Educational Talent Search projects serve young people in grades six through 12. In addition to counseling, participants receive information about college admissions requirements, scholarships and various student financial aid programs. This early intervention program helps youth from low-income families to better understand their educational opportunities and options. More than 312,000 students are enrolled in 473 Talent Search TRIO projects. According to the more recent data collected by the U.S. Department of Education, 80% of Talent Search participants enrolled in postsecondary institutions immediately following high school graduation.
Ouachita Baptist University’s TRIO Talent Search serves 860 students at 15 target area schools in southwest Arkansas.
Target Area Schools
Harmony Grove (Ouachita County)
Services offered by TRIO Educational Talent Search:
- Academic and career counseling
- Assistance with admissions and financial aid applications
- College entrance exam preparation
- College tours
- Cultural activities
TRIO Educational Talent Search
Lile Hall 140
OBU Box 3766
Arkadelphia, AR 71998