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TRiO Programs

Each year, Austin Peay State University’s TRiO programs assist almost 2,000 high school students, adults and veterans in their academic pursuits. Receiving almost $1.5 million in annual funding from the U.S. Department of Education, TRiO offers support to low-income, first-generation and adult students through four programs: Tri-County Upward Bound, Veterans Upward Bound, Student Support Services and the Educational Opportunity Center.

Tri-County Upward Bound (Tri-Co)

Tri-County Upward Bound provides the same services to students in Cheatham, Houston and Stewart counties.

Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound provides refresher courses for college-bound veterans as they prepare to take the GED or enroll in a college or technical school.

Student Support Services

Student Support Services provides academic and personal support for APSU students, along with exposure to cultural events.

Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center assists adults pursuing post-secondary education or technical training.