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ETS Application

Educational Talent Search is a federally funded program sponsored by the University of South Carolina that promotes college access to students from working-class families from schools in Richland 1 and 2. Use this form to apply now.

Before you begin

By completing this application, the applicant agrees that he or she has the abilities and interest to pursue academic classwork that will lead to continuing education after high school. Completion of the application indicates applicant’s desire to become an Educational Talent Search Scholar and participate in TRiO ETS program activities and events.  

PLEASE NOTE:  Students may not enroll in/participate in both the Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search programs at the same time.



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