College Readiness Programs

CCSU TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS)


Program Requirements

All TRiO ETS students are required to meet the following requirements:

  • Students must live in the target area (New Britain) and attend one of the area's partner schools (see list on right)

  • Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • Students must meet federal income requirements and/or be a first-generation potential college student.

  • Students must demonstrate a need for program services, show the desire and potential to attend a postsecondary education institution.

  • Students must be enrolled in grades 6-12 or be actively participating in adult education.

Target Schools in New Britain:

Middle Schools:

  • DiLoreto Magnet

  • HALS Academy

  • Pulaski

  • Slade

High Schools:

  • New Britain High School

  • New Britain Adult Education Program

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Trio Talent search helps junior high and high school students in providing extra education and experiences to increase the chances of the student pursuing a college education.

There are 475 Talented Search programs nationwide, assisting more than 389,000 students.

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