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 24, 2013 Until Further Notice)

Size of Family Unit

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

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$17,235

$21,525

$19,845

2

$23,265

$29,070

$26,775

3

$29,295

$36,615

$33,705

4

$35,325

$44,160

$40,635

5

$41,355

$51,705

$47,565

6

$47,385

$59,250

$54,495

7

$53,415

$66,795

$61,425

8

$59,445

$74,340

$68,355

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,030 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $7,545 for Alaska; and $6,930 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: September 04, 2013