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ASU TRIO Talent Search

  • ASU TRIO Talent Search
  • 522 N Central Ave
    Suite 244; Mailcode 5420
  • Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • 602-496-0972
  • Danielle Borja
  • Program Coordinator
  • (602) 496-2077

Program Description

Arizona State University and the Tolleson Union High School District have partnered to offer the ASU TRIO Talent Search program to Tolleson students and families. The program will provide academic support, university exposure and the tools and resources to empower students to graduate high school ready to enroll and succeed in college.

TRIO Talent Search is a federal pre-college program developed to provide academic and support services for first-generation and/or low-income students interested in seeking higher education with the goal of earning a college degree. Enrollment in the program offers unique and enriching academic, social, cultural and college preparation activities.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 500
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix
  • Estrella Mountain Community College
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • University of Arizona