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APSU TRiO SSS receives $1.3 million in federal grant over 5-year period


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) has been awarded $1.3 million in federal grant funding over five years that will enable the program to provide new and existing academic initiatives to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The award went into effect September 1st. 

In addition, APSU’s grant application earned a perfect score of 100 points, with another maximum 15 bonus points awarded for meeting objectives outlined in the previous funding cycle, for a total 115 points. The cut-off score for funding was 95.67 points.

“This was the first time I have written this grant, and it definitely was a challenging process,” said Marissa Chandler, director of the TRiO SSS at APSU. «Read the rest of this article»

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