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Hope College TRIO Upward Bound

  • Hope College TRIO Upward Bound
  • 263 College Avenue
  • Holland, MI 49423
  • Yadira Bautista
  • Program Coordinator
  • (616) 395-7745

Program Description

TRiO is a set of seven federally-funded educational opportunity outreach programs and one staff training program that seek to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds, namely low-income, first-generation students. TRiO programs, currently serving nearly 850,000 students from middle school through post-graduate study across America, provide academic tutoring, personal counseling, mentoring, financial guidance, and other supports necessary for educational access and retention. TRiO programs provide direct support services for students, and relevant training for directors and staff.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Other
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Grand Rapids Community College (1)
  • Grand Valley State University (1)
  • Hope College (1)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (1)
  • Lake Superior State University (1)
  • Michigan State University (1)
  • Olivet College (1)
  • Western Michigan University (1)