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.
This early intervention program for students in grades six through 12 helps young people better understand their educational opportunities and options.
This program helps high school students overcome social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education.
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.
Article ItemUpward Bound awarded $5.7 million to support low-income, first-gen students , article
The federal Department of Education has renewed funding to continue the university’s three Upward Bound programs serving hundreds of high schoolers in Southwest Virginia for another five years.
Article ItemTalent Search maps out a path to college for hundreds of first-generation students , article
Virginia Tech's TRIO Programs has been awarded a $1.88 million, five-year extension from the U.S. Department of Education to continue helping first-generation and economically disadvantaged students in Southwest Virginia graduate from high school and pursue higher education.
Article ItemFor VTCSOM’s Richard Vari, Upward Bound opened his eyes to the world , article
The senior dean of academic affairs at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke says Upward Bound widened his perspective and helped keep him on track to become the first in his family to attend college.