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The University of Texas at Arlington

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


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:

Talent Search 2014 - 2015 Winter Calendar Events

WHAT: TCC Trinity Campus (Medical Professions)
WHEN: Wednesday January 14, 2015 (NOT A SCHOOL HOLIDAY) see your attendance clerk for forms to sign.
Registration Deadline - Monday January 5, 2015
WHO: 11 - 12 Grade
  • Bus will pick up students at Planetarium Circle.
  • Depart UTA at 9:00 AM
  • Return to UTA at 1: PM
  • Dress according to AISD Dress Code
WHAT: MLK Service Day
WHEN: Monday January 19, 2015 (SCHOOL HOLIDAY) MLK Day
WHO: 7-12 Grade
  • Drop Off at Planetarium Circle - 8:00 AM
  • Walk to Mission Arlington ( 4 blocks away )
  • Volunteer at Mission Arlington from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Pick Up at Planetarium Circle by 12:00 AM
WHAT: AHS Senior Lunch with your Advisor - "College Majors".
WHEN: Monday January 26, 2014
WHO: AHS Seniors
TIME: 12:20 - 1:15 PM
WHAT: Texas A&M University
WHEN: Monday February 16, 2015 (SCHOOL HOLIDAY) Presidents Day
Registration Deadline - Friday February 6, 2015
WHO: 9-12 Grade
LOCATION:Drop Off at Planetarium Circle
  • Depart UTA at 6:30 AM
  • Return to UTA at 9:00 PM
  • TRIO will feed students in College Station
  • Dress according to AISD Dress Code
WHEN: Thursday January 29, 2015
WHO: Senior Parents - Seniors may attend.
TIME: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
WHAT: (STEM Career Investigation) – 16th Annual BNSF Technology Awareness Day
WHEN: Saturday February 21, 2015
Registration Deadline: Friday February 13, 2015
WHO: 9-12 grade
Depart – UTA Planetarium Circle @ 7:15 AM
Return – UTA Planetarium Circle @ 4:30 PM
WHEN: Saturday February 21, 2015
WHO: Senior Parents (English/Spanish)
LOCATION: AHS Building D - Computer labs ( Prents have you tax forms completed)
TIME: 9 - 11 AM
WHEN: Thursday February 26, 2015
WHO: Senior Parents (English/Spanish)
LOCATION: AHS Building D - Computer labs ( Parents have your tax forms completed)
TIME: 6 - 8 PM

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