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Student Support Services Participation Scholarship

The TRIO Student Support Services Participant Scholarship is a supplement to the financial aid already provided by the University. It is intended to reduce loans and/or “unmet financial need” as determined by the University’s Office of Student Financial Aid. Recipients are selected based on TRIO SSS project participation, eligibility, and financial need. For 2019-20 AY, awards will be based on financial need, credit hours, project participation, and availability of funds.

Applications will be considered for students who meet the following criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Be an active* participant in the TRIO Student Support Services program (trio.utah.edu) and remain committed to actively participate in the TRIO Student Support Services Project for this academic year
  2. Freshman or Sophomore status as of Summer Semester 2020
  3. Awarded Pell Grant for Academic Year 2019-2020 (This begins the Fall Semester and runs through Spring and Summer 2020)
  4. 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.”
  5. Currently in good academic standing (2.0 or higher cumulative GPA) with the University.
  6. Students who have received an SSS award in the past will be considered if the terms of the participation agreement during past semesters were met and students are otherwise eligible.
Award
Varies - Minimum Pell Grant Award
Deadline

08/24/2020                                                                                                                                  Apply Here!

 

Alumni - TRIO Advanced Standing Assistance Scholarship

The Alumni – TRIO Advanced Standing Assistance 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 Alumni Foundation.

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. Recipients are selected based on TRIO SSS project participation, eligibility, and financial need. For the 2019-20 academic year, awards will be based on financial need, credit hours, project participation, and availability of funds.

Applications will be considered for students who meet the following criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be an active* participant in the TRIO Student Support Services program (https://trio.utah.edu/) and remain committed to actively participate in the TRIO Student Support Services Project for this academic year
  • Junior or Senior status (60 or more credits completed as of Spring 2020)
  • 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.
Award
Varies - Minimum Pell Grant Award
Deadline
08/24/2020                                                                                                                                      Apply Here!

 

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Last Updated: 5/24/21