> TRIO Student Support Services
The Student Support Services (SSS) program provides support services to low-income students, first generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. Eligible students may receive (among other services) personal and academic career counseling, career guidance, instruction, mentoring, and tutoring. The goal of SSS program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a current or prospective student pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree and you must be one of the following: low income, first generation college student, or disabled.
Note: Grants are made to institutions of higher education.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
For more information about TRIO student support services, visit:
Office of Federal TRIO Programs
U.S. Department of Education, OPE
Higher Education Programs
1990 K Street, N.W., Suite 7000
Washington, DC 20006-8510
Or call one of the following numbers:
202-502-7600, 202-502-7857, 202-219-7074
You may also email us at:
U.S. Department of Education