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Educational Talent Search

TRIO Programs (TRIO)

Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a TRIO program that helps middle school and high school students prepare for and enter post-secondary education. Talent Search provides career exploration and planning, workshops and individual counseling sessions for financial aid, scholarship information, ACT preparation, and college exploration. The program also arranges college campus visits, educational and cultural trips. Talent Search works with the 7th - 12th grades in Hawkins, Johnson and Sullivan counties.

How do I Apply?

Anyone interested in receiving services from the ETSU Talent Search program must attend a school served by the program (see a list on the services page).  Because Talent Search is a federally funded program, income information will be collected for statistical purposes.  All information provided in the application packet is confidential.

To obtain an application you may either:

1. Contact the Talent Search office at 423-392-8041 (collect calls are accepted)

2. E-Mail

3. Click on the link below to view and print each document in the application packet.

Information Flyer


Request for Services

Hold Harmless, Release and Indemnification Form

Mail the completed Application, Request for Services and the Hold Harmless, Release and Indemnification Agreement to: 

Educational Talent Search
ETSU at Kingsport
1501 University Blvd. 
Kingsport, TN 37660

Only documents with original signatures will be accepted. No FAX or emailed documents can be accepted.


Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the documents. Click here to download a free version.

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