ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA The TRIO Achiever nominee must:• Be a former TRIO project participant who successfully completed a TRIO program in the AASAP region;• Be a person of high stature within his/her profession or has receive recognition for outstanding academic achievement;• Have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions; and • Acknowledge that participation in the TRIO project had a significant impact in obtaining his/her educational and/or professional objectives.
**The TRIO person making this nomination must be a current member of AASAP**
NOMINATION PROCEDURESThe following must be submitted:1. Nomination Form (completed below)2. Nominee’s Personal Statement outlining the impact that TRIO had on his/her life completed at https://forms.gle/C99BvZx7ySSCHcib6 3. Nominee’s B/W Photo (.jpg format) 4. Nominee’s Resume/CV (.pdf format) 5. Professional letter of reference (.pdf format) from someone familiar with the nominee’s work
**All materials (excluding the nomination form and nominee's personal statement) must be submitted via email to trioachiever@arkansastrio. For any questions regarding TRIO Achiever nomination, application, or selection process, please contact Dorothy Standoak at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 870-235-4373.
PLEASE NOTE: The selected TRIO Achiever is expected to attend the 2019 AASAP Achiever’s Recognition event in Little Rock, AR on October 6, 2019 and the 2019 SWASAP Achiever’s Recognition event in Austin, TX on November 3-4th, 2019. AASAP will provide a travel stipend for the Achiever and work with him/her to make the required travel arrangements for these events.