Pre-College Scholarship

The Indiana TRIO Board of Directors has established a scholarship program to help finance higher education. All students who participate in an Educational Talent Search (ETS), Upward Bound (UB), Veterans Upward Bound (VUB), or Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) program in Indiana and who meet the eligibility requirements should be encouraged to apply for the Pre-College Scholarship.

Two (2) awards of $750 and one (1) award of $500 will be paid to the students selected for this scholarship. The Indiana TRIO Scholarship Committee, appointed by Indiana TRIO’s President, will select the recipient of the scholarship by middle of April.

Each TRIO program is limited to four (4) application submissions per scholarship.

To review further details and apply, download the application materials available by clicking the linked text below:

Indiana TRIO Pre-College Scholarship

TRIO Program Director: Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018 by 11:59 PM.

All application materials for each student must be submitted together and before the deadline, or the candidate will not be considered. All application materials must be emailed to Scanned PDF documents are acceptable and preferred: please include the entire application as one scanned document.

TRIO Students and Staff: Please see complete instructions and details within the Indiana TRIO Pre-College Scholarship Application!


Professionals who submit scholarship applications for students must have an active membership in order for the applicants to be considered. Contact Ronnell DuBose, Membership and Credentials Chair, at with any membership questions.

2018 Scholarship Winners

  • Thin Nyein, Purdue Fort Wayne, Upward Bound (bottom left)
  • Naw Sar Do, Purdue Fort Wayne, Upward Bound (bottom center)
  • Niang Chin, Purdue Fort Wayne, Upward Bound (bottom right)