The Minnesota TRIO Association recognizes that pursuing a higher education is becoming increasingly difficult given ever-rising costs. An excellent way to relieve some of the financial burden associated with higher education is to apply for scholarships.
MN TRIO is awarding a total of $8000 (five $500 scholarships to pre-college and six $1000 scholarships to students attending college in Fall 2016) to TRIO participants in Minnesota in 2015-2016. Click here to view more information.
MN TRIO's parent organization, the Educational Opportunity Association (EOA), also offers scholarships to TRIO participants. For 2015-16, MN TRIO is eligible for these scholarships from EOA:
- Silas Purnell Scholarship - 1 award for $1000
- EOA Board of Director's Scholarship - 1 award for $1000
- ELI Scholarship - 1 award for $1000 will be awarded to one EOA recipient. each Chapter will select a semifinalist.
- Veterans Schoarship - 2 awards for $500 will be awarded to two EOA recipients. Each Chapter will select a semifinalist.
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Online EOA scholarship applications are now LIVE and the deadline is March 31st, 2016. Click here to view more information.