NAU receives nearly $1.5 million for TRIO Student Support Services

| July 29, 2015

By Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University has been awarded a TRIO Student Support Services grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue its program through August 2020.

The grant award will be $296,273 annually, totaling about $1,481,365, and will serve 240 first-generation, low-income students or students with disabilities each year. This is in addition to institutional support of approximately 200 more students.

TRIO is a set of federally funded college opportunity programs that motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds in their pursuit of a college degree. TRIO Student Support Services at NAU is one of nearly 1,000 programs in the country and has been providing assistance and services to first-generation, low-income and students with disabilities since 1985.

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