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What We Do

VAEOPP aims to increase access to college, graduate school, and professional school by providing the following services:

About VAEOPP

VAEOPP’s member institutions provide grant aid and researched based direct services to their respective program participants that effectively improve secondary school graduation rates, increase college matriculation, persistence and degree completion rates.

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College Accessibility

Increasing College Access

VAEOPP’s member organizations take a number of steps to increase college access and affordability. 

Conferences

Professional Development

VAEOPP provides professional development to TRIO professionals through our conferences and mentoring. 

Fair Share

Fair Share

VAEOPP encourages member institutions to contribute their “fair share” by paying their membership dues.

Graduation

Scholarships

Many of our individual programs, as well as our state association, provide need based scholarships.

Workshop

Tutoring & Workshops

VAEOPP provides direct services to program participants though tutoring, counseling, workshops, and seminars.

Advocacy

Advocacy

We encourage Congressional representatives to advocate for TRIO participants by inviting them to visit their campus.

 
 

Membership Institutions

In 2019, Virginia received roughly $17M in federal TRIO grants to serve 15,588 eligible constituents across the Commonwealth at either the pre-college or college level.  The full list of our programs and their contact information can be found on the Documents/Resources page.

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Danville
Hampton
Lord Fairfax
Mountain Empire
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Norfolk State
Old Dominion
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Rappahannock
Southwest Virginia
Thomas Nelson
Tidewater
UVA
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UVA Wise
Virginia Commonwealth
Virginia Highlands
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Virginia State
Virginia Tech
Virginia Union
Virginia Western
Wytheville
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