UNLV Educational Talent Search


Program Type: K-12 High School

The mission of the Educational Talent Search Program is to identify disadvantaged youth with potential for post-secondary education, encourage them to continue and graduate from secondary schools and to enroll in post-secondary education programs. In addition, Educational Talent Search encourages high school dropouts to return to school.






Qualification 1

US Citizen

Qualification 2

Grade level 7-12

Qualification 3

You are a student at one of the ETS Target Schools

Participating Middle Schools:
Jim Bridger, John C. Fremont. Roy Marvin, Marvin M.Sedway, J.D. Smith

Participating High Schools:
Canyon Springs, Cheyenne, Desert Pines, Rancho, Valley

Additional Qualifications

You are a potential first-generation college student (neither parent whether natural or adoptive or legal guardian has received a bachelor’s degree)

Family household income meets guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Education (contact, the TRIO ETS office for more information 702-774-4200)

Open Dates


This is an ongoing program, that currently does not have an expiration date.

Registration & Cost


Register for the following school year as student is qualified for the program



This is an ongoing program, that currently does not have an expiration date.

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