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Trio ELITE Scholars

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Trio ELITE Scholars

A Student Support Services programtrio

Trio ELITE Scholars (TES) is a national federal grant-funded program under the TRiO umbrella that provides FREE assistance to HGTC students in a variety of ways:

  • Individualized Academic Coaching
  • Access to Peer Mentors / Tutors
  • Workshops to maximize your success while in college
  • College Tours and Cultural Enrichment Events
  • Job search preparation


To be eligible for participation in TES, you must be a currently enrolled HGTC Student - or registered for classes for the upcoming semester - that meets at least one of the following conditions:

  • Be a first-generation college student (neither parent completed a 4-year degree)
  • Income-based qualification click here for more information
  • Be a student with a documented disability (developmental, learning, physical, etc.)

If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact us at 843-349-7113.  Not sure if you’re eligible? Contact us for more information or fill out an application and we will help verify your eligibility status.

Contact Trio ELITE Scholars

DeAndra Cooper DeAndra Cooper
(843) 349-7816
Nakita Gagum Nikita Gagum
Academic Coach
(843) 349-7560
Adam Rines Adam Rines
Academic Coach
(843) 349-5246