Program Mission and Eligibility
Mission of TRiO at KCC
TRiO at Kingsborough Community College serves 250 students each semester and addresses
TRiO is one of several (used to be three, hence TRiO) federally funded grant programs from the U.S. Department of Education. The TRiO programs were created under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to assist low-income students attend college, graduate and transfer to institutions at the next level.
There are over 2,700 TRiO programs at more than 1,000 colleges and universities in the United States which serve close to one million students. TRiO students are part of a large study community throughout the United States. Student retention among TRiO students is twice as high as students from similar backgrounds who do not participate in the program. Most Kingsborough TRiO students continue their education at four year colleges.
Eligibility - Am I eligible for TRiO?
If you answered yes to any question, and are a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien, TRiO might be for you.