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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.

Educational Talent Search Staff

Sheldon Eakins

Dr. Sheldon Eakins

ETS Associate Director

Office: Idaho State University Museum Building, Room 446

(208) 282-3242

eakishel@isu.edu

 

Carolina Gonzalez

Carolina Gonzalez

Advisor/Planner

Office: Jerome, Twin Falls, and Canyon Ridge High Schools

(208) 732-6256

gonzcaro@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

 

Headshot of Martha Ramirez

Martha Ramirez

Advisor/Planner

Office: Skyline & Idaho Falls High Schools

(208)-282-7920

ramimart@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


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Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

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