TRIO Student Support Services-DPC STEM

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Arizona State University at the Downtown Phoenix campus requests funding for the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS-HS), Health Science focused grant to provide beneficial service the campuses' large number of low income, first generation students and students with disabilities which amounts to 57% of enrollment. SSS-HS project will plan to serve 120 participants per year and offer intensive academic support services to assist student participants towards the successful completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree while increasing the number of Health Science and STEM graduates. The TRIO SSS-HS project will offer services to individuals that augment existing college and university services by addressing the students holistic needs in terms of instructional, counseling and experiential support.

Instructional services will include the following: needs assessment, tutoring in writing, mathematics, critical thinking, and computer-based learning, small work groups and individualized higher order thinking skills. Further, emotional support such as assistance with personal development, financial aid, coaching, and peer support groups will be provided. Experiential support will include cultural enrichment activities, summer transitional programs, career and graduate school preparation, conference attendance and research experiences, all offered to help students grow through new experiences.

Institutional commitment for the TRIO SSS-HS project is strong. ASU Downtown Phoenix provides collaborative support from departments throughout the university such as Student Financial Aid and Career & Professional Development Services. In addition, the project is supplied with centrally located space, including private offices for project staff and computer labs and study areas for students. The assurance of success for this project is greatly enhanced by Arizona State University. Due to this solid commitment, the applicant feels confident to address both competitive preference priorities.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date9/1/208/31/25

Funding

  • US Department of Education (DOEd): $1,309,440.00

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