A total of 165 students are served each year. Approximately two-thirds of the students are identified as low-income and first-generation students or students with disabilities. The remaining one-third is identified as either low-income or first-generation individuals.
Participants must satisfy one or more of the follow criteria to be considered for entry into the program. In addition, all students in our program must have an academic need for our services.
- FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENT - Neither parent graduated with a four year college degree. If a parent attended college and did not graduate with a Bachelors degree then this student would qualify under first-generation status. If a parent attended college, received an Associate's Degree or technical certification but did not earn a four-year degree (Bachelors degree), the student would also be first-generation.
- LOW-INCOME STUDENT - The following guidelines are based on taxable income: Federal TRIO Programs Annual Low Income Levels.
- STUDENT WITH DISABILITIES - Documentation must be submitted to verify a disability.