Winthrop University: TRiO Achievers Program

Fall 2021 Applicants

Due to COVID-19, the TRiO Achievers Program will be hosting our June Open House sessions virtually. We have also added an on-line application option! Priority application deadline is Friday, July 2nd.

  1. Hear from our students in our lastest video!
  2. Join us for one of our Zoom Open House sessions. Learn more about the program, meet our staff, and interact with some of our students. We will be hosting 4 sessions during June:
  1. Meet us in person at the following in-person Winthrop events for admitted students:
    • May Day - Saturday, May 22nd, 10-11:30 am
    • Last Chance WU - Saturday, June 12st, 9 – 9:30
  1. Complete a TRiO program 2021-21 application.
  1. Applicants will hear about acceptance the week of July 20th!

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About the Program

The TRiO Achievers Program at Winthrop University is one of over 1,000 Student Support Services programs on college campuses nationwide. TRiO is an academic support program designed to increase the academic performance, retention rates, and graduation rates of program members.

The TRiO Achievers Program promotes academic excellence and gives members the tools necessary to get the most out of their undergraduate education to graduate and seek employment and/or attend graduate or professional school.

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The TRiO Program at Winthrop University is funded by the US Department of Education to serve 160 participants at $275,105 annually with an institutional contribution of $86,037.

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Last Updated: 5/5/21