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The Educational Talent Search Programs at UT Arlington provide free college, career and financial aid information to over 1,000 junior high and high school students each year. Talent Search identifies and selects students who demonstrate the potential for post-secondary enrollment and provides them with the motivation and support to enroll in a program of post-secondary education (college, university, technical or vocational school) after high school graduation.





2016 BNSF Technology Awareness Day Award Recipients



Daniel Austin - Arlington High School Senior - First Place Web Design
Hannah Phillips - Arlington High School Junior - First Place Photography.
Both students won Lenovo 550 Think Pad Laptops. We are proud of their Achievement!!

#TRIONATION 50th Year Anniversary Video




CONTACT US

TRiO Educational Talent Search (Main Office)
UT Arlington Campus
Telephone number 817-272-0348
Fax number 817-272-0349


TRiO Educational Talent Search
Sam Houston HS Advising Office
College & Career Center upstairs near the library
Direct Phone Number 682-867-0192


TRiO Educational Talent Search
Arlington HS Advising Office
Room A203
Direct Phone Number 682-867-8100


TS Email Address: talentsearch@uta.edu
For staff emails, click on the “STAFF” tab at the top.


Please remember to register for each activity or trip by emailing jbruton@uta.edu and give your full name, grade and school attending. We will no longer accept phone calls or Facebook notifications for registration. Thank you.

Drop-off/Pick-up location for all activities:

Planetarium Circle
700 Planetarium Place
Arlington TX 76019

For directions visit: www.uta.edu/maps

Winter Calendar Events



REMINDER: IF A PARTICIPANT REGISTERS FOR A TRIP AND FAILS TO ATTEND WITHOUT ADVANCE NOTIFICATION, THE PARTICIPANT WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND THE NEXT TWO TRIPS.


RECORDATORIO: SI UN PARTICIPANTE SE REGISTRA PARA UN VIAJE Y NO LOGRA ASISTIR SIN NOTIFICAR POR ADELANTADO, EL PARTICIPANTE NO SERA PERMITIDO ASISTIR LOS DOS SIGUIENTES VIAJES.


ACTIVITY: Workshop: Leadership

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 Registration Deadline: November 14, 2016

Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: UTA University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 9th —12th grades

Note: Please bring paper and pen for note-taking.

ACTIVITY: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARLINGTON CAMPUS TOUR FOR JR. HIGH SCHOOL PARTICIPANTS

Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016

Time: Drop off 9:30am; pick-up 12 noon

Location: Allan Saxe Circle in front of the planetarium

Grades: 7th & 8th (high school optional)

Note: Please wear your program t-shirt. We will not provide lunch but will visit the UTA Bookstore. Please bring money if you want to purchase UTA gear.

ACTIVITY: Volunteer Service Activity – ARLINGTON ANIMAL SHELTER

Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016 Registration Deadline: November 28, 2016

Time: Arrive on campus at 9:30am; Depart at 10:00am; Return at 12:00pm

Location: Drop off/Pick up: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Grade: 7th– 12th

Note: Please wear your program t-shirt. No food provided.

ACTIVITY: Workshop – "CHOOSING A CAREER"

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 Registration Deadline: December 9, 2016

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus; University Hall; Room 110

Grade: 9th – 12th

Note: Please bring a pen and paper for taking notes.

ACTIVITY: College Tour – BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, WACO, TX

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017 Registration Deadline: December 30, 2016

Time: Arrive on campus at 7:30am; Depart at 8:00am; Return at 1pm

Location: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Grade: 7th– 12th

Note: Wear your program t-shirt and bring a sack lunch or lunch money. No food provided.

ACTIVITY: Volunteer Service Activity – MLK DAY OF SERVICE

Date: Monday, January 16, 2017 Registration Deadline: January 9, 2017

Time: TBD

Location: Drop off/Pick up: UTA Allan Saxe Circle – everyone will walk over to Mission Arlington together

Grade: 7th – 12th

Note: Wear your program t-shirt. If the volunteer location changes, we will let you know. As of right now, it will be Mission Arlington.

ACTIVITY: Career Exploration/Workshop – BNSF TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS DAY

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017 Registration Deadline: determined by BNSF/TBD

Time: TBD

Location: Drop off/Pick up: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Grade: 8th – 12th

Note: Please dress business casual for this activity. Lunch will be provided. High school age can compete for prizes.

ACTIVITY: Career Exploration/Workshop – UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER, FORT WORTH, TX

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017 Registration Deadline: February 13, 2017

Time: TBD

Location: Drop off/Pick up: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Grade: 7th –12th

Note: Wear your program t-shirt. Lunch will be provided.

ACTIVITY: Career Exploration/Workshop – NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ENGINEERS at LOCKHEED MARTIN, FORT WORTH, TX

Date: Saturday February 25, 2017 Registration Deadline: determined by Lockheed/TBD

Time: TBD

Location: Drop off/Pick up: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Grade: 7th–12th

Note: Wear your program t-shirt. Lunch will be provided.


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