Student Success

Being the Best Student You Can Be

Students have different goals and different objectives for their WashU career, and the school is committed to helping each student reach their personal benchmarks. Explore resources, study opportunities outside the classroom, and academic jobs to be the best you can.

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Application Process and Eligibility for TRIO

Learn about TRIO eligibility and how to apply.

Apply for TRIO

Complete the TRIO application to be considered for selection.

Apply for TRIO Supplemental Grant Aid

TRIO Scholars can apply for funding to assist with the cost of books, supplies, lab fees or extenuating circumstances.

Creating a Four-Year Plan for TRIO Scholars

TRIO staff recommend that all scholars create plans for their professional development throughout their academic career at WashU.

Frequently-Asked Questions about TRIO

Find out how the TRIO program works and if you're eligible to apply.

Funding Opportunities for TRIO Scholars

The fund provides TRIO Scholars the opportunity to receive financial support for workshops, training, leadership programs, conferences and more.

History of TRIO

The TRIO program has a long history in the U.S. and on the WashU campus.

Preparation for Graduate and Professional Programs for TRIO Scholars

Learn about TRIO programs to help you prepare for graduate school and and support your professional development.

Associated Departments

  • Office for International Students and Scholars

    The OISS enables international students and scholars to thrive academically and socially.

  • Residential Life

    We seek to provide a safe environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community that empowers and challenges our residents.

  • WashU Cares

    WashU Cares assists the university in handling situations involving the safety and well-being of Danforth Campus students.

  • Office of Scholar Programs

    The Office of Scholar Programs houses the staff and scholars of the university’s premiere, merit-based scholar programs.