Frequently Asked Questions
|What are the TRIO Programs?|
|Trio Programs were established in 1964. They are funded by the Department of Education to enrich the academic and social experience of students in the nation. Out of the 5 federal Trio Programs, GPC host 2 of them: Student Support Services and Upward Bound.|
While student financial aid programs help students overcome financial barriers, TRIO Programs overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education.