Educational Talent Search (ETS) at WITCC
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Educational Talent Search

WITCC Educational Talent Search is a free program that serves young people in 6th through 12th grade. In addition to academic counseling, participants receive information about college admissions requirements, scholarships, and various student financial aid programs. Participants also have the opportunity to attend college campus visits with the program. Coordinators meet with participants in their schools each month

The program is designed to help students plan for and eventually enroll in college after completion of high school or their GED.

This program helps students who may be considered to be at a disadvantage because of many factors which may include:

Services Available

WITCC Education Talent Search prides itself on being a "One Stop Shop" for all of our participants' needs. View a sample of the many unique services we have to offer.

Application Process

Call us to request an application be sent to you or stop by our office to get an application. You may also contact the coordinator for your school directly. Students can apply in 6th through 12th grades.

Once accepted, a student typically remains a participant until the time they graduate from high school and enter college. Annual re-application is not required.

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