About TRiO Talent Search
What is Talent Search?
Talent Search is a federally funded TRiO program grant funded by the United States Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to help low-income and potential first-generation college students in middle school and high school to reach their educational goals of graduating high school and pursuing post-secondary programs of study.
Who Can Participate?
Participants must have and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Participants must be enrolled in a target schools and be in the 6th-12th grades
Participants will be potentially the first in their families to graduate from post-secondary education and/or are considered low-income by federal guidelines (share link)
Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
Participants must express a desire to pursue and attain post secondary education
- High Schools:
- Omaha Bryan, Omaha Central, Omaha North, Omaha Northwest, Omaha South:
- Middle Schools
- Norris, Marrs, McMillan, King Science and Technology Magnet, Davis,Morton, Hale
Students show commitment to school by keeping a 2.5 grade point average or above.
Students meet with their TRIO Coordinator at school when requested.
Students must participate in at least two Talent Search activities a year and are encouraged to participate in more.
Students must adhere to the Code of Conduct