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TRIO STEM Scholars Program


TRIO STEM Scholars is a federal TRIO Student Support Services program funded by a $272,364 grant administered by the US Department of Education. TRIO STEM  is one of five Student Support Services programs located within the Center for Multicultural and Educational Opportunities at Boise State University. We offer a multi-faceted support unit—offering academic assistance and encouragement for our eligible scholars. Our goal is to help students earn their four-year degree and develop into scholars that are well prepared for their future careers and/or graduate programs.

Our Goal

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We believe students from all socioeconomic backgrounds should have equal opportunity to earn a post-secondary education. Our goal is to motivate and support students who are first-generation or limited-income or have a disability to pursue and attain a college degree. The Boise State University TRIO STEM Scholars Program is designed to help students achieve their dream of graduating from college with an undergraduate degree in a STEM field.


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To be eligible for TRIO STEM Scholars, you must be a student working towards an undergraduate degree in a STEM field. You must also meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • First-generation college student, or
  • A financially limited college student, or
  • A student with a documented disability


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  • Free individual tutoring for any freshman or sophomore level course
  • One-on-one advising
  • Academic development skills training
  • Career and major exploration
  • Social and cultural opportunities

2023-24 TRIO Graduates

Congratulations to the class of 2023-2024! We are so proud of all of you for your hard work, dedication, and commitment. Check out our TRIO Graduate Showcase to see pictures and words of wisdom from our graduates.

2023-24 TRIO Graduate Showcase

Meet the TRIO STEM Scholars!

We ask new TRIO STEM Scholars to submit a photo and a few fun facts about themselves so that we can get to know them better. Click the link below to see their photos and learn more about them!

Learn more about the TRIO STEM Scholars here