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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.


Bianca Woodruff: TRiO Achiever Winner for Talent Search, Attending Stephen F Austin in the fall, planning on going into nursing Member of Helping Us Help Her, PALS, and Perfecting Diamonds.

Jordan Rodriguez: Attending Texas A&M in the fall, planning on being a member of the Corps. of Cadets, majoring in mechanical engineering, National Hispanic Scholar.

Olivia Rook: Attending Texas A&M in the fall, planning on studying pre-med and eventually becoming a plastic surgeon, captain of varsity volleyball team, member of key club.


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:
For staff emails, click on the “STAFF” tab at the top.

NEW POLICY: Please remember to register for each activity or trip by emailing 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:

April 18: UTA Tour

Registration Deadline: 4-11-14
Who: All grades
Drop off and pickup times: 10:15am | 12:00pm
Where: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Note: This is an AISD holiday

May 10: Career Exploration - Ft. Worth Police Academy

Registration Deadline: 5-3-14
Who: All Grades
Drop off and pickup at Sam Houston: 8:45am | 1:15pm
Drop off and pickup at Arlington High: 9:00am | 12:50pm

Note: Students of Sam Houston and Hutcheson will meet at Sam Houston; students from Arlington High and Carter will meet at Arlington High.

May 13: After-School Workshop

Who: 9th, 10th, and 11th graders
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm
Where: Arlington High School and Sam Houston High School
Topic: College...So Many Choices!

May 27: Senior Recognition Reception

Registration Deadline: 5-16-14
Who: Seniors and Parents
Where: UTA Campus - University Center, Bluebonnet Ball-room
Time: 6pm

Note: Participants will be receiving their TRiO medals. Students must attend the reception to receive the medal. Cake and punch will be served.

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