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ULM TRiO Programs

Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds 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 complete their college education

Housed on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, TRiO Programs-Educational Talent Search has been providing services to students in northeast Louisiana for the past thirty years. Currently the program is funded to serve 826 students in fourteen schools throughout three parishes. 


*All services are provided free of charge*


In order to be eligible for our program, students must be between the ages of 11 and 27 and have completed the fifth grade.  Two-thirds of our participants must be students who are low-income and potential first-generation college students and attend one of the following target schools.

Target Schools