Thursday, October 06, 2011

3 PA Schools Receive Trio Grants

What is a Trio grant?

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $47,676,723 million in TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) program grants to 128 grantees in 44 states, as well as Puerto Rico, to provide counseling and information on college admissions to qualified individuals who want to enter, or continue, a program of postsecondary education. The goal of the EOC program is to increase the number of participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions. The program also provides services to improve financial and economic literacy, as well as assist participants in pursuing financial aid options.

Which schools in PA got them?
(grantee, state, funding, participants)
Educational Opportunity Centers, Inc., PA, 600796, 2233
University of Pennsylvania, PA, 263047, 1000
Pennsylvania State University/University Park, PA, 263047, 1000

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