Project Strive/Trio

Income Guidelines

Federal TRIO Programs
2013 Annual Low Income Levels

Size of Family Unit 48 Contiguous States, D.C.,
and Outlying Jurisdictions
Alaska Hawaii
1 $17,235 $21,525 $19,845
2 $23,265 $29,070 $26,775
3 $29,295 $36,615 $33,705
4 $35,325 $44,160 $40,635
5 $41,355 $51,705 $47,565
6 $47,385 $59,250 $54,495
7 $53,415 $66,795 $61,425
8 $59,445 $74,340 $68,355

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,030 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $7,545 for Alaska; and $6,930 for Hawaii.

The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.

(Information from U.S. Dept. of Education website)