. A low-income individual;
    2. A first generation college student; or
    3. An individual with disabilities.