All Augsburg TRIO/SSS participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or refugees pursuing their first bachelor’s degree. Participants must be incoming or currently enrolled Augsburg students. All program participants must demonstrate academic need for program services and meet one or more of the following criteria:
• Low-income student: a student whose family meets federal income eligibility guidelines, as verified by Augsburg.
• First-generation college student: a student where neither custodial parent/guardian has graduated from a four-year institution at the time of the student’s enrollment in the TRIO/SSS program.
• College student with documented disability, as verified by Augsburg’s Franklin Groves Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services (CLASS) office.
Students must also have a commitment to their college success.