Project Discovery

Average Time to Complete 1-4 years

About the Program

TAP | On-site – Project Discovery is designed to stimulate first-generation college-bound students through information and encouragement. Activities include cultural workshops, guidance in class selection, SOL and SAT preparatory classes, workshops in both financial aid and college life, and college campus tours.

Project Discovery s curriculum offers students a place to define and build their character and their self-esteem through relationships established with one another and their Program Specialist.

Cost & Financial Aid

There is no cost to approved clientele for this program.

SAT fee waivers, college fee waivers, and Project Discovery scholarship opportunities are available, as well as assistance from other qualifying scholarships.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

TAP’s programs are designed to offer career and educational opportunities with low-income people and their families in mind. While programs can vary, the strategies and resources TAP programs collectively offer cover a wide range of needs:

  • Classes and workshops to prepare students for tests and certifications (incl. GED)
  • Coaches and advisors
  • Job placement partnerships with local employers

How to Apply

The Center for Educational Opportunities is located at 108 N. Jefferson Street, Suite 306 in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To apply for program, please complete the application on the Virginia Project Discovery website.

For more information on this program, visit https://www.tapintohope.org/ProjectDiscovery.aspx