What are the TRiO Programs?
The TRiO Programs Department consists of three federally-funded grant programs. The programs in the department include the pre-college programs of TRiO Talent Search and TRiO Upward Bound, and TRiO for college students who are low-income, first-generation or have a documented disability. Meet your staff here.
What is TRiO?
TRiO is an educational opportunity for low-income, first generation, and disabled students. TRiO was established with the passage of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. The goal of TRiO is to assist students to overcome financial, class, social and cultural barriers to higher education. Once in college, TRiO assists them so that they can earn a college degree. Find out more about TRiO on our resource page.
TRiO Programs consists of -
- TRiO Program for college students
- Talent Search & Mentor Program for middle school students
- Upward Bound Program for high school students
For more information about the program, and for an application, contact the College Access Programs office at 503.315.4293.
TRiO is 100% federally funded at $504,654 annually.