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TRIO Program

TRIO Student Support Services empowers students who are first-generation, have limited financial resources, or have a disability, by providing individualized academic resources, transformative experiences, and skill development to create equitable educational opportunities for students to thrive at Doane.

Students qualify for Student Support Services if they meet one or more of the eligibility requirements and have an academic need. This program is funded to serve a limited number of students. Although applications are processed immediately, students may be placed on a waiting list.

Eligibility Requirements


Neither parent nor guardian(s) has earned a four-year college degree.

Income eligible:

Student must meet federal income guidelines according to Federal TRIO Programs Current Low-Income Levels.

A student with a disability:

Can document a disability that significantly interferes with academic performance (Click here for Disability Services).