• TRiO - Talent Search & Upward Bound Math and Science


    TRiO is a federal outreach and student service program designed to help students see the benefits and possibilities of a post-secondary education. The TRiO program is administered by the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit.

    Talent Search provides an array of academic services to help generate the skills and motivation necessary for a successful post-secondary educational experience and successful career.

    Upward Bound Math and Science is for students pursuing a post-secondary degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for a successful STEM career.

    Some of the many services the TRiO Program provides:

    • Daily access to Academic Advisors and Mentors
    • Academic Tutoring
    • Career Exploration
    • College Visits
    • College Application Fee Waivers
    • SAT/ACT Waivers and Tutoring
    • FAFSA Assistance
    • Financial Literacy information
    • Assistance and guidance in completing College Applications and Scholarships
    • Dual Enrollment opportunities to area universities
    • STEM Activities
    • Summer Academic Institutes




    For more information on the TRiO programs, visit the College Access Room, Erie High School, Room 202, or email info@iu5.org or call/text (814) 373-9489.



    Interested in joining a TRiO program?  Use the links below to apply!

    Applications can be downloaded and emailed to trio@iu5.org

    Talent Search Application

    UBMS Application