Fisk, TSU receive grants for TRIO

Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at 10:00pm

Two local universities were recently chosen to receive grants for their TRIO programs, which offer support to low-income, disabled and first-generation college students.

Fisk University and Tennessee State University were among 16 schools in the state that will receive grants totaling $3.5 million. Fisk received $190,000 and TSU $218,984 for the federally funded four-year program.

The money will go toward Student Support Services, which is one of several TRIO programs. The program assists with students

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