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TRIO Academic Support Available to Eligible Finlandia Students

TRIO-SSS LogoHANCOCK, MI - New students enrolled this fall at Finlandia University may qualify for a full range of academic support services through the institution's (TRIO) Student Support Services program. All services are free to those who qualify.

Fully funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant-a total of $286,598 for the 2011-2012 academic year-the (TRIO) Student Support Services program annually provides up to 180 eligible students with academic and personal counseling, tutoring, career assistance, financial literacy education, free photocopying, and a variety of other helpful services.

Finlandia students eligible for (TRIO) Student Support Services are first-generation college students (neither parent has completed a four-year degree); and/or have financial need (as determined by an individual's or family's taxable income); or have a documented physical or learning disability; and have academic need.

For more information and to determine if you qualify, call 906-487-7296 or visit the (TRIO) Student Support Services office in Nikander 11 on the campus of Finlandia University.