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
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:
- Benson, Bryan, Buena Vista, Bryan, Central, North, Northwest, South and Westview
- Middle Schools
- Beveridge, Bryan Middle, Buffett, Davis, Hale, King Science, Lewis and Clark, Marrs, McMillan, Monroe, Morton, and Norris
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