Eligibility and Application


To be eligible for TRIO Talent Search, participants must...

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United
  • Be between the ages of 11 and 27.
  • Have completed fifth grade.
  • Be attending one of our target schools.
  • Be low-income eligible and/or potential first-generation college students.


Are you eligible?

Find the TRIO Talent Search application below. Applications for both middle and high school students in PDF format are available in English and Spanish.

Other Important Forms

Medical Emergency Contact Information and Release of Liability and Consent

Photo Release

What is first-generation?

A first-generation college student is one whose parents have not completed a four-year college program.