TRIO Student Support Services Participant Scholarship

The TRIO Student Support Services Participant Scholarship is a supplement to the financial aid already provided by the University. It is intended to reduce loans and/or “unmet financial need” as determined by the University’s Office of Student Financial Aid. Recipients are selected based on TRIO SSS project participation, eligibility, and financial need. For 2019-20 AY, awards will be based on financial need, credit hours, project participation, and availability of funds.

Applications will be considered for students who meet the following criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Be an active* participant in the TRIO Student Support Services program (trio.utah.edu) and remain committed to actively participate in the TRIO Student Support Services Project for this academic year
  2. Freshman or Sophomore status as of Fall Semester 2019
  3. Awarded Pell Grant for Academic Year 2018-2020 (This begins the Fall Semester and runs through Spring and Summer 2020)
  4. Have “unmet financial need” as determined by the University Office of Student Financial Aid, OR have been offered/awarded federal student loans without which there would be “unmet financial need.”
  5. Currently in good academic standing (2.0 or higher cumulative GPA) with the University.
  6. Students who have received an SSS award in the past will be considered if the terms of the participation agreement during past semesters were met and students are otherwise eligible.

*An active participant is a student who is enrolled at the University, who has been selected to participate in the TRIO Student Support Services Project, and who is or will be regularly receiving advising and other services (instruction, tutoring, etc.) from the TRIO Student Support Services Project.

Award
Varies - Minimum Pell Grant Award
Deadline
01/10/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. I am currently an active participant in the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program at the University of Utah.
  2. I will continue to be an “active” participant in the University of Utah TRIO Student Support Services Program throughout this semester.
  3. I am awarded Pell Grant for Academic Year 2019-20
  4. To the best of my knowledge, for 2019-20 I am receiving student loans and/or I have “unmet financial need” as defined by the University financial aid office.
  5. I am a Freshman or Sophomore (total credit hours are less than 60).
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