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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.

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.


Fall 2017

ACTIVITY: PARTICIPANT & PARENT FALL ORIENTATION

Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017 Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017

Time: 6-8pm

Location: UTA, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: All grades & Parents

Note: All participants and parents are highly encouraged to attend, especially if you are new to the program. You will receive detailed information on all of our fall activities, you will complete travel & permission forms for AY 2017-18, meet the staff & find out how to remain in good standing with the program. There will also be a Q & A session. Please register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you before the 7th. There is no fee; however, registering your vehicle is required. Vehicles that are not registered may receive a citation.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP – “HOW TO STUDY ENGLISH AND HISTORY”

Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 Registration Deadline: September 7, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7th–12th (parents are welcome to attend)

Note: Register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you. Bring paper and a pen for taking notes.

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER SERVICE FOR SEPTEMBER - GREEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017 Registration Deadline: September 8, 2017

Time: Arrive on campus at 2:00pm, depart at 2:30pm, and return at 5:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick-up at Hereford University Center, 300 West 1st Street, in front of Starbucks

Grade: 7th–12th

Note: You will be volunteering with the senior citizens at the center. All travel forms must be up to date and turned in prior to the deadline. Wear your program t-shirt. You will receive a volunteer certificate noting your service hours.

ACTIVITY: FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP – “SAVING MONEY FOR COLLEGE NOW”

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017 Registration Deadline: September 21, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7th–12th (parents are welcome to attend)

Note: Register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you. Bring paper and a pen for taking notes.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP – “FAFSA AND FINANCIAL AID”

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 Registration Deadline: September 28, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 9th–12th (parents are welcome to attend)

Note: Register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you. Bring paper and a pen for taking notes.

ACTIVITY: COLLEGE TOUR – TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (TAMU) – BRYAN COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (not a school holiday) Registration Deadline: September 22, 2017

Time: Departing UTA at 8am Returning to UTA at 7:30pm

Location: Drop off and pick-up at Hereford University Center, 300 West 1st Street, in front of Starbucks

Grade: 9-12

Note: All travel/permission forms must be current for the new school year and turned in prior to registering for this trip. Forms can be found on our website at www.uta.edu/ts. This is not a school holiday so please clear your absence with a school attendance clerk. Wear your program t-shirt. Lunch will be provided.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP – “TIME MANAGEMENT”

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017 Registration Deadline: October 5, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7th–12th (parents are welcome to attend)

Note: Please register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you. Bring paper and a pen for taking notes.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP – “HOW TO STUDY MATH AND SCIENCE”

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017 Registration Deadline: October 12, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7th–12th (parents are welcome to attend)

Note: Please register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you. Bring paper and a pen for taking notes.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP & CAREER EXPLORATION - Y.E.S. SUMMIT

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017 Registration Deadline: October 13, 2017

Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick-up at Hereford University Center, 300 West 1st Street, in front of Starbucks

Grade: 7th–12th

Note: Please wear your program t-shirt. Lunch will be provided. The workshop is on campus in Nedderman Hall.

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER SERVICE FOR OCTOBER - GREEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017 Registration Deadline: October 13, 2017

Time: Arrive on campus at 1:45pm, depart at 2:00pm, and return at 5:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick-up at Hereford University Center, 300 West 1st Street, in front of Starbucks

Grade: 7th–12th

Note: You will be volunteering with the senior citizens at the center. All travel forms must be up to date and turned in prior to the deadline. Wear your program t-shirt. You will receive a volunteer certificate noting your service hours.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP - “BETTERING THE BULLY”

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 Registration Deadline: October 26, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7th–12th (parents are welcome to attend)

Note: Please register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you. Bring paper and a pen for taking notes.

ACTIVITY: COLLEGE TOUR – OKLAHOMA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY – EDMOND, OK

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (not a school holiday) Registration Deadline: November 1, 2017

Arrive on campus: 4:30am
Departure 5:00am
Return 6pm

Location: Drop off and pick-up at Hereford University Center, 300 West 1st Street, in front of Starbucks

Grade: 11th & 12th

Note: All travel forms must be current and turned in before your name can be placed on the list. Please wear your program t-shirt. Meals will be provided. Since this is not a school holiday, you will need to clear this trip with your school attendance clerk prior to registering.

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER SERVICE FOR NOVEMBER – GREEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER

Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017 Registration Deadline: November 10, 2017

Time: Arrive on campus at 1:45pm, depart at 2:00pm, and return to campus at 5:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick-up at Hereford University Center, 300 West 1st Street, in front of Starbucks

Grade: 7th – 12th

Note: You will be volunteering with the senior citizens at the center. All travel forms must be current and turned in prior to the deadline. Wear your program t-shirt. You will receive a volunteer certificate noting your service hours.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP – “I’VE APPLIED…NOW WHAT?”

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 Registration Deadline: November 23, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: SENIORS ONLY (parents are welcome to attend)

Note: Please register your vehicle prior to parking on campus. A link will be emailed to you. Bring paper and a pen for taking notes.


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