Why do I need to apply? Can’t I just join?
Marian University’s TRIO-Student Support Services (SSS) Program is offered through a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education and needs to follow federal guidelines. Participants must be undergraduate students enrolled at Marian or accepted for enrollment to the university. Additionally, students must meet at least one of the following eligibility criteria:
- Be a first-generation college student where neither parent/guardian has completed a 4-year college degree (obtained a Bachelor’s degree)
- Demonstrate financial need
- Have a documented disability