Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of ETS is to identify, recruit, and select middle and high school students with academic potential who meet federal eligibility guidelines. The ETS Program will provide support services to middle and high school participants to prepare them for entering post-secondary education (Universities, Colleges, and Vocational/Technical Schools).
Educational Talent Search participants attend academic enrichment workshops, educational field trips, social and cultural activities, tour various colleges and universities, and receive academic support through tutors, instructors and staff.
What may a student expect to gain from being in the ETS Program?
The opportunity to make friends with others from area middle and high schools.
Preparation for attending a college or university, including information on how to obtain financial aid, how to be admitted to college, tips on test taking, and preparation for standardized and college entrance tests.
Academic and career counseling.
Cultural and social enrichment.
Guidance in making decisions on educational goals.
Applicants will be selected for program participation in compliance with the provisions of Section 427 of the U.S. Department of Education’s General Education Provisions Act (GEPA). Accordingly, access and participation will not be denied to applicants based on gender, race, national origin, color, or disability.