Talent Search (ETS) is a federally funded
TRiO program serving students aged 11-27, focusing on those whose families
are on a limited income and whose parents did
not graduate with a four year college degree.
The program targets “educationally talented”
students, any who have the desire and the
potential to seek post high school education,
which includes two and four year colleges and
technical schools. ETS helps students better understand their educational opportunities and
options. Therefore, all students are encouraged
The Clearwater Valley
serves Orofino, Kooskia, Kamiah, and Lapwai.
Nationwide, over 387,600 individuals are
enrolled in 471 ETS projects. The LCSC ETS
project plans to serve 600 students in eight
schools in Northern Idaho. In addition, the project will serve
a limited number of adults in the covered areas
who have an interest in completing a GED or
entering a post- high school education program.
The aim of the ETS program is to increase
students’ potential to attend post- high school
education by providing the following free
- Study skills
- Career development activities
- Organizational skills
- Goal setting
- Academic advice
- Campus visits
financial aid and admission application
- Information on colleges,
vocational schools, and technical schools
Please contact a school counselor for more
information about ETS. You may also call the ETS
office at (208) 792-2503 or (800) 298-0733.
This Educational Talent Search project is
100% federally funded at $230,000 annually.