TRIO Student Success Programs

Overview

The Washington State University Tri-Cities (WSU Tri-Cities)  TRIO Student Success Programs are targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities to progress towards degree attainment.

WSU Tri-Cities received $2.6 million in TRIO Student Success Programs grant funding, through the Department of Education, to serve 260 students across campus for the 2020-2025 academic years. This includes a new STEM grant, which assists students who are pursuing STEM and Health Sciences majors.

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TRIO Student Support Services, Classic

TRIO Student Support Services, Classic

We strive to help make your dreams become a reality. We help you develop the skills necessary, while empowering and supporting you to achieve your educational goals. In TRIO, Your Success is Our Commitment!

Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and one of the following: First Generation, Low-Income, or Documented Disability

Services Include:

  • Student Success and Academic Advising
  • College and Career/Internship Services
  • Professional Development, Leadership Conferences
  • Professional Mentors
  • Financial Literacy & FAFSA Assistance
  • Assistance with Scholarship Search
  • Preparation for Internship and Graduate School
  • Supplemental Instruction, variety of subjects
  • 24/7 Online Professional Tutoring
  • Peer Mentoring Programs
  • Cultural Enrichment
  • English Language Support Program

TRIO STEM and Health Sciences

TRIO STEM and Health Sciences

While services are similar to TRIO SSS, Classic the TRIO STEM program will help you develop student success skills necessary, while empowering and supporting you to achieve your STEM and Health Sciences educational goals. In TRIO, Your Success is Our Commitment!

Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, pursuing a STEM/Health Sciences Major, and one of the following: First-Generation, Limited Income, or Documented Disability.

Services Include:

  • Academic and STEM/Health Sciences Career Advising
  • STEM/Health Science Internship Preparation
  • Professional Development, STEM/Health Science Conferences
  • STEM/Health Sciences Professional Mentors
  • Financial Literacy, FAFSA, and Scholarship Search Assistance
  • Supplemental Instruction, variety of subjects including Biology and Engineering
  • 24/7 Online Professional Tutoring
  • Peer Mentoring Programs
  • STEM Undergraduate Research
  • STEM projects for students to build their resume
  • Cultural Enrichment
  • English Language Support Program
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