Apply to Project Achieve
Currently Enrolled UNO Student Application
If you are already enrolled at UNO, download the TRIO Project Achieve pdf application.
To be eligible, you need to be first-generation, meet certain income guidelines, and/or have a disability. Each semester we can only accept about 20 applicants.
Of our disabled students, one-third must be limited income. We also require that students demonstrate an academic need for our services.
Limited income means that you are from a family whose prior year taxable income was not more than 150% of the poverty level provided by the Census Bureau.
First-generation means neither parent has a bachelor's degree.
Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
- Blind or low vision
- Deaf or hard of hearing
- Mobility impairment
- Systemic impairment
- Coordination impairment
- Speech impairment
- Diagnosed learning disability or disorder
Academic needs are indicated by, but not limited to, the following:
- Low high school grades
- Academic Proficiency Test indicating need
- Failing Grades
- Limited English Proficiency
- Lacking academic preparedness for college level course work
- Need for academic support to raise grades in required courses for academic major
- Low admissions test scores
- Predictive indicator
- Low college grades
- High school equivalency
- Out of academic pipeline for five (5) or more years
- Lack of educational and/or career goals