Support TRIO

The mission of the North Carolina State University TRIO Programs is to provide equal access to quality education by facilitating retention and promotion from middle schools through post baccalaureate completion.

How to Give to TRIO Programs

The gifts you contribute, no matter the size, make a huge difference and ensure that we continue to fulfill our mission year after year to impact the lives of the students who participate in our programs.  Your contributions enable us to THINK and DO on an unprecedented scale.


– $50 provides one student with high school graduation regalia
– $80 provides one student with an undergraduate college application fee waiver
– $200 provides one student with an enrollment fee waiver
– $200 – $500 donation to our scholarship fund will assist a student with textbook purchases in their first year of enrollment

– $50 donation supports emergency break housing for 2 nights
– $75 donation to our emergency fund assists students with Medicaid health insurance to access necessary healthcare on campus
– $100 donation provides a student with adequate nutritional food during the university dining closures (grocery store cards)
– $100 provides one student with a graduate school application fee waiver
– $200 – $500 donation to our scholarship fund will assist a student enrolled in summer school to access affordable housing

To make a tax-deductible donation, please choose a TRIO Program (Upward Bound, Talent Search, or Student Support Services) and pay by credit card.

Click here to donate online now!

You may also make checks payable to the NCSU Foundation, Inc. and mail to:

Academic & Student Affairs Development
Campus Box 7301
Raleigh, NC 27695

Please specify which program you intend to support in the check memo line (Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound). For questions call (919) 513-3401.