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, 2015 Until Further Notice)

Size of Family Unit

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

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$17,655

$22,080

$20,325

2

$23,895

$29,880

$27,495

3

$30,135

$37,680

$34,665

4

$36,375

$45,480

$41,835

5

$42,615

$53,280

$49,005

6

$48,855

$61,080

$56,175

7

$55,095

$68,880

$63,345

8

$61,335

$76,680

$70,515

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,240 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $7,800 for Alaska; and $7,170 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: August 18, 2015