•       Mission Statement  

    Talent Search is a federally funded program designed to identify and assist individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (low-income and first-generation) who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to the post-secondary institution of their choice. Talent Search receives $344,163 annually.    

    Participating High Schools
    High Schools     

     Program Services 

    • Academic, financial, and career counseling including advice on entry or reentry to secondary  or post-secondary programs    
    • Career exploration and aptitude assessment     
    • Tutorial services    
    • Information on post-secondary education assistance    
    • Exposure to college campuses    
    • Information on student financial assistance    
    • Assistance in completing college admissions and financial aid applications    
    • Assistance in preparing for college entrance exams    
    • Workshops for the families of participants