TRIO Student Support Services-West STEM

Project: Research project

Project Details


TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) STEM- ASU West
Arizona State University at West campus requests funding for the TRIO Student Support
Services (SSS) STEM focused program to provide beneficial service the campuses' high number
of low income, first generation students and students with disabilities (75%) who major in STEM
fields. SSS STEM will plan to serve 130 participants per year and offer intensive academic support
services to assist student participants towards retention and successful completion of a four-year
baccalaureate degree. The TRIO Student Support Services STEM 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, mentoring, and peer support groups will be provided.
Experiential support will include cultural enrichment activities, summer transitional
programs, graduate school and career preparation as well as leadership development, all
offered to help students grow through new experiences.
Institutional commitment for the TRIO Student Support Services STEM is strong. ASU
West will provide collaborative support from departments throughout the university such as
academic partners, financial aid and career services. In addition, the project is supplied with
ample space, which is centrally located, 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 of the competitive
preference priorities.
Effective start/end date9/1/208/31/25


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


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