Trio Programs at a Glance
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 programs provide academic tutoring, personal counseling, mentoring, financial guidance, and other supports necessary for educational access and retention. TRIO programs provide direct support services for students, and relevant training for directors and staff.
Programs by CampusUniversity of New Hampshire -Durham, NH
New Hampshire's TRIO Programs
Upward Bound programs serve high school students who are low income and first generation with year round academic tutoring and counseling, assistance with postsecondary preparation and enrollment, financial aid guidance, and summer programs consisting of academic and cultural enrichment.
Educational Talent Search serves qualified individuals ages 11 to 27, providing advising and referral related to academic progress, career planning, postsecondary enrollment, and student financial assistance. Program staff encourage participants to complete high school and enroll in a postsecondary program, or encourage participants who have dropped out of secondary or postsecondary education to re-enroll.
Student Support Services participants are enrolled college students who are from low income families, first generation college students, or students with disabilities. SSS programs seek to increase the retention, graduation, and transfer rates of participants by offering services including: academic advising, counseling, tutoring, instruction, direct grant aid, and cultural enrichment.
Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Programs encourage low income and minority undergraduates to consider a career in college teaching, as well as prepare for doctoral study. Students who participate in this program are provided with research opportunities and faculty mentors.