Training Program for Federal TRIO Programs

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Training Program competitions are held every second year.

Current competition: FY 2016
Applications Available: February 16, 2016
Application Deadline: April 15, 2016

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

All applicants are required to submit an application online through is a single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by federal and other grant-making agencies.

Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number 84.103. If you experience problems submitting your application through, contact the Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to one of the program contact persons listed below.

Tips and Assistance

Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop and Simulcast Webinar: On Thursday, February 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education will host one pre-application technical assistance workshop in Washington, D.C., to prepare applicants for the FY 2016 competition. Pre-registration is highly encouraged.

Training Sessions


Application Contact

Suzanne Ulmer
Office of Federal TRIO Programs
U. S. Department of Education, OPE
1990 K Street, N.W., Suite 7000
Mail Stop OPE-K-7-7063
Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: (202) 502-7789



Last Modified: 02/17/2016