Our Talent Search program has been hosted by WTAMU and has been funded by the U.S. Department of Education in five-year cycles since 2002.

We serve 503 students annually. 

We provide a variety of invaluable services to our students. 

  • Advice & assistance in high school course selection
  • Academic, financial, career, and personal counseling including advice on entry into postsecondary programs (college/university)
  • Exposure to college campuses, cultural experiences, leadership opportunities, and other developmental programs
  • Assistance in completing college admissions applications
  • Information on federal student financial aid programs & benefits, scholarships, and assistance in completing applications, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Assistance in preparing for college entrance exams (ACT/SAT)
  • Mentoring program referrals
  • Workshops and referrals for families of participants
  • Information and activities designed to expose participants to a range of career options