Future Students


Students must meet federal admissions criteria, attend one of our 7 target schools, and demonstrate a genuine interest in pursuing education beyond high school. In addition to federal guidelines, each student must meet program criteria ensuring the appropriate grade point average (2.5 or higher), positive recommendations, and completion of application materials. For more on our program please view:

Talent Search Fast Facts (English)

TS Fast Facts: Spanish

How to Apply

Complete these forms and submit to your school’s guidance office or directly to Talent Search staff. If you have trouble downloading these forms, you can pick them up at your school’s guidance office.

TRIO TS Application: English

TRIO TS Application: Spanish


If you have any questions about the application forms or process, please contact us by phone at  919.515.6447 or by email at trio-talentsearch@ncsu.edu


Frances De Los Santos, Program Coordinator
Email: fmdeloss@ncsu.edu

La’Toya Cesar Reed, Assistant Director
Email: ldreed@ncsu.edu