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Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federal program designed to help middle school and high school students enroll in college or vocational technical schools and apply for financial aid. To qualify, students must either meet low income guidelines or be a first-generation college student. This program is offered free of charge to participants. 

Services Offered

  • Information about colleges, universities, and vocational/technical schools
  • Assistance with completion of scholarship applications and admission and financial aid forms.
  • Career, academic, and personal counseling.
  • Weekly tutoring sessions, academic workshops, career and field trips, college visitation.

Schools Served

Educational Talent Search Staff

Guillermo Raya

Interim Associate Director

Office: Museum Building, Room 446

(208) 282-3242

rayaguil2@isu.edu

Braeden Udy

Braeden Udy

Advisor/Planner

Office: Pocatello and Highland High Schools

(208) 282-3242

udybrae@isu.edu

Maria Lemos

Maria McCabe

Advisor/Planner

Office: Century, American Falls, and Aberdeen High Schools

(208) 282-3242

lemomari@isu.edu

Rainey Parker

Rainey Parker

Advisor/Planner

Office: Bonneville, Snake River, and Blackfoot High Schools

(208) 282-7920

clayrain@isu.edu

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Martha Ramirez

Advisor/Planner

Office: Skyline & Idaho Falls High Schools

(208)-282-7920

ramimart@isu.edu

Storm Jansson

ETS Advisor/Planner

Office: College of Southern Idaho 315 Falls Avenue Evergreen Building #B-40 Twin Falls, ID 83303

208-732-6358

jansstor@isu.edu

Linda Ruiz

Advisor/Planner

Office: College of Southern Idaho Mini-Cassia Center 1600 Parke Avenue, Room A-23 Burley, ID 83318

(208) 732-6463

ruizlind@isu.edu

Contact Us

trio@isu.edu

(208) 282-3242

(208) 282-4864

TRIO Central Office

921 South 8th Avenue, Stop 8345 Museum Building Room 446

Pocatello, ID 83209