Federal TRIO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds, with emphasis on low-income, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities.

UGA TRIO programs include:

Other TRIO programs include:

Educational Talent Search

ETS provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school or reenter the education system and continue on to the postsecondary institution of their choice.

Services provided include:

  • Academic, financial, career, or personal counseling
  • Career exploration and aptitude assessment
  • Tutorial services
  • Information on postsecondary education
  • Workshops for the families of participants
And more...

Upward Bound

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to high school students from low-income families and in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. It provides opportunities to succeed in precollege performance and in their higher education pursuits.

Services provided include:

  • Instruction in reading, writing, study skills, and other subjects
  • Academic, financial, or personal counseling
  • Exposure to academic programs and cultural events
  • Tutorial services
  • Mentoring programs
And more...