How to Apply

Will you be the first in your family to graduate from a four-year university with a bachelor’s degree? Did you receive a Pell grant/significant financial aid to attend UNH? Do you have a documented disability? TRIO Scholars may be for you!

TRIO Scholars is a vibrant community of students with one common goal: to thrive at UNH. Apply to be a TRIO Scholar below.

NOTE: applications for both new and returning students will be reviewed starting July 8. Expect to hear back from us regarding your application status by July 31st. 

TRIO Scholars Application

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Academic Support

TRIO Scholars have all the help they need to succeed academically through:

  • Subject Area Tutoring - get free 1:1 tutoring from a student who has been successful in the course
  • Peer Academic Mentors - undergraduate students with valuable experience and specialized training to help students reach their academic goals
  • Study Groups facilitated by TRIO tutors where  groups of students in the same class work together to master content and strategies
  • Contact TRIO for more information

Affording College

As a TRIO Scholar, you have access to various financial resources that may help with affording college and beyond, including:

  • Scholarship Search Programs – receive guidance from TRIO (SSS) staff about how to find scholarships, refining your scholarship application, and having dedicated time for your scholarship search
  • FAFSA – receive assistance from the UNH Financial Aid Office with filing your FAFSA through TRIO Scholars workshops
  • Understanding Your Financial Aid Package – work with your Educational Counselor to breakdown what your financial aid package means for you
  • Exit Loan Counseling – for graduating seniors to get started on the right track to loan repayment
  • Financial literacy programs – including access to ReisUP LIT, which has resources about budgeting, understanding credit, retirement planning, and more
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Questions? TRIO would be happy to help.