TRiO Educational Talent Search Scholars Program is a college access program. The program is designed to assist 9-12th grade students with pre-college programming, including academic mentoring and personal coaching/course advising; test preparation; FAFSA completion; additional workshops, e.g., study skills, time management, and general college and career readiness. Participants are also encouraged to take advantage of free college visits. This scholars program serves more than 800 students annually, of which 2/3 are first-generation and students growing up in low-income households. High success rates are reported for persistence in high school, graduation from high school and for post-secondary enrollment each year.
Number of Students Served:
U.S. Department of Education and College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
The mission of the TRiO Educational Talent Search Scholars Program is to provide pre-college preparation and access to post-secondary enrollment.
To promote high school persistence and graduation - To encourage rigorous program of study in high school - To provide services which promote post-secondary enrollment and retention, leading to college graduation.
College and Career Preparation & Readiness
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):
Other Requirements :
Students must be interested in attending college
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
American Indian or Alaska Native:
Black or African American:
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
White (Including Middle Eastern):