Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Eligibility

Our project participants are students who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • First generation (neither parent has completed a degree at a 4-year college or university)
  • Low income background (Low-income verification is based off of Department of Education guidelines). FEDERAL LOW INCOME LEVELS
  • Documented physical, emotional, or learning disability
  • Demonstrate academic need for program services

Federal TRIO Programs
Current-Year Low-Income Levels

(Effective January 28, 2014 Until Further Notice)

Size of Family Unit

48 Contiguous States,
D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$17,505

$21,870

$20,130

2

$23,595

$29,490

$27,135

3

$29,685

$37,110

$34,140

4

$35,775

$44,730

$41,145

5

$41,865

$52,350

$48,150

6

$47,955

$59,970

$55,155

7

$54,045

$67,590

$62,160

8

$60,135

$75,210

$69,165

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,090 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $7,620 for Alaska; and $7,005 for Hawaii.


The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.

Trio-SSS

This page was last updated on: May 21, 2014