Eligibility

Who is Eligible for Services?

TRIO SES & STEM is free and available to University of Kansas students who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and meet at least one of the following criteria:

First-generation college students
“First-generation” means that a student’s parents or legal guardians did not receive a bachelor’s degree.
Low-income college students
Students whose families meet the federal guidelines for low-income status.
Students with a documented disability
Students with disabilities should register with the Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC).

Students must also have an academic need (e.g.: first semester freshman status, ACT below 21, high school or transfer GPA below 2.5, etc.) and strengths (e.g.:  overall GPA 2.5 or higher, ACT is 21 or higher, persistence toward graduation) for services to qualify. If you fit this criteria, apply here. If you are uncertain about the whether your academic needs or strengths match the criteria contact us!