U Alumni TRIO Scholarship (for Juniors & Seniors) Spring 2024

The U Alumni TRIO Scholarship is a supplemental award to the financial aid already provided by the University. This scholarship is made possible through the generous support of the University of Utah Office of Alumni Relations in partnership with the Federal TRIO Programs Office on campus.

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist undergraduates in their junior and senior year to reduce loans and/or “unmet financial need” as determined by the University’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. For the 2023-24 academic year, recipients and awards will be based on TRIO SSS project participation, financial need, credit hours, and availability of funds.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be an active* participant in the TRIO Student Support Services program (trio.utah.edu/) and remain committed to actively participate for this academic year
  • Junior or Senior status (60 or more credits completed as of Fall 2023)
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credits hours
  • 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.”
  • Currently in good academic standing (2.0 or higher cumulative GPA) with the University.
    *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.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please answer the following questions with as much detail as you can (min 250 words, max 500 words).

    What is your current educational plan (major, minor, career, etc), and what efforts have you made to ensure your success as a student within this plan? How has, or how do you envision, TRIO SSS supporting this plan?

  2. I am currently an active participant in the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program at the University of Utah.
  3. I am a Junior or Senior (60 or more total credits completed).
  4. To the best of my knowledge, for the 2023-2024 academic year I am receiving student loans and/or I have “unmet financial need” as defined by the University financial aid office.
  5. I will continue to be an active participant in the University of Utah TRIO Student Support Services Program this academic year.
  6. Number of credit hours taking in Spring 2024
  7. Please check the following list of items to complete
    • If awarded this scholarship, I agree to actively particpate in TRIO SSS, this includes a commitment to:
  8. Please upload a copy of your 2023-24 Financial Aid Award Letter
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