Status Summary

03/22/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Updated 4/9/21)

Legislative Session



In Progress


Sen. Collins, Susan M.

This bill will reauthorize funds for TRIO programs through 2027, establish more reasonable guidelines for notice of pending grant competitions, and help to ensure that prospective TRIO grant applicants have an adequate opportunity to submit a successful application. The bill will remove administrative burdens to ease the application process. The bill will also increase student stipends and require a virtual, interactive training for interested applicants to ensure that all areas of the country have a chance to access TRIO programs.