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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


TRIO Pre- College Programs Scholarship Application 2015


Please find attached the Pre-College Programs Scholarship Application for 2015. The application is a fillable PDF, so it is highly recommended that a student complete the application on a computer as much as possible (to avoid legibility issues), then print it and sign it before submitting it. Also attached are the scholarship standards, which outlines the requirements to be eligible and to maintain the scholarship eligibility. If you should have any questions regarding the scholarship, please let me know. The deadline is Monday, June 1, 2015 by 5:00 pm.


March 2015 Senior Scholarships
April 2015 Senior Scholarships

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

Summer 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: 2016 GRADUATE RECEPTION

Date: June 7, 2016 Registration Deadline: May 24, 2016

Time: 6-8pm

Location: UTA Campus – E.H. Hereford University Center – Concho Room (park in parking lot F12)

Grade: 2016 outgoing program graduates and parents Note: Participants will receive their TRiO medals. You must be in attendance to receive your medal. Business casual dress code.

ACTIVITY: STUDENT WORKSHOP

Date: June 8, 2016 Registration Deadline: June 3, 2016

Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm

Location: UTA Campus – University Hall, Room 110

Grade: Incoming 9th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: Topics will include "Essay Writing" and "SAT/ACT Waivers"

ACTIVITY: TEXAS WOMEN’S UNIVERSITY, DENTON AND TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, FT. WORTH CAMPUS TOURS

Date: June 11, 2016 Registration Deadline: June 3, 2016

Time: Arrive on campus 6:45am; Depart 7am; Return to UTA 4:30pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at UTA Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place

Grade: Incoming 7th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: Travel forms must be submitted by the registration deadline. Wear your program t-shirt and bring your program backpack. Lunch will be provided.

ACTIVITY: STUDENT WORKSHOP

Date: June 15, 2016 Registration Deadline: June 8, 2016

Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm

Location: UTA Campus – University Hall, Room 110

Grades: Incoming 9th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: Topics will include "Finding Scholarships" and "Class Selection"

ACTIVITY: DFW COLLABORATION OF COLLEGESs

Date: June 17, 2016 Registration Deadline: June 10, 2016

Time: Meet at 7:30, leave at 8:00 return to UTA at 2:00; UTA Planetarium Circle

Location: UNT Dallas Campus

Grades: Incoming 9th – 12th grades in the fall

12 colleges in attendance, workshops offered for both pre-college and college students over topics such as the College Application Process, Transfer Process and Grad School.

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER SERVICE AT GREEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER

Date: June 18, 2016 Registration Deadline: June 13, 2016

Time: Arrive on campus 1:30 for check in; Depart at 2pm; Return to UTA 5pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place Arlington, TX

Grade: Incoming 7th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: All current travel forms must be submitted by registration deadline. Some of the activities will include games, reading, manicures and conversation with the elderly residents. Please wear your program t-shirt.

ACTIVITY: COLLEGE TO CAREER (C2C) CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE

Date: June 29, 2016 Registration Deadline: June 22, 2016

Time: TBD

Location: UTA Campus, E.H. Hereford University Center, West 1st St. Drop off and pick up in front of Starbucks
Grade: Incoming 8th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: College fair and career exploration conference. Business casual dress code. Lunch will be provided.

ACTIVITY: STUDENT WORKSHOP

Date: July 14, 2016 Registration Deadline: July 8, 2016

Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm

Location: UTA Campus - University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 2016 outgoing senior participants & parents only

Note: Topic will be "High School to College Transition"

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER SERVICE AT GREEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER

Date: July 16, 2016 Registration Deadline: July 11, 2016

Time: Arrive on campus for check-in 1:30pm; Depart UTA 2pm; Return to UTA 5pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, Arlington, TX

Grade: Incoming 7th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: All current travel forms must be submitted by registration deadline. Please wear your program t-shirt.

ACTIVITY: Texas A & M COLLEGE STATION CAMPUS TOUR

Date: August 3, 2016 Registration Deadline: July 27, 2016

Time: TBD (plan for all day)

Location: Pick up and drop off at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, Arlington, TX

Grade: Incoming 7th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: All current travel forms must be submitted by registration deadline. Wear your program t-shirt and bring your program backpack. Meals will be provided.

ACTIVITY: 4 DAY SAT/ACT PREP WORKSHOP

Date: August 8-11, 2016 Registration Deadline: August 1, 2016

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Circle, Arlington, TX

Grade: Incoming 9th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: Please bring a sack lunch and wear your program t-shirt

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER SERVICE AT GREEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER

Date: August 20, 2016 Registration Deadline: August 15, 2016

Time: Arrive on campus 1:30pm for check in; Depart UTA 2pm; Return to UTA 5pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, Arlington, TX

Grade: Incoming 7th – 12th grades in the fall

Note: All current travel forms must be submitted by the registration deadline. Please wear your program t-shirt.


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