Educational Talent Search
Advisors are currently offering in person services at all High Schools and Middle Schools we serve. Are you still completing your education online? Advisors are also available by phone, email or conference call via zoom.
Umpqua Community College's Educational Talent Search Program remains dedicated to providing excellent service to ETS participants and their families.
TRIO PRE-COLLEGE STAFF and LOCATIONS
Jeremy Cornish, Advisor at Sutherlin High/Middle Schools, South Umpqua High School and Coffenberry Middle School
Freddy Gompf, Advisor at Riddle High/Middle, Roseburg High and Fremont Middle
Danae Challand, Advisor at Douglas High and Winston Middle, Glide High/Middle
TRIO Talent Search programs serve young people in grades six through 12. In addition to advising, participants receive information about college admissions requirements, scholarships, and various financial aid programs. This early intervention program helps young people understand their educational opportunities and options. More than 320,854 Americans are enrolled in 360 Talent Search TRIO programs.
Who We Are
TRIO programs were established in 1965 to help low-income, first generation students complete high school, enter college, and graduate.
UCC’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) is federally funded by the US Department of Education. Locally, ETS targets students in the 7th through 12th grades and returning students up to age 27 in the Douglas County area.
UCC’s ETS serves 592 students, who are referred to the program by high school counselors, parents, teachers, current participants, and other sources.
- Students must be between the ages of 12 and 27 and live in the Douglas County area.
- Students must have a genuine interest in academic success in high school and college.
Two-thirds of the students must:
- Meet federal income eligibility guidelines and
- Be a potential first generation college student (neither parent received a four-year college degree)
One-third of the students may:
- Have any economic background
- Have a parent who has received a four-year college degree
The goals of ETS are to help students prepare for college and find the money they need to go to a college, trade or technical school.
Schools We Serve
Coffenberry, Glide, Winston, Fremont, Riddle, and Sutherlin Middle Schools
South Umpqua, Glide, Douglas, Roseburg, Riddle, and Sutherlin High Schools
There are three ways to apply:
Use the filable ETS ONLINE APPLICATION or
Scan the QR code below or
View/ Download Paper ETS Application, print it out and send it to the address below
Umpqua Community College
Educational Talent Search
PO Box 967
Roseburg, OR 97470
Upward Bound / Educational Talent Search
Educational Talent Search is federally funded by the US Department of Education with an annual grant of $328,413 Umpqua Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.