Thank you for your interest in TRIO Talent Search.  We are a federally funded, pre-college, educational outreach program hosted by The College of St. Scholastica.  TRIO Talent Search motivates and supports students as they complete high school and continue into post-secondary education.  This early intervention program assists students to better understand and pursue their post-secondary educational options.   

Please complete this application as thoroughly as possible.  You can not save and restart.  You may want to review the included items, take some time to make notes and gather the required documents, and then return to submit.  If you have any questions, please call James Hoppe at (218)723-6130. 


Student Information
First Name *
Middle Name
Last Name *
Gender *
Date of Birth *
Ethnicity *
Are you a U.S. citizen? *
Address *
City *
State *
Zip *
Lives With *
Email
Cell Phone
Home Phone

Academic Information (To be completed by student.  If you are a current 5th grader applying for 2021-22 school year, please select 6th grade.) 
Current Grade Level *
Current School *
List one goal you have for your future.
List something you are doing to get good grades.
List activities you are involved with.
Why do you want to be in the TRIO Talent Search program?
Are you in another pre college program? If no, select other. *
Have you applied to TRIO Talent Search before? *

Parent/Guardian Information 
Parent/Guardian 1 Name *
Parent/Guardian 1 Address *
Parent/Guardian 1 Email
Parent/Guardian 1 Cell Phone
Parent/Guardian 1 Home Phone
Parent/Guardian 1 Education level *

Parent/Guardian 2 Name
Parent/Guardian 2 Address
Parent/Guardian 2 Email
Parent/Guardian 2 Cell Phone
Parent/Guardian 2 Home Phone
Parent/Guardian 2 Education Level

Family Income Information 
Including student, how many people are in your household? *
Taxable income (necessary for Federal Grant Regulations) Form 1040, line 11b *
Do you qualify for free lunch? *

Parent Agreement 

In order to offer your student individualized advising for their academic success, we will need to have access to their school records.  Please read the following statement:

I/We hereby authorize the release of information concerning the academic progress and success of my/our students, including grades, free lunch eligibility, class schedules, attendance, financial aid information, and available test scores to The College of St. Scholastica Talent Search Program (TS) through high school graduation and completion of a post-secondary program.   This also authorizes the postsecondary institution in which my/our student is enrolled to release information about admissions, college academic enrollment , financial aid information and  award letters. It is my/our understanding that all information received from school personnel and representatives of other institutions will be kept confidential in compliance with The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act.  

I/We also give permission to TS staff to take photos of my/our student to be used for TS purposes (i.e. TS Newsletters, TS Website, TS Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram).  

I/We certify that I/we have read and understand the above consent and permission statement and verify that all listed information is true and complete to the best of my/our knowledge.

 

Parent/Guardian Signature *
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Student Agreement 
If accepted in the program, I agree to meet with TRIO Talent Search advisors, and do my best to academically prepare to complete a certificate program, Technical College, a 2 year or 4 year college degree after high school.  
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