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TRIO works to unlock your future

Our programs provide cultural and academic support to participants in greater Southwest Virginia to help them pursue and obtain postsecondary education. 

Talent Search

This early intervention program for students in grades six through 12 helps young people better understand their educational opportunities and options.

Upward Bound

This program helps high school students overcome social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education. 

Help support TRIO Programs students

Your gift, large or small, can help an aspiring college student overcome barriers to higher education. Make a donation using our online form today!

Grow your leadership skills, build community, and support your own personal development.

Get tips that can help you be more successful in college.  

Meet the Talent Search and Upward Bound team and email your advisor.

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Get a head start on fall!

From summer camps to our six-week residency program on Virgnia Tech's campus, use your summer vacation to get ahead, visit college campuses, make new friends, and much more!



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