TRIO Talent Search

Who We Are

ETS is a federally funded TRIO program housed at Southern Utah University.  We work with 636 low income, first-generation students, grades 7-12 in Beaver, Iron, Kane and Coconino (AZ) counties.  Our goal is to help students succeed in middle school and high school and to enter the college of their choice following high school.  

What ETS Students Do

  • Students are asked to maintain at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
  • Attend ETS workshops, activities, individual meetings with your ETS advisor, and college campus tours.
  • Take rigorous courses in high school that prepare you for college entrance.
  • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Enroll in a post secondary program of your choice IMMEDIATELY following high school graduation.

What We Do

  • Educational, career and financial aid counseling.
  • Teach students how to be successful in school (study skills, test taking skills, etc.).
  • Financial and economic literacy.
  • Tutoring
  • ACT registration & preparation.
  • Explore post secondary options.
  • Assistance with college/vocational entrance applications, scholarships & FAFSA.

Does it Cost?

No.  Anytime you participate with ETS it's free. Our grant covers the cost so anytime you participate with ETS it is completely free. You can even take the ACT twice using a fee waiver which means you can take the ACT exam for free.

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