To be eligible for TRiO Student Support Services, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Income: Each year, the U.S. Department of Education publishes guidelines, which define low income based on family size.
First Generation College Student: First generation college students are those whose parents or legal guardians have not completed a Bachelor’s degree at the time of your application (neither father, mother, nor legal guardian(s) has graduated from a four-year institution).
Disability: Disability refers to students with a physical or mental or learning difference which limits a major life activity. Such disabilities must be documented with UVM’s Student Accessibility Services office.
In addition, you must be:
A U.S. Citizen and/or legal/permanent resident
Enrolled in an undergraduate degree program for at least 12 credits for your first BA/BS.