|What Is Educational Talent Search?
Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. TRIO programs assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The Hillsborough Community College Educational Talent Search Program was established in 2002.
ETS is an early intervention program that works with first generation, low income, college bound students in grades 6 through 12 at target schools in Hillsborough County.
The program provides academic, career and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to the post-secondary institution of their choice.