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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.





2014 UNT TASSSP Conference Scholarship Recipients


From left to right:

Jazzmine Wheeler – Juan Seguin High School 9th grade - $100.00 Scholarship
Daniel Austin – Arlington High School 11th grade - $250.00 Scholarship
Vanessa Peña - Summit International Preparatory 10th grade - $250.00
Hanna Phillips – Arlington High School - $100.00

#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

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.



NEW POLICY: 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



Talent Search 2015 Calendar Events



Event : College presentation and tour.
Guest Speaker – Tim Kennedy, "Why go to College".

FOR 7TH – 9TH GRADE STUDENTS ONLY.
WHEN: Saturday April 11, 2014
WHERE: UTA College Hall Room 101 ( East Campus ) and Dan Dipert Welcome Center.
WHAT TIME: 1:00 PM -Student should be dropped off at Planetarium Circle no later than 1:00 PM.
1:15 – 2:15 PM - Students will be escorted to UTA College Hall room 101
Tim Kennedy will present topic, "Why go to College".
2:30 - 3:45 PM - UTA College Visit provided by UTA Welcome Center Staff.

PICK UP: 4:00 PM - Students should be picked up at Planetarium Circle at 4:00 PM. If there are delays, parents will be informed.

ACTIVITY: "TRANSITION TO COLLEGE" AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOP

Date: April 14, 2015

Time: 3 – 4pm

Location: Arlington HS, Room A204

Grades: 9 – 12 Arlington HS students onlyK

ACTIVITY: GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY

Date: April 18, 2015 Registration Deadline: April 15, 2015

Time: 10am – Ending time will be posted at a later date

Location: UTA campus, students can be dropped off at Alan Saxe Circle in front of the planetarium

Grades: 7 - 12

**Students will be delivering stuffed animals to the Arlington PD and also making and delivering blankets to the Animal Services Shelter. Students must have completed travel forms on file before participating.**

ACTIVITY: ASCEND "APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS" (MUST BE PREVIOUSLY ENROLLED IN ASCEND TO PARTICIPATE)

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015

Time: 10am – 12pm

Location: UTA Campus, Preston Hall, Room 110 (students can be dropped off and picked up at Alan Saxe Circle in front of the planetarium).

ACTIVITY: "COLLEGE TO CAREERS" AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOP

Date: May 12, 2015

Time: 3 – 4pm

Location: Arlington HS, Room A204

Grades: 9 – 12, Arlington HS students only

ACTIVITY: TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY CAMPUS TOUR – DENTON, TX

Date: May 20, 2015 (NOT A SCHOOL HOLIDAY) Registration Deadline: May 15, 2015

Time: 8:30am – 2pm

Location: Drop-off/Pick-up is Alan Saxe Circle in front of the planetarium

Grades: 11 & 12

**PLEASE BRING A SACK LUNCH**

**Please clear this trip with your school attendance clerk prior to being absent**

ACTIVITY: ASCEND "WORKSHOP THEME TO BE DETERMINED" (MUST BE PREVIOUSLY ENROLLED IN ASCEND TO PARTICIPATE)

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015

Time: 10am – 12pm

Location: UTA Campus, Preston Hall, Room 110 (students can be dropped off and picked up at Alan Saxe Circle in front of the planetarium).

ACTIVITY: SENIOR RECOGNITION RECEPTION (FOR SENIOR PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR PARENTS ONLY)

Date: June 4, 2015 Registration Deadline: May 27, 2015

Time: 6:30pm – 9pm

Location: UTA Campus, Concho, upstairs in Hereford University Center

Grades: Seniors & parents only

**Talent Search seniors will be recognized and awarded with their medals. Seniors must attend reception to receive their medal. Refreshments will be served.**



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