TRIO Talent Seach
Talent Search is a federally funded program serving 592 students in Grangeville, Kooskia, Kamiah, Orofino and Timberline, in grades 6-12, focusing on those whose families are on a limited income and whose parents did not earn a bachelor’s degree. The program targets students who have the desire and the potential to seek post high school education, which includes two, and four-year colleges and technical schools. Talent Search assists students to gain a better understanding of their educational opportunities and options; therefore, all students are encouraged to apply.
Talent Search provides services such as:
- Study skills
- Career development activities
- Time management skills
- Organizational skills
- Goal setting
- Academic advice
- Scholarship searches
- Campus visits
- ACT/SAT preparation
- Assistance with financial aid, scholarship and admission application processes
- Information on colleges, vocational schools and technical schools
Funding: The grant is 100% federally funded from the US Department of Education at $328,413 annually.