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Am I Eligible?

Students are eligible for TRiO Student Support Services if they meet at least ONE of the following qualifications and are able to demonstrate academic need:

  • First-Generation College Student - Neither parent (or guardian) completed a four-year college degree before your 18th birthday.
  • Low-Income – You qualify under federal financial guidelines (similar to Pell Grant eligibility).
  • You have a documented physical or learning disability.

If Eligible, please do the following:

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Bring the application to the Lommasson 154 reception desk and schedule an intake appointment.

(You can also schedule an appointment with a TRiO SSS advisor by calling 243-5032 or emailing peter.donaldson@mso.umt.edu)

*TRiO SSS is funded each year at $437,886, 93% of which is federal funds. More information on the federal TRiO programs is available on the US Department of Education website.