- Be an active participant
- Students are required to attend 50% of all programs offered each semester
- Attend six-week summer academy at Ivy Tech-Indianapolis
- Maintain a 2.5 GPA
Ivy Tech Community College – Indianapolis TRIO Upward Bound
TRIO Upward Bound is a year-round, federally funded college preparatory and access program that provides eligible Ben Davis High School students with the academic support, individualized advising, and enrichment workshops and activities needed to complete high school and enroll into postsecondary education.
TRIO provides academic support through advising, tutoring and college preparation. Some of the tools used to prepare students for college included FAFSA support, career exploration, professional development and college tours.
TRIO programming gives students the opportunity to experience cultural actives, workshops held at Ben Davis High School and Saturday Academy held at Ivy Tech Indianapolis. There’s a monthly stipend for students enrolled in the program, field trips and transportation options. Qualifying students can also take college courses free.